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A Visit to Artisan Workshops

from € 34.00

Highlights of the private Artisan's Workshop Tour include:

  • Choose from our areas of interest to have us tailor-make an activity just for you
  • Visit a wealth of workshops, such as Europe's most famous antique tapestry dealer
  • See items such as exquisite jewellery carefully handcrafted by master craftsmen whose workshops are classified as museums
  • Discover how magnificent Renaissance furniture replicas are produced using historic techniques 
  • Watch painstakingly exacting gilders going about the work of centuries past
  • Step into spaces the where descendants of the famous Medici family sell art to Windsor palace
  • Perhaps have the chance to meet Italy's most famous wood carvers

Areas of interest to choose from include:

Jewellery, silver handicrafts, fabrics, embroideries, tailoring, wooden furniture and restoration, paper, boxes and books, perfumes and essences, make-up and wigs, leather and homeware decoration.

Our guarantee:

This tour has been created in collaboration with OMA (Osservatorio dei Mestieri dell'Arte) and Fiavet Toscana (Tuscany's Travel Agents Association). The guides have been trained with a specific preparation to be a "Quality Handicraft Assistant".

The finer details: 

Length: 3 hours

Price: €250 for 1-6 persons

Includes: an expert guide; visits to artisan workshops and stores upon request

Notes: Please specify your favourite areas of interest in the notes section. This activity is not available on weekends. Inclusions will vary in accordance to opening times. Not ideal for small children, as we enter working shops in which small children and strollers may be problematic. It is ArtViva's policy not to accept commissions from shops we recommend or visit. 

Sites Visited

Best Florence artisan workshops

Included

 an expert guide; visits to artisan workshops and stores upon request. Jewellery, silver handicrafts, fabrics, embroideries, tailoring, wooden furniture and restoration, paper, boxes and books, perfumes and essences, make-up and wigs, leather and homeware decoration:

  • Choose from our areas of interest to have us tailor-make an activity just for you
  • Visit a wealth of workshops, such as Europe's most famous antique tapestry dealer
  • See items such as exquisite jewellery carefully handcrafted by master craftsmen whose workshops are classified as museums
  • Discover how magnificent Renaissance furniture replicas are produced using historic techniques 
  • Watch painstakingly exacting gilders going about the work of centuries past
  • Step into spaces the where descendants of the famous Medici family sell art to Windsor palace
  • Perhaps have the chance to meet Italy's most famous wood carvers

 

Not included: ips, samples, gratuities
Start Location: Florence
End Location: Florence
Dress Code: Casual
Important information

Please specify your favourite areas of interest in the notes section. This activity is not available on weekends. Inclusions will vary in accordance to opening times. Not ideal for small children, as we enter working shops in which small children and strollers may be problematic. It is ArtViva's policy not to accept commissions from shops we recommend or visit.

As this tour enters the private workspace of our artisans, a maximum of 6 people can participate. For larger groups, we can arrange for various guides/groups contemporaneously.

 

 

  • Per group of one to six people 275.00 € from 45.83 €
    per person
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