Walking Tour of Florence, with food and beer tastings
Florence

Food Tour of Florence, to Discover Italian Traditional Food and Beers

3 h
Food, Wine & nightlife
Semi-Private
difficulty Very easy
Walking
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Languages: 
English
Immediate confirmation

Guided Food tour with beer tastings, in the centre of Florence

Join us for a 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 and beers!

Walking Tour of Florence, with food and beer 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 beer brewing and traditional food recipes
  • Explore one of the most authentic areas of Florence and immerse yourself into the intimate atmosphere of Santo Spirito
  • Taste the most delicious pizza, the traditional "Cecina", a chocolate cake and, of course, beers!
Description: 

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, as well as Italian craft beers or local wine.

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, in which you will have the first beer sample at one of the best Italian craft beer location in town. If you are not a beer lover, you will have the chance to taste Italian wines or sodas!

Discover the fun side of Florence and try traditional food with craft beers 

Afterwards, you will try the famous "Cecina" in a local bakery. This is a traditional receipe, which consists in a savory chickpea flour pan cake. After the Cecina tasting you will have the opportunity to taste a very peculiar type of Pizza with a typical Italian made beer or wine. 
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, accompanied by a craft beer. You will be surprised by this amazing pairing!
All of these will be experienced in the beautiful setting of Florence and its most authentic neighborhoods.
 

itinerary: 
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Oltrarno
included: 
  • 3 hours guided walking tour
  • Tasting of different typical dishes (cheese and cured meat, pizza, cecina, cake)
  • Tasting of beers, wines or sodas
excluded: 
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.

Information: 

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.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.