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Fondamenta Andrea Navagero 54/B, 30141 Murano, Italy
+39 041 527 4467
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High pressure sales techniques and rude.

we were taken to Fornace Venier by our Venice guide as a 'free trip' on arrival everyone very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lynngrover
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Norwich, United Kingdom
An amazing display of glass

Having seen the tulips at KueKenHof earlier in my trip, I was not expecting to see anything as... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz B
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Located on the famous-for-blown-glass island of Murano, this operation produces artistic and decorative objects such as lamp posts, sculptures, and Venetian-style chandeliers.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Fondamenta Andrea Navagero 54/B, 30141 Murano, Italy
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"free ride"
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"free water taxi"
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"no obligation"
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"sales person"
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"buy something"
in 7 reviews
"in fairness"
in 3 reviews
"glass blowing"
in 10 reviews
"murano glass"
in 11 reviews
"beautiful pieces"
in 6 reviews
"glass works"
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"sales pitch"
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"glass making"
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"no pressure"
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"beautiful glassware"
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"visit murano"
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"glass master"
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"works of art"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

we were taken to Fornace Venier by our Venice guide as a 'free trip' on arrival everyone very friendly and charming, watched a short demo of a glass horse being blown and made this was good and interesting, but thing turned sour when they guided...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having seen the tulips at KueKenHof earlier in my trip, I was not expecting to see anything as beautiful as this location. There is nothing prettier than seeing what true artists can do with elements of the earth to create the beauty inside this location....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We travelled via a free ferry ride to Venier where upon our arrival we marvelled at the skill of the craftsman making his beautiful glass sculpture so effortlessly. We were then taken into their vast showroom. We met a very gracious young man who was...More

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Venier SRL L, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Venier, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Guest, thanks for your kind review. Our staff try everyday to work at best to let our customer have the possibility to discover the magic world of Murano Glass. We hope to have you here with us again in the future and we will...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

We traveled to Italy in October of 2017 and visited this factory with their free water shuttle. We purchased a VERY expensive chandelier. We were told that we would receive a photo of it prior to sending it and that our family name would be...More

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Venier SRL L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Venier, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Dear Sirs, thanks for share with us your concernign about our service. First of all our office answered immediately to your e-mail but we did not receive any answer from you (as you can see below ) You wrote us asking for an adaptor and...More

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

At first, you meet up with Glass making "Master". They perform their work with such ease and create beautiful pieces of Art right in front of your eyes and in minutes. Second, the team takes you to their "Showroom" where your eyes feed on Colors,...More

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Venier SRL L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Venier, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

We really want to thank you for your wonderful words about our ancient tradition. Not a lot of people have the possibility to come to Murano and discover such a great tradition that is trying to survive to this modern age and its changes. The...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

The hotel arranged a complimentary water taxi to the Glassworks which was about 20 minute boat ride away. Very nice welcome and excellent demonstration up close. True masters in glass. They will take you through the showroom and give you a soft sales pitch which...More

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Venier SRL L, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Venier, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2018

Dear Sirs, many thanks for time spent to write these words. We appreciate the feedbacks coming from our customers, they can help us to improve our job at best. Have the possibility to join to a Murano Tour is a very special occasion to appreciate...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017

We were met by a man with Chamber of Commerce badges offering us a free ride to Murano. If we had read the pass even a little, we would have seen that it was one factory (among many) and that the ride was one way...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

I wanted to have spare parts for my inherited venetian lamp approx 100 years old. And everything with the free ride from Venice to Murano was enjoyable in a very fancy looking speedboat. Now I am waiting för the delivery. I wanted to take a...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

We took this tour after we checked out of our hotel (which was kind enough to store our luggage). Very nice water-taxi ride (free). First stop is watching an artisan first make a vase and then a horse. Takes him about 5 minutes each. I've...More

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Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Attended the factory, did the tour, was impressed. Purchased a set of beautiful tea cups for €300. Got home, first use of both cups with hot tea and they both shattered instantly. Emailed Roberto Laggia the CEO of the company twice, was given his card...More

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susan62015
22 November 2016|
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Response from Ben H | Reviewed this property |
Please note that they tell you your art is tax free but we had to pay $280 import duty from the shipper (DHL) which is essentially a tax Wasn't expecting that
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Elizabeth B
10 November 2015|
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Response from JeffreyAu | Reviewed this property |
I suggest they contact Mr. Grazian0 at: Telephone Number: 041 736000 - 041 736667 041 736702 - 041 5274467
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29 June 2015|
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Response from JeffreyAu | Reviewed this property |
I suggest they contact Mr. Grazian0 at: Telephone Number: 041 736000 - 041 736667 041 736702 - 041 5274467
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