Join a food-loving local guide and get to know the multicultural suburb of Footscray through its delicious food. From Vietnamese street food, Ethiopian coffee culture 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, souvenirs and personal shopping, tips/gratuities for your guide Transport to and from Footscray
Outside Footscray Train Station, 37 Irving Street, Footscray, VIC 3011 (near main entrance steps)
This private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book this private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.
Local Impact: How you taking this tour will benefit the local community:
This tour is a true local adventure, giving you insight to the real multicultural side of Melbourne that many tourists don’t experience. After acknowledging the traditional owners of the area we begin by taking in the sights and smells of the Footscray market pick up some traditional Vietnamese bahn mi for you to try – 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 local neighbourhood. 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 Arts Centre and learn about how this centre supports the local community. 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 Arts Centre and learn about how this centre supports the local community. We’ll pass political street art and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre to hear about how migrants and refugees have helped shaped Melbourne to be what it is today. Finally, on this tour you’ll also visit a local Ethiopian restaurant where you will be able to enjoy a traditional Ethiopian coffee and discover how injera, a type of flatbread, is made. After the tour we’ll give you recommendations for some delicious lunch spots and other places of interest you may like to.This tour is accessible for all including those with mobility impairments and wheelchairs.
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