2-hour Murano island tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Italy

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from$170.12
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A 2 hours guided visit to Murano: the worldwide famous island for the glassblowing's tradition!  You will enjoy the tour from an artistic, historical and traditional point of view, admiring the artisans of this peculiar art at work!  Your guide will accompany you through the discovery of the techniques of this ancient art, in a tour which includes a demonstration by the real glass craftsmen! You can also choose to attend the optional visit of San Donato’s, the splendid Church of the Island.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Isola di Murano, Murano, VenetoTravel to Murano by private boat with your tour guide and explore the island, worldwide famous for its glass making since the 10th century. A great experience where you will learn the manufacture and glassblowing art. In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item while he is showing the ancient technique phases of the production. You can feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and then, like magic, it will be transformed into a unique object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that has been handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world as a synonym of beauty. This art of molding the glass in all these shapes, was one of the best safeguarded secrets in the Venetian Republic. You can also decide to visit the wonderful and unique Church of San Donato, a masterpiece of the Venetian architecture symbol of the island.Exclusive experience to learn this incredible artisan art of the venetian laggon.Duration: 2 hours

What’s included

  • Guided Tour (2 hours) with commentary including watertaxi to Murano
  • Glass demostration
  • Optional visit to the San Donato's Church
  • Hotel pick up if it is located in San Marco area

What’s not included

  • Return transfer from Murano is not included. You can pay on the spot (Public boat ticket costs – actual rate 2018 – € 7,50)
  • Food or drinks

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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