The Making of a Shoe

MINK Italy Fashion Tour 2024

May 25th - 30th

Indulge in an unforgettable experience on a journey through Tuscany, accompanied by Vegan innovator, Rebecca Mink. Immerse yourself in the most delectable vegan cuisine that Italy has to offer. Get ready to create lifelong memories on this exclusive tour designed for you. Join us on the MINK Italy Tour 2024 for an extraordinary journey that combines fashion, culture, and culinary delights. Book your spot now and embark on the adventure of a lifetime.

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DAY 1 - MAY 25th

Check-in at a breathtaking villa nestled in the heart of Tuscany. Wake up each morning to a delightful vegan breakfast. A leisurely day of shopping at the renowned Florence Outlets. Unearth hidden gems and find exquisite pieces to add to your fashion collection. Then experience the beauty of the Tuscan hills during an enchanting dinner. Be among the privileged few to enjoy an exclusive preview of MINK Materials, including their revolutionary bio-based vegan leather made from upcycled plants.

DAY 2 - MAY 26th

Visit the historic city of Florence and spend the day marveling at the creations of two iconic fashion houses, Gucci and Ferragamo, as you step into their dedicated museums. Afterward, enjoy a delightful light lunch in the city before joining our special guest, Rebecca Mink, for an exquisite dinner.

DAY 3 - MAY 27th

Prepare for a VIP tour unlike any other as Rebecca Mink takes you on an unparalleled journey into the realm of luxury shoe production. Witness the craftsmanship of esteemed Italian footwear masters at the prestigious MINK factory, where luxury brands like CHANEL, GUCCI, Jimmy Choo, Dolce & Gabbana, and Christian Louboutin come to life. Gain an extraordinary insight into the creation of these exquisite shoes, and the rare opportunity to view luxury production firsthand. Eat delicious pizza, sip on refreshing prosecco, and partake in a private "shoemaking class" led by our Italian shoe master. Learn about the intricate art of Italian luxury shoe creation and leave with a newfound appreciation for the craftsmanship involved.

DAY 4 - MAY 28th

One-of-a-kind tour of the top Italian heel and heel wrapping factories. Witness the precision and dedication that goes into creating iconic heels. Then a wine tasting with delectable dishes that capture the essence of Italian cuisine.

DAY 5 - MAY 29th

Special visit of the top Italian accessory hardware and materials cutting factories. Experience a rare glimpse into the meticulous artistry and innovation that define the production of high-quality hardware accessories. Final farewell and vegan dinner.

Throughout the tour, immerse yourself in the allure of Italy, the fashion capital of the world. Revel in the luxurious experiences, exclusive previews, and invaluable insights shared by Rebecca Mink.

Price for the MINK Italian Shoemaking Tour is: $3,495-3,995 depending on room type and an added surcharge will be added for single occupancy.

*We require a half deposit ($1,747.50.-$1,997.50) Plus half of any Surcharge upfront to insure your reservation. The reservation is nonrefundable. The second half payment is due January 1, 2024.

Contact to make your reservation & deposit.

*Book early for preferred tour placement.

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PREMIUM ROOM OPTION #1 / 7 Rooms Available
Double Occupancy $3,495.
Single Occupancy $3,495.
Single Occupancy Surcharge $700.
LUXURY SUITE OPTION #2 / 7 Rooms Available
Double Occupancy $3,995.
Single Occupancy $3,995.
Single Occupancy Surcharge $900.
ROYAL SUITE OPTION #3 / 3 Rooms Available
Double Occupancy $3,995.
Double Occupancy Surcharge (Split Charge) $600.
Single Occupancy $3,995.
Single Occupancy Surcharge $900.


- Guided shopping experience, two museum tours

- Daily vegan breakfast 

- 3 vegan lunches and five vegan dinners; including wine, and one wine tasting

- Five-night stay at Villa Sassolini. Luxury Villa in the Tuscan Hills

- Professional tour manager, Visitors' tax, Luggage handling, Daily cleaning service. 

- Complimentary Wi-Fi   Guided walking tours of private shoemaking factories

- 1st class motor coaches


- Travel protection insurance, each guest is required to have travel insurance for this trip.

- International airfare to Italy.

- Dayroom or extra hotel nights necessitated by airline flight schedule changes.

- Items of a personal nature, i.e. souvenirs, laundry, phone calls, emails, etc.


Q: I am traveling alone; will I be the only one?
A: No, you won't be the only solo traveler in our group. On average, about half of our guests are singles, so you'll have the opportunity to meet and connect with other like-minded travelers.

Q: Is there a single supplement? And why?
A: Yes, there is a single supplement for accommodations. The surcharge cost is discussed and added to your price when the room type is chosen. The reason for this supplement is that some hotels do not offer a single rate. As a result, when you're traveling alone, you are responsible for the full room rate instead of splitting it with another person. NOTE – This tour also has a “Best Room” Options that does require a surcharge for double and single occupancy to be upgraded.

Q: How can I avoid paying the single supplement?
A: Find a friend of family member to come with you!

*Schedule subject to change