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Made in Florence Walking Tour - visit local shops where artisans design, create and sell their unique products - private tour

Made in Florence Walking Tour - visit local shops where artisans design, create and sell their unique products - private tour

Wander the cobblestone streets of the Oltrarno neighborhood, across the Arno River in Florence and less-visited than other parts of the city, to see artisan boutiques and workshops with your private tour guide.  

  3 Hours    TuscanyFlorence   Starting at $125 per person


Duration: Three hours

Type of Service: Made in Florence Walking Tour - visit local shops where artisans design, create and sell their unique products - private tour

Experience the time-honored traditions of Italian craftsmen on this private 3-hour artisan walking tour of Florence's Oltrarno district. Visit workshops where people create beautiful things from leather, marbled paper, jewelry, linens, mosaics, ceramics and much more.

See modern paper and mosaic-making artisans at work as you learn the skills required to create such works of art. Visit the workshop of a goldsmith in one of the Oltrarno's most prominent piazzas, in front of the Santo Spirito church. Take in the beautiful interior of the church – including a wooden crucifix carved by Michelangelo.

This private tour is tailored to your specific interests – including leather crafts, shoes, linens, woodwork, hats, etc.  At the end of the three-hour tour, enjoy a complimentary Florentine gelato.

Things to Know:

  • You will cross the famous Ponte Vecchio bridge to the other side of the River Arno, known for its royal and artisan heritage
  • Led by a private guide, discover the side of the Arno River where a community of artists live and work
  • Watch craftsmen in action and see their finished work including fine art prints, jewelry and more
  • Flexibility to customize your own itinerary to your own preferences with your private guide
  • Have the opportunity to purchase unique handmade jewelry, marbled paper, bound books, leather goods and more
  • Tour is offered on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
  • This 3-hour private tour can be offered during the morning or afternoon hours
  • Wear comfortable walking or tennis shoes

Pricing & Booking

Starting at 125.00 per person.  Inquire about group discounts at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The prices listed above are an estimate based on the daily exchange rate with the Euro. Due to the fluctuation in the Euro, the prices are subject to vary by up to 5% (usually a decrease, occasionally an increase). The precise price is confirmed upon booking following the procedures below. Please be sure to review the pricing upon booking.

Booking Procedures and details: Upon hitting the “book now” button, you can choose your date and time, and look over the cancellation policy (terms and conditions), and preview the precise pricing. Once you have entered your details, L&B Italian tours will request your credit card number. We will not charge your credit card until we have confirmed the details for your reservations, this usually happens within 24-48 hours for tours and up to 4 days for trip packages. Once the card is charged your reservation is confirmed. Along with the confirmation, you will get a complete recap of your booking that includes maps, meeting places, times and contact numbers.

Please note: L&B Italian Tours have an on-call operator in Italy, in the event that anything changes or you have problems in Italy, you can contact us easily. 

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