Little Italy Tours and Tourism

Little Italy

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Groups explore landmarks such as Prohibition Alley and sample pastries, pizza, and gelato

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Walking tours let you explore the very sidewalks where that city's famous denizens once strolled and yelled, "I'm famous and I will live forever!" at passing cars. Feel the history beneath your feet with this Groupon.

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  • $15 for a guided tour of Little Italy for one (a $35 value)
  • $29 for a guided tour of Little Italy for two (a $70 value)

Tours take place on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Complimentary two-hour parking is available at nearby Washington Elementary. Groups visit landmarks such as an Italianate church built in 1925 and sample Italian pastries, pizza, and gelato from local restaurants. Tour organizers recommend that visitors check out the farmers' market, held on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., before or after tours.

Little Italy Tourism

The story of San Diego's Little Italy is written on institutions that still stand to this day—from its oldest grocery store and infamous bootlegging haunt, Prohibition Alley, to Our Lady of the Rosary, an Italian church decked with Renaissance-style frescoes and oil paintings. Little Italy Tourism brings the story to life with a full sensory experience, ranging from tastings of authentic foods such as pasta and mini Sicilian pastries to live-audio commentary via headset that incorporates Italian music. Guides lead guests to hidden neighborhood landmarks, showing them an insider's view of day-to-day life and stopping at local eateries to sample gourmet pizza, pasta, and freshly made gelato topped with biscotti.

Customer Reviews

Stay after and walk around just to see more. The history and food was great. Anthony was inspiring, informational and kept my attention throughout the entire tour!
Mark S. · February 18, 2014
Excellent tour!!!
C J. · February 10, 2014
Bring a bottle of water for while you're walking around
Kathleen L. · February 10, 2014
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    Little Italy

    1731 India St.

    San Diego, CA 92101


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