The Magic Art of Glassblowing

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forming a piece of decorative glass
forming a piece of decorative glass
handmade murano
handmade murano
glass blower forming a piece of decorative glass
glass blower forming a piece of decorative glass
glass manufacturing process - blowing
glass manufacturing process - blowing
glass manufacturing process
glass manufacturing process
Famous venetian colorful souvenir from murano glass
Famous venetian colorful souvenir from murano glass

What To Expect

Discover the secrets of glass blowing dating back to the Roman Empire.


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Meeting Point:
Clock Tower (St. Mark's Square)
30 minutes
daily at 12:00 PM
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This tour will introduce you to the secrets of the Murano method of glassblowing, a world renowned art. The tour includes a visit to a glass factory showroom located in St. Mark's Square where you will be told about the origins of the art of glassblowing which dates back to the Roman Empire and how, in the 13th Century, the island of Murano became the center of glass making.

The Venetian Republic ordered that all glass fondies of the city should be constructed in Murano in order to protect Venice wood buildings from fire. Soon, Murano glass makers became the most important citizens of the island, and in the ages they refined their techniques thanks to the trade between the Venetian Republic and all the Middle and Far East countries which also practiced the ancient tradition in glass making. Following this introduction, you will attend at a demonstration by a master artisan that uses the traditional old style techniques of glass blowing will create for you a unique glass item. At the end of the tour each of the participants will receive a small glass gift as a souvenir of this unforgettable visit.


  • Guided tour

  • Glass souvenir per couple or family


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 11 years and below are free of charge.

  • We recommend you wear comfortable shoes.

  • The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party.

  • There is a special rate for families with up to 6 members. Please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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