PRICE

$86.51

(445)

Key Details

City: Florence


Duration: 3hrs 30mins


Start Time: 4.45pm

Highlights

  • Enjoy an authentic meal in Florence just as the locals do, seeking out local specialties where they are best – be it a local bakery or a renowned restaurant.

  • Based in the more local neighborhoods of Oltrarno & Santo Spirito, this Florence food tour lifts the hood on a part of town most visitors never see (led by a local).

  • You’ll start with cold cuts, cheese & wine (including a Super Tuscan); move on for bruschetta and more wine; sit down for two traditional starters and a taste of Florence’s famously meaty cuisine; enjoy a digestif; then finish with gelato and a stroll.

Tour Description

Dine Like a Florentine on this Authentic Dinner Experience

Our Florence food tour gives you an authentic evening of Tuscan cuisine with a local expert guide. It includes wine, small plates, classic dishes, and of course, gelato, sprinkled with tons of great information and a delightful city stroll.

From Starters to Gelato, You'll Enjoy a Full Tuscan Meal

Your Florence food tour starts in the lovely Oltrarno neighborhood of Florence, a step or two off the well-trod tourist path. Here you’ll stop in various places (the order changes according to the night) to taste cheese, cold cuts, truffles and Florence’s answer to focaccia, along with various olive oils and balsamic vinegar. Your expert guide will talk you through this, explaining how and why these key ingredie...

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Dine Like a Florentine on this Authentic Dinner Experience

Our Florence food tour gives you an authentic evening of Tuscan cuisine with a local expert guide. It includes wine, small plates, classic dishes, and of course, gelato, sprinkled with tons of great information and a delightful city stroll.

From Starters to Gelato, You'll Enjoy a Full Tuscan Meal

Your Florence food tour starts in the lovely Oltrarno neighborhood of Florence, a step or two off the well-trod tourist path. Here you’ll stop in various places (the order changes according to the night) to taste cheese, cold cuts, truffles and Florence’s answer to focaccia, along with various olive oils and balsamic vinegar. Your expert guide will talk you through this, explaining how and why these key ingredients differ so much from one end of Italy to the other.

From there it’s a walk through the Piazza Santo Spirito to every Italian’s favorite time of day – aperitivo hour. Visit a local enoteca (wine bar) for a tour of the cellars and a wine tasting experience, including either one of the region’s famous Super Tuscans or a very special surprise wine, and local crostini (bruschetta).

Passing artisan shops and local bakeries along Via Santo Spirito, you’ll stop in one of our favorite restaurants for an authentic, sit-down dinner. Here you’ll try a classic Tuscan soup, a typical starter, plus a meaty second course that differs according to the season and what's available in the markets.

Finally, you end your meal as the Florentines do, with a gelato (invented here in Florence) and stroll back to the other side of the city.

Travel with a Local Guide and Small Group of Just 14 People or Fewer

Throughout your Florence food tour, you’ll be accompanied by an expert (fun) local tour guide, who will teach you about local ingredients, seasonality and why there’s no such thing as “Italian” food. With a small group of just 14 people or fewer, your experience will be relaxed and casual – more like an evening with friends than a tour.

  • Sites Visited
  • Oltrarno neighborhood
  • Santo Spirito Piazza
  • Local Gelateria
  • Traditional Restaurant
  • Cheese and Meat shop
  • Enoteca (Wine bar)
  • Included
  • All tastings (including food - wine & gelato)
  • Expert Walks of Italy tour guide
  • Small groups of 14 people or fewer

Reviews

5-stars from over 445 Customer Reviews

Best tour in Italy! Laura was so informative and entertaining. Our tour was our 2nd night in Italy and what a fabulous opportunity to experience the food and culture.

Linda

Jul 20, 2019

HANNA

Aug 12, 2019

Great tour with good food and lots of historical info. The guide was super knowledgeable about a variety of topics and kept conversations engaging.

Vasken

Aug 08, 2019

Giada was an excellent guide. We really connected with her. She is very personable and easy to talk to, while still being very professional. We learned so much about Florence and tasted some amazing food. Giada was also nice enough to give us some tips on what to do in the Cinque Terre, which was where we were heading to next. We will recommend the tour (and Giada) to friends. Thanks!

Lisa

Aug 06, 2019

Laura was great! She shared her knowledge of wine, as a sommelier, and the places we visited were fabulous: the cheese producer, the wine sampler (that I really wanted to go back to), and the dinner.

stephen

Jul 30, 2019

Elena took us on the most amazing tour! We have been on many tours and she was the best guide that we ever had. Thank you for an excellent experience!

Timothy

Jul 23, 2019

Best tour in Italy! Laura was so informative and entertaining. Our tour was our 2nd night in Italy and what a fabulous opportunity to experience the food and culture.

Linda

Jul 20, 2019

HANNA

Aug 12, 2019

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Important Information

Before you travel, please read our important notes about possible disruptions & site entrance requirements.

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