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Murano Glass Factory Tour & Glass Blowing Demonstration

1. Murano Glass Factory Tour & Glass Blowing Demonstration

Get an inside look into the centuries-old art of glassblowing with a factory tour on Murano Island, home of the world’s finest artisan glass. Visit the Gino Mazzuccato Glass Factory and watch a glass-master shape a beautiful artwork. Enjoy a guided tour of the Gino Mazzuccato's Factory and admire an incredible glass master performance. Learn how the Murano glass is made and see where the glass is handled to create fabulous designs. An expert master will create two objects with the most popular techniques, blowing and sculpture.

Murano: Experience Glass Blowing at Gino Mazzuccato Factory

2. Murano: Experience Glass Blowing at Gino Mazzuccato Factory

You will be fully immerged in the art of Murano Glass. We care about this old craft because my family has always been involved in this and I go on with this tradition along with my team. Gino Mazzuccato Glass factory was founded in 1958 and here you will experience the real art of Murano Glass. What you will do along with us is to discover the production of Glass, a member of our team will explain all the different steps of the production, including the materials and the different techniques. During this explanation a Murano Glass Master will show you how we work the glass. You will see the sculpture technique and also the Glass blowing technique which is the oldest and best known one. And it is exactly what you are going to do along with Glass Master, you will blow the Murano Glass. Safety is our concern, so the Glass Master will help you during this experience. And we always want to be honest with our guests, looking at a demonstration and trying to blow the glass, you won't become glass masters, but you can try and enjoy the famous glass blowing. At the end of the blowing experience you can visit our showroom with one of the greatest collection of Murano Glass artworks made by the most important local artists that collaborate with us and also visit our gift shop. Visit at the Murano Glass factory Gino Mazzuccato, very easy to reach from Venice, because it is on the right side of the Murano Colonna water bus stop, the main stop of the island of Murano

Venice: Murano, Burano, and Torcello Vaporetto Guided Tour

3. Venice: Murano, Burano, and Torcello Vaporetto Guided Tour

During this half-day trip, I’ll accompany you discovering the most beautiful Lagoon's islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello on board of the most strange typologies of bus all over the world: the Vaporetto! Best friend of every Venetian since 1895 when started its unbeatable service, it became the official trasportation company the 1 January 1905! (At 9am it is really an early intimate, unforgettable and relaxing lagoon trip :) On Vaporetto we’ll explore 3 totaly different community of Venetians: 1) The "Muranesi", from centuries they are considered the biggest glass industry all over the world! 2) The "Buranei", very luky community of Fishers and Lacers: they live inside the most beautiful Venice's island! 3) The "Torcellani", the last of them since they are only 9 units. An uncontaminated skyline where is still possible imagine the beginnings of the Venice's dream ;) Best thing We'll explore Torcello, 17 century ago the first Venice community. Today the last 9 locals are still living inside a "dark ages city" where everything is like a lot of centuries ago.. From the top of their Romanic Tower you’ll enjoy a stunning view of the Venice’s lagoon! At what about the second amazing trip to Burano, the fashinating colorful town, fi shers community famous for its millenial lacemaking industry? You will see one of the last Lace Factory where the last old lacers are still doing this very ancient handmade tradition! I'm sure: You'll love them! In the end We will visit the world famous Murano, where the last 20 families are still producing our amazing glass masterpieces like 1000 years ago! Walking tour will be across the “Glasser’s street”: we’ll explore a real Glass Factory with its family Art Gallery seeing Masters working! (Around 12 I really suggest to take your lunch time in Burano: where is made one of the best local seafood cuisine) Bring your camera since We will cover all the most important city place spending our time walking around the best skyline as possible until St. Mark's square and its unbeatable romantic atmosphere! A full immersion inside the Venetian culture and life style that will be the best way to see and understand which is the strange combination to live here surronded by two totaly different perspectives of life: the touristic and the local one ;) We are the last generation of Venetians... be ready to see things that nobody will see again ;)

Venice: Murano Glass Guided Shopping Tour

4. Venice: Murano Glass Guided Shopping Tour

Murano Glass is famous all over the world and buying a piece of art like this might need help sometimes or at least a suggestion. Our expert team is what it takes to help you take the best decision! You can contact us before your arrival so we can do our best to meet your needs, and let us know what you need and also come with pictures, projects or simply ideas, but when you see the glass works with your eyes, it all comes very easy then to find the right piece for you. Once you reach the Gino Mazzuccato Glass Factory in Murano (very easy to reach because it's close to the Murano Colonna water bus stop, which is the main one of the island), a member of our team will be at your disposal, first of all showing you how the Murano Glass artworks are make. You will see the materials that the Glass Master use and step by step you will the all the different passages of the production, because it is important for you to know what you are buying. After the demonstration, the member of our team will take you to the showroom: 2,000 square meters where you will se the most beautiful works made in Murano, all handmade. In our showroom you will find: - chandeliers, sconces and original lamps, from the most typical classical style to the most contemporary design - Artworks made by the most important Glass Masters of Murano - home decor like sculptures, vases, artworks, glasses and more - drinking glasses, a wide range of Murano glasses to drink water, white wine, red wine, aperitifs, whisky or just as decoration - table centrepieces - Christmas ornaments - much more Every glass work can be shipped all over the world along with insurance, and you will be assisted anytime by our customer care office.

Venice: Mazzorbo, Burano and Murano Island Walking Tour

5. Venice: Mazzorbo, Burano and Murano Island Walking Tour

Enjoy a guided walking tour of three Venetian islands. Let your guide help you purchase water taxi tickets and make your way to the islands of Mazzorbo, Burano, and Murano. Uncover what makes each island unique. Meet your guide and embark on a water taxi to Mazzorbo, the island of monasteries and vineyards. Take a stroll to see medieval church apses and listen as your guide tells you biblical tales as they show you byzantine mosaics. Have some time to admire in the islands greenery and lagoon. Board another taxi to Burano which is known for its technicolor homes and traditional lace production. Watch the colorful houses wiggle with delight at their reflections in the canals of Burano. Continue to Murano, where you’ll delve into its long history of glassmaking. Witness artistry in action at the glass factories and artisanal workshops in Murano. Finish your tour at Murano Navagero.

Venice: City Highlights Private Wheelchair Accessible Tour

6. Venice: City Highlights Private Wheelchair Accessible Tour

You may think that the historic center of Venice, located on a hundred islands connected to each other by over 400 bridges may difficult or even impossible to travel. Yet, more than one can imagine, Venice is a city accessible to everyone. In fact, thanks to the public transport lines and the interventions to eliminate architectural barriers initiated over the years by the City of Venice, over 70% of the surface of the historic city is accessible to people with motor disabilities. On this private tour we will reach together most of the city areas by vaporetto or with short walks thanks to the presence of a facilitated bridges. In case of other disabilities, such as hearing loss or deafness, blindness of visual limitations or cognitive difficulties, the experience will be customized to make sure it will be usable but above all entertaining and enriching, underlining the incredible variety of multisensory aspects that the city offers. On this private tour you will cross the city through a series of itineraries without barriers or adapted according to your needs through the most evocative areas of the historic center and some islands, including the area of Piazza San Marco, the Rialto market, some areas of the Castello and Cannaregio districts or the islands of Murano, Burano or Sant'Erasmo. Contact us and explain your wishes and the tour will be built around your needs.

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What people are saying about Murano

Overall rating

3.9 / 5

based on 552 reviews

una bella esperienza che permette di vedere all’opera un maestro del vetro. vengono mostrate due tecniche di lavorazione del vetro ed è possibile acquistare quanto si vede nell’adiacente shop. la consiglio

100% worth it. There are two demonstrations, that of the teacher who appears in the photo and another much more spectacular. You can see both!:)

a nice complete visit as expected. luckily we weren't many and so we got to talk out of curiosity with very kind staff. thank you

Very enjoyable, options of different languages, quick and good amount for your money.

A lovely introduction to the world of glass blowing.