Gelato Tour - Culinary Walk in Florence city Center

Local Product
3 Hours
Professional Chef
Italian and English


  • Tour through Florence accompanied by a guide
  • 3 stops complete with gelato, granita and sorbet tasting
  • Immersive experience in Florence's most historic venues 
  • Discovery of Florentines' most popular combinations for eating gelato in the city center

Discover the experience of eating gelato at various stages in the heart of Florence!

Welcome to Mama Florence Cooking School! Get ready for a delicious culinary adventure to learn the art of eating gelato like a true Florentine! 

Nestled in the heart of Florence, our walk offers a unique and authentic experience discovering the most traditional venues and their delicious products for you to enjoy. Walks are accompanied by a guide who will lead you through the city, visiting different venues so you may taste the various products and flavour combinations they have to offer. 



Find out how to eat gelato in Florence like a local, accompanied by Mama Florence!

Where to stop for an ice cream? What's the difference between an ice cream, a sorbet and a granita? 

An engaging and exclusive experience around the city to discover and eat the best gelato at one of the best artisan gelato shops in town, sampling traditional and seasonal flavors. From a stop at a historic ice cream shop to a stop at an artisanal workshop, you will not be disappointed by the variety of flavors you'll encounter.

No matter if it's your first time in Florence or if you're a local, on this walk our guide will enrich your experience and ignitie your curiosity whilst discovering the best places to eat the most authentic Florentine gelato!



Your breakfast experience around Florence

Numerous stops: whether you have a sweet tooth or a savory one, you will make various stops around the city center, from sampling the classic gelato to discovering the real Sicilian granita. You will discover a part of everyday life for Florentine citizens.

Guided Tour: Delve into the world of Florence's historic center and, accompanied by a guide, you will follow paths that will have you hooked on the history as well as the city's culinary delights.


This culinary walk through Florence is perfect for:

Fans of authentic Italian cuisine who want to find where to sample the best gelato in one of Italy's most beautiful cities.

Home cooks and culinary enthusiasts eager to expand their skills in choosing the best venues who produce and handle the best raw ingredients in Florence.

Anyone interested in experiencing the joy of eating gelato in a city setting, in a new and interactive way accompanied by a guide who will explain how to immediately recognize good gelato.



What is included in your culinary walk:

  • Walk through the center of Florence accompanied by a guide
  • Samples of gelato, sorbet and granita in different city venues accompanied by water or coffee depending on the planned stop
  • Local and sustainable ingredients selected from the best Florentine establishments
  • The guided tour, including stops, lasting approximately 2 hours 
  • 22% VAT 

Reserve your spot now and get ready to turn a meal as simple as a snack into an on-the-go discovery through the city center, between gelato, sorbet and granita!



Discover the best ingredients for eating ice cream:

Here's what to expect from one of our authentic walks through Florence

Our expert guide will take you on a Tour to discover and taste local Florentine specialties from season to season, varying from gelato to sorbet and granita. In addition, they will show you the lesser known routes through the historic center and unearth the city's best establishments. 

During the walk, you will make several stops  where you can taste the traditional local delicacies and learn about their history.


Enjoy a full ice cream snack at various venues in Florence

Together with our guide, at the various stops you will have the opportunity to sample a wide variety of handcrafted local ice creams, sorbets and granitas.


Our culinary walks are also suitable for children

Bring your children and teens along! Children ages six and under can participate in our walks under adult supervision. Our Ice Cream Strolls are suitable for all ages.


What to wear for the culinary walk around Florence

For the walk, it is important to be dressed appropriately depending on the expected weather and wear comfortable, closed-toe shoes. Since the session involves standing and walking most of the time, it is essential to feel comfortable and at ease throughout the experience.



We recommend arriving approximately 10-15 minutes prior to class

No, you do not need to bring any tools or resources; all the materials, tools, and ingredients needed for the courses will be provided by the school and are included in the fee.

Class duration, including meal, is approximately 3.5 hours

Yes, you will be eating the dishes you prepared after about 2 hours of preparation. For the menu structure please check the class description.

It is essential that you email us ahead of time with any food allergies or preferences you may have so we can let you know if we can accommodate them. We will not be able to accommodate special dietary needs without notice on-spot because ingredients and setting are prepared in advance.

Yes, all joinable classes are suitable for kids 6 and above as long as they are under parent supervision. Pasta and Pizza classes are the most suitable. If you are taking a private class we can accommodate also younger children but we will need to know in advance.

Recipes of all the dishes you’ve prepared emailed to you

A tasting of Prosecco and two fine Italian wines during your meal

Pictures are allowed and encouraged! Our instructors love it when you feel that a dish is camera worthy, so please click away!

Please read our cancellation policies. To cancel please write to [email protected]

Comfortable clothing and shoes (you’ll stand up while cooking). Rings and bracelets need to be removed during preparation. If you have long hair please tie it.

No previous experience is required! We encourage you to ask questions if there is something you don’t understand.
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Mon 4th Mar 2024
Mon, Mar 04
03:30 PM - 06:30 PM
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