THE 44 BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS IN ITALY

yolanda April 13, 2019 0
THE 44 BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS IN ITALY

Gelato, sorbetto, granita, stracciatella, pistacchio and fior di latte: Italy’s ice creams are unique, colourful and so delicious! Do you know anyone who doesn’t love ice cream? Probably not. Everyone loves ice cream, and Italians are most probably the masters of homemade gelato. Italians eat ice cream all year round, not only in summer. They also love to combine it with pastry, for instance with panettone. If you want to eat the best homemade ice cream during your next holiday in Italy, try out the top 44 gelaterie that Gambero Rosso has selected for its issue of «Gelaterie d’Italia 2019». The list was published today by Il Corriere della Sera.

4 OF THE 6 BEST ICE CREAM SHOPS ARE IN TORINO

Forget about Sicily, Campania and Tuscany: According to Gambero Rosso, three of the best ice cream shops are in Torino: Marco Serra Gelatiere, Alberto Marchetti, Mara dei Boschi and Ottimo! Buono Non Basta.

Number one is Gelateria Canelin in Aqui Terme, which doesn’t have a website or a Facebook page.

Alberto Marchetti combines Tiramisù ice cream with white chocolate, caramel and salt. Yummy!

Number five is Gelateria Soban in Valenza, Milan, Trieste and Alessandria (addresses). They also sell vegan and gluten fee ice cream.

BEST GELATERIE IN MILAN, FLORENCE AND ROME

According to the gelaterie ranking of Gambero Rosso, the best ice cream shops in Milan are Gelateria Paganelli as well as Pavé Gelati e Granite. In Florence, the best homemade ice cream is made by Gelateria Carapina and Gelateria della Passera.

If you want to taste a pumpkin and caramel ice cream, go to Pavé in Milan.
(Above) The best choice after a sightseeing tour: Gelateria Carapina in Florence.
(Above) Sweet dreams are made of this: Gelateria della Passera, Florence.

In Rome, La Gourmandise offers classic, artisanal gelato, while Otaleg in Trastevere uses special ingredients like preakly pear, gorgonzola, ginger, mustard and licorice.

If you want to try a special ice cream made of Gorgonzola, white chocolate and nuts, go to Otaleg in Trastevere (Rome).

The ice cream creations by Gelateria Claudio Torcè in Rome (below) are a feast for the eyes.

Torcè in Rome also creates various happy hour ice creams combined with vegetables.

Cover photo: Shutterstock / Kerdkanno

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