Taste My Town | Florence Food Tour
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Florence Food Tour

Eating, drinking and learning

The food tour provides an overview of the history, origin and methods of production of different traditional Tuscan and Italian foods and of their role in the daily Florentine diet, through guided tastings in artisanal gourmet shops in town and at the local food market.

 

Guests will receive suggestions and recommendations for local restaurants and shops where they will be able to find high quality produce and whose customers are mainly locals. The main idea of the tour is to give an internal perspective on how food is perceived, lived and interpreted by Florentines and to discover where they choose to shop and eat, thereby avoiding the tourist traps that unfortunately are so numerous!

The food tour may consist of tastings of typical pastries, artisanal cheeses and cold cuts, focaccia and other baked goods, extravirgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, truffles, different kinds of wine, and artisanal gelato and chocolate. All the tastings take place in small, historical gourmet shops in the city center with a special focus on the origin of ingredients and sustainable methods of production.
A tour lasts approx 3 hours and usually runs in the morning (when the market is open); however it is also possible to schedule the tour in the afternoon upon request.
The tour can be adapted to the client’s preferences, specific needs and dietary requirements.

The price of the tour depends upon the number of people in your party (minimum 2 people).
The price includes all the food and wine served during the tour.
Payment for the tour can be made in cash at the end of the tour directly to your guide or through paypal (with an additional cost of 5% to cover the paypal fees)

  •       For 2 people:  100 euros per person

    • From 3 to 5 people: 90 euros per person
    • From 5 to 9 people: 80 euros per person

    • For 10 + people: 70 euros per person

    • From 6 to 15 years old (wine not included): 65 euros
    • Free for children under 6 years old

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