Watch as expert artisans work Italian Leather
Tuscany, and in particular Florence, is renowned all over the world for the superb tradition of leather processing. If you are planning a trip to Florence, come and see the timeless working traditions of skilled leather artisans while they make our classic handbags and accessories.
Factory tours are available from monday to friday, 9 am- 5pm. Please note that our artisans do not work on weekends and Italian National holidays.
What to expect from the leather factory tour
Through our guided technical tour, you will observe first-hand our skilled leather artisans at work. During the visit our experienced guides explain each step in the production process and can translate your questions to our expert artisans. This is a unique opportunity to watch as a leather accessory comes to life under the skilled hands of our artisans.
The visit is certainly an experience that will enrich your stay in Florence and a must-see opportunity to learn more about how leather products are created. An added bonus - at the end of the visit you have time to shop in the Pierotucci Leather Store knowing that the products you are purchasing are high quality and handmade.
Schedule a guided tour and watch as bags and accessories are made: from hand cutting leather panels, painting and sealing of raw edges to sewing together each component such as linings, handles straps, zips and pockets.
Your guide will take you through the factory and show you:
- the Type of Leathers we use
- the Cutting and Splitting of the leather
- the Assembling and Stitching of the pattern pieces
- the Finishing touches
Who is the tour for?
Families, Students, Groups (from 1 to 8 people), Groups (8 people or more).
In which languages is the tour available?
We offer our guided leather factory tour in several different langues including Italian, English, Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Indonesian and Russian.
Via Lungo L'Ema 17
Bagno a Ripoli, Florence Italy 50012
Pierotucci is located just 15 minutes from the historical center of Florence. We are located at the A1 highway exit Firenze Sud and right along the Via Chiantigiana if heading towards the Chianti region and Siena.
If you need directions, call our offices Phone +39 055 641143 and one of our staff will give you information on how to reach Pierotucci by car or bus.
If you are traveling with an organized tour group, we are fully equipped with parking to accommodate large groups, cruise excursions or bus tours. Please contact us for more information. Ask about adding us to your itinerary
To reserve a guided tour of our factory
- Date and time of arrival
- Number of people in your group
- Contact phone number and/or email
- Preferred language for the tour
Factory tours are available from Monday to Friday, 9 am- 5pm. Please note that our artisans do not work on weekends and Italian National holidays.