Walk through the city as our guide introduces you to the Ponte Vecchio, Brunelleschi’s dome, and Baptistery’s Gates of Paradise.
Discover Florence Through Its Amazing Gastronomy
Join us on a food tour in Florence and explore the history and culture of the city through the most simple yet powerful element — gastronomy. With an expert guide, visit the oldest bakery in Florence as well as the famous San Lorenzo Market. This two-hour tour makes five stops where you get to enjoy authentic local food.
There is no better way to learn about Florence than through its food. On this food tour, your expert local guide takes you through the streets of Florence as you learn about Tuscan cuisine.
The tour starts with a stop at the oldest bakery in Florence for an authentic Italian breakfast. In addition to wonderful coffee and fresh pastries, you can see what remains of the original bakery, including the ancient tools and equipment on display.
Discover the Mercato Centrale
The next stage of this food walking tour takes you to the most important food market in town, Mercato Centrale (San Lorenzo Market). The first floor of the market is filled with local vendors selling fresh produce and high-quality ingredients. The second floor boasts specialized food stalls, each dedicated to a different Florentine staple.
Your local tour guide leads you through the market, telling you about its history and stopping at various stalls to taste local specialties such as cheese, salami, panini, pizza, sweets, and even wine. In the span of two hours, you stop for tastings at five different locations, all of which are frequented by locals. Moreover, the tour is child-friendly and has something for everyone to enjoy.
- Enjoy the atmosphere of the oldest bakery in all of Florence.
- Taste authentic Tuscan staple foods and dishes.
- Mingle with the locals at the busy and bustling San Lorenzo Market.
- Stroll through the streets of Florence while learning about its history.
- Uncover the secrets of Tuscan cuisine.
- What Is Included?
- Expert local guide
- Food and drink
- Tastings at five different locations
- Please Note
- Please wear comfortable walking shoes.
- This tour is not wheelchair accessible.
- Meeting Point
Statue of Giovanni dalle Bande Nere in front of the Facade of the San Lorenzo Church Florence, Italy
Piazza di San Lorenzo, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy