Florence private
food tour

Florence private food tour

At the most basic level, food is a quintessential component of local culture just like art, music, architecture, film, literature, humor and so on. What we eat, how we prepare it, the dishes and utensils we use, and even the recipes passed down by our elders are all part of our area's food and drink culture.
The strength of food culture in countries like Italy and France is intensely apparent in every aspect of society. Perhaps you've heard of pizza or spaghetti? Foods like these have achieved iconic importance and serve as culinary ambassadors for their regions." Do you need other reasons to choose our Florence private food tour?
There are diverse and exciting ways to discover the history of Florence and its culinary traditions.This tour is exclusively for foodies. The tour is for real food lovers who want to taste only the premium quality dishes.
Our tour will start from the Mercato Centrale, the oldest food market in the downtown. Here, you can buy t-bone steak, porcini mushrooms, EVOO, excellent wine, pecorino and Parmigiano cheese, authentic balsamic vinegar, and much more!!!
Strolling around the market, you will taste some pecorino cheese, Parmigiano, Cantucci & Vin Santo (almond cookies deep into a sweet wine), schiacciata (it is yummyyyyy) For genuine food lovers, these tastings will be not enough, so we will do a "tasty walk" till we arrive at the chef's home
Along the way, you will taste Coccoli and stracchino, a typical Florentine fried pasta, and you'll drink a glass of wine, but don't miss to a have quick look at the most beautiful palaces of Florence like the Medici Chapels, Palazzo Strozzi, Ponte Vecchio.
We will cross the Arno river walking in the fascinating Oltrarno. This magical experience will leave you enchanted, as you soak up the beautiful scenery on your way to meeting our chef at her home. Are you ready for the last tastings? It is a light lunch and a Tiramisu demo and tastings.

Private and Customised Food Market Tour

VIP unique private experience for foodies.
Morning at the Mercato Centrale and historical center.
Florence's historic multi-level market filled with row after row of vendors selling meats, cheeses, produce, and dried fruits, is the perfect starting point for your tour exploring the Renaissance city's culinary wonders.
You'll meet the small group at 8:45 am to begin your adventure as your guide introduces you to authentic Florentine delicacies like porcini mushrooms, extra-virgin olive oil, pecorino cheese, balsamic vinegar, salami, and prosciutto.
After a delight of the senses, the very small group (max 10 guests) will leave the market, walking on cobblestone streets past historic churches, palaces, buildings, and statues, stopping in a shop along the way.
Our local guide and the experts will bring live the history of the italian and tuscan food.
You will learn how to select the best Parmigiano, how to taste the Extra virgin Olive Oil, you'll learn the differences between Tuscan Salami and Parma ham, you'll became expert for Balsamic vinegar.
At the end of this experience your taste buds will be so happy and you will be able to recognized at first sight the real and best italian food.
The best experience for foodies in Florence!
More than 24 amazing tastings for discovering the authentic tuscan food tradition.

4 cheeses
3 Salami
3 Extra Virgin Olive Oil
4 Balsamic Vineagre (Aged, Traditionals, Truffle)
Cantucci (Traditional Tuscan Biscotti)
Schiacciata (Flat Tuscan Bread)
3 Street Food Tasting (Menu can change: Lampredotto, Stew, Meatball....)
Truffle Sandwich and Antinori Spumante
Top of Chianti wine

Additional info:
Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability.
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Infant meals not included
Minimum drinking age is 18 years
Dress code is smart casual
Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking (keep in mind that the "best of the tour" is the local food that included cheeses and meat)
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
A maximum of ten people per booking
A small amount of walking is involved (0,7 miles)
Vehicles are collapsible wheelchair accessible, however the driver is unable to assist passengers boarding and disembarking due to insurance regulations
Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
A small amount of walking is involved


  • Food tasting
  • Tour food
  • All activities included in a tour
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Professional guide
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Bottled water
  • All activities
  • Glass of Champagne
  • Private tour


  • Tips
  • Extra wine
  • Transportation to/from activities


  • Excellent value for money
  • Personal quality service
  • Your Tour guide will share her true love for art, food and traditions of Florence

Departure Time: 8:45 - 11:45

Maximum Number: 10

Price: 114 Euro

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