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Florence Central Market (Mercato Centrale)
Florence Central Market (Mercato Centrale)

Florence Central Market (Mercato Centrale) Tours and Tickets

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The renovated Central Market (Mercato Centrale) is a trendy gastronomic mecca in the heart of Florence. On the ground floor, you’ll find 19th-century architecture and traditional food stalls; upstairs, there’s an urban food court featuring more than a dozen stands and shops, as well as a cooking school.

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Piazza del Mercato Centrale, Firenze, Italy
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Wanna Be Italiano - The original Cooking Class & Market Tour in Florence

Wanna Be Italiano - The original Cooking Class & Market Tour in Florence

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Try your hand at Florentine cuisine on this cooking class. Journey first to the city’s Central Market alongside expert chefs to select local ingredients for your lunch. Then head to the cooking school to learn how to make Tuscan favorites such as bruschetta, homemade pasta, and dessert. Afterward, sit down to enjoy the fruits of your labor, complemented by Chianti wine.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

Small-Group Florence Food Walking Tour

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Indulge in a true taste of Florence on this food and walking tour. Led by a foodie guide, travel through the streets of the Renaissance city and stop at the top local haunts. Check out the fresh produce at the San Lorenzo Market, try the bold flavors of an Italian coffee, and peruse a Florentine delicatessen. You’ll sample plenty of specialties along the way, including cheeses, breads, olive oils, gelato, and Italian wine. Numbers are limited to 12 people to ensure an intimate experience.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Florence Cooking Course and Local Market Visit

Florence Cooking Course and Local Market Visit

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Try your hand at Italian fare during this cooking course and market tour in Florence. Begin with a walking tour through the San Lorenzo Market, choosing fresh ingredients for your dishes. Then head back to the kitchen and learn how to prepare a 4-course Tuscan meal under the guidance of a chef. Sit to feast on your creations and take recipes home at the end of your class. The lesson is divided into two groups, with a maximum of 15 people per chef for a more personal experience.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.20
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Pizza and Gelato class, in Florence

Pizza and Gelato class, in Florence

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Discover the delights of freshly baked Italian pizza and delicious gelato during an expert-led cooking class in Florence. Learn tips and techniques to make the perfect pizza, tasty homemade tomato sauce and fresh fruit gelato. Finally, sit down to indulge in your creations with your fellow chefs, accompanied by free drinks.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.80
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The Best of Tuscany in 4 days for 18 - 39's
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The Best of Tuscany in 4 days for 18 - 39's

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Explore the sights, tastes, and history of Tuscany with your fellow travellers aged 18-39 on this four-day, guided tour with three nights’ accommodation included. Begin your journey in romantic Florence and travel through Pisa, Cinque Terre, San Gimignano, and the Chianti region led by a guide. Look out at the scenery between wine tastings and vineyard tours and discover the cities and coastal villages that make this area memorable.
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  • 4 days
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Cooking Lesson: From The Market To The Table in Florence

Cooking Lesson: From The Market To The Table in Florence

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Learn to prepare a full Italian meal from scratch during a small-group cooking class in Florence. Your instructor is a professional chef who takes you first on a shopping excursion to the Central Market, then leads you through the steps of preparing the multicourse meal. Includes lunch with wine, and recipes to take home.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Highlights of Florence Treasure Hunt for Kids & Families with Gelato

Highlights of Florence Treasure Hunt for Kids & Families with Gelato

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Families visiting Florence with kids—this is the tour for you! Avoid yawns and boredom by going on a tour that has children’s attention spans in mind. A child-friendly guide keeps the little ones entertained with games, quizzes, and treasure hunts, while you get to enjoy seeing city highlights. The tour covers Santa Croce Square, Palazzo Vecchio, Porcellino Market, Piazza Duomo, Piazza San Lorenzo, and much more.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Highlights of Florence for Kids & Families
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Highlights of Florence for Kids & Families

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See Florence in family-friendly style during this half-day, guided tour that’s designed with kids in mind. Play games, tackle trivia questions and hear stories about the city’s sights. Visit San Lorenzo Market, Piazza della Repubblica, Ponte Vecchi and more and enjoy a little free time to indulge in locally made gelato and other treats.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Tasty Florence Food Tour & Sightseeing around San Lorenzo Farmers Market & Duomo

