Like A Florentine
Are you looking to have a true Florentine experience with your family? If you have already been to Florence and want to enjoy something off the beaten paths, than our Like A Florentine packaged break is exactly what you are looking for. From private back-stage looks at some of the most famous artisans of Florence to hands-on workshops, this experience will turn Florence into a playground mixing culture and entertainment.
A unique experience with Family Twist:
- A private back stage visit of some of the most famous workshops of Florence
- A fascinating marble paper workshop
- A private hands on workshop where you will create your own postcards
- A fun, privately guided visit of the Galileo Museum
- Gifts and fun-packed game booklets suitable for children and teenagers are included
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Prices based on two adults and two children including 2 nights in a four-star hotel (in connecting rooms), all the activities and transportation (from and to airport/train station and inside Florence).
Day 1 – The Art of Paper Marbling
Benvenuto a Firenze!
Our English-speaking chauffeur will wait for you at the airport or train station and drive you to your family friendly boutique hotel / apartment in a comfortable minivan, fully equipped for your children’s safety. Gifts and surprises await in your room…
After lunch, our English speaking and certified guide will take you to a workshop where you will be introduced to the art of paper marbling.
Although Paper Marbling may not be something you and your children have already heard about, it is a real treat for the whole family. After a brief introduction done by your private teacher, you will enjoy a 2-hour private lesson where each member will create his/her own notebook with a marbled paper cover.
At the end of this hands-on experience, our guide will walk you back to your hotel.
Day 2 – The Legacy of Florentine Craft and Creating Your Own Postcards
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you on the other side of the Arno River. That is where you will experience and enjoy the Legacy of Florentine Craft.
During this fun and educational tour, your family will learn everything there is to know about Florentine craft. During centuries, Florence was the center of architectural and artistic beautiful, also known as Renaissance art. The children will have a highly entertaining game booklet to help them better understand the traditional activities that have been taught from generation to generation for centuries.
You will get a privileged back-stage access in some of the most prestigious and well knows artisans just to see what they are working on
After the visit, you will enjoy a tasty Italian lunch in the area. After lunch, you will enjoy a fun-filled hands-on activity. In the comfort of a private traditional workshop, you will create your own postcards.
it’s always nice to send postcards to the ones you love back home, but sending your own self-made postcards is even better. During this 2-hour private workshop, each member of the family will create a set of postcards based on the beauty of the architecture and art of Florence.
At the end of this unforgettable experience our guide will take you back to your hotel.
Day 3 – The Galileo Museum
After breakfast, our guide will pick you up at your hotel and take you on an unforgettable visit of the Galileo Museum.
Galileo is surely one of the most influential scientists of all times. As an astronomer, not only did he prove to the world that the Earth revolves around the sun, but he was also a very prolific inventor. During this 2 hour tour of the Galileo Museum, you and your children will discover the magic world astronomical inventions and dive into the life and times of Galileo himself.
At the end of the visit our guide will take you back to the hotel. Time then for a quick lunch before leaving to the airport or train station and saying Ciao to the fantastic city of Florence!