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:
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
Central Food market in Florence, several typical foodstores
A great English-speaking guide, more tastings than any other food tour with samplings of great traditional foods and wines, small groups.
Please let us know eventual dietary restrictions
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