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Florence Markets and Delis Visit, Including Food Tasting

Highlights
  • Get an insider glimpse into Florence's food scene
  • Tour markets and learn about local cuisine from a guide
  • Sample delicacies that you may otherwise have missed
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Florence Markets and Delis Visit, Including Food Tasting
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Florence Markets and Delis Visit, Including Food Tasting
USD 69.39
Overview
Immerse yourself in Florence’s culinary culture on a deli and market tour that provides a great introduction for first-time visitors. Rather than just eating Florentine food, you’ll meet local vendors and sample lesser known delicacies, including boutique chocolate and balsamic vinegar, which you may otherwise have missed. Plus, your guide is on hand to provide enough restaurant recommendations to last your entire vacation.
What to Expect
Your market tour begins at a central Florence location, where you’ll greet your guide and head straight to a market favored by Florentines for their weekly groceries. Learn about the products each stand sells, which include cheese, pasta, and poultry, and chat with local food vendors.

Then, you’ll head to an Italian shop that specializes in Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, prosciutto (ham), and balsamic vinegar to sample the delicacies. Stop, too, at a boutique chocolate shop for a cappuccino and a couple of chocolates before touring a wine cellar right beside Florence Cathedral or Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence Duomo).

Your tour culminates with a visit to another market, where you’ll feast your eyes on freshly baked bread, goat cheese, and roasted porchetta mushrooms. Following a glass of wine and crostini (toasted bread with a topping), your tour concludes at your original departure point.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Great tour with Ana

Ana was very personable and gave a great tour. We sampled great food while learning more about Florence's History. Definitely recommend!

Thank danieljpaulus
Florence U, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Daniel Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Florence Foodies Tour we are thrilled that you loved the food that you sampled along with our wonderful guide Anna

Reviewed 21 July 2018
Great tour with Martina

I went on this tour with my father. It started with us exploring a supermarket in Italy. Martina was very informative and answered any questions we had about the products. We concluded with a chocolate tasting. Next, we proceeds to a cafe where we had...More

Thank tjmugs
FlorenceUA, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Sant Ambrogio Markets Tour. I love how you explained your experience as this is exactly what we hope our guests get out of visiting a the most local market place in our city....More

Reviewed 27 June 2018
Florence Food tour

An excellent experience. Viola was passionate & knowledgeable. Introduced us to uniquely Florentine food and wine. This tour is highly recommended!!!More

Thank hfm4949
Linda S, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Florence Foodies Tour. It was a pleasure to have had you on our tour and we are so happy to hear that you enjoyed the tastings and our wonderful guide Viola Kind Regards...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile
Thoroughly enjoyed it!

Francesca was our guide for a small group for the Market and Deli tour. She is a fantastic guide who knows her city well. We had a good selection of samples and fun along the way. I thoroughly recommend this tour, make sure it is...More

Thank Daisy024
Linda S, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Dear Daisy Thank you for your wonderful review of our Florence Markets and Deli Tour. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed our tour to the Sant'Ambrogio Markets and you had a great time with our wonderful guide Francesca Kind Regards Linda Sorgiovanni

Reviewed 22 April 2018
Do this!

This tour began our first full day in Florence and it was a great introduction to the city. There are so many tours with more than 25 people following a person holding a flag or a number. This is not one of them. This tour...More

1  Thank dcall90
Linda S, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Dear Madison Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Florence Markets and Delis Tour. I am so happy that you loved this tour as even though I created all of the tours this one is my personal favourite simply because...More

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I think it was about 2 hours. There was only three of us on the tour, so it was a little more flexible. Really enjoyed it.
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