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Fun-filled adventures in the heart of Florence

Looking for unique things to do in Florence? Concierge Adriano Pecoraro’s suggestions for entertaining and out-of-the-ordinary activities are sure to make your stay unforgettable. Look forward to the best holiday Tuscany has to offer.

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The Art of Making

Discover why Florence is world-renowned for its creative craftsmanship. Hop in a vintage Fiat 1100 Musone and head into the city to meet with the craftspeople spearheading Florence’s New Renaissance.

Step behind the scenes and see how artists are preserving manual traditions with new materials and contemporary style. From jewelry to shoes, crystalware to perfumery, listen to each artisan talk passionately about their art’s heritage and style. End the morning at a Louis Vuitton boutique with an exclusive luggage organisation experience.

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Brunelleschi’s Dome

Dante, the maverick Florentine

2021 marks 700 years since the death of Dante, fondly known among Italians as “Sommo Poeta”—the Supreme Poet.

With an expert guide, retrace the landmarks and milestones that affected the student, lover and citizen.

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A Private Visit to the Zeffirelli Museum

Located in a beautiful building that was once Florence’s main courthouse, visit the extraordinary Zeffirelli museum and gallery in perfect privacy. Be greeted by Franco Zeffirelli’s son, Mr. Pippo, as you explore secret rooms and personal archives that are normally closed to the public.

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Leonardo themed walk Florence

Greet the Day with Leonardo

Travel through time and walk in the footsteps of the great Leonardo Da Vinci. Trekking through Monte Ceceri park, you’ll reach the top of the very same hill where Leonardo tested his flying machine in 1506. It was here that humans first took flight according to Zoroastro Da Peretola, a legendary pupil of Leonardo’s. Gaze across the wooded valley and spot Il Duomo in the distance the views are truly inspiring.

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Florence in an Ape Calessino

Florence in an Ape Calessino

Hop into an Ape Calessino, the three-wheeled electric car that was so emblematic of Italy in the 50s and 60s.

Discover the city at sunset in this classic vehicle. Access the most famous sights of central Florence that are usually out of bounds to motorists. Please note that this experience is only available after 6pm.

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Rafting in Florence

Rafting in Florence

Let expert rafters guide you down the San Niccolo weir, under the Ponte Vecchio, as you admire the urban sights. Or, for the ultimate thrill, join a full-day excursion to the Sieve River for a heart-racing ride through the rapids.

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Museum Treasure Hunt Florence

Museum Treasure Hunt

Uncover hidden gems on our lively walking tour, suitable for the whole family.

Follow your guide, listen to the clues and be the first to solve the riddle and find the treasure.

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Vintage Picnic

Set off on a timeless journey aboard our customized electric 1950s Fiat Musone. Escorted by a driver, discover fascinating corners of Fiesole before seeking out an idyllic local spot. Relax over a sumptuous picnic of regional delicacies and toast the beautiful sunset with a glass of something sparkling.

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