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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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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
  • Free Cancellation
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$40.70
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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
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$82.44
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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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$78.27
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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
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$103.32
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San Lorenzo Market Food and Wine Tour in Florence
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San Lorenzo Market Food and Wine Tour in Florence

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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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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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Private 3-Hour Food Tour of Florence

Private 3-Hour Food Tour of Florence

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Taste your way through Florence's local cuisine during this 3-hour small-group food tour. Follow your culinary expert guide to local food purveyors in the streets and alleys of Florence, listening to stories and interesting facts about the city as you stroll. Start your day with an authentic Italian espresso, then stop Central Market of San Lorenzo to walk among the stalls of fresh produce. Taste some local Chianti, Ribollita (Tuscan soup) and fluffy pastries at a Florentine bakery. Finish your tour with a classic gelato. All tastings are included.
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  • 3 hours
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Florence by night with aperitivo
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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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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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$51.14
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$51.14
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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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$92.90
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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 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
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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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Food Tales - Tasting Tuscany - the BEST gastronomic Experience

Food Tales - Tasting Tuscany - the BEST gastronomic Experience

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Come along with us in the famous San Lorenzo Market of Florence, and let Tuscan flavors flow through your senses! In this food tour you’ll get to taste some of the most typical products of the area while hearing about their history and curiosities in the company of a local food expert. And many more! Are you curious? book now and join our tasting experience!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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Private Cooking Class in Florence and Market Tour
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Private Cooking Class in Florence and Market Tour

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Learn how to cook like an Italian on this full-day culinary experience from Florence. Led by an expert guide, shop for fresh ingredients at a Florentine market before traveling to the wine region of Chianti. There, begin your cooking class inside the walls of a historic villa under the guidance of a prominent Florentine chef. Prepare a delicious 4-course meal and then sit down to taste the fruits of your labor, complemented by top Chianti wine. Numbers are limited to 12 to ensure an intimate experience.
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  • 5 hours
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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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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
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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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$505.10
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Cooking Class in Florence; a market to table tour - Semi-Private

Cooking Class in Florence; a market to table tour - Semi-Private

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After shopping in local market Our chef will show you how to make fresh pasta from the raw ingredients and you will have the chance to knead it yourself! You will also cook the sauce (Tomato, Ragù Bolognese or Pesto), ‘bruschetta’ as a starter, as well as a dessert!
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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$135.67
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Private Florence Sunset Walking Tour

Private Florence Sunset Walking Tour

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Soak up the evening light in Florence during a private sunset walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. With its Renaissance treasures and beautiful architecture, Florence is always lovely but takes on an even more romantic glow as the sun goes down and famous attractions like Florence Cathedral, the Baptistery and Ponte Vecchio become illuminated.
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  • 2 hours
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$252.05
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Florence Hidden Sights Private Tour from Livorno

Florence Hidden Sights Private Tour from Livorno

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Spend the day exploring Florence—and opt to see sides of the city that many visitors miss—on this full-day, private shore excursion from Livorno. Meet your guide directly at the port, and hop into your air-conditioned minivan. You’ll drive through the scenic Chianti region en route to Florence. Upon arrival, discover the city’s most in-demand landmarks (including the Duomo, Ponte Vecchio, and Piazzale Michelangelo). You can also upgrade to add on an extensive, multi-hour walking tour of the city and its lesser-known attractions.
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  • 9 hours
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8-Hours Panoramic Private Tour to Florence Cultural History

8-Hours Panoramic Private Tour to Florence Cultural History

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This is a tour for everyone and it is primarily a pleasant tour. Anyone will be fascinated by the beauties of Florence, by the architecture and history of this ancient city. We offer you a private tour of the whole city in a comfortable vehicle and this will save you a lot of time and energy. The drivers are history experts and will show you all the most beautiful parts in an informal and pleasant tone, not the usual boring history lesson! An expert tour guide will accompany you on a walking tour and will recommend the best shops for shopping and the best restaurants. But if you have walking difficulties or are tired of walking, we could do the whole tour in the vehicle. You can decide the pace of the tour yourself and stop each time to take memorable photographs. We are at your service to make this visit memorable and comfortable!
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  • 8 hours
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$667.91
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Guided walk Private walking tour of the main monuments (external only)

Guided walk Private walking tour of the main monuments (external only)

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An orientation walk lasting 2 hours in the historic center to recognize the main monuments and museums. The Guide provides a map of the city and the timetables and prices of the individual monuments to make your stay in Florence easier. The Guided Walk includes the Medici Quarter with a visit to the exterior of: Palazzo Medici Riccardi, the Medici Parish (the Basilica of San Lorenzo) and the area of the colorful Central Market. Walking tour of the religious center of the city: the monumental Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Giotto's bell tower and the Baptistery of San Giovanni. Walk in the political center of the city with Palazzo Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria, an open-air museum with the monumental sculptures David, Perseus and the Rape of the Sabines. Crossing the courtyard of the Uffizi we arrive at the characteristic Ponte Vecchio, a strategic place to reach the Oltrarno or to travel along the riversides.
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  • 2 hours
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$146.10
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Florence Street Food Tour including Central Market

Florence Street Food Tour including Central Market

Enjoy our small group tour led by a professional and local guide. Walk through history and art in Florence. You will visit the Central Market and you will try home-made pasta, schiacciata with balsamic vinegar, cantuccini, truffle. Then our expert guide will show you some of the beauty of Florence such as the Cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower (outside) then while you are surrounded by history and while our guide will tell you anecdotes and traditons you will continue eating: ham, cheese and the famous italian gelato. Please note that drinks are not included.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Florence Street Art & Food tour with The Central Market

Florence Street Art & Food tour with The Central Market

If it’s your first time in Florence, you cannot miss this informative and tasty tour. Thanks to the help of a professional local guide you will pass by the main attractions of Florence and taste the typical street food that you can eat on the go. Some of the delicacies you will try are fresh pasta, pizza, gelato, truffles etc. You will eat all this on the go while marvelling at Florence’s main beauties such as: the Cathedral, Giotto’s Bell Tower, the Basilica of Santa Croce and so much more. The real treat of the tour will be the the visit at the local food market, a true authentic experience where you see locals shopping for their daily food. This tour is perfect if you want to be introduced to the culture and traditions of Florence and want to share with fellow foodies the love for Italian food.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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