09.00am :

Explore the less known corners of Florence with a native Florentine guide at your complete disposal! Meet your private guide in Florence city centre and start a three-hour tour. Enjoy the antic perfumes and traditional scents prepared by the Dominican friars at the ancient Santa Maria Novella pharmacy.
Walk along Via Tornabuoni, famous for its elegant shops like Armani, Pucci and Ferragamo. Time to savour an intense espresso or cappuccino with chocolate, sitting in a comfortable renowned Café of the town before getting into the medieval heart of Florence and Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and the Duomo of Florence. The walk proceeds through narrow alleys surrounded by high towerhouses and Renaissance fine decorated palaces with colorful warehouses in their cellars. These artisans sell their precious porcelains, papers, fabrics and leather goods below frescoed ceilings and vaulted roofs.

11.00am :

Stop at a local "forno" (bakery) to taste the irresistible focaccia with olive oil and pizza slice right from the oven!

11.30am :

The last stage of the tour is the central fruit and veggie market in the authentic district of San Lorenzo located in a historic 19th century building. Final taste of the best sheep cheeses and hot salamis from the Tuscan countryside.

12.00am :

End of the tour. For those who wish, a lunch in a typical restaurant of Florence can be organized, based on typical products such as the famous bruschetta, pappa al pomodoro, Tuscan salami and pasta….and many other specialties!!