This week’s guest author is Coral, a gourmet food blogger & tour guide currently living between Florence, Italy and Seattle, USA (her “hometown”). She loves food and her food blog curious appetite gives you a wonderful insight on how to best experience the incredible food culture in Florence, Rome and Milan. Here are her top 5 reasons on why it is inevitable to do a foodie tour in Italy!
Rain or shine, a food tour is a perfect activity for people visiting Italy. More often than not, people come to Florence, Milan or Rome for an average of 3 days, suspected on a holy trinity Italian major city destination trip. Therefore, this is where a walking food tour is an ideal activity to do when you first land in a new foreign city. Walking food and drink tours is unquestionably a booming new trend in the travel world and there are already loads of operators to choose from. There are several reasons to take a food tour based on my experience as one of their tour guides and here are 5:
1. You will get your bearing on the city
You will see major areas and neighborhoods to be introduced to so you can save time on doing research before setting out! In Florence, there are secret little curiosities that mark the city’s history with food and wine- some of these curiosities are unlisted in guidebooks and are only known by our guides.