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Tuscany attracts thousands of visitors month on month, many of whom are in search of luxury experiences in Florence featuring the very best in local cuisine.

Finding somewhere to escape for a few hours can at times prove rather stressful, however, we're here to help with a selection of food and drink experiences. So why not treat yourself to the luxury of having a private driver and sample the very best in Tuscan food and wine or maybe combine a gourmet meal with a mesmerising opera?

Top 5 Luxury Experiences in Florence

When it comes to food and drink, luxury experiences in Florence don't always mean booking a table at an exclusive restaurant. This is why we've compiled our own top 5 food experiences that introduce authentic cuisine alongside some truly memorable tours and activities.

Private VIP Brunello, Rosso e Nobile and Val d'Orcia Wine Tour

With your own personal chauffeur, here you can enjoy a VIP trip from Florence directly into the vineyards of Montalcino & Montepulciano.

This is a chance to sample some of the most exclusive wines from the Tuscan region, including those certified with the prestigious DOCG classification. You can expect to be given a personal tour of the vineyards, meeting the wine-producers and a sneak peek at the barrel caves. As well as a stop for lunch accompanied by incredible views along the way.

Romantic Italian Opera with Restaurant Dinner

Indulge yourself with a traditional Italian dinner at a local Italian restaurant before an amazing concert in the Santa Monaca Church.

Guest will listen to the magnificent voices of sopranos, mezzo-sopranos, tenors, baritones and basses in a Renaissance setting. Relax to the famous opera arias from La Bohème, La Traviata, Tosca, The Barber of Seville and Madame Butterfly.

However, this isn't just a night at the opera, it's a chance to wine and dine with the one you love in some incredibly romantic surroundings.

VIP Wine Tour in Chianti (with Lunch Included)

As you're collected directly outside your accommodation, guests can expect to receive the VIP treatment throughout this wine tour from Florence. After all, this 6 hour round trip incorporates some of the most prestigious vineyards in Chianti.

Not only that but there's also a pre-booked table awaiting at the Rinuccio 1180 restaurant, overlooking the surrounding countryside. Allowing you the chance to order from a selection of both traditional and contemporary Tuscan dishes, paired with local wine.

Florence: Food Valley Gourmet Tour

Although this activity can be booked as a self-driving tour, why not upgrade to your own luxury experience in Florence by requesting a personal driver for the day? This way you can be driven around in style, as well as enjoy a couple of glasses of wine with your meal, without worrying about where you're going to park the car.

The tour includes a pre-arranged lunch at a local restaurant, where you can expect to receive fantastic service alongside authentic Tuscan food. There is also a guided visit to a Parmigiano-Reggiano dairy with tastings and a photo stop at the stunning Castle of Torrechiara.

From Florence: Exclusive Brunello di Montalcino Day Trip

Take some time out from city life to visit the stunning wine region of Montalcino on a full-day excursion. Montalcino is renowned for the production of its red wines dating back to the 15th century, which you can sample on this exclusive wine tour from Florence.

Taste the precious Brunello and a wide variety of regional wines, such as the locally produced Rosso di Montalcino. A traditional Tuscan lunch is provided at one of the wineries offering a selection of gorgeous local specialities.

Top 5 Luxury Experiences in Florence

Booking a food and drink experience in Florence will enable you to immerse yourself in the culture of this unique city and the surrounding areas. However, with our hand-picked luxury experiences in Florence, at we’ll make sure your holiday to Italy is truly unforgettable.

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