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Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

Highlights
  • Guided Murano excursion from central Venice
  • Visit an island factory to learn about the centuries-old tradition of glassblowing
  • Watch a master craftsmen at work during a private glassblowing demonstration
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Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop
From US$ 34.37
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Afternoon 2:30pmMost Popular
Escorted tour from Venice city center to Murano Island. Private glass demo, with blowing and sculpture techniques. Choose one of the activities and create your own murano glass object.
From US$ 34.37
Morning 9am
Escorted tour from Venice city center to Murano Island. Private glass demo, with blowing and sculpture techniques. Choose one of the activities and create your own murano glass object.
From US$ 34.37
Overview
Get an inside peek into the world-famous glassblowing factories of Murano on a 2-hour escorted tour. Meet your guide in central Venice, and ride a water bus across the Venetian Lagoon to the colorful island of Murano. Get a private glassmaking demonstration from a master craftsman, and enjoy time to browse the factory showroom featuring finished works of art. Finally, attend your choice of hands-on workshop to create a take-home piece of jewelry or mosaic using authentic Murano glass.
What to Expect
Discover the Murano glass tradition by watching and working with local masters and craftsmen.

Depart from Venice city center with our authorized local guide, and walk for approximately 15 minutes through hidden streets before reaching the Murano island by public transportation (not included).

Visit Colleoni Glass Factory and assist in a private performance of an expert glass master with a demo of blowing and sculpture technique. Then, choose one of the available workshops and make your own object in Murano glass.

Whichever type of activity you choose will permit you to work with a local craftsman and make your personalized item.
Reviews (124)
1 - 5 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Murano Glass Tour

Sylvia was very nice, but she was a tad bit hard to understand in regard to returning back to where we originally met - as far as the water taxi tickets were concerned. I had to repeatedly say, just tell me what we need to...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 24 August 2018
Glass galore

The glass factory is worth a visit. You have to admire the skill of the glass maker, so casual in the very hot furnace environment. The beautiful glassware and chandeliers are well displayed and there is no pressure to purchase.

Thank lai37tai
Reviewed 9 August 2018
Excellent experience!

We met our lovely guide, Sylvia, at the appointed place, walked to the waterbus stop and sailed over to Murano. It was then just a 5-minute walk to the glass factory, where we were met by the equally excellent Fabrizio and cold drinks. Fabrizio then...More

1  Thank Kirsty S
Reviewed 8 August 2018
Allow time to explore Murano

This tour was not quite what I expected. We were given details to meet the guide outside of a pharmacy in Venice, we arrived a little early so waited for somone who would obviously be our guide. After a few moments a casually dressed chap...More

1  Thank Laura M
Reviewed 7 August 2018
Factory tour

We really enjoyed our experience at the Murano Glass factory. We went with a tour that was well organized and very prompt. We enjoyed seeing the hand blown glass and then explored the showrooms and the town. We spent 1.5 hours total which was more...More

Thank Lorry C
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