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Flavors of Florence: A Food & Wine Tour

from € 74.00

Explore traditional Tuscan food and Italian food culture as you taste your way through Florence's historic centre and age-old eateries, market halls, wine bars, and more. This lively tour will introduce you to local flavors and traditions, with a passionate guide to take you to family-run establishments dating back over a hundred years, meat counters run by expert butchers, tripe vendors (a Florentine specialty), wine bars, delicatessens, and gelato shops! From prosecco and wine to cheeses, antipasti, and olive oil, and gelato, our Food & Wine tour of Florence is unrivalled in its quality – and quantity – of delights. Take home ideas from the farmer's market, rich with seasonal ingredients and traditions. The tour concludes with a lunch menu tasting and glass of wine. Followed, of course, by gelato.

Highlights of the Flavors of Florence: A Food & Wine Tour include:

  • Explore the foods of Florence in a small group, visiting Florence’s best sanctuaries of delectable tastes
  • See Florence’s central food market with an avid foodie, an expert in fresh local ingredients who is highly skilled at creating typical Tuscan recipes
  • Visit local butchers, bakers and grocers for an authentic Italian food and wine experience like no other
  • Sample over a dozen of Italy's greatest delicacies including scrumptuous cheeses and top-quality balsamic vinegar.
  • Learn why Italians are so passionate about extra virgin olive oil 
  • Enjoy a taste of dishes from a complete, traditional meal of appetiser, entrée and main course 
  • A sampling some of Italy's most popular 'vino'
  • And finally, to conclude your tasting experience, savour in the most loved dessert of all – gelato!

The finer details:

Price: Adults - 74 euro; Students (6-17 yrs) - 64 euro; Children (2-5 yrs) - 39 euro; Infants (0-1 yr) - free.

Meeting time and availability: 9.30am Every Monday, Tuesday and Friday throughout March-July and September-October inclusive.
        
Length: 3.5 hours 

Meeting point: Our office at Via Sassetti, 1 (2nd floor), Florence. See map below.


Minimum required to run tour: 3 adults

Maximum participants per group: 12 adults

Sites Visited

Central Food market in Florence, several typical foodstores

Included

A great English-speaking guide, more tastings than any other food tour with samplings of great traditional foods and wines, small groups.

  • Explore the foods of Florence in a small group, visiting Florence’s best sanctuaries of delectable tastes
  • See Florence’s central food market with an avid foodie, an expert in fresh local ingredients who is highly skilled at creating typical Tuscan recipes
  • Meet local butchers, bakers and grocers for an authentic Italian food and wine experience like no other
  • Sample over 15 of Italy's greatest delicacies including scrumptuous cheeses, top-quality balsamic vinegar and bread baked fresh in the traditional ways
  • Learn why Italians are so passionate about extra virgin olive oil 
  • Enjoy a taste of dishes from a complete, traditional meal of appetiser, entrée and main course 
  • A sampling some of Italy's most popular 'vino'
  • And finally, to conclude your tasting experience, savour in the most loved dessert of all – gelato!
Not included: Extra courses, Extra drinks or wine, tips
Start Location: Florence
End Location: Florence
Dress Code: Easy going
Important information

Please let us know eventual dietary restrictions

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