Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
Location: Florence, Italy
Take a wander along the winding market streets of Florence with an expert chef to lead the way. You’ll learn local shopping secrets, witness everyday life in Florence and taste the produce of Tuscany on this food-lover’s small group tour of San Lorenzo Central Market.
Numbers are limited to a maximum of 10 people on this small group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your knowledgeable food expert guide. San Lorenzo’s Central Market is a magical place hidden away off the tourist path. Meet the butchers, the bakers, and the farmers selling vegetables from their gardens, and learn about their specialty foods. You will discover how to distinguish the highest quality ingredients, and how to barter so you can purchase a bargain or two.
Join this tour for a tasting of some of Tuscany’s most famous products, and learn traditions and little tricks for preparing local specialties. You will taste homemade cheeses of different ages and from different areas; olive oils; cold cuts; local Chianti wine; and much more.
Do you want to join a small-group cooking class?
After you’re tour of the Food Markets in Florence, meet chef Giovanni and learn how to cook a four-course Tuscan banquet in a private home in the heart of Florence! Whether you are a cooking enthusiast or a novice, this cooking class promises to be fun and entertaining. At the end of the lesson your reward will be the delicious lunch you have prepared.