Do you want to go and meet the artisans of Italian excellence in their laboratories? Would you like to live a day of workshops in the shop, and discover the secrets of the made in Italy?
Italian Stories offers you a chance to choose between so many fascinating stories, and book easily and safely so many different authentic experiences in the laboratories of the best craftsmen in Italy.
And if you need a tailor-made journey, personalized on your requests, just ask us!
It is so easy.
If you are a craftsmanship lover or a traveler, you will be able to search the experience you like the most among our selected proposals. A free registration using an email address or via Facebook will be enough to book an activity.
If you are an artisan, tell us about your craft and personal experience. If we think you have the right qualifications for Italian Stories, it will be a pleasure to accept your request.
Visit: Have you ever visit an authentic italian bottega? With Italian Stories our artisans will open you their doors, unveil their secrets and share their story rooted in their lands. Let our artisans guide you in their bottega and present you the local heritage through their wonders. Artisans have a tale to tell, and share it with passion.
Workshop: Seeking for a quick taste of the craft? Schedule a workshop and experience the apprenticeship. From beginners to more challenging – our artisans have something for everyone.
Our Masters will teach you their techniques and after your one-day artisan you will take home more than simply what you’ve created.
Special: Ready for an unconventional immersion in our “well-made” in Italy?
Our resident craftsmen are inspired by nature, tradition, mythology and folklore, thus the perfect storytellers to enjoy a unique, out-of-the ordinary guided sightseeing tour. Discover the secrets of your destination with our expert masters.
Are you a visitor and you want to discover the artisans labs?
Thanks to Italian Stories you can search for italian selected craftspeople, using a typology filter (tailoring, wood, jewels …) or a location filter, and then go visit them.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
• Quick registration to the website, only a few necessary informations are requested.
• Choose the experience that you like the most among our selected range.
• If you have any doubt or question, write to the artisan you are interested in.
• Directly book your experience. Give your payment order, your money will be transferred only after you receive a confirmation by the artisan.
• You will receive a an email with all the details and informations in order to reach the selected lab.
• Meet the artisan, discover his world and enjoy the experience.
• Once you’ll be back, tell us about your activity and rate the experience if you want to. To us and to our community, it is so important.
WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?
• We personally select and manage only the best artisans (good in their work, but also kind and friendly) in order to offer you amazing experiences.
• We get you in touch with very different knowhow at a fair price.
• Our customer service is completely available and helpful in order to satisfy your requests. Our object is to deliver very special meeting to you.
• We manage all the payments in total security and protection. We care about both sides, giving to the artisan the paid amount only after your experience has positively end. This way, we protect you and we refund you if any problem has been noticed.
Italian Stories connect you with those that want to discover your craft and knowledge and give you the possibility to reach that people.
WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?
• Let us know something about your activity and apply as artisan through an easy registration.
• We will contact you to explain our project and to know something more about each other. If we get on well, you’ll be on board.
• Going through with your profile you will create your activities. For any experience proposed you will supply some informations (object, timing, price …) to allow people understand what you do and what you’re offering.
• Through your personal profile you can answer special requests and easily manage your booking activity. You’ll be the one and only to confirm that the established activity will take place. After that confirmation, your visitors will be updated about the meeting.
• Welcome your guest and let them come into your world. It will be a great satisfaction for you.
WHAT DO WE DO FOR YOU?
• You can, on your own or with our help, offer unique experiences and highlight your precious work directly to people interested in what you do.
• We help you to manage the communication and the promotion of your visits and workshops.
• Thanks to our community you will know who you’re going to host, so that you can be safe about it.
• We manage all transactions in total security and protection. We care about both sides, and we give you the paid amount even if the visitor does’t show up at the meeting.
Progetto vincitore del bando Seed Money 2013.
Il bando è stato realizzato all'internodel Programma Operativo FESR 2007-2013, reso possibile grazie all'Unione Europea e al confinanziamento del FESR – Fondo Europeo di Sviluppo Regionale.