Florence Markets & Delis

    • 2 hours
    • ITUP
    • Total price tool tip
      AUD $64
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Italy does a mean cured meat, bread, and cheese combo. Find out for yourself on this Florence tour filled with the good stuff, namely: vino, porchetta , ricotta, mozzarella, and other items of cheesy goodness.

Highlights

* Explore Florence’s most vibrant market

* Sample many local foods like fresh olives from the Amalfi Coast and produce whipped up by local vendors

* Savour the best of Italy’s cuisine the way locals do

* Discover the local secrets behind one of the best food scenes in the world

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Piazza della Repubblica in front of the Tall marble column situated in front of Gill Cafe & Rinascente Department Store.
  • Finish:

    Piazza della Repubblica.
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 12
 
  • Inclusions:

    All tastings, expert guide.
  • Exclusions:

    Items of a personal nature and tips and gratuities for the guide.

Additional information

Carbon Offset:Voucher exchange details

Please present your voucher to the local guide at the beginning of the tour.

Confirmation of booking

If you have your voucher, your booking is confirmed. We'll see you at the start point. <br /> Get in touch if you have any concerns or require more information via the email address or phone number (business hours only) on your voucher.

Child policy

This is a child-friendly tour. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 inclusively are permitted on this tour. Children younger than 6 are permitted at no extra cost, but please make sure you inform our guides of this before you take the tour.

Language

English

Tipping Info

If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many Intrepid Urban Adventures destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour.

Itinerary

Prepare your taste buds for an epic foodie adventures in Florence! This Florence food tour dives into the markets of the city, which as we all know can only mean one thing - local food and culture galore!
Jump right in to the local Florence food scene by checking out typical delicatessens where Florentines do their daily shop for fresh produce. Most of the vendors in the delicatessens are the actual owners of the shops, and they usually specialise in the specific products that they sell, making them the ultimate food experts. For instance, you'll meet Lorenzo at his fabulous food store that specialises in Parmigiano Reggiano, balsamic vinegar, and prosciutto (hello!) from some of the best areas in Italy. If you're going to make friends with anyone in Florence, make friends with Lorenzo.
As if that's not enough, we'll enjoy a cappuccino at the best boutique chocolate shop in town, and, of course, nab a chocolate or two while we're there! And right by the iconic Duomo is the oldest wine cellar in Florence, which we'll be sure to check out. 
Your Florence tour will continue by paying a visit to one of Florence’s most vibrant marketplaces and getting to know it the way locals do. See locals shop for their daily meals and witness how every stand at the grower’s market displays a selection of mouthwatering products.
We’ll make stops at local farmers’ stands and check out fresh buffalo mozzarella, ricotta, and other cheeses. We’ll taste cured Tuscan prosciutto sliced by hand, fresh bread, and roasted porchetta, as well as sample olives direct from the farmer’s home on the Amalfi Coast. This Florence market is packed with so many delicious goodies that you could spend all day wandering around sampling them! Plus, with a local to guide you, you'll learn all about the traditions behind these foods. 
In the indoor part of the market we’ll feast our eyes on handmade pasta, cheese, fish, meat, and poultry. Tempt yourself as we wander between stand upon stand of incredibly delicious, fresh, local fare.
We’ll end this Florence market tour on yet another high note, with a glass of wine (or Italian soda) accompanied by delicious toasted bread and seasonal toppings made by Marco, the owner of our final stop.
Many come to Italy to savour the cuisine, here’s your chance to savour it the way locals do!

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