Your guide, an expert personal shopper with an eye for Florentine quality, beauty, and authenticity, will lead you on The Florence Artisan Shopping Walk, a delightful tour of workshops through the historic Oltrarno quarter, including:
- A mosaic and scagliola workshop, to see mosaic landscapes “painted” with marble and stones.
- A fascinating wood workshop, where traditional furnishings and sculptures are still carved by hand.
- A leather shoemaker, to discover the creation of entirely handmade shoes directly in the artisan's studio.
- A Florentine paper workshop, where authentic Florentine marbled paper is created by a bookbinder in the historic Oltrarno quarter.
The finer details of The Florence Artisan Shopping Walk:
Price: Adults - 79 euro; students (6-17 yrs) - 49 euro*; children & infants (0-5 yrs) - free*
Meeting time and availability: 3:15pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, from January 8 to December 22. The walk starts at 3.30pm.
Length: 3 hours
Meeting point: In Santa Croce square, under the statue of Dante Alighieri
Minimum required to run tour: 1 adult
Maximum participants per group: 8 adults
*Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
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