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How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo

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The experience is made to show you what means living like a ceramist, in a countryside town outside Florence.

I will be happy to show you all the process in the factory and and then we will come back to the shop and you will make a piece by your hands!

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• La Galleria Nuove Forme d'Arte, Via Venti Settembre 7, 50056, Montelupo Fiorentino Italy
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Departure Point
La Galleria Nuove Forme d'Arte, Via XX Settembre, 7, 50056 Montelupo Fiorentino FI, Italy
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Raw clay, working clothes and ceramic wheel
  • Small-group tour in factory
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Double firing and glazing
  • Shipment - the pieces you will make will be shipped to your house!
Exclusions
  • If you would like there is the possibility to buy some ceramic (even personalized) that we make, choosing from the models in the factory or the ready pieces in the shop. Being that the shipment is free, you will get them at a very special price!
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Whether you are a beginner or an avid artist, the master artist will help to guide you to create your very own unique pottery piece. My husband and I went in August and based on the reviews really wanted to do this course. Matteo worked with my husband and his family's schedule
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Response from Matteo M, Owner at How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo
Responded 3 weeks ago
So happy to see that you loved the experience! I have done my best to give the best memory about your trip in Montelupo, and thank you very much for all the compliments, its the minimum to say thank you for coming here :) Wish you a wonderful day!!
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I surprised my girlfriend with this class as part of our trip to Italy for her birthday. She had no idea where we were headed for the day as we walked the cobblestone streets of Florence towards the train station. We were to travel to Montelupo where Matteo would meet us.
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Response from Matteo M, Proprietario at How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo
Responded 11 Aug 2019
Oh no, I ready the review right now, so sorry!! Thank you for your amazing words, I am very proud to have been made you so satisfied and thank you for having choose our new experience. We had a lot of fun together, and I remember also about the missed train station ahah. I am so happy for the products we have made together and the others we have designed!! Hope to see you soon, and next time bring the photos of the new boat :)
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We had a wonderful time with Matteo and his family! Each of us enjoyed making our own pottery and will have these memories for the rest of our lives. Our kids actually said “mom, that was awesome!”. They are 11 and 14. Thanks again Matteo and family!
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Response from Matteo M, Proprietario at How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo
Responded 4 Jul 2019
Ciao Jodi, thank you again for the wonderful time together and the nice words about us!! I am happy that kids loved also the tour and making pots, it was very fun and I hope to see you and your beautiful family again in future :) Thanks again!
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My best friend and I made the 30 minute train trip from Florence to Montelupo, to make pottery with Matteo and his father. We had an incredibly fun three hours, touring the factory, and making our own pottery with the help of the master potter. We also had the opportunity to
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Response from Matteo M, Proprietario at How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo
Responded 4 Jul 2019
Ciao Kelsey, your words warm me (especially in those very hot days! ahah) and makes me feeling proud of my job! Meeting you was very fun also for me and I will put all myself following your custom vase, it will look beautiful, I promise! :)
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Meeting Matteo and his family and getting to make a unique piece of pottery to take home was the best fun I've had in a long time! Incredibly friendly family and their pottery is to die for! They go above and beyond to make sure you are happy with your purchase. Thank you so
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Response from Matteo M, Proprietario at How to make handmade Tuscan Ceramic: a course with a master potter in Montelupo
Responded 4 Jul 2019
Ciao Kefie! Thank you for your beautiful words, it was a pleasure to meet you and it was very fun the time passed together. I hope to see you again in future and I wish you a wonderful day :)
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