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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

Discover the gourmet delights of Florence on a 3.5-hour small-group walking tour! Follow your expert guide through the city and eat and drink like the locals. Sip rich Italian coffee, browse a typical Florentine delicatessen, explore the San Lorenzo Central Market, visit a wine shop and sample the best gelato in town!

This small-group walking tour is limited to eight people to ensure a more personalized experience.


  • Small-group walking tour through Florence to sample gourmet Italian cuisine
  • Sample delicious regional specialties including coffee, breads, cheeses, olive oil, Tuscan wines and gelato
  • Discover the charm of the city and learn about Florence’s culinary scene from your expert guide
  • Visit the San Lorenzo Central Market and a local winery
  • Small-group tour with a maximum of eight people ensures a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

Meet your local guide in central Florence and begin your 3-hour gourmet tour of the city! Italians usually start their morning at a café with a strong cup of coffee, so follow your guide to a typical Italian coffee bar, where you can try two types of delicious coffee and learn about the local roasting process.

Continue to an old delicatessen founded in 1885, where you’ll enjoy a panino tartufato, a delicate, truffle pâté sandwich made with the truffles for which the deli is famous. As you continue to your next food stop, listen as your guide illustrates the history of Florence’s most important squares where Florentines used to buy their food. Learn about typical local dishes and ingredients, but don’t expect detailed how to’s – Italians would never give away their secret family recipes!

To understand how Italians prepare their delicious plates, take a trip to the San Lorenzo Central Market, one of the main shopping centers in Florence known for fresh, locally grown ingredients. Taste some of the region’s best balsamic vinegars and extra virgin olive oils with crostini, traditional toasted Italian bread.

Your tour continues to a local wine shop, known as an enoteca, where you'll savor two Tuscan wines, accompanied by delicious regional cheeses and local meats. While you enjoy your tasting, learn about the origins of the food and wine from your guide. Top it off with something sweet at the final stop of your tour, one of Florence's best gelato shops where you’ll indulge in freshly made gelato!

At the end of your Florence food walking tour, you’ll leave feeling like a local.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Most excellent. Bernadetti was great fun and full of information.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Just loved it. Feda was a fantastic tour guide. Everything was perfect. Could not have been improved in any way. 10 out of 10

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Great introduction on first day of trip. We returned to market with confidence later.
Antonio , the guide, was fun and personable.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

By the end of the tour we were full of fantastic tuscan food, including a delicious lunch we had in the market. Coral, our guide was very knowledgeable and was happy to give us tips on other things to do during our stay. Totally recommend!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour and excellent guide. You will be really really really full at the end!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The tour guide was fun and interactive. Very accommodating with answering questions, food allergies/dietary restrictions. We took our 9 month old son with us, and it was great to have try some of the foods as well! Highly recommend this tour! Great way to see Florence

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Went to lots of small places, as well as the market.Smapled a lot of different thing, and full by end of tour .Guide was excellent

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Loved it!! Our tour guide Angela was great and the schedule and samples were perfect. Super introduction to Florence and worth every penny.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

A brilliant way to experience Florence and its food and culture. Worth every penny!!

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