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Murano: Glass Factory Experience with Tour and Demonstration

Murano: Glass Factory Experience with Tour and Demonstration

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From £8.45 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 11 times yesterday

Enjoy a guided tour of a glass factory on the island of Murano in the Venetian lagoon. See a glass-blowing demonstration by a glass master. Afterwards, visit the shop and gallery and receive a discount on any of your purchases.

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Duration 20 minutes
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, French, Italian, German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy watching a glass-blowing demonstration
  • Learn about the processes behind glass production
  • Receive a discount on any purchases made at the glass factory
Full description

After you make your way to the island of Murano you’ll meet a tour provider’s representative at the Murano Faro boat station and head off on this 40-minute Murano glass experience. After a short walk you’ll reach the glass factory where a glass master will be waiting for you. A factory guide will welcome you and explain about the processes involved in glass production.

The master will create an object using the blowing technique. Then, during a sculpture technique demonstration you will see how glass animals are made. The visit will continue in the shop/gallery where you can admire products made in the glass factory, including chandeliers, sculptures and an array of jewelry. You will receive a €5 discount on any purchase.

Includes
  • Live tour guide
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Vetreria Artistica Colleoni Snc, Fondamenta S. Giovanni dei Battuti, 12, 30141 Venezia VE, Italy. 300 m from Murano Faro boat station.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • The meeting point for this activity is the Murano Faro boat station which is approximately a 45-minute trip from Venice
    • With this booking, you will receive a €5 discount on any purchase at the glass factory
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 /5

    based on 400 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.5/5
    • Value for money
      4.3/5
    • Service
      4.2/5
    • Organization
      4.2/5

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    I loved the experience! They showed us how to work glass in Spanish. The experience included a demonstration of the making of a glass and a glass bull made on the spot by a glass craftsman. They told us how glass is colored and the different techniques. After the demonstration, what was paid for the activity remains as a credit to spend in the local product store. The prices in this store are overpriced (I found much better prices elsewhere). Can someone tell me that the other stores may have lower prices because perhaps they are industrial products... I don't know... but hey, keep this in mind to know what to buy and what not.

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    20 June 2022

    Always impressive to watch the glass masters! Explanations in French as expected. Nice shop, we offer you 40% discount on large pieces and we had a 20 euro voucher at the end. Either all the tickets paid for the visit…. The children were delighted, they were able to leave with little souvenirs!

    12 June 2022

    Adequate explanation, as expected. I do not give 5 stars because I hired a visit in Spanish and it was in English, when I arrived they asked me "english or french", without the option of Spanish. It started 10-15min later than planned. But for the rest the workers are very friendly and willing.

    15 March 2022

    Product ID: 55740