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Florence for food lovers – Food on foot tours of Florence

Florence for foodies walking tours, experience the authentic flavors of Florence in our gourmet tours

Food helps to remember about a place sometimes better than a museum. Discover Florence by tasting its foods and wines, learn more about uses, customs and traditions of this amazing people. Our guided walking tour match the visit of the main monuments of Florence with the tasting of local specialties in the food markets, in historical grocery stores, pastry shops, bakeries.

All our Florence food on Foot tours can be customized according to your tastes and group size, or have a further customization for example upon wine by arranging the tasting of several wines in different cantine (local wine shops/bar). If someone like more the sweet food we can focus our walk more on chocolate and gelato by visiting the most famous pastry and gelato shops.

Here below see what are our main proposals, tell us your preference or just ask for a further customization:

  • Florence guided walk and food market
  • Florence gourmet walking tour
  • Florence chocolate walking tour with dinner
  • Florence truffle and extra-virgin olive oil

Florence walk and food market – 3 hrs

Admire the highlights of Florence with your local guide: Piazza del Duomo, Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and end up in the historical food market of San Lorenzo

From € 68,00 per person. Based on 4 participants.

Inclusions: English speaking tour guide – Food tasting.

Optional: Lunch in the food market or in a restaurant – tips&extras.

Tour info

  • Departs: Florence Piazza della Repubblica. Other departure on request.
  • Duration: 3 hrs.
  • The food market is open all weekdays until 2 pm. Sundays and holidays closed.
  • Walking distance: approx. 3 km
  • Available for groups up to 15 people.
  • Activity Level EASY: the itinerary stretches in flat.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothing.

NOTICE: the tour runs with rain or shine.

Feel always free to require more customization of the itinerary.

Florence guided gourmet tour – 3 hrs

Learn about the history of Florence and its culinary traditions walking around the city center and visit the its main monuments and historical neighborhoods for a full immersion in the Florentine street food: food trucks, bakeries, groceries, cantine (wine shops) will make you savor the authentic flavors of Florence.

From € 74,00 per person. Based on 4 participants.

Inclusions: English speaking tour guide – Food and wine tasting.

Optional: Private car/van/coach transfer – Tips & extras – Lunch at chef’s home.

Tour info

  • Departs: Florence Piazza della Repubblica. Other departure on request.
  • Duration: 3 hrs.
  • The food market is open all weekdays until 2 pm. Sundays and holidays closed.
  • Walking distance: approx. 3 km
  • Available for groups up to 15 people.
  • Activity Level EASY: the itinerary stretches in flat.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothing.

NOTICE: the tour runs with rain or shine.

Feel always free to require more customization of the itinerary.

Florence walks for chocolate lovers – 4 hrs

Private experience for chocolate lovers, taste the flavor of artisanal chocolate made in Florence, along the itinerary enjoy some tastings and finish with a chocolate-themed dinner.

Our tour will start visiting the first place where hot chocolate was served in Florence since 1600. Such a unique place where sipping your chocolate (back in the days this was served in cups), you will enjoy the unique atmosphere of the location. Afterward, continue the guided walk and the tasting of homemade chocolate gelato and end up in a historical pastry shop for tasting some pralines.

The happy ending of the tour will be the chocolate-themed dinner. Organized at our chef’s home, it’s going to be a sweet/ savory dinner, during which will be tasted some specialties cooked with Chocolate in order to learn more about the versatility of this amazing food.

Quotation or request

Inclusions: English speaking tour guide, chocolate tastings, chocolate dinner.

Tour info

  • Departs: Santa Maria Novella sqaure.
  • Duration: 4 hrs. from 5,30pm to 9,30pm
  • Walking distance: approx. 3 km
  • Available for groups up to 10 people.
  • Activity Level EASY: the itinerary stretches in flat.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothing.

NOTICE: the tour runs with rain or shine.

Feel always free to require more customization of the itinerary.

Florence truffle and olive oil experience – 4 hrs

In Italy, there are many different kinds of “gold”: the ” green” the “black” and the “white” gold. We are talking about extra virgin olive oil (the green gold) and truffles (black or white gold). The walking-tasting tour and dinner were planned relying on our local guides and a professional chef to guarantee the highest standard of quality.

Our experience starts from the area of Santa Maria Novella with a little wine tasting and two bruschettas with black truffle and with truffle & mushrooms, pecorino cheese with truffle. Later on, have a walk along one of the most elegant streets in Florence and visit a historical shop opened in 1885 where taste the famous truffle sandwich accompanied by a fresh Prosecco.

Afterward move to the Oltrarno district where visit a charming “olive oil shop” where experience the smell and the flavor of the “third gold”….the extra virgin olive oil: learn more about different kinds of olive oil we have in Italy, and the tasting of them will help you to recognize their best ones.

End up by our chef’s home where the Truffle and Evo experience will continue with a superb dinner, where your 5 senses will exult altogether.

Quotation or request

Inclusions: English speaking tour guide, chocolate tastings, chocolate dinner.

 

Tour info

  • Departs: Santa Maria Novella sqaure.
  • Duration: 4 hrs. from 5,30pm to 9,30pm
  • Walking distance: approx. 3 km
  • Available for groups up to 10 people.
  • Activity Level EASY: the itinerary stretches in flat.
  • Advised clothing: comfortable shoes and clothing, no dress code required.

 

NOTICE: the tour runs with rain or shine.

Feel always free to require more customization of the itinerary.