About Us

What is Great Tasting Tours?

A locally owned business, Great Tasting Tours was started by Robin French and her husband Larry. Robin and Larry are local residents with an extensive history in recreating in the real Florida. Robin was the Membership and Marketing Director of the DeLand Area Chamber of Commerce and Larry served as the Executive Director of the West Volusia Historical Society. They have blended their combined  knowledge and love of DeLand to provide guided tasting tours that explore the historic town of DeLand and all that it has to offer to both residents and visitors. Are you seeking a unique way to discover downtown a charming old Florida Town?  email us at owners@GreatTastingTours.com, call us direct at 386-717-0675 or find us on TripAdvisor

Entertaining tour guides introduce participants to an eclectic mix of excellent restaurants, unusual shops, local attractions, and end the tour at a local wine bar or microbrewery.

Great Tasting Tours provides a rich, focused exploration of the exciting history, culture, food, and interesting sites that have made DeLand a “Great American Mainstreet” and “Best Mainstreet in America.”


Great Food

Sample fine wines selected by experts, delicious gourmet foods, and amazing craft batches of brew.


Great Fun

Explore unusual places, learn new things, discover unique treasures and enjoy a good time with friends old and new.


Great Experiences

Reserve a tour for a family birthday or office event and explore new experiences together.

What a Great Town!

Artistic cuisine, fascinating history, entertaining attractions and so much more
Home of the liberal arts college, Stetson University, the beautiful town of DeLand has long been known for its artistic atmosphere, and as a progressive community that continues to thrive with an eclectic mix of new and old tastes even today. Great Tasting Tours is a great way to find some of the not-so-known treasures that the locals carefully guard as their own.

DeLand—”The Athens of Florida”

Arts & Culture Venues

Antique paintings, art museums, modern sculptures, fresh music, surprising theatre and creative cuisine…

Historical Sites

A century old hospital, Victorian homes, famous people, geographical wonders, native American artifacts…

Downtown Restaurants

American fare, authentic Greek, gourmet Latin, Thai sushi fusion, old country Italian, handmade chocolates…