Oltrarno tour – Art and Artcrafts

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Book now your Oltrarno tour and discover the left side of the river Arno. Stop at one of the last workshops fo silk manufacturing in the world! 'Oltrarno' the part of Florence on the left side of the river Arno where it is possible to experience the soul of the city and get in touch with “the initiators of the Renaissance”.This tour will allow you to discover the 'Oltrarno', the part of Florence on the left side of the river Arno where it is possible to experience the soul of the city and get in touch with “the initiators of the Renaissance”, Brunelleschi and Masaccio.
Florence is considered the cradle of the Renaissance because of the cultural texture of its society, which saw a fusion of artists, merchants, humanists and scientists; for this reason we will see masterpieces of paintings and architecture as well as artcraft works.
Your stops:
• Silk Manufacturing: One of the last workshops for silk manufacturing in the world that still uses a warping machine designed by Leonardo da Vinci
• Sculpture studio: An authentic sculpture studio where the same family has been making sculptures for two centuries
• The Brancacci chapel: A real jewel box where you will admire in the frescoes the transition from Gothic to Renaissance
• Santo Spirito church: A masterpiece by Filippo Brunelleschi, the founding father of the Renaissance
• A marbling paper Demonstration: An ancient technique of the Middle Ages that continues to fascinate craft lovers

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Musement

Highlights

Admire the masterpieces by Filippo Brunelleschi, Stop at the silk manufacturing, Discover the Brancacci chapel

Included

Entry to museums, churches and workshops, Guided visits

Not Included

Hotel pick-up/drop-off

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  • Max. 10 people per group
  • A minimum of 2 people is required to activate the tour
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