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Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour provided by Fat Tire Tours - Florence

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Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

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  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 10/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 10/11/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Stray from the tourist trail and enjoy a true taste of Florence on this food and walking tour. Designed for lovers of Italian cuisine, this tour takes you to San Lorenzo Market to discover Tuscan products you may otherwise have overlooked. Sample specialties such as artisan bread, truffle pate, cheese, olive oil, and coffee in tried-and-tested eateries, and learn about the history of Tuscany’s culinary culture. Plus, you’ll receive personalized attention in a small group limited to 12 people.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Via dei Cimatori, 9R
    Via dei Cimatori, 9R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
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    Fat Tire Tours - Florence
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    Mercato Centrale
    Stop: 20 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    Basilica di San Lorenzo
    Piazza di San Lorenzo, 9, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
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Highlights
  • Get a true taste of Florence on a food and walking tour 
  • Ideal for lovers of Italian cuisine 
  • Steer clear of tourist traps with a guide who knows where to go
  • Small-group tour limited to 12 participants
What to Expect
Your culinary adventure begins in central Florence, where you’ll greet your guide and head on foot to a coffee shop to sample two varieties of coffee bean. Next, you’ll taste a panino tartufato (truffle pâté sandwich) before wandering past stalls selling enticing Tuscan produce in San Lorenzo Market. Here, you’ll pleasure your palate with olive oils and sweet balsamic vinegars paired with crostini (toasted Italian bread). Taste wine from Tuscan vineyards in an enoteca (wine shop), accompanied by regional cheese and meat, before satisfying your sweet tooth with Italian ice cream at a gelateria favored by locals. Your tour concludes at the original start point.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Via dei Cimatori, 9R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy
Duration
3h 30m
Return Details
Basilica di San Lorenzo, Piazza di San Lorenzo, 9, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Inclusions
  • Local guide
  • Food and wine tasting
  • Entry/Admission - Fat Tire Tours - Florence
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Customers who have not reached Italy's legal drinking age of 18, will not be served alcohol
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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MarianneMcC wrote a review Mar 2020
Vancouver, Canada19 contributions27 helpful votes
The food tour was really exquisite! Benadetta is a terrific guide: welcoming and enthusiastic. You can tell she loves all the places that we went to and we were warmly received everywhere. Do this tour on an empty stomach because the food, coffee and wines are as divinely
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from sery_eflorence, General Manager at Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour
Responded 31 Jul 2020
Grazie! Benedetta is our head guide in Florence and for good reason, being on a food tour with her is a not stop delight. (And our food tours are back in operation from September...)
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Laura wrote a review Nov 2019
London, United Kingdom17 contributions3 helpful votes
Our guide Caterina provided a very convivial and informative tour of the city’s food and drink, We had a very pleasant evening, would recommend.
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Date of experience: November 2019
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Alice A wrote a review Nov 2019
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This was an excellent tour of the foods in Italy, primarily in Florence. Our guide was very knowledgeable of all foods introduced and culture of area. Tasted some delicious foods and wines on this tour.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Shelley B wrote a review Oct 2019
Tigard, Oregon16 contributions5 helpful votes
I wish that we had done this tour the first day we arrived in Florence. We learned of so many hidden treasures from our wonderful guide Christina! We were lucky that there were only two of us for the day so we got lots of extra special attention. Go hungry and don't have two
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Ncalias77 wrote a review Oct 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina18 contributions4 helpful votes
We did the evening tour and was very disappointed. There was only one wine tasting and the pours were minimal. The rest of the tour were samples of food from different places with nothing to drink...not even water. We ended at the market with a pasta dish which was not served
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Helena our guide did a fantastic job of explaining all about the various buildings and really brought the tour to l
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Not to be missed
Memorable. Excellent guide. Took us to places where I otherwise might not have visited. Knowledgeable, professional
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Memorable Tour
Truly a memorable experience. A knowledgeable guide - Francesca ( sorry if I got this wrong) took us on a renaissan
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Great tour, a must see
This was an amazing experience from start to finish. We were able to experience the places in an efficient and info
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First time in Florence
A beautiful city, full of history and little surprises in every nook and alley. I recommend a walking or Segway tou
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Fat Tire Tours are the BEST!
We did this tour and the Florence City Bike tour with Andrea as our guide. He was EXCELLENT - very engaging and a g
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Fabulous guide
When I first booked this I thought it was quite expensive but you absolutely get what you pay for. Bernadetta, our
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Eatingeurope.com with Francesco Weber.
On our recent trip to Florence my girlfriend and I decided the best way to see Florence was to eat it. We both work
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Great view!
This tour was amazing! Not only is the Duomo a fantastic experience, the climb to the top of the Dome provided a f
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Great time!
Cristina was amazing! Thank you for a great time on our Segway tour of Florence. Our family of 5 really enjoyed o
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Thanks For A Great Tour Francesca!
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