Private Tour

Florence Street Food Tour

Family
Food & Wine
Duration: 3 hours
Languages: EN, ES, ZH

Live an authentic foodie experience in Florence in the company of one of our expert local guides. This Florence street food tour explores traditional Florentine food culture and introduces you to sights that tell of Florence’s rich history. Whether you are a food amateur, an art history lover or a traveling family, this is a fun and immersive way to taste and see the real Florence!


Perfect for:
  • Families with Kids
  • Foodies
Covid-19 Health & Safety Measures

What to Expect

This private guided Florence street food tour combines architectural commentary, historical facts, local culture and culinary insight into a unique local experience. The ideal tour for those who wish to experience local life, both past and present, by exploring everything within a section of the real Florence, from the great highlights to where local Florentines go to shop.  We will introduce you to our favorite family-run bakeries and specialty shops that retain the authentic atmosphere of days long past whilst also discovering all the best spots along the way.

 

Florence, town of artistic and cultural treasures, hometown of painters and sculptors, writers and poets is also one of Italy’s most celebrated foodie destinations. Get under the skin of the culinary scene by exploring the tastiest spots of Florence.  Follow your personable guide through the city’s most renowned streets where cherished eateries blend with the medieval and renaissance architecture, which has remained intact over the centuries.

 

Be awed by the grandeur of Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio Bridge with its evocative scenery mirrored in the Arno River. Along the way, your guide will share some little-known history of the area and point out cultural landmarks. Then dive right into the city’s culinary scene with a visit to one of Florence’s most authentic markets. Stop at selected food stalls overflowing with fresh produce including seasonal fruits and vegetables, fish, cheeses and salt-cured meats. En route you’ll taste several specialties including Tuscan salami, schiacciata, coffee and pastries. Plus, unlike some food tours, pick the tastings you want to try on this 100% personalized experience.

 

Thirsty? Consider our Tuscany Wine Tour from Florence.


Highlights

  • Local Food & Culture
  • Food Market & Specialty Shops
  • Piazza della Signoria
  • Ponte Vecchio Bridge

What Is Included

  • Private licensed professional local foodie guide
  • Food tastings

What Is Not Included

  • Transportation
  • Additional snacks & drinks
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Anything not expressly mentioned as included

Meeting Point

In your hotel lobby (only for centrally located hotels) or in the city center. Full details provided upon booking.

Important Information

  • This private tour is available on request Monday through Saturday mornings except Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and Labor Day.

Good to Know Before You Go

  • During the booking process, tell us if you have any dietary restrictions or allergies. Our team will work with you to ensure you get the most out of your experience.
  • While the area is very flat, we suggest wearing comfortable shoes and if rain is in the forecast, we recommend that you bring an umbrella, as you will be outside for most of the tour.
  • During the warmest months of the year, a sun protection is also advisable.
  • This tour is not suitable for wheelchair users or those with impaired mobility.

How to Book Your Private Tour

  • Send Us Your Inquiry
    Fill out the tour inquiry form and we will respond with availability and price quote.
  • Payment Policy
    The tour will only be reserved upon full payment in advance of the tour. We use industry leader Stripe for all card transactions.
  • Tour Voucher
    Within two business days of payment, we will email you a voucher with all the booking details including the meeting point and phone number. Such email constitutes your proof of purchase.

 


Tour FAQs

What about the food?

We have carefully selected food tastings in partnership with our vendors that reflect the uniqueness of our area and its food scene, and this Florence street food tour is not an a la carte-type setting. These selections may include focaccia, Tuscan cold cuts, coffee and, if the season is right, gelato. Vegetarians can be accommodated.

Is this Florence street food tour suitable for kids?

Yes! A food-focused walking tour is an all-time favorite for families. Not only does it offer the chance to try specialty foods from vendors that you may not discover on your own, but also families get to explore some of Florence’s quaint, lesser-traveled neighborhoods. Aside from that our tour isn’t purely a history tour or tasting experience but a mix of both. This means there’s plenty of information to keep our younger guests entertained. Not to mention this is one of our most requested kid-friendly tours in Florence.





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If you would like us to put together a bespoke tour tailored to your needs, our dedicated trip planning specialists are on hand to help you develop an experience that will be just right for you and yours.
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