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Forget McDonald's, forget Kebabs.. Discover the delights of traditional Tuscan cuisine!

Come and join us for a very special tour about the history and traditions of the Italian food and wine.

You cannot travel all the way to Florence without experiencing one of city's oldest and famous food markets.

Your Italy on a Budget tour leader will take you right into the heart of the market letting you share the passion of food and culinary traditions that is authentic to the Tuscan region. We’ll guide you through a tasting path of the most important products this land has to offer, we will teach you how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients as well as some little tricks for preparing local recipes. You will meld among locals picking their specialty food, you will meet the butchers, the bakers and the farmers.

Now that you have seen the food, it is time to try it first hand at one of the oldest deli's in the market. Here your taste buds will be treated to fresh olives, salami, cheese, jams, olive and balsamic vinegar.... not to mention a little Chianti wine to wash it all down with.



WHEN Monday, Saturday
MEETING PLACE Italy on a Budget office, via nazionale 149R, Florence
INCLUDED Guide, food and wine tasting
MIN- MAX Tour guaranted with a min of 4 people - max. 15
COMBO TOURS Combine it with our cooking courses for a full food experience


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  • Learn to eat like a local with the help of a foodie guide
  • Sample authentic staples of Tuscan cuisine, from local cheeses and salamis to Chianti wines
  • Perfect tour for food addicts
  • Learn about the history of Florentine cuisine through authentic 'peasant food'



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