Tasty Florence Food Tour & Sightseeing around San Lorenzo Farmers Market & Duomo

Eat, drink and sightsee the cradle of the Renaissance, the city of Florence. Explore the colorful food market of San Lorenzo and visit some of the city highlights like the Duomo, deli shops and typical restaurants full of traditions. Led by a local and expert guide you will learn about all the culinary traditions, history and facts of the city and its monuments. Florence is a magnificent city considered the birth place of the Italian Renaissance, and a must see while in Italy not only for its attractions, monuments and art history background but also for its culinary. Taste the best of the Florentine culinary during this 4-hours Food, Wine and Sightseeing tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.80
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The Central Market of Florence - Private Tour
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The Central Market of Florence - Private Tour

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Come and visit the Central Market of Florence or "San Lorenzo" Market through a private guided tour, here you can create your culinary experience in the most exclusive way, through unique tastings, provided by the best local suppliers, discovering the origin, the history and flavor of every single product. Your private guide will accompany you within the market, trying to satisfy all your requests, telling you stories, anecdotes and cultures of the place, local producers and craftsmen who are an integral part of it. The tastings will be carried out exclusively within the market and will be included in the price of the visit, every single taste will be accompanied by the explanation of your guide. During the visit, you will have the opportunity to purchase all the products that have satisfied you most. We are waiting for you to savor the best of Tuscan and Italian cuisine, the one that the local inhabitants can taste every day
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$124.09
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Florence Food Tour: Home-Made Pasta, Truffle, Cantucci, Olive Oil, Gelato
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Florence Food Tour: Home-Made Pasta, Truffle, Cantucci, Olive Oil, Gelato

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Explore Florence cuisine with a local foodie on a 2.5-hour culinary tour of the city that includes tastings at markets, shops, and cafés along the way. Sample Florence foods that range from fresh pasta and truffles to gelato and pastries. This 3-hour tour is limited to 15 people for individual service from the guide, and in between treats, you’ll walk by some of the city’s most beloved landmarks and local neighborhoods.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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Florence Sightseeing Tour for Kids & Families
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Florence Sightseeing Tour for Kids & Families

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Dig into the history of the Tuscan capital in a way the whole family will enjoy with this 2.5-hour walking tour of Florence for families. Join a kid-friendly guide as you explore Santa Croce, the San Lorenzo Market, the Porcellino, Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo, Piazza della Repubblica, Ponte Vecchio, and more. Keep kids engaged with interactive games and activities.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$82.38
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Florence: San Lorenzo Farmers Market Food Tour with Wine Tasting in 4 hours
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Florence: San Lorenzo Farmers Market Food Tour with Wine Tasting in 4 hours

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Learn to distinguish authentic Tuscan cuisine from tourist traps on this great-value sightseeing and tasting tour. Florence’s Central Market can be daunting to approach on your own, but a guide shows you how to find the best olive oil, fresh pasta, truffles, wine, and more as you shop alongside residents. Walk it off while exploring top sights like Duomo Square and Santa Croce, stopping for a savory lunch with wine at a hand-picked restaurant.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.80
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Food Tasting Tour in Florence

Food Tasting Tour in Florence

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Delve into the Florentine culinary culture with this 2-hour food-focused tour. Learn about the history of Italian food and drink through insightful commentary and visits to several landmark bakeries and restaurants, including Florence's oldest bakery and the San Lorenzo Market. All food and drink tastings at five different locations are included.
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  • 2 hours
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$92.82
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Florence: San Lorenzo Market Food and Wine Tour with Local Expert
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Florence: San Lorenzo Market Food and Wine Tour with Local Expert

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Dig into the delicious culinary history of the Tuscan capital with this 4-hour food and wine tour of Florence. Join a knowledgeable local guide for visits to 7 places to eat or drink in the historic center – trattorias, restaurants, pastry shops, gelaterias, wineries and more. Check out the food vendors in the bustling San Lorenzo Market. Take this tour on your first day in Florence so you can eat better for the rest of your stay. Come hungry!
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$92.80
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Best of Florence - Full-Day Private Tour

Best of Florence - Full-Day Private Tour

Maybe it's your first time in Florence and you would like to get the best of your experience in just one day? This tour is for you! I will share with you the highlights, the curiosities, the traditions. Renaissance was born in Florence and the great men like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Dante, Galileo walked on its narrow streets. I will also show you the less known places, the panoramic views over the city and I will give you a lot of practical tips for your stay. I will explain you a lot of topics using an easy and informal language.
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  • 7 hours
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$291.96
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Florence Private 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

