Private food markets of Florence walking tour

Explore the famous Florentine markets in this 3 hour private tour. Taste typical and authentic Florentine food while visiting some of the most picturesque and lively areas of Florence, Sant’Ambrogio and San Lorenzo

Highlights and what's included

  • English speaking, local expert guide for 3 hours
  • Tasting of Italian delicatessen like extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan prosciutto, Chianti wine, vin santo and balsamic vinegar to taste accompanied by cheese or strawberries


Starting in the most authentic food market of Florence, Sant’Ambrogio, on this tour you will get to experience a whole new side to Italy. This is a truly authentic Italian experience, the market of Sant’ Ambrogio is where the locals shop, so you’ll get to learn how to choose the best and freshest ingredients, explore the origin of Florentine cuisine, and learn about the so-called “cucina povera” - peasant food.

For our next stop, we’ll move on to the other famous market of Florence, San Lorenzo. Located in the Medici’s quarter, at San Lorenzo you’ll discover how this extraordinary family contributed to food innovation and invented recipes still famous all over the world. We will also taste some Italian specialties like extra virgin olive oil, Tuscan prosciutto, Chianti wine, and balsamic vinegar.

Other info

  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.

Meeting Point

In front of the church of Sant’Ambrogio – You guide will have a sign with your name written on it

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