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Florence Gourmet Food Tour: Truffles, Chocolate, Gelato, Olive Oil, and Wine

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Overview
Pamper your palate on a 2.5-hour gourmet food tour of Florence! While exploring the pretty city with a local guide – passionate about Tuscan cuisine – sample decadent delights and learn about the region's reputation as the larder of Italy. Visit several of the city’s top food stores, meet friendly owners and try sumptuous specialties like truffle panini, artisan chocolate, olive oil, gelato and focaccia bread. Glasses of prosecco and Chianti are also included.
Highlights
  • Savor a selection of snacks and tastings curated by your Florence-based gourmet guide
  • Learn about Tuscany’s foodie history as you stroll picturesque Florence
  • Discover the varied flavors of Tuscan olive oil with a tutored tasting
  • Taste truffles, chocolate, Chianti, prosecco, gelato, and more
What to Expect
Greet your guide and small group in Florence’s historic center and begin your walking tour. Visit a delicatessen that specializes in truffles, learn how locals forage for the prized fungus, and sample a panini topped with truffle shavings as you sip prosecco wine. Your next stop is an artisan chocolatier for a tutored tasting of different handmade chocolates. At a store that specializes in Tuscan olive oils and balsamic vinegars, learn how olive oil flavors can vary from fruity to peppery with another guided tasting. Stroll a little further through Florence’s old stone streets and enjoy a classic gelato before you end your tour in a wine bar with a glass of Chianti. Feel free to stay as long as you like as you run through what you’ve tasted and plot your next meal.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
Departure Time
3:00 PM
Duration
2h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Food tastings
  • Wine tastings
  • Gelato
  • Local guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • For your Urban Adventure you will be in a small group of a maximum of 12 people.
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Nemi was an amazing guide with great knowledge and made it a great experience! The local meat and cheese stop was our favorite!

Date of experience: July 2019
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Florence U, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Florence Gourmet Food Tour. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the tour along with our guide Nemie

Reviewed 1 week ago

A great tour with Nemi! She was super helpful and knowledgeable! The food and wine was also really good! I will be sure to contact Nemi when I am back in Florence.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Florence U, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our Gourmet Foodies Tour. We are thrilled to know how much you enjoyed the experience and our wonderful Nemie Kind Regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tour was very informative and well worth the price. We sampled so many regional dishes and the history lessons that came with them we amazing. We learned so much about the culture and history of Florence. Nemi Fiaschi was the perfect guide very knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Florence U, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review about our Florence Gourmet Tour. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the tour along with our wonderful guide Nemi Best Regards Linda Sorgiovanni

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family, with adult children, went on this tour with Nemi and had a wonderful time. The food items were delicious and Nemi was so informative. We all learned so much! She has knowledge not just about food but about everything, from history to the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Florence U, Owner at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write such an amazing review about out our Florence Gourmet Fodo Tour. We are so happy to hear how much you enjoyed the experience along with our guide Nemie

Reviewed 29 July 2019

Our Foodies tour was simply wonderful. Our guide Nemi did an amazing job weaving culture, history, and taste into a fun afternoon. We tried chocolates and truffles (the hazelnuts are to die for), went to a local shop where the owner has a farm where...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Florence U, Proprietario at Florence Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

Thank you for your amazing review about our Gourmet Food Tour with tasting. Your explanation of the tour really makes our day to know how much you loved our tour along with our wonderful guide Nemie Best Regards

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