With this tour of art and culinary tradition in Florence, you will have the opportunity to discover the typical local recipes and artistic beauties of the most important city of the Tuscany region.
A wonderful group tour to discover the typical local recipes and artistic beauties of Florence. The food and wine culture of Florence is as important and fascinating as its history and its artistic heritage.
The tour will start from Santa Maria Novella Square, where you will admire the amazing Romanesque facade of the imposing church and you will discover how the vineyards dominated the area centuries ago. After a little walk, you will reach the center of food and wine culture in Florence: the colourful and lively market of San Lorenzo. Breathe the atmosphere of this market where you can buy any type of ingredient directly from the producers: you will taste the typical "cantuccini", the most famous sweet biscuits of Tuscany accompanied by the famous sweet wine "vinsanto".
Leaving the Market, you will discover all the secrets of the church of San Lorenzo and the Duomo. On the way you will see some historical buildings with small windows, the so-called wine portals, unique for Florentine architecture. Afterwards, you will be ready for a second tasting of food and wine in a picturesque shop in Florence, where you will taste the best cold cuts of the Tuscany region along with the famous Chianti red wine.
Towards our last tasty stop, the local guide will tell you some anecdotes about the most famous families of Florentine wine producers, namely Antinori and Frescobaldi, walking through the historical center of the city, you will admire masterpieces such as the Church of Orsanmichele and Signoria Square. Your tour will end with a final tasting with a taste of 2 dishes of the Florentine culinary tradition such as "Pappa al pomodoro" and "Ribollita", both produced with Tuscan bread.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you weraring comfortable clothes and shoes. Please let us know about any food intolerances
Please note that this tour does not include any entrance fee.