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Authentic Italian Gelato

Try real-deal Gelato – we promise you’ll never look at frozen treats the same way again!

Nearby Attractions

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Santo Spirito
This basilica boasts some of the best in Renaissance interior design, courtesy of Brunelleschi.
Italian Cantucci
Step into a local restaurant's kitchen and watch a baking demonstration of homemade cantucci.
Finocchiona
Sample a deliciously fennel-spiced salami, Finocchiona.
Trattoria
Visit an authentic Italian trattoria, and taste one of their seasonal soups or stews.
Chianti Wine Tasting
Experience the smells and tastes of a collection of Chianti wines.
Cold Cuts & Crostini
An appetiser of cold cuts & toasted bread.

Related Tours

Private Food and Wine Tasting Tour of Florence
Experience the delicious local cuisine and wines of Florence on this all-inclusive foodie tour through the hidden gems of the city called the Cradle of the Renaissance. On your private tour you will: 

  • Enjoy the personalised attention of a private tour guide, who will manage all aspects of your all-inclusive food tour.
  • Step away from the beaten tourist path and explore the pretty Oltrarno foodie neighbourhood, a favourite with locals. 
  • Meet the local custodians, sellers and producers of Florence’s proud culinary traditions, and wine experts as you walk your way through this tasting extravaganza. 
  • Taste a selection of local Florentine and Tuscan delicacies such as the "schiacciata" and other traditional sweets. 
  • Stop in a wine shop for a curated Tuscan wine tasting accompanied by tasty cold cuts and crostini
  • Step inside a cheese specialist to explore the best cheeses Tuscany has to offer - also accompanied by a glass of wine
  • Refresh your palate with delicious gelato, in non-touristy gelateria – one of Florence’s best-kept secrets!
  • Arrive on this tour hungry, and plan to leave this tour full!
No holiday to Italy, the land of sun, art, culture and glorious food and wine, is complete without this VIP food tour through the hidden gems of Florence, home of the Renaissance and symbolic of Italy’s culinary passion! 

With your local expert guide, you will step away from the tourist hotspots and navigate the foodie neighbourhoods and quaint streets of Florence, as you sample a huge array of Florentine and Tuscan specialities from mouth-watering cold cuts and cheeses to delicious wines and classic Italian dolce (sweet foods) including – of course – a classic gelato. 

Your tour will begin across the Arno river in Piazza Santo Spirito – a favourite local haunt of the young Michelangelo, and now an area trendy with students and locals alike. Your guide will take you to fascinating streets, shops, bars and piazzas of the Oltrarno district where you’ll learn and taste all the best gastronomic traditions Florence and Tuscany can offer. You’ll have a chance to chat with the expert producers and sellers, chefs and sommeliers, of these flavoursome delicacies – learning about the history of the food and the passionate families that have worked in the business for generations. Just be sure to arrive on an empty stomach! 
Small Group Food Tour: Florence for Foodies
Did you know that Tuscan cuisine holds its own among the tastiest regions in Italy? Or that Florentine people are more likely to eat a bowl of bread and bean soup than a plate of pasta? Taste your way through Florence on this foodie experience.

  • Watch a baking demonstration of homemade Cantucci 
  • Sample a deliciously fennel-spiced salami 
  • Visit a collection of an authentic Italian trattoria 
  • Taste one of Florence's seasonal soups or stews 
  • Sample different flavours of authentic gelato 
On our 4-hour walking food tour through Oltrarno – the Florentine equivalent of Paris’ left bank – you’ll get to taste what makes this city’s cuisine so special and unique within Italy. Through countless food and wine tastings at 8 authentic stops, learn how to make Italian Cantucci (cookies), sample the local salami, and experience the neighbourhood’s Bohemian vibe – full of students, artists and lively culture. Meet the families that have been serving up the foodie treasures locals have savoured for generations. 
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