Events in Florence

International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2018 in Florence

April 19, 2018

It comes back in Florence, the largest international handicrafts trade fair from 21st April to 1st May 2018 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 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 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: every day from 10.00 to 22.30 (last day, 1st May closing at 20.00).

Tickets can be purchased directly online to avoid long queues.
Full price: € 7.00 (weekends and holidays), 4,00 € (weekdays)
Full 2 entrance: 7,00 € (only weekdays, valid for two people)
Reduced: € 5,00 Holidays and holiday eves – reserved exclusively for conventions (soon on-line the list of companies and / or associations affiliated with the Fair)
Reduced: € 3.50 Weekdays – reserved exclusively for conventions, (soon on-line the list of companies and / or associations affiliated with the Fair)

Free entry
• Children under 12 years when accompanied by an adult;
• Accompanists of people with disabilities;
• Accompanists of groups (minimum 10 people).

Admission to the dogs
• permitted if provided with a leash and muzzle.

We wait for you at the Brunelleschi for the International Handicrafts Trade Fair 2018 in Florence

International Handicrafts Trade FairThe event takes place at a short distance from the Hotel Brunelleschi, 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 Hotel Brunelleschi. Find out all new proposals.

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