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Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine

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Pamper your palate on a 2.5-hour gourmet food tour of Florence! While exploring the pretty city with a local guide – passionate about Tuscan cuisine – sample decadent delights and learn about the region's reputation as the larder of Italy. Visit several of the city’s top food stores, meet friendly owners and try sumptuous specialties like truffle panini, artisan chocolate, olive oil, gelato and focaccia bread. Glasses of prosecco and Chianti are also included.
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Piazza della Repubblica
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    Forno Top
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Alimentari Uffizi
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Perché no!...
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    Migone Confetti
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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    Enoteca Alessi
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
  • Savor a selection of snacks and tastings curated by your Florence-based gourmet guide
  • Learn about Tuscany’s foodie history as you stroll picturesque Florence
  • Discover the varied flavors of Tuscan olive oil with a tutored tasting
  • Taste truffles, chocolate, Chianti, prosecco, gelato, and more
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group in Florence’s historic center and begin your walking tour. Visit a delicatessen that specializes in truffles, learn how locals forage for the prized fungus, and sample a panini topped with truffle shavings as you sip prosecco wine. Your next stop is an artisan chocolatier for a tutored tasting of different handmade chocolates. At a store that specializes in Tuscan olive oils and balsamic vinegars, learn how olive oil flavors can vary from fruity to peppery with another guided tasting. Stroll a little further through Florence’s old stone streets and enjoy a classic gelato before you end your tour in a wine bar with a glass of Chianti. Feel free to stay as long as you like as you run through what you’ve tasted and plot your next meal.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Departure Time
3:00 PM
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tastings
  • Wine tastings
  • Gelato
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Forno Top
  • Entry/Admission - Alimentari Uffizi
  • Entry/Admission - Perché no!...
  • Entry/Admission - Migone Confetti
  • Entry/Admission - Enoteca Alessi
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Everything about this tour was great. It starts with Sara, our local, extremely knowledgeable guide. We walked, experienced and tasted little hidden gems that will be imprinted in my memory from this point forward.
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Response from Florence U, Owner at Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Hi Michelle Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about our Florence Gourmet Food Tour. We are so happy to know how much you enjoyed the tastings, our wonderful guide Sara and the experience Best Regards Linda
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I've done a few tours with Urban Adventures. This one is up to the same standard. Great food, good information about the city and a relaxed fun time! This was a great way to get to know the city a little better and have some good food and wine while I'm at it!
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Response from Florence U, Owner at Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review about our Florence Gouremt Food Tour. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tastings and our off the beaten path walk Best Regards Linda
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This was a great time and tour with our guide Anna! The food was great! Our guide shared a lot of wonderful information about the region, history and culture. The pace was perfect and our guide share tips and recommendations for our the rest of our trip and into Rome! Highly
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Response from Florence U, Owner at Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine
Responded 14 Dec 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our Florence Gourmet Food Tour. We are thrilled that you enjoyed the tour along with our wonderful guide Anna Best Regards Linda Sorgiovanni
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Had a lovely afternoon sampling Tuscan cuisine in the hands of an entertaining host. Went back to many of the places visited!
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Response from Florence U, Owner at Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine
Responded 27 Oct 2019
Thank you for your wonderful review we are thrilled that you enjoyed our Florence Gourmet Food Tour
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We did this food tour during our recent honeymoon and had a great time. Stefania was a great guide and made sure we left with full stomachs. What was great about this was that it wasn't just local appetizers like most food tours tend to be. As advertised in the title, we were
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Response from Florence U, Owner at Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine
Responded 22 Oct 2019
Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Florence Gourmet Food Tour. It is amazing to know how much you enjoyed the experience along with our guide Stefania Best Regards Linda Sorgiovanni
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By: Florence Urban Adventures
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TanMez
Melbourne, Australia
4026
Great Market tour with Linda!
Our family of 4 had a fantastic afternoon with Linda on the Mercato Centrale & San Lorenzo Market Food Lovers
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183jadel
Hornsby, Australia
19190
One of the best tours in Firenze!
Today was an absolute privilege to learn how to make Pizza in Florence with Linda and Mangia Pizza. From the
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Michelle M
New York City, New York
2116
A superb taste of Florence
Everything about this tour was great. It starts with Sara, our local, extremely knowledgeable guide. We walked,
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NW12BR
21
Great Tour! Would do it again.
I've done a few tours with Urban Adventures. This one is up to the same standard. Great food, good information
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NW12BR
21
Urban Adventures is wonderful!
I've done a few tours with Urban Adventures in Florence as well as Venice. They never disappoint! Not only do you
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iceappeal
Basel, Switzerland
1715
Foodies Walk
Wonderful and delicious foodies walk in Florence. I love food, especially italian food - so this was the perfect
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jpzman
Medley, Florida
50
Great Time! So happy we did this tour!
This was a great time and tour with our guide Anna! The food was great! Our guide shared a lot of wonderful
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LaLunaMeditations
30
Firenze with Francesco
Early morning rain did not deter this walk from north to south Francesco shared his Firenze - the history, the
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Mary Jo S
Louisville, Kentucky
20
Florence urban adventures is magnifico!
Linda conducted our apertivo tour and it was outstanding! She is an expert on food and wine, and knows all the
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282bens
Charlotte, North Carolina
5012
Nice, low-key intro to food-and-drink basics
We ended up getting a private walking tour with the three other guests failed to show up. Sarah was a great host,
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i_rutherglen
91
Lovely food samples and great introduction to the city
Had a lovely afternoon sampling Tuscan cuisine in the hands of an entertaining host. Went back to many of the
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Valerie S
Baltimore, Maryland
133
Our favorite Italian guide!
We got to Florence in the late afternoon and didn't have any plans. We randomly selected the Aperitif and Drink
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Andrew P
197
Great Food, Great Fun
We did this food tour during our recent honeymoon and had a great time. Stefania was a great guide and made sure
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ccc125
Carrollton, Texas
10
Nemi Fiaschi - Tour Guide Extraordinaire
This was an AMAZING tour. First time in Florence and Nemi showed us so much! She is knowledgeable, friendly,
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smcq96
10
Wine and history - my kind of combination!
I did this tour in September and our guide was Martina. She was absolutely fantastic! She knew all of the secrets
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