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
Download our miniguide to improve your experience during the handcraft glass demonstration. You will receive it at the meeting point!
This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested – Mobile vouchers are accepted - - 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”.
HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:
ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO
Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard GLASSBLOWING TOUR under the Clock Tower.
ARRIVING ON FOOT
The Clock Tower is located in Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and you will find the assistant waiting for you with the signboard GLASSBLOWING TOUR under the Clock Tower.
REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGLASS