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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!

Join a food-loving local guide to learn about local and regional cuisines while exploring the city's small alleyways. Walkthrough charming districts while strolling around the main squares and sites before arriving at a local bakery where you'll taste a few sweet delights.

You will also learn about local bread and the use of ancient grains in traditional baking before tasting local bread with seasonal toppings like tomato and artichoke.

We will then take a stroll along the Via Dei Tornabuoni to arrive at a farm-to-table delicatessen. Meet owner Alessandro who will welcome you to his store situated close to the Ponte Vecchio. Taste Tuscan prosciutto and other typical salumi, all of which come from the owner's free-range organic farm. Savour Tuscan Extra Virgin Olive Oil on toasted bread with our local pecorino cheese, perfectly washed down with a glass of Chianti.

Then make a stop at the best ice cream shop in town. Owner Ciro and his family make these perfect flavours fresh every day like true artisans. Continue to a chocolate store on the main high street just by the Duomo Complex to taste the delicious chocolates, including blood-red Sicilian orange rind dipped in dark chocolate.

We will bid farewell with a glass of prosecco and truffle panini at a historical wine bar.

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
  • English-speaking expert guide
  • All samples and tastings

Experience Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Optional gratuities

Departs

Monday to Saturday

Departure location

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

Start times

3.00pm.

Duration

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.