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Private Florence Artisans and Shopping tour

Private Florence Artisans and Shopping tour

Private Florence Artisans and Shopping tour

Private Florence Artisans and Shopping tour

Private Tour

 

 

Florence

Duration:

   3h

Highlights:

Handmade marble paper demostration 


Florentine mosaic workshop demostration 


Visit to the Florentine Leather school 


Visit to lesser known areas and goldsmiths


 

Overview:

Florence tradition in terms of articraft is rich and dates back to centuries ago!


This is the right tour if you want to see some of the most hidden areas of Florence and discover its traditions, its people, its most authentic products and have a perspective out of the usual touristy paths. The popular arts in Florence have always been related to textile industriy and manual skills, so you will have the opportunity to visit a workshop of a goldsmith which produces hand made jewels since more than hundreds years.


We will then focus on another of the oldest arts in Florence: the Florentine mosaic, born more than 400 years ago thanks to the Medici family who required a sort of "ethernal painting" to decorate their Chapel.


After mosaics, everybody knows that leather is an excellence in Florence and we will have the chance to visit the Leather school close to the Church of Santa Croce. Here 20 pupils selected every year learn the secret of making a perfect leather bag, belt , wallet or purse. The school is owned by the same family since about 60 years and still offers the highest quality and excellent manifacture. Many other options are possible, I will customize your own itinerary!


Bring back some wonderful memories from your Italy vacation and get to know local people that will share their expertise with you.


 

Inclusions:

Private English speaking guide


Artisans demostrations


 

Exclusions:

Drinks and meals


Transportation


gratuities



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