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Truffles. Gelato. Chianti. Olive Oil. All the essentials of the food pyramid are included on this Florence tour. Leave the diet at home and embrace the feast that is Florence.
Gain insight into the best local food stores, restaurants and wine bars.
Sample delicious local fare including earthy truffles and artisan chocolate.
Learn about local extra virgin olive oil (and sample some, too!).
Experience a localised food history lesson before sampling the best gelato in town.
Relax with a glass of chianti at the end of the tour.
Local English-speaking guide; All samples and tastings.
Items of a personal nature; Tips & Gratuities for guide.
Hours of operation
Available: Daily; Start time at 3:00pm.
No tour departures: 15-25 Aug; 1 Nov 2014; 25-27 Dec 2014; 1-7 Jan 2015; 5-6 Apr 2015; 25 Apr 2015; 13-19 Aug 2015; 25-26 Dec 2015.
Approximately 2.5 hours.
Meeting Point: Piazza della Repubblica in front of the Tall marble column situated in front of Gill Cafe & Rinascente Department Store.
Finish Point: Piazza della Repubblica in front of the Tall marble column situated in front of Gill Cafe & Rinascente Department Store.
Our Florence food tour begins at a delightful food store specialising in earthy truffles, where we’ll enjoy a glass of Prosecco with a truffle panini. An artisan chocolate tasting is next, followed by a visit to a local olive oil boutique. Owner Andrea will engage us with a balsamic vinegar and olive oil tasting and enlighten us about the virtues of unctuous extra virgin olive oil.
As we continue on this Florence tour, we learn about the history of Florence’s local and regional cuisines while exploring the city’s small alleyways and walking through charming local suburbs. Along the way we’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. This Florence city tour shows you the sights as well as the bites to be had on the Florence food scene, making it the perfect combination of culture and cuisine.
You'll be sure to end this Florence food tour with a heightened knowledge and passion for local Florentine flavors, the perfect thing to take home and show off to friends!
This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.
For your Florence Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point.
Complete information, including local telephone numbers at your destination, will be included on your Confirmation Voucher.
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