The secrets of Florence’s artisans

Book our private Secret Florence tour about the secrets of Florence’s artisans. Discover unique workshops and inspiring artists in the heart of Florence.

Tour description:

Embark on our “The Secrets of Florence’s Artisans” walking tour to explore the heart and soul of Florentine craftsmanship. This journey takes you through the charming streets of Florence, where generations of skilled artisans have perfected their crafts. From traditional leather workers to goldsmiths, you’ll witness firsthand the dedication and skill that goes into creating exquisite handmade goods. Our knowledgeable guides will share stories about the history of these trades and the artisans who keep these ancient techniques alive.

As you wander through the inviting workshops and studios, you’ll see artisans at work, employing techniques passed down through centuries. Learn about the detailed process of creating Florentine mosaics, the delicate art of paper marbling, and the precision of wood carving. This tour offers a unique insight into the traditional crafts that are a vital part of Florence’s cultural heritage. It’s a perfect experience for those who appreciate the beauty of handmade artistry and want to delve into the city’s rich artisanal legacy.

Tour Highlights:

  • Visit Local Workshops: Experience the charm of Florence’s local workshops, where the city’s artistic traditions come to life. Witness the care and passion that goes into every handmade piece, showcasing the city’s rich craft heritage.
  • See Inspiring Artisans in Action: Watch skilled artisans at work, demonstrating age-old techniques and skills. This highlight offers a rare glimpse into the intricate process of traditional craftsmanship, from initial design to finished product.
  • Discover the Artistic Side of Florence: Explore the lesser-known yet vibrant artistic side of Florence. This tour uncovers the city’s deep-rooted connection to artisan crafts, highlighting how these practices have shaped its cultural identity.
  • Learn Artisan Histories and Stories: Hear fascinating stories and histories behind Florence’s artisan crafts. Understand the significance of each trade and how these time-honoured skills have been passed down through generations, keeping the city’s artisan legacy alive.

Why Book our “The secrets of Florence’s artisans” Tour:

Booking the “The Secrets of Florence’s Artisans” tour is a unique opportunity to connect with the city’s rich craft heritage. It’s perfect for those who appreciate the artistry and skill behind handmade crafts. On this tour, you’ll visit local workshops, see artisans in action, and learn about the history and stories behind their crafts. This experience offers a deeper understanding of Florence’s artistic side, away from the usual tourist paths, making it an ideal choice for anyone seeking an authentic and enriching cultural experience in the heart of Florence.

Are you interested in a more classic tour in the heart of Florence? Then book our private Secret Florence Classic TourYou can also book our “In the footsteps of Michelangelo” or “the secrets of the Medici” tours for more specific themed tours.

About Your Guide:

Our guides who offer this classic Tour are true Florence aficionados, with an intimate knowledge of the city. Knowing Florence like the back of their hand, they bring a unique and personal touch to the tour, weaving together the city’s history, art, and culture with the skill of seasoned storytellers. Their passion for Florence is contagious, and their ability to share lesser-known facts and anecdotes, make them the perfect guides for exploring this beautiful city. With our Secret Florence guides, you’re guaranteed not just a tour, but a journey filled with discoveries and insights that will stay with you long after the tour ends.

Important details:

Duration: The tour lasts approximately 2 hours.
Children: This tour is excellent for children who love history and culture.
Accessibility: This tour is accessible for wheelchairs.
What to wear: Comfortable shoes! In addition, always check the weather forecast in advance. This way you can make sure that you know how to properly dress for the tour.

Tour conditions:

Cancellation policy: You can cancel your booking up to 48 hours in advance. No refund will be given to those who cancel less than 48 hours before the tour. We will naturally consider certain exceptions such as emergency situations. Please note, we reserve the right to cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance too. We will do so if our guide is unavailable due to a sudden change or sickness.

Copyrights: Our team has worked hard to produce the content for this tour. Therefore, we kindly us you to not record the tour or take pictures of artefacts and material used by the guide without their consent.