Florence Private 2-Hour Guided Walking Tour

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World class private tour, completely controlled by you! Come and discover all the secrets that Florence has to offer. We will walk all over the beautiful city, and see some beautiful sites like The Medici Palace, Mercato Centrale, and the Ponte Vecchio. We are very excited to take you on this journey! Commentary by Giada Papini, a local legend! Don't worry about other people, this tour is completely tailored to you with the Pintours App! With our app, you can pause the tour, and check out the locations as long as you want! You can skip a stop you don't like, and you have all the best information about each stop at your fingertips.
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  • 1 to 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$29.99
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$29.99

Florence for beginners - best walking tour

Florence for beginners - best walking tour

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Get the perfect introduction to Florence with this small-group walking tour around the historical streets and piazzas. Aimed at Florence beginners (aka first-time visitors) to the city, the tour showcases the must-see sights such as the Ponte Vecchio, Mercato Centrale, Piazza della Repubblica, and more. Enjoy guided commentary about Florence, and make the most of greater interaction with your guide in a small group of just eight people.
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  • 2 hours
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$51.09
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$51.09
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Florence Self-Guided Audio Tour

Florence Self-Guided Audio Tour

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Short and highly selective information in the audio commentary for tourist attractions in around Florence Highlights of this Self-Guided Audio Tour • It allows you to go as per your own convenience of time, pace and locations; skip the content that doesn't interest you and listen longer with content that does interest you. • Not necessary to download any location tracking apps, Audio guide can be listen it on online (or) offline. •Available in multiple languages, you can choose the one which you’re more comfortable with. • It is one of the best option with lowest price when compared to hiring a tour guide. •If you have any questions about any attractions, No worries we will answer in your language instantly by message.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
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Florence by night with aperitivo

Florence by night with aperitivo

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See a different side to Florence on an evening tour that provides a great introduction to the Tuscan city for first-time visitors. Perfect for solo travelers and groups looking discover Florence’s nightlife, this tour includes an Italian buffet and drinks at one of the city’s liveliest bars, a place favoured by locals rather than tourists.
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  • 3 hours
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Tasty Florence Street Food Tour with Guided Sightseeing of the City Center

Tasty Florence Street Food Tour with Guided Sightseeing of the City Center

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Taste your way around Florence’s postcard-perfect historic center, the perfect culinary journey for first-timers and veterans alike. Stroll through local food markets and sample traditional dishes like pasta, lampredotto, gelato, and more. You’ll also listen to insider cultural background as you cover the city’s main landmarks along the way, from Santa Croce to Palazzo Vecchio.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Small-Group Walking Food Tour of Florence Market with Tuscan Tastings

Small-Group Walking Food Tour of Florence Market with Tuscan Tastings

Taste your way through Florence on this mouthwatering food tour showcasing the city's best bites. See where locals shop and sample traditional delicacies at the historic central market. Group size is limited to ten people for a more personalized experience.
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  • 2 hours
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$85.57
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Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Tour with a Professional Tour Guide

Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Tour with a Professional Tour Guide

The best way to get in touch with the Florentine culture is to discover the local food and traditions. Your guide will lead you in this journey through the Tuscany flavours - from the fresh pasta to the cantuccini biscuits, passing by the traditional pappa-al-pomodoro and the ribollita. A must is the lampredotto or trippa, and the "peposo del Brunelleschi" will be a feast for your papillas. Enjoy this tour of Florence with us and listen to the history and curiosities of the city that once was capital of Italy, while eating as locals do and enjoying every single bite! Last but not the least, ask for the Buontalenti ice-cream flavour - you won't find it anywhere else but here!
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.67
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Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Small Group Tour

Florence Street Food and Sightseeing Small Group Tour

If it’s your first time in Florence, this tour is the perfect chance to get familiar with the city and enjoy a pleasant walk through the story and the flavours of the Florentine culinary tradition. Your guide will welcome you in piazza dell’Unita’ – only few steps away from the Firenze Santa Maria Novella train station - from there you will move towards the Mercato Centrale. Let the atmosphere delight you and walk through the market stalls – where you will taste home-made pasta, the typical cantuccini, truffles and more. But save some room – other delicacies are on their way. Continue your journey across the city, stop to have other traditional dishes and gelato. The tour ends in Santa Croce, but don’t forget to ask your guide for tips and info before they leave. Before you reserve, please know that in order to keep the food quality on a high level, some seasonal delicacies might be replaced by other dishes. Also, gluten- or lactose-free options are not available.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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