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  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Oltrarno

Florence: Food Tour of Oltrarno

Product ID: 271737
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Discover the vibrant Florentine neighborhood of Oltrarno, known for its Bohemian atmosphere. Taste some best Florentine specialties in a small group with a local guide.
About this activity
Duration: 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
English
Booklets
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Sample delicious Tuscan specialities
  • Learn about Tuscan cuisine from an English-speaking guide
  • Discover a lesser-known Florentine neighbourhood, filled with artists, locals and students
Full description
Get to know Florence from a new perspective in this intimate four-hour walking tour of Oltrarno, with its charming cobblestoned streets and Boho cafes. Learn about Florentine food and culture from your passionate local guide while trying some of the best food Florence has on offer. 

First, stop at one of the best coffee shops in Florence and sample a true Florentine breakfast of Tuscan cheeses and fennel-spiced salami. Next, step into a local restaurant's kitchen and watch a baking demonstration of homemade cantucci, delicious crunchy almond cookies. 

If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can try Florence’s famous Lampredotto, made from the fourth stomach of a cow. Next, sit down for a typical Florentine meal and finish off your foodie adventure with the best gelato in town.
Includes
  • Food and drink tastings
  • Live commentary from a local, English-speaking guide
  • Florence Food Lover's Guide and an itinerary of the places visited on the tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

If you arrive from Firenze SMN Railway Station or from Signoria Square/Repubblica Square/Tornabuoni Street, cross the Ponte alla Carraia and walk down Lungarno street. You will arrive in a square called Piazza Nazario Sauro. On the right side of the square, on the corner, you will see a Gelateria called 'La Carraia', with the street number 25 Red. Your guide will be between 23R and 25R to meet you. If you arrive from Ponte Santa Trinita, from the left embankment of the river, you will find the square Piazza Nazario Sauro and the Gelateria 'La Carraia' at the junction between Lungarno Guicciardini and Lungarno Soderini.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Umbrella
  • Rain gear
  • Comfortable clothes
Know before you go
• The tour operates rain or shine
• This activity has a minimum number of participants required to run
• Vegetarian options are available and some gluten-free or dairy-free options are available but cannot be guaranteed at each stop
• Children under the age of four are not required to purchase a ticket, but please inform the supplier if you are bringing children under the age of four