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This amazing private tour will take you to discover the authentic flavors of the Florentine cuisine, one of the most renowned in Italy: from the "truffle sandwich" with olive oil, to prosciutto and cheeses, until getting to a delicious Italian coffee and ice cream.
Through this private tour of the centre of Florence you will have the opportunity to discover the typical flavors that characterize the Florentine and Tuscan cuisine: with our professional guide, you will explore the most picturesque alleys of the city, following the thematic thread of the "good and healthy food".
This private food tour will start in the morning, when you have an early opportunity to taste an authentic Italian espresso in a typical bar in the centre of Florence: that coffee is a tradition, and while you drink it, you will understand why no Italian can start the day without it.
Then, the tour will take you to the discovery of a typical Florentine dish: the "Truffle Sandwich", which simply is a sandwich with ham and topped off with a special truffle cream that makes its flavor unique.
The food tour will continue along the streets and alleys of Florence, while your guide will tell you stories and interesting facts about the city and its traditions, particularly those about delights.
There also will be a stop at the Central Market of San Lorenzo, a charming place beloved by tourists and locals; here you can find the most genuine and fresh products, while the atmosphere will fascinate you with its uniqueness.
During the tour, you can taste some local products, such as the olive oil, the croutons and the "schiaccia", a typical Tuscan dessert. Further, you will also stop in a typical winery, where you can enjoy a glass of wine accompanied by a selection of Tuscan cheeses and prosciutto.
This gastronomic tour will end at an ice-cream parlor in the centre of Florence, where you can enjoy a great Italian gelato: the best way to conclude this fascinating private tour of the culinary traditions of Florence.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you to wear comfortable shoes and clothes. In summer, don't forget a bottle of water. In winter, bring with you an umbrella.