FLORENCE GOURMET SMALL GROUP TOUR: ART & FOOD WITH PISA IN THE AFTERNOON 1 DAY FROM ROME

FLORENCE GOURMET SMALL GROUP TOUR: ART & FOOD WITH PISA IN THE AFTERNOON 1 DAY FROM ROME
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$245.88
Duration: 15 hours
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Take this one day tour by high speed train form  Rome and discover Florence from a different point of view! Learn more about the cullinary tradition of this beautiful city while you admire the most amazing squares and monuments!
Visit the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in the afternoon!

Tickle your palate with the recipes of our tradition while you plunge into Florence unrivaled artistic heritage!
A small group tour for food lovers!  Florence wine and food culture is as important and fascinating as its history and background are .Discover how the eno-gastronomic aspect of the cradle of Renaissance is intrinsic to Florentine's everyday life and heritage through the eyes of a passionate local guide.
This enlightening walking tour starts from the very heart of Florence :Santa Maria Novella Square. Admire the astonishing Romanesque façade of the imposing church and learn how vineyards dominated the area centuries ago.Proceed towards the core of Florence wine and food culture,the colorful and lively San Lorenzo Market . Breath in the atmosphere of this unique food market where you can get any kind of fresh ingredients directly from the producers :taste the typical "cantuccini" the most famous dessert biscuits  of the region and do not forget to dip them into "vinsanto" sweet wine!
Discover all the secrets behind the construction of San Lorenzo Church and Duomo Cathedral, and wine continue your tasting in a picturesque "Vinaino " shop...taste the best cold-cuts of the region(salame,finocchiona and prosciutto togetherwith Pecorino cheese) along with the world known Chianti red wine.
Heading to our last tasty stop,the local guidewill tell you some interesting facts about the most famous families of Florentine wine producers ,that is to say Antinori and Frescobaldi ,while strolling through the historic centre of the city,admiring such masterpieces as Orsanmichele Church and Signoria Square. This gourmet quest  ends with a taste of 2 mouth watering "poor" dishes belonging to the Florentine's cullinary tradition such as" Pappa al pomodoro" and "Ribollita" both made with Tuscan bread and peasant origins.
An incredible mix of art and cullinary tradition for all tastes!
In the afternoon continue this incredible experience with the guided Pisa tour. Have you ever wanted to see the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa?
Well,this afternoon half day tour gives you the opportuninity to enjoy  the city of one of the symbols of Italy.We start our excursion with a walk along side the Medieval walls up to the old entrance gate :Porta  Santa Maria .
From here an extraordinary view will take you your breath away!  You will be in front of a unique panorama:Piazza dei Miracoli with its marble architecture and neat glasses lawns. your guide will accompany you on your visit to the precious interiors of the Cathedral ,an unchallenged masterpiece of Romanesque Art.
Once outside you can admire the Baptistery ,the Monumental Graveyards and ,finally ,the world famous Leaning Tower,discovering all its secrets. Before getting back to Florence you will have free time for an ice-cream and for the inevitable photo-memories.


Take this one day tour by high speed train form  Rome and discover Florence from a different point of view! Learn more about the cullinary tradition of this beautiful city while you admire the most amazing squares and monuments!
Visit the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in the afternoon!