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  2. Tuscany
  3. Florence
  4. Mercato Centrale

Florence: Guided Food Tour with Five Tastings

Product ID: 183854
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Explore the history and culture of Florence through its gastronomic scene on this two-hour food tour with five stops and various delicious local tastings. With an expert guide, visit the oldest bakery in Florence as well as the famous San Lorenzo Market.
About this activity
Duration 2 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy the atmosphere of the oldest bakery in Florence
  • Taste authentic Tuscan staple foods and dishes
  • Mingle with locals at the busy and bustling San Lorenzo Market
Full description
There is no better way to learn more about Florence than through its food. This Florence food tour, under the leadership of an 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. Indulge in fresh coffee and pastries and see what remains of the original bakery, including ancient tools and equipment on display.

Next, head 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 will lead you through the market, telling you about its history and stopping at various stalls, so you can taste local specialties such as cheese, salami, panini, pizza, sweets and wine.

In the stretch of two hours, you will stop for tastings at five different locations, all of which are still frequented by locals. Moreover, the tour is child-friendly and has something to enjoy for all.
Includes
  • Expert local guide
  • Food and drink tastings at five different locations
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off

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Meeting point

Statue of Giovanni dalle Bande Nere in front of the Facade of the San Lorenzo Church

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please let the company know prior to booking of any food dislikes or allergies
• Please wear comfortable walking shoes
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible
• If you have any special needs, please contact the company directly before booking so that they may be able to accommodate you
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
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Product ID: 183854