Italian Arts & Crafts in Florence and Venice | Access Italy - photo 1

Local artisans

Italian Arts & Crafts in Florence and Venice | Access Italy - photo 2

Local artisans

Italian Arts & Crafts in Florence and Venice | Access Italy - photo 3

Local artisans

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During an Access Italy experience, you will be in direct contact with the protagonists of the most authentic Italian traditions.

As you listen to their stories, you will learn all about their connection to the territory, their incredible technical expertise and even what goes through their minds as they work on their latest piece of art.

Immerse yourself into the Italian folklore and explore Italian Arts and Crafts learning about secular traditions still being passed on from father to son and perpetuated through the ages. Access Italy has developed a network of local artists in each Italian destination in order to showcase the excellence of the most ancient Italian artisanal practices. Your expert  guide will let you discover how leather workers in Florence started their custom in the Santa Croce district, or how goldsmith create jewelry masterpieces in their studios on Ponte Vecchio. We will take your family to learn how to make your own venetian carnival mask or to the Pope’s Mosaic studio, where the Vatican miniaturists prepare the Pope’s gifts to world famous Head of States.

Access Italy can arrange private visits of the ateliers of the most famous Italian brands as well as contemporary niche designers, where you will witness what lies behind the scenes of haute couture fashion houses. Don’t miss an incredible opportunity to experience first-hand the local culture of Made in Italy and to relive Italian history through tales of traditions that were born as early as the Middle Ages to become eternal.

WHAT TO EXPECT

Witness international and local artists putting to use tens of years of studies and practice during the creation of unique masterpieces. As you listen to their stories, you will learn all about their connection to the territory, their incredible technical expertise and even what goes through their minds as they work on their latest piece of art.

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