Florence has some of the most delicious cuisines in the world. With local foods like bruschetta, ribollita, prosciutto, and of course the famous Florentine steak, these tours lead you (and feed you) through the long history of Florence. Take a bite with our English-speaking guides in these best food and wine tours in Florence
Discover Florence Through Its Food
No trip to Italy would be complete without a thorough exploration of local Italian cuisine and wine! When in Florence, you’ll definitely want to try the local bruschetta, ribollita, prosciutto, and of course the famous Florentine steak.
A fantastic way to explore the food and culture of the region is with a local guide to show you the best places and authentic foods to eat for a gastronomic journey you won’t forget. Here are our best food and wine tours in Florence:
- Florence Local Food Tour with Wine Pairings and Florentine Steak
- Tuscany Wine Tour from Florence to Siena and Chianti with Farm-to-Table Lunch
- Wine Day in the Chianti Hills from Florence
Florence Local Food Tour with Wine Pairings and Florentine Steak
Beginning at the Piazza della Signoria, this light walking tour brings you over the famed Ponte Vecchio bridge and through the heart of Florence. You’ll try some delicious local aperitivo (typically wine before a meal), prior to a traditional dinner of Tuscan pasta and one of the best Florentine steaks you can find anywhere in the city.
Along the way, make sure to leave room for plenty of wine. In this Florence local food tour, you’ll sample a wide variety of it at an 800-year-old wine shop, paired with delicious olive oil and truffles. And after your dinner, try the vin santo with local biscotti. This is a great food tour with a guide knowledgeable in the rich and detailed history of Florence and its food, without waiting to eat.
Tours of Chianti & Florence
Tuscany Wine Tour from Florence to Siena and Chianti With Farm-To-Table Lunch
When you sign up for this exclusive tour, you will be chauffeured to the Chianti Hills, one of the finest wine regions in the world. Upon arrival, you’ll meet the families that own and operate the very best wineries in Tuscany. Oh, and there will be tons of wine to share along the way.
The Tuscany wine tour begins at San Gimignano, a historic town famous for its tall towers and rich history. After your guide shares historical stories about the town, you’ll set off for the hills for a traditional sit-down lunch at a local winery. After a full day of exploring and wine tasting, you’ll head back to Florence. It’s a wonderful getaway, and a unique experience many tourists miss out on.
Wine Day in the Chianti Hills from Florence
If you’d like to spend longer in the beautiful Chianti region, then this is the tour for you. Travel out of Florence into the sunny Tuscan countryside. After you arrive at a local organic Chianti farm, you and the owner will tour the grounds and discover what makes Tuscany wine so cherished by people around the world.
On this wine day in the Chianti Hills, the owner will bring you some of their finest organic wine and olive oil to taste. There is an emphasis on slow food, an Italian movement centered on local organic produce and authentic customary recipes. Here you will be treated to some of the farm’s locally-grown products with lunch and wine included.
Think the tour is over? Think again! After eating and drinking, you will have the opportunity to explore a relatively unknown, tucked-away village in the Chianti region before heading back for an evening in Florence.
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