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Taste Florence:
The First Food Tour in Town

Taste Florence is the Original food tour of Florence, Italy. This tasting experience has been written up in the Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News, Fodor's, The Washington Post, and the Toronto Star, and featured on Voice of America, Deutsche Welle, Rick Steves, The CBC and MTV. Over 17 years of experience means we're ready to give you the tour you've been dreaming of.

Our food tours are held in the morning in order for guests to get the true essence of Italian living- visiting bakeries for fresh breads and pastries, the market for produce and local specialties, small wine shops for a taste of local wines, and ending on a sweet note with gelato.

No museums, no churches. This tour is all about food and wine. Taste the best of Florence as we visit local markets, shops and culinary artisans, all in places chosen for their historic & culinary importance. You’ll learn lots while having fun and savoring each bite.

Our food tours are a series of food tastings, with a wine tasting included. Taste cheese, breads, pastries, salumi, crostini, balsamic vinegars, olive oil and seasonal specialties – all included in the ticket price. You won’t need lunch after, but you’ll have a food coma for sure.


We walk from point to point- tasting, learning, and savoring in each spot. Sometimes you’ll sit, sometimes you’ll stand, but you’ll rarely walk more than 15 minutes between stops.


Florence is flat and pretty small, so this is a user-friendly walking food tour.

Group tours are available Monday through Saturday mornings around 10am, and are conducted in English.


  • Several tastings of food & wine in 6 or more locations

    including the Historic Mercato Centrale.

  • Taste breads, cheeses, salumi, crostini, 3 wines, sweets,

    balsamic vinegar, olive oils and seasonal specialties –

    all included in the ticket price. You probably won’t need lunch after.

  • Informative, English Speaking Host

  • Tour lasts 3.5 hours, give or take 15 minutes.

  • Small groups- from 3 to 10 guests.

  • Insider’s Food Guide of Florence

  • Options available for vegetarians. Share any food allergies or dietary restrictions on our online booking form and we'll prepare delicious alternatives.

  • Please note: it is mandatory for guests to inform us in writing of any food allergies. By booking a tour you agree to tell us in advance if you or anyone your are booking a ticket for have any food allergies.

Since this is a particularly busy year, we want to be sure you have timely access to reservations, so the best option for signing up is directly through the automated reservation calendar, in case we are away from the computer for several hours on a tour and unable to answer last minute or urgent requests. Book online or simply browse available dates through FareHarbor ticketing. This will allow you to book directly at any time, and to pay by credit card.

Please note: while we welcome children, we cannot offer free entry for children as we have limited space on our tours. Please email us for options for families traveling with children.)

Want more wine? Add the Wine Tasting with Sommelier to your plans.

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