We will meet at Feltrinelli Red in Repubblica square and from there we will reach Zecchi , an incredible pigment shop to tackle the first element COLORS , helped by the Knowledge of the owner : There are so many ways that Colors enter the history of the City ! Then from there along the side of the Cathedral , toward the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella , where colors and perfumes are historically together in unexpeceted ways ! From the Basilica a short walk to one of the oldest perfume making places in the world Officina Profumo farmaceutica of Santa Maria Novella , where you can even smell the perfume of Caterina de Medici ,and so we will discover the scent of Florence . Last but not least , passing trough the old streets of the Market , to the Mercato Centrale , the largest food market in Florence , to taste some of the bounty and FLAVORS of the city ! COLORS , PERFUMES AND FLAVORS an original way to discover Florence
I am a professional guide of Florence and love to paint ! My family comes from the land of the Medici , Mugello, and my grandfather use to make olive oil and wine , so I learned soon the basics of excellent food . If there is something that truly define a city , you can say that Florence is made by Colors , that have inspired the many painters and artists, Perfumes, that are the essence of the city , and Flavors , that come from the product of the land, and create its unique taste . So join me in this discovery that start with your senses to reach the human roots of its uniqueness
wine and tastings
Zecchi , the most famous pigment shop of Florence . Officina Profumo Farmaceutica , considered one of the oldest perfumery place of Italy. Mercato Centrale , the largest food market of Florence . Zecchi , Officina Profumo Farmaceutica, and Mercato Centrale do not ask any payment to enter their unique places.
The total of the km that we walk during this experience is 2.3 All in flat area and we will walk them little by little ! Headphones will be provided for groups of more than 4 people .