Florence Food walking tour


Description

What better way to experience Florence's history and art than by combining it with food and wine!

Discover a secret Florence as you taste and drink your way through this incredible historical city whilst learning about the food culture, how Florentines ate in the middle ages, the renaissance and most importantly how they eat today!

Your expert guide will entertain, educate and feed you, taking you to both hidden gems and historic venues that respect the food tradition where you will enjoy delicious food tastings and excellent wine tastings. All of the places we show you will have historical significance to food or will be places holding an excellent reputation with both locals and connoisseurs.

Highlights

  • Freshly ground Italian coffee
  • Truffle sandwich tasting with either prosecco or tomato juice
  • Local street food at San Lorenzo's colourful Mercato Centrale
  • Two types of fresh organic pasta with traditional florentine sauces
  • Wine tasting in a local specialist wine shop
  • Cheese and cured meat tasting
  • Extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting
  • Artisan gelato

What you can expect

You will visit one of Florence's most historic coffee shops where you will learn about the Italian coffee culture whilst enjoying the coffee of your choice.

You will stop in a prestigious bar in Florence's impressive designer area which is most famous for its deliciously mouth watering truffle sandwich which you will wash down with either a glass of prosecco or fresh tomato juice.

On the way to the most famous Central food market you will walk through two important palacesone belonging to one of the most important families in Renaissance Florence and the other to one of the most important wine making families.

On arrival at the oldest and most famous food market in Florence you will continue to learn as you  discover the many delights on offer. Here you will try local street food.

Next on the agenda will be lunch at a trendy venue away from the tourist area. Here you will enjoy two different types of freshly made organic pasta with traditional florentine sauces.

Wine tasting will follow in the beautiful Cathedral area at the best wine shop in town famous for its range of excellent Italian wines. To accompany the wine you will have cheeses and cold cuts, and also an extra virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting.

Last but not least the tour will finish at one of Florence's best Gelateria's producing organic gelato and offering both traditional as well as original flavors that will get you excited! You will become a gelato tasting expert!

Join us and experience a 'locals' Florence you could never find by yourselves whilst enjoying tasty food and discovering specials places.



Prices

  • Adult 85 each person
  • Youth 80 each person
  • Group fares get an extra €5 off per person if you are in a group of six or more adults/youths

What includes

  • A fun and professional expert guide to lead you through the city
  • Insider tips and expert food information
  • Visit to Florence's most famous and ancient food market
  • A map of Florence with foodie recommendations
  • All tastings

Things to note

  • Tour is only in English
  • Vegetarians and gluten free cannot be catered for though can still enjoy the tour
  • Due to uneven steps and surfaces, we are unable to accept anyone with walking difficulties.