Florence Design & Technology School Trips

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Bespoke School Trips to 

Florence

The enticing city of Florence is a great choice trip for your Design and Technology students, allowing your group to explore Design and Technology from design origins through to finished product.

Not only is Florence the home of Leonardo da Vinci and home to a museum dedicated to this master, it also close by to the likes of luxurious Italian supercar brands including Lamborghini and Ferrari.  Students will have the opportunity to visit museums dedicated to these superbrands, in addition to having the opportunity to take your group to the Ducati Motorcycle Factory and expose your students to the manufacturing process.There are also numerous Food Technology related visits available in the Tuscany region, an area famed for its cuisine and high quality produce.  Students can learn from cookery classes and visiting local produce farms.

Contact Adaptable Travel today and start organising your Design and Technology trip to Florence.

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Suggested Itinerary

Adaptable Travel can tailor-make an itinerary based on the exact needs of your group. Below is a sample itinerary for your Design & Technology trip to Florence.

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Depart from the UK to Pisa, upon arrival, you'll be transferred by coach to Florence (approx 1-1.5hrs). After checking into your hotel you may have some free time in the city to explore, subject to your flight times. If this is the case, we highly recommend a visit to the famous Piazza Della Signoria and Piazza del Duomo or one of the galleries such as the Bargello or Uffizi.

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Start the day and have breakfast with your group before being transferred to the Enzo Ferrari Museum and explore the history of the prancing horse. Here your students have the opportunity to attend engaging workshops with a focus on technical-scientific, team-building, and marketing. Then have a group lunch before visiting the Ducati Museum and Factory, where your students will learn about the 90-year history of the company as well as witness the manufacturing process and stage by stage assembly lines of the motorbikes. Spend your evening in Florence and enjoy a group evening meal.

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On your third day, your group will proceed to the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and learn about the history and craftsmanship involved in the creation of Ferragamo brands. Then enjoy a group lunch after your visit. Your trip will then be followed by a visit to the Silver Museum in the Pitti Palace and discover sophisticated collections of ivory, jewelry, silver miniatures, and Chinese & Japanese porcelain. Travel back to Florence and enjoy a group evening meal.

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After breakfast, check-out of your hotel, you may have some free time to explore this city. Then proceed to your airport transfer to Pisa and return to the UK.

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Depart from the UK to Pisa, upon arrival, you'll be transferred by coach to Florence (approx 1-1.5hrs). After checking into your hotel you may have some free time in the city to explore, subject to your flight times. If this is the case, we highly recommend a visit to the famous Piazza Della Signoria and Piazza del Duomo or one of the galleries such as the Bargello or Uffizi.

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Start the day and have breakfast with your group before being transferred to the Enzo Ferrari Museum and explore the history of the prancing horse. Here your students have the opportunity to attend engaging workshops with a focus on technical-scientific, team-building, and marketing. Then have a group lunch before visiting the Ducati Museum and Factory, where your students will learn about the 90-year history of the company as well as witness the manufacturing process and stage by stage assembly lines of the motorbikes. Spend your evening in Florence and enjoy a group evening meal.

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On your third day, your group will proceed to the Salvatore Ferragamo Museum and learn about the history and craftsmanship involved in the creation of Ferragamo brands. Then enjoy a group lunch after your visit. Your trip will then be followed by a visit to the Silver Museum in the Pitti Palace and discover sophisticated collections of ivory, jewelry, silver miniatures, and Chinese & Japanese porcelain. Travel back to Florence and enjoy a group evening meal.

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Extended durations are available. An extended duration gives further options to add more cultural, design and technology, food technology or language based excursions. Please enquire and Adaptable Travel will be happy to assist.

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We just wanted to send you a message to say thank you so much - we are nearly home now. The trip was great and the students all had a good time. The staff at the hostel were so friendly and accommodating. Our driver, Sajid, was fantastic. Warm, friendly, flexible and made our trip run so smoothly. We would love to have him again on a future trip. Could you pass this onto AVA coaches please? Thanks for your work too Andrea - you’ve been great.
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