Livorno Food&Market; Tour

Language English, Italian, Spanish
Price 130 EUR for tour
Capacity Group of up to 5 people
Duration 3 hours

''Livorno Food and Market Tour'' combines history, art, architecture, local flavors and traditions. A 3 hours guided cultural-food tour that will allow you to appreciate this unique city and experience a real gastronomic adventure.

Livorno is a fascinating town of Tuscany with an original history and an interesting culinary tradition. Join the tour, eat and drink like a local!

- Price includes: private guide service

- Not included: tasting fees €15 per person

ITINERARY:

Meet your guide and stop in one of the many cafeterias of Livorno for a grait cappuccino or espresso coffee discussing about this Italian morning ritual. Start your guided tour admiring the amazing fortress built under the Medici dinasty during the sixteen century and visiting the characteristic street Via Madonna, symbol of the multicultural origins of this unique city and important testimony of peaceful coexistence among communities.

As you continue to your next food stop, listen at your passionate guide illustrating stories and curiosities of Livorno and immerse yourself in local culture.

Pass through the lively outdoor Fruit and Vegetable Market, get a taste of Livornese life and follow the inviting smell of traditional delights. Try the local authentic street food such us frate and scagliozzi and learn about its interesting history.Then proceed to the the historic Central Market - Mercato delle Vettovaglie, an impressive building designed in the 19th century and one of the biggest covered market in Europe. Enjoy the happy chaos of the vendors, lose yourself in the overwhelming smells of this beautiful place and discover authentic products that reflect Livorno's multicultural past.

Are you ready for a deliciuos bruschetta with extravirgin oil and a glass of tuscan wine? Well here we go! You will then walk over to the fish market where your guide will explain the differences between the various types of local seafood.

Continue your gastronomic adventure in a typical Torteria, where many local people go for their lunch break. Taste a specialty known as torta di ceci traditionally served in bread with a glass of spuma. End your cultural food tour with a must in culinary tradition of the city. Stop in a bar and try the real ponce alla livornese, a legendary local drink made with coffee and rum. Apparently adapted from traditions taken from the Anglo-Saxon population of Livorno, it expresses the energy and passion of local people.

The itinerary includes 8 tastings, we suggest you to have a light breakfast before the tour. Vegetarian option available, please advise at moment of booking. Tour is wheelchair accessible.

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