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Artigianato&aperitivo: March 21st at 6:00PM the second appointment with the urban trekking in the Oltrarno

The Liberty in Florence, Mireille Valentine’s Florentine “commesso” and an original pre-dinner drink at S. Forno. On March 21st, after the success of the first installment, we meet for the second time to follow an itinerary that starts at 6:00PM in Piazza Tasso.

Our walk will go hunting for some of the architectonic treasures of the Florentine Liberty in the Oltrarno, an unusual and little known artistic identity of Florence. First stop is in via Giano della Bella, where we find two of these buildings. We will then continue inside the Officina Creativa/Conventino, in the workshop of Mireille Valentin, who will show us the charm of the Florentine commesso, one of the most refined, old and precious techniques of Florentine handicraft. We will then continue our walk to enjoy a truly original drink in one of the most fragrant corners of S. Frediano, between via dei Serragli and via Santa Monaca, at  S. Forno, a neighborhood bakery with a long standing presence, where tradition, quality and innovation perfectly blend.

After this appointment on March 21st, here are the next meetings on the schedule:

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, to book please go to

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 FirenzeCna FirenzeConfartigianato Imprese Firenze, Oltrarno Promuove 2.0 e Andare a Zonzo.