The glassblowing art on Murano's island
Enter in 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 worldwide famous.
30-minutes demonstration where master glassblower creates unique glass item using the traditional techniques. The demonstration takes place in the ancient and beautiful Monastero di Santa Chiara. Learn the history of the Murano island and the gentle art of glass blowing.
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 Far East.
- Meeting point: The Glass Cathedral – Santa Chiara, Fondamenta Manin 1, 30141 Venezia
- Ending point: same place
- Availability & operation: From 10th July 2019 to 31st December 2020. The tour does not take place on 24th 25th and 31th December – 1st January
- Departure and meeting: Every day: at 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm and 3:30 pm
- Inclusion: Live commentary - Live demonstration by a master glassblower
- Duration: 30 minutes
- Languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian (the tour could be multilingual)
- Gross price public rate: Adult € 7 per person
- Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants
- Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service.
- Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Upon arrival at the location clients should present their printed or mobile voucher to the representative, once verified they obtain the ticket and can join the tour
- Commission: refer to contract
- Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm
- Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair user or people with walking disabilities.
- Comfortable shoes suggested
- The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party
How to reach the meeting point:
Getting off on Colonna water bus stop, go right and follow the street until a bridge on yout right. Cross it and enter in Santa Chiara Glass Cathedral.