Guided Italian food tour with tastings, in the centre of Florence
Join this unique activity in Florence, discovering the local culture through its traditional food. Explore the charming Oltrarno neighborhood with our 3 hours tour of the traditional shops in Florence.You will get to sample some of the most original Italian dishes!
Walking Tour of Florence, with food tastings highlights:
- 3 hours walking tour in Florence with a guide to discover the beautiful Oltrarno and Tuscany's traditional food
- Explore the ancient and medieval neighborhoods around the Oltrarno area in Florence
- Sense real Italian lifestyle and learn more about the history of traditional food recipes
- Explore one of the most authentic areas of Florence and immerse yourself into the intimate atmosphere of Santo Spirito
- Taste the Italian aperitivo, the traditional "Cecina" and a chocolate cake!
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This 3 hours small group walking tour will take you to the Oltrarno, known as "the other side" of Florence, where the authentic Florentine life can still to be found. During this tour your guide will introduce you to the authentic traditional food.
Step into Traditional Florence
There are certainly many ways to discover the charm of Florence, as the destination offers a wealth of experiences. From the magnificent monuments and exquisite museums, to the atmosphere of the traditional quarters and the elegance of its architecture, a visit to Florence is a great privilege.
But Florence is also a perfect destination to discover the authentic Italian cuisine and original crafts, with a specific characteristic that can only be found here!
Explore the Oltrarno and taste typical Italian food
During our intense and exclusive activity in Florence, you will get the chance to sample the best traditional foods of Tuscany. This short tour in Florence will take you to the Oltrarno quarter of the city, one of its most authentic and charming areas, where the traditional culture is still being preserved.
The first stop of your tour will be before crossing the Arno river. You will taste a sample of cured meat and cheese and you will be ready to explore the beautiful Oltrarno area, across the bridge. The tour will continue in the area of Santo Spirito!
Discover the fun side of Florence and try traditional food
Afterwards, you will try the famous "Cecina" in a local bakery. This is a traditional recipe, which consists in a savory chickpea flour pan cake. After the Cecina tasting you will have the opportunity to taste the Italian aperitivo: in one of the most famous cocktail bar you will have the possibility to try the Negroni, Italy's most famous cocktail made with equal parts gin, Campari and red vermouth.
Then, you will move to a typical Trattoria Fiorentina, a family run restaurant, that serves home-made food. Your food tour will end with a tasting of a delicious chocolate cake!
All of these will be experienced in the beautiful setting of Florence and its most authentic neighborhoods.
- Piazza della Signoria
- Ponte Vecchio
- 3-hour guided walking tour
- Tasting of different typical dishes (cheese and cured meat, cecina, Italian aperitivo and chocolate cake)
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
We suggest you wearing comfortable clothes and shoes.
Participants do not have to print their tickets. They can access their tickets on any smartphone.
The tour goes on rain or shine.
Please inform us about any dietary requirements (vegetarian, gluten-free, etc) at least 24 hours before your tour, so we can try to accommodate your request.
We cannot guarantee any refund will be granted for late arrivals.
Please note that there are no public restrooms in our office.
From 1st April 2019, the tour will focus on small tastings of typical local products.
Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.