Florence Foodies Walk
TOUR DESCRIPTION

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.

Highlights


  • 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
5 food stops and a glass of chianti wine and prosecco:
1st stop - sweet delights tasting
2nd stop - bread with savory toppings
3rd stop - olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting, Tuscan prosciutto and other typical salumi tastings, bread with local pecorino cheese, Truffle petit Panino, and a glass of chianti and prosecco, expresso
4th stop - gelato
5th stop - delicious chocolates
Tips and gratuities for your guide
Important Information
What is included in the tour?

Local English-speaking guide, 5 food stops, and a glass of chianti wine and prosecco (1st stop - sweet delights tasting; 2nd stop - bread with savory toppings; 3rd stop - olive oil and balsamic vinegar tasting, Tuscan prosciutto and other typical salumi tastings, bread with local pecorino cheese, Truffle petit Panino, and a glass of chianti and prosecco, expresso; 4th stop - gelato; 5th stop - delicious chocolates)

What isn't included in the tour?

Tips and gratuities for your guide

Where do we meet?

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

Where does the tour end?

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

What is the duration of the tour?

2.5 hours

What is the minimum group size for the private tour?

The private tour is priced for a minimum group size of two travellers. A solo traveller may still book the private experience but will be charged the base rate for two travellers.

Are there any Covid-19 vaccination requirements?

Travelers 18+ must show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Children 6-17 must present a negative COVID-19 test (PCR or lateral flow) conducted a maximum of 72 hours prior, proof of recovery dated up to 9 months, or proof of vaccination. For further information, please review COVID-19 Health & Safety at https://www.urbanadventures.com/en/about-us/covid-19-customer-info

Can I cancel my tour?

Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity.

What if I can't find my guide?

If you have any issues on the day of your tour, please call +39 338 884 7405

HIGHLIGHTS
MORE INFORMATION

Get ready for the perfect introduction to Florence, especially if you love food! 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 our DOP 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 gelateria 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 Panino at a historical wine bar. Before you go, make sure to ask your local guide where else to dine and drink in the city.

Florence Foodies Walk
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