Florence


Intercultural tour in Florence

Where the traces of ancient and new travelers are mixed

The city of Florence has a long history of welcoming towards the “foreigners”, who in various periods have settled in the Tuscan capital helping to write the story. Keeping track of the many migrant places means to look at the city from a different and stimulating angle that recognizes, next to the Basilica of Santa Maria del Fiore or the Ponte Vecchio, the traces of that minor history of which the Russian and Polish communities were protagonists , Anglo-Saxons, French, Hebrew, Swiss, German, but also in recent years, the Iranian communities, the Eritrean, and many others.
The religious buildings, such as the synagogue, the Russian Orthodox church, the evangelical church, the cultural institutes, the meeting places and the exchange among the many, include the Paszkowski Café, and the Viesseux Cabinet up to the commercial businesses that wind in areas such as the Santa Maria Novella station, or the San Lorenzo market. Today the dynamism of a city that has been able to open itself to the world is renewed with the presence of migrant citizens, thanks also to the contribution of voluntary associations that take care of welcoming and enhancing the skills of foreign citizens in the city.

Routes

On the trail of travelers from yesterday and today
Circle of solidarity and religions
Market, foods and cultures

Info

Walks by reservation.

Minimum number of participants: 5 participants (max 25).

Possibility of personalized itineraries and visits on request, also in English, Spanish, French.

For more detailed information on these itineraries or to book your walk write to migrantour.firenze@oxfam.it

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