Food and Wine in Florence
Imagine days spent sipping Chianti and biking through olive groves, or strolling festive market stalls in search of the perfect tomato. To experience Tuscany’s flavorful cuisine, here are some of the best ways to dine and drink around Florence.
Must-Try Dishes & Drinks
Aside from the famously red-tiled buildings and fantastic abundance of art, Florence is known as a place where you visit to eat, drink, and be merry. Nibble on chunks ofpecorino***, a cheese from the village of Pienza, and pair it with slices of thinly cutsalumiand a glass ofChianti wine. Learn what makes aChianti Classico, and don’t leave Florence without also sampling somepizza*,pasta, andgelato.
Learn about different Tuscan reds on a 6-hourwine tasting tour.
Try your hand at makinghomemade pastafrom a professional Florentine chef.
Take a small-group tour to nearby villages andsample their tasty specialties.
Get hands-on experience with acooking classin a Tuscan farmhouse or villa.
*Pedal through vineyardsand olive groves that spring from Tuscan hillsides.