A Florentine Morning at Sant’Ambrogio: Food Market and Artisans – 2 Hours

SunFlorence’s exclusive and distinctive creation

Escape the city center’s bustling crowds and embrace a serene escape with an exclusive tour through Florence’s authentic heart. Explore the captivating district of Santa Croce, renowned for its deep connection to leather artistry, and discover Sant’Ambrogio—a hidden gem seldom visited by tourists.

My goal is to craft an unparalleled experience that fosters a connection to our community by honoring the finest local artisans and their genuine products. Delve into the narratives woven within the hearts of local growers and vendors, each meticulously chosen for their unwavering commitment to quality, community, and authenticity.

Embark on a journey through workshops of seasoned artisans, guardians of traditions passed down through generations. This curated excursion unveils an unseen side of Florence, an enclave reserved for those seeking genuine cultural immersion.

Wander through Sant’Ambrogio Market, a vibrant setting offering glimpses into unique local delicacies—a chance to savor flavors often overlooked.

Immerse yourself in the essence of Florentine craftsmanship as we explore workshops specializing in Florentine mosaic, ceramics, marbled paper, leather craftsmanship, scagliola, exquisite attire, and more.

My esteemed selection of artisans will graciously share insights and unveil their trade secrets, providing profound insights into the origins of ‘Made in Italy’ products and guiding you to discern authentic quality.

During the tour, seize the opportunity to acquire these exceptional artisanal creations directly from their creators.

This journey amalgamates immersive shopping experiences, intimate encounters with skilled artisans, the allure of Florence, and the authenticity of local cuisine—an exploration off the beaten path. Come, savor the artistry and delve into Florence’s artisanal essence. Gain a deeper understanding of leather, gastronomy, artisanship, and culture, unraveling the true soul of this enchanting city.


Available in Italian, English and Spanish


  • One person: € 120
  • Up to 2 people: € 85 each
  • Between 3 and 7 people: € 60 each
  • More than 8 people: € 40 each
  • Children under 8 years old are free

What is included?

    • Private Tour with a Licensed Guide
    • Food Tastings are included

What is not included? (optional)

    • To enhance your full immersive experience, you can decide to add a private workshop with my best artisans. Each workshop offers a unique and immersive experience, allowing you to delve into Florence’s traditional craftsmanship and artistry. Contact me for further details on pricing, specific workshop information, and to book your experience.
  1. Leather Crafting: Craft your own customized leather accessory under the guidance of skilled artisans. Choose to make a belt, wallet, or keychain.
  2. Ceramics Studio: Try your hand at creating a small ceramic piece using traditional techniques. Learn the art of shaping and glazing pottery.
  3. Marbled Paper Design: Discover the ancient art of marbling paper. Create your unique design and take home your handmade marbled paper.
  4. Medieval Painting Workshop: Explore Medieval painting techniques with egg tempera, handle rare pigments, and create a miniature artwork of Florence’s Dome on a gold leaf.