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Handicraft & Drinks: March 14 at 6:00PM the first urban trekking walk in the “Oltrarno”
- Events, handicraft, itineraries, slow tourism, trekking, Tuscany, urban trekking
- 17 March 2017
“The history of San Frediano and the bronze of Banchi Duccio Bronzista”: on March 14th we start with the first itinerary on the program. We meet at 6:00PM in San Frediano, an opportunity to practice urban trekking discovering one of the most authentic neighborhoods of Florence, the Oltrarno.
During our walk, we will retrace the steps through which the area has developed over the centuries, but also we will discover its stories, its trades and the characters that have made it one of the most authentic and typical corners of the city of Florence.
The itinerary continues and we arrive in via dei Serragli with a visit to the bottega of Banchi Duccio Bronzista, the bronze caster being one of the oldest and most emblematic artisanal trades in Florence. Afterwards we get to the Porta San Frediano where beer master Daniele Venturi awaits to take the group to visit the Birrificio Artigianale Il Bovaro. Here you will have the opportunity to discover the production techniques of the first artisanal beer ever produced in Florence. The walk will end with a tasting of the artisanal beer.
After this appointment on March 14th, here are the other walks on the program:
March 14: “The history of San Frediano and the bronze of Banchi Duccio Bronzista”
March 21: “Liberty in Florence and the Florentine “commesso” of Mireille Valentin”
April 11: “The alleys of the Oltrarno and the art of glassmaking at Moleria Locchi”
April 26: “The Vecchio Conventino and the decorated wood of Tommaso De Carlo”
May 9: “The Lungarni and the bronze of Il Bronzetto”
May 23: “The historic city walls and the contemporary jewelry by Yoko Takirai”
June 6: “The gardens of the Oltrarno and the art of restoration of Beneforti”
June 20: “The piazzas of the Oltrarno and the artisanal sandals of Calzaturificio Laudato.”
The drinks at the end of the next itineraries with be offered at “Bar d’Angolo,” “Dolce Vita Firenze,” “Il S. Forno,” “il Santino,” “Volume Firenze”.
The reservation for “Artigianato & aperitif” is mandatory, only a limited number of participants will be admitted. For more information please check www.toscana.artour.it, to book please go to www.andareazonzo.com/urbano.
This event, presented by ““ARTour Toscana: gli itinerari dell’artigianato” (a project supported by the Regione Toscana, organized by Artex Centro per l’artigianato Artistico e Tradizionale della Toscana, in cooperation with CNA Toscana e Confartigianato Imprese Toscana) is organized by “Artex, Centro per l’Artigianato Artistico e Tradizionale della Toscana” in cooperation with Officina Creativa, Comune di Firenze, Cna Firenze, Confartigianato Imprese Firenze, Oltrarno Promuove 2.0 e Andare a Zonzo.