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 sweetest shops of this timeless city in this classic car. Access the most famous sights of central Florence, which are otherwise out of bounds to motorists.

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Sculpt like Michelangelo

Feel like a Florentine master and learn the art of sculpture at Galleria Romanelli.

Choose your desired medium, with options including clay modelling, plaster casting and marble carving. An expert sculptor will be on-hand to help hone your craft.

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Hidden Stores of Florence

Discover the rarely seen boutiques and workshops of Florence.

Visit a historic glass shop, pick up some local delicacies or find your own pair of tailor-made shoes.

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Chianti Cashmere

Cashmere in the Chianti Hills

Perfect for families, head to a picturesque farm hidden among the stunning Chianti hills. Meet the friendly animals and learn how they make globally-cherished cashmere.

For a complete experience, combine your farm visit with a tasting of local Chianti wine.

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Brunelleschi's Dome

Brunelleschi’s dome is one of Florence’s most striking landmarks.

This special visit to the cathedral grants guests exclusive access to its terraces. Enjoy a close up view of the dome and take in one of the city’s best panoramas.

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Vivoli Ice Cream Tour


The world-famous Vivoli ice cream parlour has been creating its delicious “gelato” masterpieces in Florence since 1930. Exclusively for guests of Belmond Villa San Michele, Vivoli opens the doors for an unforgettable experience in ice cream making, including the opportunity to meet the family and a mouth-watering ice cream tasting session.

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Florence Hot Air Balloon

Hot Air Balloon

Admire the unique landscape as you fly above Florence or the Chianti hills on a hot air balloon.

You may also choose to have a professional photographer join you, and teach you how to take the best pictures from above.

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Museum Treasure Hunt

Join a fun 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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Rafting in Florence

Let expert rafters guide you down the San Niccolo weir under the Ponte Vecchio as you take in the urban sights. 

Or, if you're up for a bit more excitement, join a full-day excursion to the Sieve River for a heart-racing ride through the rapids.

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Let our head barman teach you everything there is to know about cocktails. He will guide you through the preparation of 3 delicious concoctions.

Savour the fruits of your labour in our special Lover's Corner at the end of the lesson.

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Discover a unique side of Florence, following the footsteps of Robert Langdon and Sienna Brooks, the main characters of Dan Brown's novel Inferno.

This compelling experience will have you unravelling mysteries and interpreting works of art. Clues lead you through passageways until reaching the exciting resolution – after all, "seek and ye shall find".

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