The Magic Art of Glassblowing

From EUR 9

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art

In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item  explaining the ancient phases of the production. You will discover this historical art came from Romans!

You may feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and then, like a magic, that will be transformed in an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another . The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty

You will live this experience in Saint Mark's Square in an old Glass Factory Showroom where you will see the main objects are made with glass.
At the end of your experience you will receive a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit


Key details

  • Meeting point: St.Mark's Square - Clock Tower exchange office (the white building with the blue clock facade) -  Please be there 15 minutes before the beginning of the tour)
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual)
  • Duration: 20 minutes approx.
  • Timetable: every day at 12:00 PM and 5:00 PM
  • Price: Adult € 9,00 p.p. - Free under 12 years -  Special Family offer for maximum 6 people € 18,00

This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested – Mobile vouchers are accepted - Tour does not operate on 25 December, 1st January andb in case of exceptional high tide (in these cases it can be postponed the days after otherwise it will be refunded) - The tour is not considered Private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party – For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.

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Highlights

  • Learn the history of Murano glass blowing
  • Assist a master glass blower to create your own glass work using ancient tecniques
  • Visit a glass factory showroom to see different types of glass products
  • Get a small glass souvenir as a reminder of your experience

Route

  1. Piazza San Marco
  2. Vetreria Vecchia Murano