Eating Florence: The Other Side Food Tour

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Discover the vibrant Florentine neighborhood of Oltrarno, known for its Bohemian atmosphere. Taste some best Florentine specialties in a small group with a local guide.


  • Dive into the artistic Oltrarno neighborhood and taste the
  • Spring Edition: Mar 22–Apr: Cheese tasting, seasonal Pasta and Easter Treats
  • Attend famous Cantucci biscotti cooking demo
  • Sample typical Tuscan cheeses and Finocchiona salami
  • Try local wines and the real-deal Gelato


Spring Flavors Special Edition | March 22 – On April 13, we're spicing up our regular route. We'll be swinging by this cozy trattoria run by a mother and son duo for a taste of their spring pasta dish, perfectly paired with a seasonal Sangiovese Rosé wine. Think local Pecorino cheese with fava beans, Easter chocolate eggs, and to top it off, a Colomba cake ('Easter's panettone') Embark on a captivating 3-hour walking tour of Florence's Oltrarno neighborhood, delving into the heart and soul of the city's culinary traditions. Wander through historic streets, absorbing the rich history and vibrant food culture that define this area. Indulge in five distinctive food and drink tastings, ranging from succulent cured meats to creamy gelato, carefully curated to showcase the best of Tuscan cuisine. Sample local favorites with stories passed down through generations, all while gaining insights into the cooking techniques and traditions behind them during a cooking and baking demonstration at a local restaurant kitchen. No Florence food tour is complete without connecting with the artisans who craft the city's beloved dishes. Interact with these skilled craftsmen and women, discovering their passion for food and commitment to preserving traditional techniques. Ideal for both food enthusiasts and culture lovers, this tour provides a unique and authentic glimpse into the heart of Florence's culinary scene, promising an unforgettable day of gastronomic delights and fun in the city.


Food and drink tastings Live commentary from a local, English-speaking guide Florence Food Lover's Guide and an itinerary of the places visited on the tour

Important Information

  • The tour operates rain or shine
  • This activity has a minimum number of participants required to run
  • Vegetarian options are available and some gluten-free or dairy-free options are available but cannot be guaranteed at each stop
  • Children under the age of four are not required to purchase a ticket, but please inform the supplier if you are bringing children under the age of four • Please note, the itinerary and tastings are subject to change due to seasonal availability, individual closings, or local holidays

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