Private Artisans and Makers Tour in Buenos Aires

Enjoy a private artisans and makers tour where you will discover what our artists and artisans have been doing for the last 200 years. The fileteado is a very "argentinian" type of art. From the paintings on signs or cristals to our own "colectivos" (buses) were decored with this type of art. 
On the other hand, our Silversmith will be able to show you why the Pope has an argentinian made Chalice amongst others.
We suggest visits to La Boca and San Telmo, while you will be driving through Recoleta, Retiro and Puerto Madero.

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3 hours


Hotel pickup available


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  • What's included :
    • Hotel Pick Up and Drop Off
    • Professional Guide
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Entry/Admission - Calle Defensa
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Calle Defensa Bairro San Telmo, Buenos Aires Argentina

    You will go to the workshop of the "fileteador" Miguel Ángel Polizzi located in San Telmo. There you will have an introduction to the "filleting" of Buenos Aires by the artist who will be accompanied by an assistant who will do the explanations in English. He will give you a basic "filleting" class in which each passenger can take his/her own work as a souvenir.

    Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mafalda Statue, Corner Chile and Defensa Streets Barrio de San Telmo, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Mafalda, the girl who never grew up, is a child character that makes adults reflect, with thoughts that do not lose their relevance. This work allows to relive pleasant moments from the reading of the cartoon.

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Stop At: La casa del dulce de leche - CENTRO, Calle Lavalle 747, Buenos Aires C1047AAO Argentina

    The house of Dulce de Leche is the first Buenos Aires store dedicated exclusively to dulce de leche and its products (alfajores, sandwiches, candies and liqueurs). They are made by small producers from all over the country and marketed in the three locations of the brand, which are located in the neighborhoods of Palermo, San Telmo and Microcentro.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Casa Minima, Pasaje San Lorenzo, 380, Buenos Aires 1065 Argentina

    With just 2.50 meters in front, this house, which was part of a house from the second decade of the nineteenth century, is known as the narrowest in the city. It has a simple façade, composed of a two-leaf door with green painted panels and, on the upper floor, a small balcony with iron bars. These houses were for freed slaves, whose masters assigned them a small space to build their homes, adjacent to their property. The San Lorenzo Passage house - the only one of its kind in Buenos Aires - measures 2.50 meters wide and 13 meters deep. The construction is from the second decade of the nineteenth century and it is a residual space that remained after the successive building reforms that the block suffered.

    The minimum house is also known for the myth that hovered around it. It was believed that there had resided a freed slave, to whom his master had given him the land to build his home. Hence, for a long time it was called among the porteños "Casa del esclavo liberto".

    Duration: 5 minutes

    Pass By: Calle Defensa Bairro San Telmo, Buenos Aires Argentina

    The Pizzeria Pirilo is located in San Telmo. It´s open since 1932 and is part of the historical, cultural and gastronomic heritage of Buenos Aires.

    Stop At: Mercado de San Telmo, Defensa 963, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Visiting the market is to venture to a walk that recalls the Old Buenos Aires. Doing the purchases of the day, looking for a seasoning that is not easy to find elsewhere, or just letting yourself go among the antiques, handicrafts, records or old toys stands, is an eclectic experience. It takes the best of each item to make it a new and unique combination. This grouping of dissimilar proposals are the great attraction of the market.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Plaza Dorrego, 400 Huberto 1, Buenos Aires Argentina

    Plaza Dorrego, where the San Telmo Fair operates every Sunday, is one of the most popular walks for Buenos Aires residents and tourists. There are numerous antique stalls that give it an air of sophisticated flea market. Located in the neighborhood of San Telmo, many of the nineteenth century mansions that are around have been recycled and transformed into cafes, antique shops or top restaurants. The bars in the area put tables on the street and is one of the places with more street artists in the city.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Pulpería Quilapán, Defensa 1344, C1143 CABA, Argentina

    La Pulpería Quilapán is a unique place in Buenos Aires. Passing through the iron gate you enter a delirious world, a bit of countryside in the city, where the creativity and energy of its owners Grégoire and Tatiana can be appreciated in every corner. With will and much effort they managed to restore a historic house in San Telmo to transform it into what is now a space that mixes Argentine folklore, Buenos Aires architecture and modernity.

    Here ends the visit with a coffee with homemade bread, jam and sweet milk.

    Duration: 20 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Pick-Up and Drop-off at any hotel or apartment centrally located in Buenos Aires.
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 3/15/2018 - 10/27/2021
    Monday - Sunday:08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • This is a kid-friendly tour
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
    • In addition to the security measures taken by the company we encourage passengers to take note of the symptoms caused by COVID-19 and to always be conscious of sanitization and prevention (please ask for further assistance).
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

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Organised by Signature Tours

Activity ID: V-11143P49

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