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International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2016 in Florence

April 7, 2016
International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2016 in Florence

Unmissable Handicrafts Trade Fair from 23rd April to 1st May 2016 in Florence

It comes back in Florence the largest International Handicrafts Trade Fair from 23rd April to 1st May 2016 at the Fortezza da Basso, just a few meters away from Santa Maria Novella railway station, where artisans from all over the world will be glad to show you what their hands have created. It is an international exhibition and craft market now in its 80th edition. It is divided into large thematic areas in which you can lose yourself distracted with the glut of products that you have. The Hotel Brunelleschi is located in the historical centre of Florence, at a short distance from the place of the event.

The fair was established in 1931 with a national character. Gaining immediately a great success, year after year the fair went expanding, bringing to 1952 where the exhibition was declared international to all effects. In 1972 the fair was transferred in the today’s space: Fortezza da Basso.
The International Handicrafts Trade Fair Florence Opening Times: everyday from 10 am to 10.30 pm (last day closing at 08.00 pm)

The event takes place at a short distance from the Hotel Brunelleschi, located in Florence historical centre, with its comfortable rooms for a relaxing and exclusive stay. The strength of the Hotel in Florence is the Restaurant Santa Elisabetta, a place of conviviality but also of culture; here you can enjoy the delights of the Tuscan tradition elaborated by the chef’s creativity Bonadonna and you can admire the splendour of the Pagliazza Tower, completely restored.

We wait for you at the International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2016 in Florence!

International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2016 in Florence

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