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Florence Eating & Drinking

Florence Gastronomy is known worldwide because it’s based on simple and healthy recipes, which are full of vegetables, fresh fruit and meat. Florence also produces the best accompaniment for its delicious cuisine; the best wine, which is one of the most popular products in Florence.

Florence offers tourists a wide range of options to enjoy the most important Italian courses. The city also has many restaurants with international cuisine, but like the phrase says: “When in Rome, do as the Romans do”, so take advantage of the opportunity to stay in Florence and taste all that Florence cuisine offers. Pricing in Florence restaurants are differenced in three categories from expensive (more than € 45), moderate (€25 - €45) and cheap (under € 25) but you don’t have to worry about the price because many restaurants offer a “Tourist Menu” which costs from 8 to 18 Euros.

Florence Travel Guide
Florence Travel Guide

In ancient times, when the dome of the cathedral was built, they installed a trattoria, that’s why we know that Florentines loved their cuisine. Nowadays, Florentine meal is made up of many courses: the antipasto (appetizer), primo (first course), second (main course) and the contorno (side dish) and finish with the wine.

Some of the Italian courses you should taste are: Spaguetti alla carretera, Crostini Canapes, Robollita soup, Bistecca Florentina Pasta al pomodoto, Crespelle Fiorentine, and the most popular wines are Chianti Classico, Nobile di Monepulciano, Crunello di Montalcino; all they are offered in many restaurants across the city.

While walking, one can see many restaurants, trattorias, enotecas and gelateries in Florence; Ice cream is called Gelato; Gelaterias are very famous and it’s funny to taste all the flavors each one offers, The most visited gelaterie in Florence is Vivoli, Florentines consider this establishment as the temple of ice cream.

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