The best way to experience Florentine culture is to discover the local food and traditions. Your guide will lead you on this culilnary journey through the flavours of Tuscany as you discover the city and its sights. It will be a true feast for your taste buds! Visit the San Lorenzo market, the Medici family palace, pass by the famous Cathedral, head to Piazza San Giovanni at the rear of the Duomo to see the magnificent Gates of Paradise door of the Baptistery and discover how the architect Brunelleschi designed and built the majestic dome.
At Arco di San Pierino you’ll have a break with some fresh pasta, traditional pappa-al-pomodoro (Tuscan bread and tomato soup), the ribollita (a thick stew), cantucci biscuits, lampredotto sandwich made with tripe and peposo del Brunelleschi, a beef stew made with Chianti wine. Last but not least, it will be time for a gelato. Ask for the Buontalenti flavour because you won’t find it anywhere else but here! Enjoy this foodie tour of Florence with history, culture and curiosities of the city that once was the capital of Italy, while eating as locals do and enjoying every single bite!