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FLORENCE FOOD, WINE & CULTURE TOUR


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Nourish your soul with a cultural immersion!

Our latest Italian excursion is an intimate stroll off the beaten path. This Food and Cultural Tour of Florence includes the exciting Duomo and the Santa Croce Basilica, as well as the lesser known Canto dei Bischeri, Sasso di Dante and Piazza dei Ciompi. Enjoy a refreshing jaunt through charming Florence. It’s beauty and hearty foods are invigorating!

Meet your expert English-speaking guide who will escort you to the first destination on the tour, a typical vineria that serves a true Italian aperitivo. A sumptuous array of appetizers including olives, cheeses and items in season will be presented to you. While you sample local delicacies, your guide will teach you about their origin and preparation.

This in-depth tour includes an informative lecture on viticulture and delicious local Tuscan wines. There’s so much to learn about bouquet, color, region and technique during this fascinating stop on the tour.

Walk leisurely and admire historic sights and beautiful squares. Visit the Piazza Sant’Ambrogio, a bustling daily market populated by purveyors of locally sourced merchandise.

As you walk the quaint streets and absorb the artistic vibe of Florence, your guide will tell you of the jealously guarded family recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation to prepare the rich, classic dishes of the region. Partake of a hearty Tuscan soup and savor the flavors and hospitality of Florence.

Cap off your tour with a dollop of homemade luscious Italian gelato. In ancient Roman times, ice and snow were stored in cellars to make this refreshing dessert.

The Food and Cultural Tour of Florence offers a unique combination of dining and sightseeing well worth adding to your Italian itinerary.

For information and reservations, please contact info@romecitytours.com

Piazza Della Repubblica
Basilica di Santa Croce
Duomo
Sasso di Dante
Canto dei Bischeri,
Piazza dei Ciompi
Lacal Fruit & Vegetable Market
YOUR REVIEWS
Lina J.

I have to start this review by saying that I absolutely LOVED this tour. My family and I finally made it to Europe and Rome was our 4th and last destination prior to returning to the States. When planning our dream vacation a great friend of ours insisted that there was no other way to make the best of our time in Rome than with a private tour, I personally researched all of our options to ensure we got the best pricing and services possible, which I am happy to say Rome city tours is the best deal out there. Anna was very helpful and patient while completing the booking process, she was very prompt and helped keep me on schedule (planning a 4city / 2country visit was a bit overwhelming). On Good Friday April 18th (busiest week in rome) Lara our actual tour guide was Amazing! She was friendly, patient and above all very knowledgable, she answered all questions we had for her, including some not related to Rome. At first I was a bit concerned of a 6-7 hr tour with a 7yr old, but Lara did such a great job, it felt as if it was only a fraction of the time, no minute was wasted, even when walking from one land mark to the other, Lara Kept us well entertained by pointing out interesting details that we would never have known about. We only realized the distance we had covered, when later that night we tried to venture back to one of the areas we were at earlier, which thanks to Lara and the tour we felt comfortable navigating. I would recommend this company and services to everyone, this is the most enjoyable, organized, informative and efficient way to see Rome, trust me, you will not regret it.

Jessica O.

I was so impressed by this company and their Best of Rome tour! We have been to a few different cities in Europe and this was by far one of the best tours I've had. It was a private tour and our guide was very flexible, friendly, and knowledgeable. She really took the time to explain things and make sure we had a great time while learning all about Rome's history and culture. Everything on the tour was amazing and I wouldn't have changed anything. She even took us to a nice Italian restaurant for lunch (which was delicious) and showed us a place to find the best gelato! If you're going to Rome and only have a short amount of time just book the Best of Rome tour! It is worth every penny. And if you have more time then try their other tours too!

 

TRIP ADVISOR
DURATION: Approximately 4 hours

AVAILABILITY: The tour is run in small groups (max 14 people) but we can arrange also a private one and can run anytime you want.

AGE GROUPS: Suitable for everybody, any age group.
WEATHER: The tour takes places rain or shine.

AMOUNT OF FOOD: More than a full course lunch or dinners. We suggest not to eat breakfast or anything ese before the tour.

DRESSING CODE: Comfortable shoes are recommended.
OPTIONS FOR VEGETARIAN: Meat will be provided on the tour but there are great options for vegetarians and people with other special dietary requirements.

LOCAL LICENSED GUIDE: You will have a great local guide speaking great English!

HOW TO BOOK: Contact us by using our ONLINE FORM or sending us an email to: info@romecitytours.com.