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Florence Foodies Walk - Small Group Tour

Develop your passion for local Florentine cuisine on this Florence food tour. From truffles and chocolate to olive oil and gelato, you’ll indulge in some of the best local fare Florence has to offer. Gain insight into Florentine food history and pick up knowledge on the best local food stores, restaurants and wine bars, all in a couple hours!

If you like food then get ready for the perfect introduction to Florence!

Your tastebuds will be tingling as your tour begins at a delightful food store specialising in earthy truffles which you will try in a panini and washed down by a glass of Prosecco.

An artisan chocolate tasting is next, followed by a visit to a local olive oil boutique. Owner Andrea will engage you with a balsamic vinegar and olive oil tasting session and enlighten you about the virtues of unctuous extra virgin olive oil.

You will learn all about the history of Florence’s local and regional cuisines while exploring some of the city’s small alleyways and charming local suburbs. Along the way you’ll indulge further with tastings of ‘the best gelato in town’ and then partake in a glass of chianti while nibbling on tasty focaccia bread.

When the culinary adventure comes to an end you will have a heightened knowledge and passion for the abundance of local Florentine flavours.

Experience Includes

  • Gain insight into the best local food stores, restaurants and wine bars
  • Sample delicious local fare including earthy truffles, artisan chocolate, olive oil and more
  • Experience a localised food history lesson
  • Relax with a glass of chianti at the end of the tour
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • All samples and tastings

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities


Daily, year round.

Departure location

Piazza della Repubblica in front of the tall marble column situated in front of Gill Cafe & Rinascente Department Store.

Start times



2.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • You will receive a voucher with more information on departure location and start times.
  • You are required to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
  • This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour.
  • A maximum group size of 12 ensures a personal experience.