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Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence

Florence Food Tour

3 hours

Eat like a local in Florence

In a country with one of the biggest food cultures in the world, Tuscan cuisine reigns supreme.

  • From 100.48 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Private Transportation on Request

  • Can tailor to disabilities

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish)

What you'll do

Traditional Tuscan cuisine is hearty, homey and incredibly flavorful – and with your local host as your menu decipherer, you’ll go on a tasty tour of some of Florence’s best bites. Sample schiacciata, a flatbread covered in salt and oil (or its smaller, rounder cousin, schiacciatine, with toppings like pickled vegetables or liver), or be a little more adventurous and bite into a lampredotto sandwich – boiled cow’s intestine in a herbed green sauce. Pair a Tuscan red with local bread and oil, then try visanto, a uniquely flavored dessert wine. Stop off at a cafe for coffee and cake (Torta della Nonna, a flaky custard tart, always goes down well), and end with a creamy Italian gelato in a unique flavor from Strega Nocciola.

Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence
Eat like a local in Florence

Where you’ll go

In the historic heart of Florence, you’ll be well-positioned to taste all the reasons Tuscan cuisine stands out in a country famed for its food. In the Santa Croce district, explore the famous Sant'Ambrogio Market, a 150-year-old indoor market with butchers and traditional vendors selling fresh produce and specialty foods – now surrounded by what’s considered the “gourmet ghetto” of the city – then head further from the frenzied pace to Borgo Pinti for typical Tuscan street food. Just 15 minutes west, visit a popular gelateria and head to the bustling Mercato Centrale, a famous food and produce market with a gourmet food hall on the top floor, where your host will point out one of the city’s best makers of cantucci.

    • Explore an area of Florence hand-picked by your host for having the best food in the city, and try several of its local delicacies
    • See all the places locals love to eat, and have a helpful local insider to decipher all the dishes
    • Taste the foods that make Tuscan cuisine famous across Italy, from flatbread drenched in salt and oil to flaky custard tarts
    • Indulge in a glass of Tuscan red at a famous wine bar (and try visanto, a uniquely flavored dessert wine)
    • Have your local host by your side to recommend more delicious foods to try on your trip
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • Private and personalized experience
    • 3 hours with a host
    • 6-8 food tastings suggested by your host
    • 2 drinks (alcoholic or soft drinks)
    • Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)
    • What’s not included
    • Additional food and drinks
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Transportation costs
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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