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Artisans Tour in Florence with Private Guide

Artisans of Florence Private Walking Tour
Duration
Duration 3 hours
Type
Family Tours
Calendar
No Sundays

With your private guide you will enjoy of a private walking tour in the narrow streets of the historic center of Florence where still now artisans where the artisans following their passion and the techniques handed down over the centuries produce unique and wonderful objects.

The tour begin with the meeting with your expert local guide in the lobby of your hotel in Florence city center and the tour includes stops to see the artisans at work in their workshops.

Some of the most important various forms of craftsmanship in Florence are:

The art of semiprecious stone mosaics is a special technique developed mainly under the Medici and today many precious works of art are preserved in Florentine museums. The craftsmen with their technique create what look like paintings but are actually stone mosaics composed with the use of hard stones that are cut and inserted to create colorful works of art.

The art of marbled paper that even today in Florence some paper makers continue the tradition with the use of a technique probably originating in China. The multicolored Florentine marbled paper mainly is used to bind books and cover desk objects.

The leather artisan workshops where it is very interesting to know how they choose leather and how they create leather products such as jackets, bags, shoes and accessories. This is also a good opportunity to buy unique hand made items.

The Pharmacy of Santa Maria Novella, one of the oldest perfumeries in the world whose beginning of perfume production dates back to the 14th century.


 

DETAILS

 

Duration:
3 hours

Start Time Private Tour: 
Morning Tour
or
Afternoon Tour:

Meeting Point:
At the lobby of your Hotel in Florence City Center

Inclusion:
Personal expert and licensed guide

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional),
Admission fees to churches and museums

Notes:
-  More of 6 persons rates - on request
-  This tour can be customized to your artisan preferences
-  Private course of Marbled Paper Decorated by Hand - on request 


F.A.Q.


 

  • Why is Florence known for art?

Florence is known for its rich artistic heritage for several reasons:

1. Renaissance Birthplace: Florence was the birthplace of the Renaissance, a period of immense cultural and artistic growth in Europe. During the 14th to 17th centuries, Florence was a center of innovation in art, architecture, literature, science, and philosophy. This period saw the rise of iconic artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Botticelli, who produced some of their most famous works in Florence.

2. Patronage of Wealthy Families: Florence was home to wealthy and influential families such as the Medici, who were great patrons of the arts. They commissioned numerous artworks, buildings, and sculptures, supporting artists financially and providing them with opportunities to create masterpieces. The patronage of these wealthy families played a significant role in the flourishing of art in Florence.

3. Artistic Innovations: Artists in Florence during the Renaissance made significant advancements in techniques, perspective, anatomy, and proportion. They pushed the boundaries of art, creating realistic and emotionally evocative works that continue to inspire artists and art lovers worldwide.

4. Artistic Centers: Florence was home to artistic workshops and academies where artists gathered to exchange ideas, learn from one another, and collaborate on projects. This vibrant artistic community fostered creativity and experimentation, contributing to the city's reputation as an artistic hub.

5. Preservation of Artifacts: Florence has diligently preserved its artistic treasures over the centuries, ensuring that many Renaissance artworks remain accessible to the public today. Museums such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery house some of the most renowned works of Renaissance art, attracting millions of visitors each year.

Overall, Florence's historical significance, patronage culture, artistic innovations, thriving artistic community, and commitment to preserving its cultural heritage have cemented its reputation as one of the world's foremost centers of art.

 

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But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.

 



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