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The magic art of glassblowing

Availability: Every day
Duration: 35 minutes
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German, Japanese
Mobile voucher accepted
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Do this because
  • Discover the famous Murano art of glassblowing
  • Visit a glass factory showroom located near Saint Mark's Square
  • Attend a demonstration by a master artisan
  • Receive a small glass as a souvenir of this unforgettable visit
What to expect

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 an 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 you will be given a little glass gift for each couple or each family, as a souvenir of this visit.

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What's included
  • Glassblowing demonstration by a master artisan in a glass factory located in Venice
  • A small glass souvenir for every couple or family
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  • Children 0-11 years old: free of charge
Where

1758 S. MARCO, Venezia, VE 30124, 30124 Venezia VE, Italia

Meeting point:

In front of the Art Shop Testolini: San Marco 1758, in Bacino Orseolo. A staff representative will be waiting for you with the sign GLASS BLOWING TOUR.

When
  • Every day at 12.00pm or 02.30pm
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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
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