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WHAT TO DO IN FLORENCE ITALY

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All small Group Tours might be available also as private party tour upon request

WALKING TOURS - FLORENCE

FL-W1

FLORENCE WALK

Highlights: This tour introduces to some of the most popular sights of Florence: Florence's Baptistery, Bell Tower, Gates of Paradise, Santa Maria del Fiore Cathedral (visit inside), Vasari's Corridor, Piazza della Signoria, Palazzo Vecchio and the Old Bridge.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 20 

Included: Licensed tour guide (no entry fees required)

Duration: 3 hours approx.  

FL-W2 ACCADEMIA GALLERY

Highlights: Visit of the Accademia Gallery and in particular on the statue of David by Michelangelo.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 18 

Included: Licensed tour guide and skip-the-line reservation.

Duration: 1 hour approx. 

FL-W3

UFFIZI GALLERY

Highlights: The Uffizi Gallery is, perhaps, the greatest repository of Renaissance and Mannerist artworks in the world, which includes works by Michelangelo, Botticelli, Giotto, and Da Vinci.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 20 

Included: Licensed tour guide and skip-the-line reservation.

Duration: 2 hours approx. 

FL-W4 RUNNING TOUR

Highlights: Runner enthusiasts will enjoy this run during the quietest time of the day. It stretches to sightsee all the major tourist sites, including up to Piazza Michelangelo to enjoy the best view over Florence. It is an early morning 5.3 miles run at 10.30 min./ml. pace for a total of a little over 1 hour run, which includes few short stops.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8 

Included: Runner leader guide.

Duration: 1 hour approx.

COOKING CLASSES AND FOOD TOURS - FLORENCE

FL-C1 STAFFED PASTA

Highlights: Learn how to make 3 types of pasta shell with savory fillings. Class and lunch or dinner are held at professional Chef's home in a typical downtown Florentine building. 

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8 

Included: Cooking class, lunch/dinner, take-home recipes and wine tasting

Duration: 3 hours. 

FL-C2 PASTA MAKING CRUSH COURSE

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GOURMET DINNER

Highlights: This tour is designed to not interfere with your daily activities in Florence. In 1 hour you will learn to make noodles, or ravioli, or dumpling with seasonal dressings. At dinner you will enjoy additional dished prepared by your chef. Class and dinner is held in a private residence facing the beautiful Boboli Gardens. 

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8 

Included: Cooking class, dinner, and wine tasting

Duration: 2-3 hours. 

FL-C3 RICOTTA

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GNOCCHI MAKING

Highlights: Learn how to make your fresh ricotta and  gnocchi (dumplings) from scratch, . While cooking, before dinner, you will enjoy an appetizer with cheese tasting, hand-made jam and wine.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8 

Included: Cooking class, dinner, take-home recipes and wine tasting

Duration: 3 hours. 

FL-C4 CHEESE MAKING

GOURMET TASTING

Highlights: Learn how to make your fresh and unique soft cheeses. During the lesson you will also learn and taste several Italian cheese and gourmet matching with jams, balsamic vinegar and truffle from scratch. After your cheese is ready, it will be used as dressing for your pasta dish for your lunch/dinner after lesson.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8 

Included: Cooking class, dinner, take-home recipes and wine tasting

Duration: 4 hours. 

FL-C5 TUSCAN CUISINE

Highlights: Hands-on cooking class to learn authentic Tuscan cuisine with chef in a professional Kitchen. 4 dishes chosen accordingly to availability of seasonal produce:  Deep-fried zucchini flowers;Pear Salad with Pecorino and Walnuts; Pappa al pomodoro; Ribollita; Panzanella; Oven-baked Rosticciana; Peposo; Pan-fried White Cabbage; Zuccotto; Cantuccini.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8-10

Included: Cooking class, 4-dish menu dinner and wine tasting

Duration: 4 hours (runs on Friday).

FL-C6 PIZZA MAKING

Highlights: You will learn the art of dough making and kneading and rolling out the pizza or making Calzone or Focaccia. Only the best and freshest products are used for topping. You will also learn how to cook Pizza in an electric oven, so you can do it once back home.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8-10

Included: Cooking class, 4 different pizzas and wine tasting

Duration: 4 hours (runs on Monday).

FL-C7

BOTTEGAS TOUR 

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 COOKING CLASS

Highlights: Visit authentic historic Bottegas for gourmet food tasting and to buy ingredients for your cooking class. After the walking tour, hands-on class to make either fresh fettuccine, or Potatoes Gnocchi or Canneloni. During the class your chef will also show you how to make Risotto. The dessert will be a Ricotta mousse with different topping

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 12

Included: Food tasting, Cooking class and 3-dish menu dinner.

