Coffee first arrived in Venice from the middle east and used for medicinal purposes in the 1570s. By the 17th century there were coffee shops open in Venice and soon in the major cities in Italy.
Now, Italians enjoy their coffee either in a restaurant or at their favorite local bar. Learn more about the different kinds of coffee; from espresso to caffe americano. And, how to save some money when getting your favorite coffee in Italy.
Let’s go grab a cup!