This small group walking tour will present Florence’s best foodie finds, introducing you to eight typical Florentine specialties.
During this 3.5-hour small group tour you will be immersed in a magical tasting experience, enjoying eight genuine, exquisite Italian dishes typical of the Florentine cuisine. The delectable food combined with the elegant and beautiful surroundings will create an experience that is impossible to forget. Your friendly and knowledgeable guide will take you to the best foodie gems in Florence, many of which are located in lovely non-touristy areas.
First stop on this tour is a coffee bar, where you will have the chance to try an authentic Italian espresso. Next, by walking through the Florence's enchanting fashion borough, you will reach Procacci, an antique delicatessen owned by the Antinori family that serves appetizing truffle sandwiches which are impossible to resist.
A wide variety of heavenly cheeses and olive oils, as well as a seasonal specialty, will be waiting for you at the San Lorenzo market, a hub for mouthwatering and fresh treats. Next stop is a lovely wine bar, where your sommelier will teach you various wine characteristics, including colors, flavors and location of production. During this tasting, you will have the chance to try one glass of the best red wines in the world and one glass of Vin Santo - a sublime sweet dessert wine - along with the typical, hard, almond biscuits called cantuccini.
Your next and last stop on this tour will be an artigianal gelateria in the heart of the city. What better way to end your foodie tour?
This small group gastronomic tour includes eight food-tastings and an English-speaking guide.
Children ages 4-10 are entitled to a 25% discount; children under 4 are free, but still require a reservation. Make note of the ages of all children in your party at checkout and we will apply the appropriate discount.
Participants on this tour are both Select Italy and non-Select Italy clients. Maximum number of participants is 12.
Please bring a bottle of water with you. While the area is very flat, please make sure to wear comfortable shoes for walking and if rain is in the forecast we recommend that you bring an umbrella as you will be outside for most of the tour.
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