Accessible Florence Food and Wine Experience
This 4-hour accessible Florence food experience will leave your belly full and heart happy! Escorted by your local tour guide, you will enjoy a delicious 3 course meal with authentic foods and wines of the Tuscan region – all in the very heart of Florence. The tour route is approximately 1 mile long and designed with disabled travelers and their families in mind. On this unique Florence tour, you will experience a perfect combination of delicious Italian food and exquisite wine,as well as fascinating Italian history narrated to you by your private, expert Florence tour guide.
Visit 3 popular, local food venues for Tuscan tasting experiences you won’t soon forget!
Your Accessible Florence Food Experience includes 3 stops:
The Copping Board: Visit the incredible La Bussola for a memorable appetizer experience. Enjoy sampling tasty Tuscan cold cuts, pecorino cheese with pears marmalade and pizza bread slices. You will also taste 3 different Chianti wines: Chianti Classico, Chianti Classico Riserva and Supertuscan.
The Pasta Paradise: Continue with the main course of the day: Pasta! At the local Francescovini, you will indulge in authentic, Italian pasta which you won’t soon forget. Try the delicious pappardelle al cinghiale (wide string noodles with wild boar sauce), traditional Tuscan piciall’aglione (thick spaghetti hand-made with a sweet kind of garlic) or Paccherini al Coniglio (short pasta with rabbit sauce). Enjoy two delicious Tuscan wines, Nobile di Montepulciano and Brunello Di Montalcino.
Gelato Galore: No meal in Italy is complete without the icing on the cake; a delicious Italian Gelato. Pick your favorite flavors at the Vivoli which is one of the very best Gelato spots in Florence!
Your Accessible Florence Food Experience received a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating becauseit involves a very limited amount of walking/rolling (less than 1 mile depending on where your hotel is located). The route is mostly flat and smooth. Accessible restrooms are also located along the route. It did not receive a higher rating because there is a small 2 cm lip to enter into the Gelateria. For wheelchair users who want to avoid the lip, the tour guide can enter to get your gelato request and it can be enjoyed outside in the beautiful area.
Escorted by your tour guide, you will visit the authentic La Bussola for appetizers and the famous Pasta Paradise, Francescovini, for your main course. Both venues are wheelchair accessible with flat entrances and surfaces.
Examples of the delicious food you will be enjoying during this tour are Tuscan cold cuts, pecorino cheese with pears marmalade, coccoli con stracchino (special fried bread ball with fresh Italian soft cheese), bruschetta with tomatoes, chicken liver pate and local lampredotto.
Try the delicious pappardelle al cinghiale (wide string noodles with wild boar sauce), traditional Tuscan piciall’aglione (thick spaghetti hand-made with a sweet kind of garlic) or Paccherini al Coniglio (short pasta with rabbit sauce).
Your last stop will be at the historic Vivoli Gelateria. Please note there is a small lip to enter into the venue (see photo below on the right)
Tour duration: 4 hours
Cost: € 640 for 1 or 2 people, € 755 for 3 people,€ 870 for 4 people, € 975 for 5 people, € 1090 for 6 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
* €20 off if booked as part of an accessible Florence travel package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: 1pm.
Meet-up place: Accessible hotel lobby in Florence city center
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 8
Entrance tickets: Not needed. Food tastings mentioned above are included.
To review our cancellation policy, please click: HERE. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Gratuities, and transportation costs.
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