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Florence Oltrarno tour with artisan workshops and art treasures in Santo Spirito district

Availability: April - October
Duration: 2 hours, 30 minutes
Language: English , Italian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover the charm of the picturesque Oltrarno district
  • Admire real local craftsmen at work
  • Visit the wonderful Santo Spirito Monumental complex
  • Enjoy a small group experience
What to expect

Don't miss a unique walking tour of Florence off the beaten track in the charming Oltrarno district, to discover the local unique workshops and the amazing Santo Spirito Church with Michelangelo's unmissable wooden sculpture. Enjoy a thrilling walking tour with your professional guide, through one of the most picturesque districts of Florence, where you can meet the genuine Florentine people and learn how they live and work in.

A short distance away from the impressive Piazza Pitti, you will visit some of the extraordinary workshops where to admire local artisans at work, producing marvelous traditional handicrafts such as shoes, engravings, art prints, marble paper, enamel, silver objects, mosaic artwork made with ancient Medicean technique and carved wood articles.

Led by your expert guide, you will also reach the charming Piazza Santo Spirito, with its typical family restaurants, small shops and artists’ studios: a suggestive sight of Florence where time seems to stand still. Here you will be able to visit the amazing namesake church designed by Brunelleschi, which was the last masterpiece of the great Artist. You will have the opportunity to discover the wonderful Santo Spirito Monumental complex: cloister, refectory, chapter house and sacristy, where to admire the only existing wooden sculpture of Michelangelo: a crucifix that he carved at the age of only 17.

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What's included
  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • Professional local guide
  • Three artisan workshops
  • Santo Spirito Complex entrance fee
What's not included
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Meals and beverage
Reduced price
  • Reduced price: 7-12 years old
  • Free: 0-6 years old

Where

Piazza de' Pitti, 24, 50125 Florence

Meeting point:

In front of the newspapers stand (a Caf Tour assistant will be waiting for you with a yellow sign).

What to remember
  • This tour has a 2 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if this minimum is not met
  • In the unlikely event of such a cancellation, a refund will be provided or an alternative will be offered
  • Small group activity: max 10 people admitted
  • We suggest wearing comfortable shoes; appropriate clothing is recommended to visit places of worship
  • The local guide service could be provided in two languages
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When

Monday, Friday and Saturday at 3.00 pm

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Provider
Caf Tour & Travel - Gray Line Florence
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 giorni before the activity begins.

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