The Magic Art of Glassblowing.e

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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 while he is showing and explaining the ancient technique phases of the production. You will discover this ancient art came from Romans that, on the run of barbarians, established the city of Venice.

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 than, 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. 

Venetians mold too much things with the glass that were used daily, like cups, glasses, dishes, mirrors and lamps. This art of molds the glass in all these shapes, was one of the secrets that was best safeguarded in the Venetian Republic.

You will live this experience in Saint Mark's Square in a old Glass Factory Showroom and you may have the possibility to know and see the principal objects that are made with glass.


At the end of your experience we will give a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit


This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested – 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