VENETIAN CRAFTSMEN WORKSHOP - Masks, food,glass and more!

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This Tour will take you to the exclusive Venetian Ateliers and it will show you how the most famous traditional products are created!
Over the centuries Venice has provided superior quality handmade products that were exported all over the world for the use of theprivileged few.
Jump into the traditional craftsmanship of Venice, discovering those products that have made the city famous all over the world!

Today the simple word “Venice” still conjures up an atmosphere of sensuous luxury, sophisticated elegance and a myriad of a joyful tactile and visual sensations.
Far from the beaten tracks, you will discover and make tours the “pearls” of Venice's top handcraft tradition: velvets, brocades, marbleized paper, books and leather bindings, Papier-mâché Carnival masks, gold and silver jewellery, beads and other wonders.

The itinerary is not fixed, giving you the freedom to choose exactly what you wanto to see or to do, normally choosing on your own approximately 2/3 activities.

Key Details:

  • Meeting point: Venice Tours Assistance Point - St. Mark's Square - Calle Larga Ascensione, 1257, 30124 - The Assistance Point is the big grey newsstand between Fendi boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT". The guide will wait for you there. Otherwise, if the hotel is in San Marco or Rialto area, the pickup is in your hotel (you must communicate the address at least 24 hours before the service). See the map below.
  • Ending point: St. Mark’s Square area
  • Availability & operation:  to 31th December 2022. The tour does not take place on 25th - 26th December and 1st - 2nd January.
  • Departure and meeting: Every day - 9.00 AM – 11.00 AM – 2.00 PM – 4.00 PM
  • Inclusion: Private guided tour with commentary in the selected language. Master Artisan's demonstration. Choose with the tour guide on your own 2/3 activities among the possible one
  • Duration: 2 hours
    Languages: English or French or Italian or  German or  Spanish
  • Gross price public rate: € 159,00 for a group, from a minimum of 1  to a maximum of 6 people
  • Sale & Reservation: Tour shall be booked at least 48 hrs. in advance
  • Cancellation: Bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 72 hours before the service.
  • Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Mobile vouchers are accepted  
  • Commission: refer to contract

For hotel pick up you must communicate to VENICE TOURS the address and name of the hotel at least 24 hours before tour departure
Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities – Comfortable shoes suggested
This tour is considered private.
For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”

With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane (Post Office) in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand (with many souvenir and newspapers): that one is the Venice Tours Assistance Point.
The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office). You'll see a sign "VENICE TOURS - ASSISTANCE POINT".



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  1. Venice Tours Office -(San Marco)