40 minutesStart time
Tour meeting point: ST. MARK’S SQUARE - Clock Tower Near "Yex" Exchange Office (The White Building With The Blue Clock Facade).
Glass Factory Detail: Vetreria Vecchia Murano, Calle Larga San Marco #4392/A, Venezia.
The Glass Factory.
Unveil the secret of Murano art of glassblowing with the Venice Murano Glass Demonstration. You will visit a glassblowing factory on Venice’s mainland and the master artisan of the factory accompanies you as a guide throughout the tour.
Get to know the history and process of glassblowing as you explore the factory. The master artisan will also present a demonstration of how glass is moulded using traditional Murano technique.
At the end of the visit each of the guests will receive a small glass gift as a souvenir of this unforgettable visit.
You will visit the Glass Factory Showroom located in St Mark’s Square in Venice for the Venice Venice Murano Glass Demonstration. You will be guided by a professional master artisan of the glass factory, who will tell you about the origins of the art of glassblowing which dates back to the Roman Empire.
Through the ages the glassmakers have refined their techniques and have been in trade relations with Middle and Far East countries.
After a brief introduction about the history and process of glassmaking, the master artisan will demonstrate how glass is moulded using traditional techniques. He will create a nice glass item for you and to conclude the tour on a happy note, you will receive a small gift as a souvenir.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.
Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the tour starts.
Reservation and payment through Venice Tours.
Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.
We do not recommended this tour for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
Visit could be multilingual (English, French, Spanish, Italian and Japanese)
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