Murano Glass Factory Tour & Glass Blowing Demonstration

Murano Glass Factory Tour & Glass Blowing Demonstration

From $11.86 per person

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.

About this activity

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Duration 20 minutes
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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
  • Guided tour with glass-blowing demonstration
  • Transportation to/from Murano
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Customers are required to bring and wear masks

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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

4.3 / 5

based on 176 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.5/5
  • Value for money
    4.2/5
  • Service
    4.2/5
  • Organization
    4.2/5
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Excellent glass blowing demo but factory tour was just the showroom

We really enjoyed the glassblowing part of the tour but the ‘factory tour’ was just viewing their (admittedly lovely) glassware. You do get a good discount on anything you want to buy but I was expecting something different from the factory tour (I thought we’d learn more about the materials etc)

13 May 2019

A lovely little tour in a glass factory and an amazing opportunity to observe a master artisan at work only a few steps away. Our guide Giovanni was lovely, gave us lots of interesting explanations and kindly answered all our questions in detail. Also the price of the tour was entirely discounted from our purchases at the end of the tour.

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25 August 2018

It was really informative and the people really nice!

It was great service. By the time we got there (we were a little late) the tour had already started, but they told us to wait a little bit at the store and then we joined the next group, so we wouldn't miss anything. When we got there, they told us what we had payed for the tour could be used as credit for the store (since I bought tickets for my wife and I, we had 20€) and if we bought something more expensive we would get a 20% off on top of that. So we had a great and very interesting demonstration/tour, looked at many incredibly beautiful pieces on their exhibition floor and ended up with a very nice vase for our home at no extra cost. Very enjoyable!

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23 March 2018

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