Learn glassblowing art on Murano's island
Activities

Learn glassblowing art on Murano's island

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Availability: Every day
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Learn the history of the Murano island and the gentle art of glass blowing
  • Enjoy a 30 minutes glassblowing demonstration by a local craftsman
  • Discover a breathtaking location, the marvelous Santa Chiara former church
What to expect

Murano’s glass blowers are some of the most important citizens of Venice, and throughout the ages, they have refined their techniques, thanks to expanding trade routes between the Venetian Republic and the Middle and the Far East.

Enter the marvelous Santa Chiara Church and admire an amazing glassblowing demonstration by a local craftsman. In this breathtaking location, you will learn the glassblowing history and techniques that made Murano famous worldwide.

During the 30-minute demonstration, the master glassblower will create unique glass object using traditional techniques. The demonstration will take place in the ancient and beautiful Monastero di Santa Chiara.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Tour with live commentary
    • Live demonstration by a master glassblower
    Where

    Fondamenta Manin 1, 30141 Venezia

    Meeting point:
    • The Glass Cathedral - Santa Chiara
    • Getting off at "Colonna" waterbus stop, go right and follow the street until a bridge on your right. Cross it and you'll find Santa Chiara's former church.
    What to remember
    • The tour will be held in English, German, French, Spanish and Italian
    • Please wear appropriate shoes for an outdoor activity
    • The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party
    • Unfortunately, this tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
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    When
    • From 10 July 2019 to 31 December 2020
    • Every day at 11.00am, 12.00pm, 3.00pm and 3.30pm
    • The tour does not take place on 24, 25, 31 December and 1 January
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    Provider
    Venice City Tour
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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