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 tour:
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.
Group size: As this tour enters the private workspace of our artisans, a maximum of 8 people can participate. For larger groups, contact us and we will do our best to make other arrangements.
Weather: runs rain or shine
In Santa Croce square,Firenze
under the statue of Dante Alighieri
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