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Taste Florence

| near Piazza dell'Unita, Florence, Italy
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A terrific way to see (and eat) through Florence!

I just got back from a 5 day trip to Tuscany, which included a four and a half hour tour with Taste... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michelle Y
A must-do in Florence

This tour was the first thing we booked right after we had bought tickets to fly to Italy, and it... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Rachel C
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Voted Best Food Tour by The Culinary Travel Guide, this is a delicious way to begin your stay in Florence. We are Sommeliers, Culinary Professors, and Licensed Guides- but no worries, you'll have fun while tasting your way through Florence. Join our four hour Taste Florence Food Tour, and taste cheeses, balsamic vinegars, olive oils, antipasti, wine, gelato and several more local specialties. Featured in the Washington Post, The Dallas Morning News, The Toronto Star, The Boston Globe, The Newcastle Herald, on the CBC, on Voice of America, Deutsche Welle and more. Taste Florence with us and get the insider's edge on what to eat and where to find it.
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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| near Piazza dell'Unita, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I just got back from a 5 day trip to Tuscany, which included a four and a half hour tour with Taste Florence. We were 6 couples. I cannot express how much the group and I enjoyed ourselves. Toni, our guide and the owner of...More

Thank Michelle Y
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This tour was the first thing we booked right after we had bought tickets to fly to Italy, and it was the highlight of our trip by far. It was the trip event we were most excited for, and even then, our expectations were entirely...More

Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a GREAT time with Karin! She was super friendly and knowledgeable on everything we did. Went out of her way to make everyone comfortable. The food samples were amazing. I really would not eat before you go. You eat a lot on this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I read about this tour six years ago, and finally got to take it in 2018–it was worth the wait. Our guide, Karin, is a professor with knowledge of Italian gastronomy, history, nutrition and Florence in general. We visited a number of old, family run...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an amazing way to spend a morning. Our guide, Karin, was so friendly and knowledgeable about her subject. We had a great wander through Florence, trying loads of delicious things, ending with a more relaxed wine tasting. It was so interesting to hear...More

Thank Mary R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour shines. Our guide, Alessandro, knows the local purveyors. He adds historical context (why is Tuscan bread so unremarkable? Ask him about the salt war with Pisa). The food samples are tasty, in context, and Florentine. Our tour lasted about five hours - great...More

Thank TobyCat88
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great tour - our guide Alessandro was very friendly, knowledgeable, and fun. We were a bit surprised at the quantity of food during the tour, you definitely should come hungry! Stopped by several locations during the ~4 hour tour, many of which have...More

Thank Bill J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely LOVED this food & drink tour. It was truly wonderful. We couldn’t rate it highly enough. Our guide, Madeline, was really friendly & super knowledgeable. This was more than a food and wine tour ... it was an inspirational, gastronomic journey into the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our first time to Florence. Tour was from 9:30 to 13:30 and a great way to be introduced to the city and some of the food. Nicely paced. Wear comfortable shoes and skip breakfast. The only thing missing from this tour was a...More

1  Thank SpikeIII
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

I absolutely loved this tour. Our guide was so knowledgeable and friendly. I felt like I was getting an intimate tour of Florentine food with a friend I've known my whole life. Great variety, super personal touches, was my favorite day in Italy.

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San Lorenzo’s lively merchants shout out from behind
stalls with an array of products in one of the most
traditional neighborhoods in Florence. Different
ethnic groups join together in the large outdoor
market of San Lorenzo and in the Central Market, a
vast multi-floored building. Visitors are bound to
fall in love with this area and in particular, with
its variety of food, especially those focusing on
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Mike C
3 May 2018|
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Response from westFOODIE32 | Reviewed this property |
tasteflorence is the website go to the buy tickets tab at the top of the website, a calendar opens and you can purchase tickets
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Shanda L
10 April 2018|
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Response from ToniTravelerFirenze | Property representative |
Shanda, I'd like to apologize as I missed your message asking where to book- I'd like to thank the other travelers from Canada who replied and helped you with the information. If you have any questions don't hesitate to... More
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Jcworldpeace
12 March 2018|
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Did this tour today, it’s all about those local, small stores
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