FLORENCE – The International Handicrafts Trade Fair – April 21 – May 1 – Fortezza da Basso 


In the edition 2018 of the International Handicrafts Trade Fair,  the best of the arts and crafts of the various Italian regions will be on show.

Carefully selected traditional and innovating works will be on show, between originality and design, following an itinerary privileging productive traditions as well as the main territory attractions – local crafts, tourism, food & wine, landscape identities, and so on.

New geographical routes will be followed for the international exhibitors coming from all 5 continents.

artigiano in fiera-4The country host of honor is VIETNAM: an event in the event, a journey through the excellences of ist craftsmanship, its traditions and a fascinating millennial history.

For the first time in Italy, on the lower floor of the Spadolini Pavilion of the Fortezza Da Basso, the exhibition “Le Vietnam sur la route des 9 Dragons” (Vietnam on the way of the 9 dragons), offers an invitation to travel through time, in art , in the culture and history of Vietnam.

Mostra_artigianato_Firenze_02More than an exhibition, it is a dive into the soul of this country, which will lead you to discover the rituals and customs of the peoples of the mountains of the northern highlands, the ancient technique of processing silk and the art of ceramics, the furniture lacquered in gold leaf, spices, including the pepper of the island of Phu Quoc, famous for its scent. In addition, beauty treatments, massages … and a restaurant that will offer you Vietnamese dishes, and then end the journey by tasting the famous B52 cocktail at the Jungle Bar.

Florence, The International Handicrafts Trade Fair

When: April 21 – May 1 2018

Where: Fortezza da Basso, Florence

Opening times:
everyday from 10am to 10.30pm
(on the last day, 1st May: closing time at 8pm)

Entrance Tickets:

Free entry:

• Children up to 12 years if accompanied by an adult;

  • Accompanying people with disabilities;


21, 22, 24, 25, 28, 29, 30 April and 1 May € 7.70 – Reduced € 5.50


valid only on days:

23, 26, 27 April 4.40 € – Reduced 3.85


valid for 2 people only on days:

23, 26, 27 April € 7.70

More Info on: http://www.mostraartigianato.it/en/




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