Florence Kids Tours & Activities

Visiting Florence with kids is more fun with Arte al Sole. Our Florence kids tours and activities are filled with art, sightseeing, and memory-making connections to the Renaissance city and its rich history. Families will learn about the traditions, histories, artisans and culinary legends behind the beauty of Florence, while engaging in hands-on arts and cultural tours and workshops designed just for kids!

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Florence – DaVinci Workshop (3 hours)

Our arts education and fine artist docent will take families to the Leonardo DaVinci museum to explore
interactive exhibits and compare themes in science, art, and invention. She will bring sketchbooks and
materials for brainstorming and engaging projects during the visits, guide children through their own
sketching and discovery activity afterward (for families or just the kids!). All materials included. Museum
entrance tickets extra. 260 euro for family of 4 + 40 euro each additional participant.

Florence Family City Tour through Medieval & Renaissance Life (3 hours)

Our arts education and fine artist docent will take families and children in Florence on an artistic adventure
replete with sketch books for a hands-on discovery of Medieval and Renaissance life in the city. We'll take
an in-depth look at the people, piazzas, and perfection of Renaissance greats. Kids will get to bring their
own visions to life through our guided art projects along the way. All materials included. Child-focused
tours & kids-only art projects. 260 euro for 1- 4 persons + 40 each additional participant.

Florence – Florentine Traditional Paper Marbling – Paper Making Art Lab     (3 hours)

Fun for the whole family! Discover the marvels of marbling, a typical Florentine tradition to make your very
own stunning paper creations. Bring home beautiful paper for decorating a notebook, a gift, or text books!
All materials included. 290 euro (family 2-4 ppl) + 50 euro each additional person.

Florence – Art Lessons for Kids or Family

Parents can get some grown-up time to explore Florence while we work with the kids on a chosen project
ranging from drawing & painting (the basis of art) to fresco / graffito, mosaic, mixed media, or sculpture
under the guidance of our studio artist and arts educator, Marco or one of his Fine Arts docents at his
exclusive art academy right in the heart of Florence. Kids only or family art projects taking inspiration from
the beauty of Florence. You can choose which option fits your "piccoli artisti" best: Kids or Family private
workshop 100 euro/ student for 2.5 hr. lesson OR Your children join a group art class with local Italian
children 50 euro/child 1.5hr. or 100/child for 3hr. All materials included.

Florence – Family Ceramics Class (ages 12 and up, 3 hours)

This course begins with an art history lesson explaining the origins and techniques of typical Tuscan ceramic
arts, followed by a step-by-step workshop on painting plates with typical Renaissance designs along with a
snack and tea or wine in the artist's studio. Your hand-crafted Florentine-style plates will need firing – extra
charge for express firing, but for families with a few days in Florence can pick up their finished works at this
incredible artisan workshop. All materials included. 240 euro for 2-4 people + 40 euro each additional
person (up to 10 participants).

Florence – Family Uffizi Tour, Skip-the-line, child-friendly and kid-focused!  (3 hours)

A museum tour designed with the Arte al Sole Visual Thinking & Self-Guided Critical Inquiry learning
philosophy. The best way to visit the Uffizi Gallery as a family. In 3 hrs, we offer an in-depth exploration
focusing on engaging children to interact with 6-7 key pieces of art in a realistic time-frame. No checking
famous paintings off a list with a 3-minute stare here! Your family will experience the full aesthetic wonder
and historical magic of the Renaissance amongst its most famous works. Kids will work on some drawing

and sketching of things that most inspire under the guidance of our specialized art docent. 285 euro for 1-4
people + 55 euro each additional participant. Museum tickets extra (24/person , 4/child, under 6 free).
Please bring valid ID’s for children as museum may request proof of age.

Florence – Boboli Gardens Sketch Hunt / Family Tour! (3 hours)

We will wander through the enchanting maze of gardens that once served as the playground for Florentine
elites through the centuries. Here, kids will get to sketch and bring the sculptures scattered throughout the
grounds to life. A great place for a picnic! Child-focused tours & kids-only art projects! All materials
included. Museum entrance tickets separate (approx. €13 euro/adult – €3/children – may have extra
booking fees by Museum). 260 euro for 1-4 people + 40 euro each additional participant.

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