Events in Florence

International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2019 in Florence

April 18, 2019

It comes back in Florence, the largest international handicrafts trade fair from Wednesday 24th April to Wednesday 1st May 2019 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 happy to show you what their hands have created. It is the international exhibition and craft market now in its 82nd edition. It is divided into large thematic areas in which you can lose yourself distracted by the abundance of products. It is one of the most awaited events of the year in Florence, involving people of all ages. The Brunelleschi Hotel 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 show became more extensive, bringing to 1952 where the show could declare internationally to all effects. In 1972 the exhibition enters today’s space: Fortezza da Basso.

International Handicrafts Trade Fair Hours and Prices

Open to the public:
from 10.00 to 20.00 (All pavilions and open exhibitions)
from 20:00 to 22:00 free admission (Court of Flavors and open exhibitions)
Florence, Fortezza da Basso

Tickets can be purchased directly online to avoid long queues.
Full price: € 7.00
Reduced: € 5,00 (young people under 25, Over 65, disabled people, COOP card holders)

Free entry
– children up to 12 years accompanied by an adult
– carers of disabled people
– group leaders (at least 10 people)
– FirenzeCard + owners

We wait for you at the Brunelleschi for the International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2019 in Florence

The event takes place at a short distance from the Brunelleschi Hotel, located in the historical centre of Florence, with its comfortable rooms for a relaxing and exclusive stay. Take advantage of exclusive offers for stays at the Brunelleschi Hotel. Find out all new proposals.

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