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Taste Florence - Private Tours

Florence, Italy
+39-388-169-6835
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Ranked #24 of 320 Activities in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Taste Florence- Walking Food Tours: Whether your first time in Florence, or a return visit, you will discover lots from this guided food tour. Join our half day guided food & wine walk, and taste cheeses, balsamic vinegars, olive oils, antipasti, wine, gelato and more local specialties.Featured in the Boston Globe, Dallas Morning News, CBC, Voice of America and more, this is a fun and delicious way to begin your stay in Florence. Get an edge on what to eat and where to find it. At Taste Florence, we believe Eating is an Art.
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Oklahoma
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I booked this tour at the last minute after hearing about it from people at a wine tasting in Venice and I'm very glad I did. There were only three of us on the tour so we got really individualized attention from Martina. As other reviews have stated, we visited and tasted meats, pastries, wines, olive oil, vinegar, chocolate, gelato... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

On the recommendation of our travel company, we signed up for the Taste Florence tour and were so glad we did! Our party of four met our delightful and knowledgeable guide Alessandro at 9 a.m. and, with six other tourists, spent the next five hours eating our way through the historic district. Stops included a meat store for prosciutto, the... More

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My sister and I took this tour on our second to last day in Florence - and wished we taken it sooner. Our guide, Alessandro, was so knowledgeable and entertaining. We had a small group - 7 total - and that was great. We learned about local meats, sweets, wines, olive oil and balsamic vinegar. We toured the market and... More

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We read about this tour last winter in travel section of our newspaper and booked the tour a few months before leaving for Europe. It was a terrific tour. We only wish we could have done it on our first day in Florence! We recommend it to all our friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Group of 8--Very enthusiastic and knowledgeable guide. Wonderful variety of foods/wines. Well paced easy walk--- got to see/hear about a number of city buildings. Do it again in a heartbeat.

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Cologne, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My family and I had a wonderful time on this tour, it was a rainy day, but still very enjoyable! We met up at a butcher shop and learned about the different kinds of prosciutto, which was really informative! Then we stopped at a pastry shop, one of the originals, very tasty and even picked up a few treats to... More

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Stratfield Mortimer, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Based on other reviews we booked the tour for the start of our break and we were so glad that we did! It helped us to get our bearings in the city but also know where to visit for a quick snack or meal during our stay. The highlights were the Wine Tasting in the cellar, the bakeries and of... More

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We did a tour with friends of ours on a first visit to Florence. Martina did an excellent job explaining what we were sampling and answering all of our questions. She is a very patient and knowledgeable person. But be prepared that while the "tastes "are very good, they are just that; small. I feel that for the money paid;... More

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Whistler, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Our small group of 4 booked into this tour of a total size of 10. It was the highlight of our florence stay. So entertaining AND educational, and Allesandro was a fabulous guide. The tasting was phenomenal. Well worth it .... Highly recommended !

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Lexington, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Well we took this tour in 2011 and liked it so well we did it again and were glad we did. They have changed some of the stops on the tour adding some bakeries and some food vendors in the Central Market. The selections were wonderful and we had so much fun with our group. We all enjoyed each other's... More

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