Duration: 6 hours

 
FL-C8  MARKETS

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FOOD WALK

Highlights: You will experience how locals pick and choose their ingredients for their daily cooking by immerging yourself in the hustle and bustle of Sant'Ambrogio market, still no touristy and authentic food market. Then stop to taste local wine in a Osteria. This tour includes also stops to taste typical Tuscan cheese and cured meats. Stop in a Trattoria to enjoy a pasta/soup typical of Tuscany culinary tradition. Finally, visit a gelato maker workshop for a gelato tasting.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 12

Included: Food market tour, Food tasting, Wine tasting.

Duration: 3-4 hours

EXCURSIONS FROM FLORENCE

FL-E1

 CHIANTI COOKING

Highlights: This tour starts with a visit to a Florentine farmer's market, then you will transfer to typical farmhouse in the nearby countryside for a hands-on easy going and fun cooking class to prepare Tuscan arista, pizza, pasta, tiramisu and gelato. Lunch will follow paired with Chianti wine. 

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 18 

Included: Transfer to from farmhouse, market tour, cooking class, lunch and wine.

Duration: 7 hours approx.

FL-E2

CYCLING IN CHIANTI

Highlights: An easy paced 8 miles bike ride in the Chianti region, with stunning views of classic Tuscany Olive groves, cypress pines, rolling hills, villas, castles. Following, a lunch and wine tasting in a typical Tuscan Villa and time at leisure to explore the Villa Italian gardens and bathing on the Villa’s pool. 

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 16 

Included: Tour guide, bike & helmet and gourmet lunch with wine tasting.

Duration: 6 hours approx. 

 
FL-E3

SIENA AND SAN GIMIGNANO

Highlights: Take your time to visit the most popular hilltop towns of Siena, San Gimignano. This is a regular size group tour, however it provides, contrary to more costly small group tours, with entrance fees and a much needed licensed guide to visit Siena. For a more personalized tour, we suggest to request us this excursion as a private tour. 

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 40-50 

Included: A/C coach bus, tour escort, licensed guide in Siena, entrance fee to Siena Duomo and wine, snacks and sweets tasting.

Duration: 10 hours approx. 

FL-E4 CASTLE WINE TOUR AND DINNER Highlights: Short scenic drive through the Chianti rolling hills surrounding Florence. First stop to a typical Tuscan Castle housing a prominent wine estate for wine tasting. Transfer to a charming medieval hamlet for a short walk and to dine a selected Tuscan restaurant.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 16 

Included: English speaking driver, A/C van transfer, traditional Italian dinner, wine tasting (3 wines) and snacks.

Duration: 9 hours approx.

FL-E5 RENAISSANCE VILLAS WINE TASTING

Highlights: Visit 2 Renaissance Villa by Florence, their beautiful gardens and wine, cheese and olive oil tasting.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 18

Included: English speaking Driver/Guide, A/C minivan transfer, wine and typical food tasting.

Duration: 5 hours approx.

FL-E6 PISA

Highlights: Visit the Leaning Tower of Pisa,  Cathedral Square (Piazza dei Miracoli) and the medieval historic center of Pisa. This is a regular size group tour, however it provides, the most important services to visit Pisa: skip-the-line to leaning tower, easy round trip transfer Florence-Pisa. For a more personalized tour, we suggest to request us this excursion as a private tour.  with a licensed guide.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 40 (regular size group)

Included: Transport by air-conditioned coach, Professional guide, Skip-the-line Leaning Tower of Pisa entrance.

Duration: 5 hours approx.

FL-E7

CINQUE TERRE

Highlights: visit the scenic trail of Cinque Terre by hiking from Manarola to Corniglia (lunch), then to Vernazza. Short scenic train ride to Monterosso, weather permitting you will also be able to enjoy a short boat ride along the Riviera.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 40 (regular size group)

Included: Guide, luxury A/C bus transfer, lunch and entry fee to Cinque Terre Park.

Duration: 12-13 hours approx.

FL-E8

WINE ENTHUSIASTS TOUR

Highlights: Field trip to understand the local demanding wine making technique with wine grower in Chianti. Chianti Classico and Super Tuscan wines tasting at 2 wineries, olive oil tasting and typical Tuscan lunch with.

Departure/Arrival: Florence central location

Group size: up to 8

Included: Guide, luxury A/C van transfer, lunch, 8 wines tasting and olive oil tasting.

Duration: 8 hours approx.

 

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