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2.5-Hour Guided Tour of Venice with Glass and Mask-Making Experience

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Get a glimpse of Venice's hidden gems with a guided tour and experience the art of mask and glass making.

Highlights

  • Join a bilingual guide on a 2.5-hour tour to explore the lesser-known corners of Venice.

  • Watch in awe as a master artisan reveals the ancient glass-making technique in his studio.

  • Create your own unique Venetian mask with the guidance of a skilled artisan and learn about its cultural significance.

  • Indulge in the heavenly taste of Venetian chocolate, a miracle drink known since the 17th century, and complete your sensory experience of the city.

  • Did You Know?: The glassblowers of Venice were once forbidden from leaving the city, under penalty of death. This was to prevent the secret of glassmaking from spreading to other parts of Europe and to protect a monopoly on trade.

Inclusions

  • 2.5-hour tour of Venice

  • English and French-speaking guide (optional)

  • Live glass-making experience

  • Create a mask experience

  • Venetian chocolate tasting

  • Headphones

Exclusions

  • Lunch

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Join a bilingual guide on a 2.5-hour tour to explore the lesser-known neighborhoods of Venice, where you can witness the authentic life of this romantic city.

Witness the Art of Glass and Mask Making

Experience the skillful art of glass-making with a master artisan and learn about the history and process of creating intricate glass pieces. Get a hands-on experience with the centuries-old tradition of Venetian glass-blowing and the technique of glass modeling.

You will also get to experience mask-making with a skilled artisan. Learn traditional techniques and create your own unique mask to take home as a souvenir. This will give you an understanding of the craftsmanship and history of Venetian masks.

Taste the Flavours of Venice

Your tour is not over yet! Indulge in a tasting of the legendary Venetian chocolate, once hailed as a miracle elixir in the 17th century. This multisensory experience will leave an unforgettable mark on your memories of Venice.

Restrictions

  • The experience is restricted for guests aged under 12.

  • The experience is not accessible for wheelchair users, people with mobility issues.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 10 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Venice Tours Srl.

  • Address: Close to St.Mark’s Square, Calle S. Gallo, 1093/b, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy.

  • Landmark: Beside San Marco Square.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Ferry

  • The closest ferry terminal is S. Marco. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board ferries A, B or R to get you there.

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