Florence Food Tour: the Best Florentine Dishes

FOF‘s Florence Food Tour: Savor Florentine Best-Kept Recipes with Culinary Experts

Begin your epicurean escapade in the heart of Florence on our food tour, where you will learn about the history and significance of Italy’s culinary heritage. As you stroll through the narrow cobblestone streets, your guide will regale you with stories of renowned Florentine chefs and their contributions to the local gastronomy.

The Unique Itinerary of Our Food Tour in Florence

During the Food Tour, you will make your way to the bustling food market, brimming with colorful stalls showcasing an abundant array of fresh produce, aromatic spices, and mouthwatering delicacies. We will visit one of the oldest bakeries in town and taste their delightful homemade biscotti with fresh coffee.

Next, venture into a traditional trattoria, where you will indulge in a sumptuous lunch featuring iconic Florentine dishes. Savor Tuscan cheeses and cold cuts with homemade bread and luscious olive oil, and accompany it with a glass of local Chianti wine. Immerse yourself in the convivial atmosphere as you engage in lively conversations with fellow food enthusiasts.

No culinary journey through Florence would be complete without exploring the captivating world of gelato. Visit a renowned gelateria (ice cream shop) and learn the art of crafting this beloved Italian dessert. Discover the secrets behind the velvety texture, intense flavors, and innovative combinations that make Florentine gelato truly exceptional. Sample a variety of tantalizing flavors, from classic pistachio and fragrant lavender to unconventional creations like olive oil and black sesame.

Why Joining a Food Tour in Florence?

Throughout the food tour, your guide will share fascinating anecdotes about the city’s culinary traditions, from the use of local ingredients to the cultural significance of certain dishes. Gain insights into Tuscan culinary customs and the time-honored techniques that elevate Florentine cuisine to a level of excellence.

By the end of this unforgettable food tour, you will have not only satisfied your taste buds but also gained a deeper appreciation for the rich culinary heritage that defines Florence. Prepare to immerse yourself in a world of flavors, textures, and aromas that will leave you with lasting memories of the enchanting Tuscan capital.

What does the Food Tour in Florence Include?

Our food tours in Florence are a cultural experience as they offer a very exciting outlook on Italian lifestyle and cuisine.

A food tour in the Oltrarno’s artisan district with Foods of Florence includes:

  • An experienced tour leader/food expert will escort you throughout the tour. He/She will take you to the planned stops, act as a translator, and a problem solver;
  • Three hours of exclusive culinary experience, with the chance to taste fresh, homemade, local dishes.

Perks of the Tour of the Best Eating Spots in Florence

  • Visits to the best bakery, food market, trattoria and gelato shop in Florence;
  • Chance to customize the food tour based on your interests/curiosities;
  • Becoming integrated into Italian culture;
  • Learn about Florence’s eating traditions and understand how to make fresh, authentic food.

Some of the Food Samplings During our Food Tour in Florence

Although the samplings can change according to seasonality and availability, these are some of the foods you will taste during our Florence Food Tour. Please remember to come on an empty stomach to enjoy the tour to the fullest.

  • Espresso/Cappuccino with homemade Florentine cookies with almonds;
  • Tuscan cheeses and cured meats with sourdough bread, schiacciata (Florentine flat bread) and Tuscan olive oil;
  • Bruschetta (bread with tomatoes and olive oil);
  • Lampredotto, Florentine traditional meat sandwich;
  • Tuscan red wine and Tuscan white wine;
  • Pappa al pomodoro (tomato soup) and ribollita (bean and kale soup);
  • Gelato cup or cone with two flavors of your choice.

How Much Does it Cost to Book a Culinary Experience in Florence with FOF?

FFT offers engaging food tours in the Oltrarno district of Florence. Above all, our food walking tours provide a unique food experience in Florence at a reasonable price.

The price per person for the food tour is 150,00 € per person and it includes a qualified guide for three hours who will show you around the unique neighborhood of Oltrarno, tasting unique local delicacies. The food and wine samplings are also included in the price.

Contact Foods of Florence about Your Food Tour or Culinary Experience in Florence

Contact FOF in Florence for further information about our food tours and culinary experiences.

We would be happy to answer all of your questions regarding our services in Florence.

You can also call our office in Florence directly at +39 3383823126.