Florence’s central market, San Lorenzo Mercato Centrale is the place of pilgrimage for the foodie lovers around the world. With hundreds of vendors and thousands of products; everyone can find something interesting.
This market is a celebration of colours, smells and of course tastes. If you love Italian cuisine this market will take on a journey you will never forget. You can find there fresh seafood, meats, fruits, fruit juices, vegetables and mind-blowing selection of cheeses, herbs and olive oil. Everything is beautifully presented. Not only for food lovers, if photography is your thing Mercato Centrale is the place to go and capture this amazing kaleidoscope of colours.
All the vendors are very friendly and offer free food samples. It is a fantastic place for lunch with many places to eat out. Don’t forget to visit Nerbone restaurant and try one of the famous sandwiches. Great thing about the market is that it remains authentic. It`s not catering only for tourists but Florentines as well.
There is no better way of discovering the secrets of the market than with Chef Giovanni. After visiting the market attend his VIP cooking class at his noble villa in Chianti. If you want to discover Italian cuisine, book your place online now.