Discover Venice through masks and glass laboratories

Overview

Duration: full day
Tour Type: cultural – tradition
Group Size: individual / small group tour
Price: from €247,00

Explore Venice with a private walking tour and an exciting race in the Canal Grande with a private water taxi.

In the afternoon, we will take you to some typical masks and glass laboratories!

The tour can be divided in two half days, if you prefer. It is available every day but it has to be checked due to working engage of the laboratories.

Note: We are available to customize the timetable according to the guests’ wishes.

One of our travel consultant will meet you and will always be available online/phone 24/7.

Itinerary

10.00 a.m.
The tour starts from San Marco Church, where our guide will tell you about the different and the most important traditions of Venice, the stormy past in the plague’s period, the origin and the reasons of the masks’ tradition.
 
12:00 a.m.
You will have the opportunity to see Venice directly form the water, aboard the venetian water taxi.
Finally, we suggest you to try some of the traditional “cicchetti”, in the authentic Venetian “osteria”.
 
1.00 p.m.
We will have lunch in a local restaurant or… if you prefer, you can eat some more “cicchetti” in different osterie.
 
2:00 p.m.
We will take you to one of the most authentic mask’s laboratory, for a private masks workshop: here you will meet the master artisan and you will learn about the history of this ancient tradition. During the class you will have the chance to make your own papier-mâché mask and to decorate it in the traditional Venetian style, bringing home your unique creation!
 
4:00 p.m.
At the end of the tour, we will bring you to an authentic glass laboratory, for private demonstration with the artist of Murano Glass, discovering the secrets and the art of this wonderful tradition.
 
5:00 p.m.
End of the tour. 

Included services:

  •  Walking guided tour (about 3 hours)
  •  Private boat ride in Canal Grande (about 1 hours)
  •  Tasting of Cicchetti
  •  Masks’ laboratory
  •  Glass demonstration
  •  Guided tour with English and Spanish commentary (other languages on demand)

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Price: from €247,00

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