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Taste Florence

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Address: Florence, Italy
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+39 389 850 8036
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09:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 09:30 - 14:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Voted Best Food Tour by The Culinary Travel Guide, this is a delicious way...

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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A Taste of Rome & Sicily

My friend and I toured Italy in September 2016. We went with Trafalgar Tours and had a fabulous time. We flew to Rome and drove on to Florence and had a fantastic dinner in the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well worth the experience! Our guide was informative, kind and very accommodating to our group. I returned to Canada with great knowledge of quality olive oils, balsamic vinaigrette, gelato and an overall appreciation for a magical place and a magical trip!!!

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our cruise had us stopping in Florence and we thought our teen boys might appreciate something different than most of the excursions we had done thus far. We met at a butchers shop where the rest of the group. I think in total we were a group of 12. Our guide explained the significance of the shop and we were... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a tour for five adults weeks in advance and despite one small miscommunication regarding scheduling (they gave me a discount on the price because of it), the booking process was very easy. They also went out of their way to provide me with restaurant suggestions in and around the area. I will say that my family and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I toured Italy in September 2016. We went with Trafalgar Tours and had a fabulous time. We flew to Rome and drove on to Florence and had a fantastic dinner in the Tuscan hills.The next day we coached to Venice, side trip by boat to Murano glass factory then to Burano which is famous for lace and... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

This tour was amazing. Wonderfully paced, our guide was a wealth of information and we went into little places and tried everything!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Well worth the money. A great experience and fabulous food. We would have never found these shops on our own. It was one of the highlights of our trip. We had a group of 5 adults and one baby - they arranged a trip for us with only one day warning. I highly recommend this tour to really experience Florence.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I are visiting Florence for the first time and wanted an orientation to the city, the food and the markets. Tony, our guide, was absolutely fabulous!! We met at a small shop dedicated to pork....sausages of all descriptions, hams and various cuts of pork. We were presented numerous samples of each product and receive complete explanations of... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Alessandro was our guide through the central market and local small eateries. He was exceptionally informative. Also very knowledgeable during the wine tasting. We would not have enjoyed our visit without his tour. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We're not huge tour fans, but anything related to food is usually a winner for us. Our local guide Karen was extremely knowledgeable about Tuscan cuisine and very friendly and engaging. When we booked the tour we let the company know about our allergies and they accommodated everything at each stop (including vegetarian options). We visited bakeries, butchers, the San... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough good things about this tour!!! The guide (Alessandro) was articulate, knowledgeable, and incredibly helpful. The itinerary (a tour of butcher shops, bakeries, wine shops, and other local stores) was well thought out and perfect for the 4-ish hour time frame. We only visited small locally owned stores/shops, and had time to do a little shopping after... More 

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San Lorenzo
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 Florentine dishes as well as international selections. Nobody leaves San Lorenzo without a shopping bag in hand or with an empty stomach.
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