Perfume experience: visit a perfumery in the center of Florence

Perfume Masterclass in the centre of Florence for Small Groups

1 h
min 30
Something different
difficulty Very easy
Wheelchair Not Accessible
Best reviews

It was sweet and delightful. So much fun !! I loved it!!

laurelle f.
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Create your own fragrance with a perfume workshop in Florence

Through this perfume walking tour in the center of Florence, you will have the opportunity to discover a famous perfume laboratory, where you will get to know the techniques and secrets of this ancient, renowned art. Get ready for a fantastic journey through the perfumes of Florence!

Perfume experience: visit a perfumery in the center of Florence highlights: 

  • Meet your master perfumer for an exciting workshop in the centre of Florence
  • Learn the ancient art and techniques of the master perfumers and relive the magical atmosphere of alchemists and apothecaries
  • Enjoy a unique experience in the cellar of a sumptuous Renaissance palace
  • Admire an amazing collection of ancient objects and tools used by perfumers
  • Create your own personalized perfume and receive your personalized certificate!

Join our half day perfume tour for small groups in the center of Florence and meet one of the most renowned perfumers in Florence to learn this ancient art. Immersed in a unique environment, in the Antica Spezieria Erboristeria San Simone, you will have the opportunity to learn how to make your own personal perfume.

A unique experience in an intriguing and suggestive location

The perfume workshop will take place in a famous laboratory in Florence, right in the historic center.
Here, you will admire the treasure of this laboratory, which consists of a valuable collection of ancient tools used by the perfumers in the past. Those Renaissance cellars will be the perfect background for your sensory experience surrounded by wonderful scents.

Learn from a master perfumer his ancient techniques

A master perfumer, on the footsteps of Catherine de' Medici and the perfumer  Renè le Florentin, will guide you through a process that will ultimately lead to the creation of your own perfume.
You will live the magic of the alchemists and perfumers who lived in Renaissance Florence, surrounded by unique glass tools, precious ampoules and rare essences from around the world.

Realize your own perfume with this workshop

At the end of the workshop, you will receive a bottle 50 ml with the perfume you created, including its formula.
You will also receive a participation certificate signed by the master perfumer who have followed you throughout the workshop process. A souvenir to bring back home with you!

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  • Historic center of Florence
  • Welcome and visit of the Antica Spezieria San Smone workshop
  • Introduction to the history of perfumery in Florence
  • Essences kit to create your perfume
  • 50 ml bottle of your personalized perfume
  • Coffee break (coffee, tea or water included)
  • Certificate of participation
  • Tips (optional)
Meeting point: 

Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.


We suggest you to wear comfortable shoes and clothes.

Confirmation will be received at time of booking. You will receive a voucher. This is your ticket and proof of purchase.

Reviews of Perfume Masterclass in the centre of Flo...

Reviewed by laurelle f. from

I made my own perfume , that was an experience!

Had a blast with my friends. It was fun doing something a little bit out of a normal activity of being a tourist walking through Florence seeing the sights. It was sweet and delightful. So much fun !! I loved it!!