Florence: Chianti Wineries Tour with Food and Wine Tasting
- Duration: 5.5 hours
Explore the fantastic world of popular gastronomy along the streets of Florence. Get to know the city and its local people through getting to know the local cuisine. Eat and go at four different stops on this guided walking tour. Enjoy snacks and tastings of schiacciate (flatbread) with ham, salami, and others to the first courses of the season. Walk to iconic foodie spots including the Market of Sant'Ambrogio and try classics like lampredotto (dish with cow meat), ribollita (bread soup), cantuccini (almond biscuits), and Vin Santo (sweet dessert wine).
Get familiar with the local ingredients and flavors of Florence on a walking tour of San Lorenzo Market before joining an expert chef for a cooking lesson. Learn how to cook three Italian dishes and one traditional dessert before enjoying your dishes for lunch. If you are interested in learning not just how to cook, but also about the ingredients the dishes are prepared with, this is the perfect experience for you. Start with a stroll around the San Lorenzo Market, also known as the Central Market of Florence, and enjoy tastings of local products. After your walking tour, join an expert chef in a fully equipped, professional kitchen and start your cooking lesson. Afterward, enjoy the dishes you prepared along with a glass of Tuscan wine. Leave the experience with new cooking skills and recipes you can share with friends and family.
Unsure how to spend your visit in Florence? Food, art, or history? Why not all? A 3.5-hour walking tour is a delicious way to explore the city and to eat like a local. Meet your private guide at Florentine's favorite market with a welcome Schiacciata, a type of Tuscan pizza. Stroll through the market, surrounded by fresh food, fruits, vegetables, and all sorts of goods. Then head to a small local deli, where you can try the popular street food Coccoli, a tasty fried pasta filled with cheese and ham. Proceed to Signoria Square and Palazzo Vecchio, where your guide will explain the significant history surrounding these areas while you sip on a glass of chianti and snack on the beloved Italian finger food plate: The Tagliere, a delicious selection of ham and cheese. Passing the dome, reach the next and most famous market, San Lorenzo, where you’ll have a chance to taste truffles, crunchy...
Florence is one of Italy's most beautiful cities, not simply for its architecture and renaissance history. Food is one of the city's biggest draws, and you can experience it up-close-and-personal with a market and Italian cooking experience in the heart of the city. On this 4.5 hour culinary experience, you will be taken to buy all your ingredients at one of the city's most famous markets, with a chef and guide who will help you pick only the freshest quality goods. Then you will head into the kitchen where you will be guided through the creation of the 4-course Italian feast featuring an appetizer, hand-made pasts with fresh sauce, a meat (or vegetarian) dish and dessert. You will then sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor with a complimentary glass of Italian wine.
On this 2.5 hour walking tour with a local guide, you'll enjoy learning about the history and culture of Florence while trying some of the many local food specialties. Some of the foods you'll have the chance to try include schiacciata with balsamic vinegar, cantuccini, fresh homemade pasta, traditional pappa al pomodoro, and more. This tour will give you an excellent overview of Florence's historic center and major attractions, and your guide will share interesting details about Florence history and food culture. You'll also visit a local market and discover all it has to offer.
Good paced tour, taking in main sightseeing places and with great tastings. At market we had four different ravioli then several different truffle products, balsamic vinegar and vin santo with cantucci, some local vege/bread dishes and finished with gelato. Great selection of food and it was a good small group to go with. Guide was very friendly and informative of Florence.
After gathering with your group and guide, you'll enter the market to experience something a little different whilst visiting Florence. Your guide will aim to create a culinary experience that will connect you to the community, celebrating the best local producers and the food that they provide through various tastings. Discover the origins of the products as you encounter each flavor. Your visit will consist of a small-group tour of up to 10 people with a guide who will do their best to satisfy the requests of each participant of the group. Throughout your exploration you can taste different fresh foods, listening to the history and provenance of each product offered by the producers as you go. Whilst at the market you will of course be free to purchase any products which have satisfied and fascinated you the most. At the conclusion of your tour your guide will leave you at the exit...
Explore the flavours and culture of Florence in a small group with a local guide. Visit the Sant’Ambrogio market, taste local delicacies and drink traditional wine. Start from the Sant’Ambrogio market, a real Florentine spot unknown by the tourists, a perfect location to learn about local cuisine and cooking habits. Discover seasonal products and traditional recipes pointed out by your guide and get an insight on vendors' activities. Try many tasty options, such as the classic crostino nero (chicken liver pate), some tasty pecorino cheese and salami coming from the surrounding hills of Tuscany. Get a comprehensive cultural city experience. Stroll around the backstreets in search of the delicious fried coccolo with cheese. Learn about history, traditions and local handicraft and of course, sip some wine at some traditional vinaino.
You'll get to taste a variety of foods and flavors typical to Florence on this 3-hour culinary tour. Enjoy an authentic Italian food experience and discover some new favorites while learning a little about the history and culture of Florence. Before you begin exploring medieval Florence, you'll stop by one of the most beautiful cafès in the city to learn how local Florentines do breakfast. Then you'll visit one of the oldest bakeries to try a traditional schiacciata. Next, you'll meet the owner of an old local wine shop and taste his perfumed olive oil while he explains the varieties of Tuscan wine. You'll learn the origins of lampredotto, the most typical Florentine street food ever, and get to try it along with a glass of good Chianti wine before you visit a medieval church. A few streets later, you'll have the chance to experience the diversity of produce, seasonings, and drinks for...
Meet your food-loving guide in PIazza della Repubblica, and set off by foot through the city’s winding medieval streets. Begin the day in true Italian style with a rich espresso at a café, and then head to a local market to see where residents do their daily shopping. Admire colorful stacks of farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, and taste specialty products like exceptional olive oil and balsamic vinegar, truffle crostini, and the Tuscan flatbread known as schiacciata. Learn about the origins and time-honored production methods of the products and explore typical ingredients used in regional cooking. Continue on through the historic city center, and indulge your sweet tooth with a stop at one of Florence’s favorite ice cream parlors or chocolate shops, depending on the season. Cap off your culinary adventure with a glass of sparkling Italian Prosecco and an aromatic truffle panini among ...
Get to know Florence from a new perspective in this intimate four-hour walking tour of Oltrarno, with its charming cobblestoned streets and Boho cafes. Learn about Florentine food and culture from your passionate local guide while trying some of the best food Florence has on offer. First, stop at one of the best coffee shops in Florence and sample a true Florentine breakfast of Tuscan cheeses and fennel-spiced salami. Next, step into a local restaurant's kitchen and watch a baking demonstration of homemade cantucci, delicious crunchy almond cookies. If you’re feeling more adventurous, you can try Florence’s famous Lampredotto, made from the fourth stomach of a cow. Next, sit down for a typical Florentine meal and finish off your foodie adventure with the best gelato in town.
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The tour was fantastic from start to finish. The tour guide showed us the highlights from the academia and ufizi galleries. Our tour guide was friendly and had a great knowledge. Would definitely recommend if your willing pay a little more to engage with the tour guide and ask questions
Olivia was an amazing tour guide and really interacted with the group to make you feel very welcomed. Siena was beautiful and the walking tour was very informative and really made me feel like I knew the city better. The lunch at the farm had an unforgettable view!
It was an amazing experience. Our driver was awesome. The wineries were beautiful. Great photo ops. The wines were great. Highly recommend this tour. Met wonderful people in the tour
We’ve had a lovely day in the kitchen, it was just my friend and me so we could get the full experience. I can definitely recommend the course, we will be back for sure!!
We had a very good guide. Enjoyed our museum tour.