The hands of Florence
This is a tour for those who want to know Florence and its’ artisans in a more intimate way avoiding the main squares and enjoying the Medieval alleyways and quaint workshops.
Duration: 3 hours
Period: All year round, except Sundays, 2 central weeks of Aug, 1st Jan, 25th Dec
Languages: Italian or English
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Florence has always had a flourishing artisan district. Today, as they did 500 years ago, the small artisan workshops produce a wonderful variety of handmade goods for us to enjoy.
Seeing the artisans at work is a unique experience and takes you back in time. Learn the secrets behind the creation of marbleized paper, leather goods, hard stone inlay mosaics, unique jewelry pieces and much more.
We have selected some of the best artisans in the city and they will explain with their usual passion the various steps they take to produce their handsome creations.
It is a world that is slowly disappearing, but one that Florence still treasures a great deal. The itinerary includes 3 workshops chosen according to our clients interests, the artisans’ availability and work shop hours.
What is included:
Private walking tour with Chiara or Adri
Anything not specified in the above itinerary
No museum entrances
Your hotel in central Florence or other location if you are transferring from out of Florence
9,00 am or 1,30 pm
Please contact us. Our tours are personalized and rates vary according to number of participants
Discounted rates for families
10% discount for multiple bookings
This is a walking tour, please wear comfortable shoes!
Small parties of max 6 people are preferable
All of our tours are private and customized so we can be flexible regarding meeting point as long as centrally located, and timed according to season and type of tour.