Join a food-loving local guide and get to know the multicultural suburb of Footscray through its delicious food. From Vietnamese to Italian sweets, you’ll taste your way through the neighbourhood,learning about what makes the area so special along the way.
Local, English-speaking guide, a sample of Vietnamese Bahn mi, Sicilian cannoli, coffee at one of our favourite local stops, $1 per person donation to the local community organizations visited on this tour
Additional food and drinks, tips/gratuities for your guide Transport to and from Footscray
Outside Footscray Train Station, 37 Irving Street, Footscray, VIC 3011 (near main entrance steps)
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.
Local Impact: How you taking this tour will benefit the local community:
We begin by taking in the sights and smells of the Footscray market and taking you to our favourite view of the city that only locals know about. We pick up some traditional Vietnamese bahn mi – a firm favourite amongst Footscray locals. We then visit a family-run Sicilian bakery to try some of their delicious signature dessert: cannoli. Hear about their history and discover the passion the locals have for their community. You'll enjoy an amazing coffee at one of our favourite local stops and discover how Melbourne got its reputation for having some of the best coffee in the world. We'll then Venture towards the Footscray community arts centre passing street art on the way and hearing tales about a local legend, Franco Cozzo. Discover indigenous artwork at the Footscray Community Arts Centre and learn about how this centre supports the local community we pass the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre and political street art to hear about how migrants and refugees have helped shaped Melbourne to be what it is today. We finish in the heart of Footscray where we will be able to give you some recommendations for lunch and other places of interest you may like to explore after the tour concludes. This tour is accessible for all including those with mobility impairments and wheelchairs.
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