The secret of the artisan laboratory in Florence

Explore the often hidden world of Florentine artisans with this private 3-hour walking tour through the Oltrarno neighborhood. Stop at the studios and workshops of paper makers, mosaic and leather artisans, painters, and carpenters are hard at work. Learn how their crafts are made.

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3 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • All activities
    • Professional art historian guide
    • Hotel pickup (select hotels only)
    • Private tour
    • Entry/Admission - Scuola del Cuoio S.r.l.
    • Entry/Admission - I Mosaici Di Lastrucci
    • Entry/Admission - Il Papiro
    • Entry/Admission - Paolo Penko
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Scuola del Cuoio S.r.l., Via S. Giuseppe, 5/R, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

    Historic school where artisans make leather and fine objects. Here you can discover the Amazing secrets of italian master craftsman.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: I Mosaici Di Lastrucci, Via dei Macci, 9, Florence Italy

    Here you can find a pride craftman who make a preciuos mosaic, a jump into Florentine Renaissance

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Il Papiro, Lungarno Degli Acciaiuoli 42r, 50123, Florence Italy

    Here a master artist will introduce you the history of marble and all techniques of marble making.

    Then you will test yourself on a creation of marbled paper.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Paolo Penko, Via Ferdinando Zannetti 14/16/r, 50123, Florence Italy

    The goldsmith Paolo Penko, in his workshop in the heart of Florence, a few steps from the Duomo, together with his wife Beatrice - an expert in gemology - and his son Alessandro, creates unique jewels, made entirely by hand, according to the ancient techniques of the goldsmith tradition Florentine.

    Unique and recognizable, the Penko style harmoniously weaves together the beauty and quality of the material with the appeal of forms and symbols of Florentine architecture and painting.

    An object Paolo Penko is not a simple jewel, but a harmonious union between past and present, between tradition and innovation, between creativity and know-how and, above all, is able to tell a story, to convey a message and a content, merging it with a strongly glamorous soul.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Firenze FI, Italy
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Tuscany Private Tour

Activity ID: V-30491P2

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