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The fruit and vegetable market in Florence
The fruit and vegetable market in Florence

Food and Cultural Tour of Florence

A Tuscan dining and history immersion!

Our latest sightseeing event is a Food and Cultural Tour of Florence. You’ll enjoy this small-group wining and dining tour with historic highlights. Some sights you may be familiar with, but others are less visited and quite intriguing. Included are the splendid Duomo, the Santa Croce Basilica, Canto dei Bischeri, Sasso di Dante and the Piazza dei Ciompi.
You’ll meet your expert English-speaking guide and walk to a local a vineria. Here you’ll sample the famous Italian aperitivo, at its origin. Succulent appetizers made with interesting combinations of olives, cheeses and seasonal items will tempt your palate. Listen to the history of stimulating the appetite with a drink and a tasty morsel.
Have you always wanted to increase your knowledge of wine? Along the way, you’ll taste Tuscan wines of extraordinary flavor, created by expert local craftsmen. As they are presented for sampling, you’ll learn about bouquet, color, region and technique in this enthralling portion of the tour.

Walk along ancient streets of classical architecture described by your friendly and interesting guide. See beautiful squares that were once the main marketplaces of this bustling city. See the Piazza Sant’Ambrogio, a modern-day farmers’ market, open daily for the purchase of locally sourced delicacies.

The dining establishments of Florence offer luscious, traditional fare made from recipes guarded and handed down for generations. Perhaps you’ll try a rich Tuscan soup, characteristic of the hearty dishes of this region.
Top off your tour with a delicious dish or cone of world-famous Italian gelato. With roots in ancient Rome, this cool treat has been a favorite since Julius Caesar’s Day.
We invite you to join us for the Food and Cultural Tour of Florence when you’re in Tuscany. It’s an event you’ll always remember.
For information and reservations, please contact info@foodtoursofitaly.com.

The fruit and vegetable market in Florence

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