CREATE YOUR OWN VENICE CARNIVAL MASK - DECORATION OR/AND PRODUCTION COURSE!

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An artistic experience, which will make you live the preparation for the Venetian Carnival! In this unforgettable activity, a venetian master artisan will explain the traditional art of making masks and their ancient history.
 

DECORATE your mask course

Your instructor will be our experienced decorator, who will teach you how to paint and decorate your own mask. The participants will choose a mask to be decorated during the course and at the end of the course, they will keep their mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home.

Alternatively:

Course of PRODUCTION
Your instructor will explain the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. The participants at the end of the hour will keep their mask as a very special souvenir to bring back home. In case of mask production the client will return to the laboratory after 6 hours to collect the mask when it's dry. 


Key details

  • Meeting point: Campiello San Zulian 596 (please be there 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour)
  • Ending point: Campiello San Zulian 596
  • Availability & operation:  From 1st March 2018 to 31st December 2020. Tour does not take place from 8th December until 22th December 2019; on 25th December; the afternoon of 24th and 31th December and on 1st January 2019-2020
  • Departure and meeting: Every day - 9.30 am - 11:00 am- 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Decoration or production class - Decorated or undecorated mask (depend on the class) – Working items and apron.
  • Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes (per course) approx.
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian (the activity could be bilingual)
  • Gross price public rate: Adult € 54 - Under 12 years only if accompanied by an adult € 43- Family package (4 pax) € 168. From 1st November 2019 the price is: Adult € 57 - Under 12 years old € 45. The family package (4 pax) € 188. Price is per production or decoration. If you would like to do both the cost is double.
  • Sale & reservationOn request until 24 hours before the starting time. For the clients with API connection the tour is in free sale with variable cut off Maximum 4 people per course. 
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Course does not operate in case of exceptional high tide (it can be postponed later or to the day after otherwise it will be refunded).
  • Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written service provided by Venice Tours Srl. Mobile vouchers are accepted
  • Commission: refer to contract
  • Confirmation: Please ask clients to  NOT reconfirm

 Appropriate clothes suggested –The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party -Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities- For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”.


HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT:
ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO
Take line #1 and get off at “San Marco Vallaresso” stop or line #2 and get off at “San Marco Giardinetti” stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight on to the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and pass under the Clock Tower. Proceed straight on to the end of “Mercerie dell’Orologio”.  Then turn right into “Campo San Zulian” and facing the Church pass its façade on the left and you have reached “Campiello San Zulian”. The laboratory is located in the opposite corner on your right.
ARRIVING ON FOOT
The laboratory is located a few minutes walk from Saint Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight on leaving the Basilica on your right and pass under the Clock Tower. Proceed straight on to the end of “Mercerie dell’Orologio”.  Then turn right into “Campo San Zulian” and facing the Church pass its façade on the left and you have reached “Campiello San Zulian”. The laboratory is in the opposite corner on your right.
REF. CODE: VTCARNMASK

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Highlights

  • A unconventional and handcrafted moment to live with your family or friends!
  • Discover the secrets of carnival masks
  • Create and decorate your personal masks for the Venetian Carnival

Route

  1. From San Marco
  2. Meeting point Campiello San Zulian 596