Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

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Explore Venice city center and make your way to the Murano island. Walk through hidden Venice and visit Colleoni Glass Factory with a local (...)

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Overview Location: Venezia, Italy
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.
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Family friendly
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Led by a local guide
What you can expect Explore Venice city center and make your way to the Murano island. Walk through hidden Venice and visit Colleoni Glass Factory with a local guide. Enjoy a private performance of an expert glass Master, modelling glass with blowing and sculpture techniques. Learn about the glass tradition during your workshop and choose between mosaic, glass beads jewelry and a private session with a glass master.

Practical information


What's inside

  • Tour assistant
  • Factory tour
  • Private glass demonstration
  • Private workshop
  • 20% discount on purchase in the glass factory shop

What's NOT inside

  • Transportation to/from attractions. If you have a daily ticket, there's no extra cost, otherwise public transport tickets cost 12,50 Euros per person

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Departure point:

Farmacia Morelli, Sestiere di S. Marco, 5310, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Traveler pickup is offered
Local guide will be outside chemist Farmacia Morelli in square Campo San Bartolomeo, 100 meters distance to Rialto bridge and Disney Store

Duration:

2 hours

Frequency:

7 days a week

Return details:

Vetreria Artistica Colleoni - Murano Glass Factory, Fondamenta S. Giovanni dei Battuti, 12, 30141 Venezia VE, Italy

Reviews & ratings

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2019/11/08
    "Was the perfect tour and experience. The ferry ride over was easy and fun. The glass blowing was so interesting. My teen and tween were captivated. The jewelry (...) "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/07/10
    "We thoroughly enjoyed this tour! Our guide first met us by the Carlo Goldoni statue, and led us to the water bus depot she was knowledgeable and gave us information (...) "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2017/12/01
    "Very cool "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2017/12/24
    "Outstanding guide. "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/02/04
    "Definitely recommend this tour! Interesting as well as fun. Great guide, took us through the center of Venice to get to the Vaporetto to Murano. Would have loved to (...) "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/02/04
    "We were the only ones on our tour "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/03/27
    "We were met in the centre of Venice by Silvia, there were 5 other people on our tour but it was a small enough group. She was lovely, spoke excellent English and (...) "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/04/05
    "The guide was very knowledgeable but would liked more support when buying glass especially as goods required shipping. "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/04/08
    "This tour was a gift for a special friend on a honeymoon. We had previously taken it back in summer 2017 and highly enjoyed it. Our friend's feedback was also very (...) "

  • Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop | . | 2018/04/09
    "Our guide has been helpful in explaining how Murano island has came about - best way to keep Venice safe from the fire as glass making needs furnace. Also, by (...) "

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