Artisan Workshops: Private Walking Tour in Florence

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 3 hours

Departs: Florence, Florence

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

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Embark on this 3-hour expert-led small-group walking tour of artisan workshops in Florence where you will discover the heart of Florentine traditional craftsmanship. Treat yourself to a lovely experience that includes meeting practitioners of ancient crafts, from hand carved wood furnishings to gorgeous mosaics and sculptures. On this exploration of Florentine creativity you will also have a chance to purchase one-of-a-kind items that are the perfect souvenirs or gifts for someone back home.

What's Included

Professional guide

What's Not Included

Food and drinks


Hotel pickup and drop-off

Traveler Information

  • CHILD: Age: 0 - 5
  • YOUTH: Age: 6 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

Basilica of Santa Croce
Your guide, an expert personal shopper with a keen sense of authenticity, tradition and beauty, will meet you at the Statue of Dante in Santa Croce square

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza Santa Croce
Your first stop will be a Florentine inlay mosaic technique workshop where you will see mosaic landscapes painted with marble and stones in the ancient workshop museum

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Ponte Vecchio
Next you will visit to a historic goldsmith artisan workshop where you can admire the creation of totally handmade florentine style jewelry

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Palazzo Pitti
from here, you will head towards either a real leather shoe maker's studio to discover one of Florence's traditional and trendy products that are entirely handmade or to a leather bag workshop to see skilled artisans making unique leather bags with great care, skill, and attention to detail.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza Della Passera
Next, your guide will take you to a wood workshop where a local artisan carves furnishings and sculptures or marquetry inlay by hand.

20 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Piazza Santo Spirito
Next on your tour is a truly special treat. You will visit a bookbinder's workshop. Here you will witness the mesmerizing creation of authentic Florentine marbled paper.

30 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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