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Glassblowing Classes

Create your glass artwork: private lesson with local artisan

Get hands-on experience with one-to-one guidance during a private glassmaking lesson. Discover the secrets of Murano glassmaking techniques from one of the most renowned craftsmen of Venice. The 90-minute workshop includes all materials—including your own marvelous glass artwork to take home—plus a 10 percent discount on glassworks from the artist.
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  • 1 hour
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Painting Classes

Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

Take a course on mask making from a master artisan in Venice, and learn about the history of this ancient tradition. You can choose from a production class or a decoration class, or you can even take both. In the production class you’ll actually learn how to make your own papier-mâché mask, and in the decoration class, you can paint or use materials to decorate your mask. No matter which option you choose, you’ll bring home your creation—just in time for Carnival.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Craft Classes

Making your Mask - decoration

Venice is known for its spectacular masks, and this tour gives you the rare opportunity to create one yourself. Visit one of the oldest mask making workshops in Venice and learn techniques that Venetian artisans used over 800 years ago. It’s a much more personal and special experience than buying a ready-made mask, as you’ll be able to create a mask that perfectly suits your face.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Photography Tours

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Private Three Hours Venice Photo Walk :

Touring a new city can be a very exciting experience, but it can also be quite an adventure if you are unsure of which places to visit and how. Language barrier may also represent a curious obstacle but it can also be frustrating. We offer an innovative and unforgettable Photographic Tours to welcome you in some of the most fascinating and romantic places in the world. We will guide you in an exclusive tour through the most interesting landmarks and monuments.A 3 hours one-to-one photo walk discovering hidden and secluded parts of Venice, without forgetting the famous landmarks, while taking great shots and with a one-to-one tuition to improve your photography skills!The tour is one-to-one so there will be just you, or accompanied by your family/friends.The Tour can be tailor-made based on your interests and expectations, can be more Photography workshop vs Venice less touristy Tour:
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Painting Classes

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Watercolors in Venice: painting class with famous artist

Be an artist for one day: you will learn the marvelous art of the watercolors with the great Venetian artist: Nicola Tenderini, that he will escort you through the city to find the ideal corner to paint, creating your own artwork by watercolors.Nicola run its own workshop where he shares his love for the art, in the past he has worked also in decoration works of Fenice Theatre and many 5-stars hotels in Venice! Graduated in the “Accademia of Fine Art” he’s spent his live painting with the watercolors and, now, he is considered one of the main Venetian painters in Venice.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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Gondola Cruises

Charming Gondola ride & Magical Glassblowing demonstration

Enjoy two quintessential Venetian experiences with this combo glassblowing and gondola tour. Watch a master artisan transform molten glass into unique and delicate art at at a factory showroom near St. Mark's Square, and receive a glass souvenir to take home. Plus, cruise through the city's famous waterways on a 30-minute gondola ride that takes you along the most beautiful stretch of the Grand Canal and past landmarks like Teatro La Fenice and the Punta della Dogana.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Sports Lessons

Rowing Class

Discover Venice and its lagoon in a fun and unconventional way, connecting with the soul and the secular traditions of the city. On board of typical venetian boats, as the “Batea da Fresco” and the XVII century “Gondola” you will live the unique experience of learning the techniques of the venetian rowing and navigating through the canals of the city, as venetians used to do back in the centuries. Gloria Rogliani, champion of the oar, will guide you in a tour through the canals in the heart of the Venice, distant from the usual touristic itineraries, until reaching the lagoon and Murano, the island known all over the world for the refined artistic glass production.You will learn how to row standing according to the Venetian tradition, The meeting point is in front of Grand Hotel dei Dogi, where Gloria Rogliani or one of her instructors will accompany you to the Cavana Tintoretto, At the end of the tour, you will receive a certificate of attendance to the Venetian rowing class.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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Glassblowing Classes

Venice glassblowing - Small group

Learn the secrets of glassblowing during this activity in Venice. On the island of Murano, visit the Glass Factory Showroom near St Mark's Square to see examples of this highly specialized glass art, beloved by collectors the world over. Learn about this technique's origins in the Roman Empire from you guide, then watch a glassblowing demonstration by a Master Artisan. Walk away with a small Murano glass souvenir.
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  • 20 minutes
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Glassblowing Classes

Up Close with Murano Glassblowing Demonstration

Visit the must-see Murano glass factory during this tour in Venice. With a guide providing insightful commentary, you'll learn all about the glassblowing process. Watch a demonstration of the art itself by a master craftsman, then hit the gift shop for some discounted souvenirs.
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  • 20 minutes
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  • 20 minutes
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Painting Classes

Mask Workshop - Paint your own Venetian mask

Venetian masks have a long and storied history: during the republic’s heyday, they were used to conceal the identities of residents who engaged in decadent activities. In their masks, peasants and noblemen were equal. Make your own Venetian mask (yours to keep), adorned with sequins, ribbons, and other fineries, under the tutelage of a local artist. All materials are provided.
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  • 1 hour
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Literary, Art & Music Tours

Venice Private Mask-Painting Workshop

Designed to delight children and adults alike, this private 2-hour mask-painting workshop offers insight into an important Venetian craft. Under the guidance of a resident artist, you’ll choose a mask from more than 50 different styles and decorate it according to different techniques. While you work, your guide tells stories of traditional masks and their function in society. A minimum of four people are required for this activity.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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Glassblowing Classes

The Magic art of glassblowing and Palazzo Ducale skip the line guide book

Combine a visit to Doge's Palace with a Venetian glass blowing demonstration by booking a special combination tour. You’ll head straight into Doge’s Palace with your priority entrance ticket saving you precious vacation hours waiting in line. After exploring Doge’s Palace at your own pace, you’ll enjoy a glassblowing demonstration at Saint Mark’s Square and learn about the history and tradition of Venetian glass blowing from a master artisan.
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  • 2 hours
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Craft Classes

Making your Mask - paperpressed and decoration

“ two days creating your mask in papper pressed the first day and painting that the day after into a Oldest Mask making workshop in Venice on the same way Venetian artisans used to do 800 years ago ”. 2 hrs + 2 hrs at disposal with the explication of the Mask's history, briefing and colours for your Mask 
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Craft Classes

Venice: Traditional Goldbeater Tour

Learn about one of Venice's most ancient art forms at a traditional goldbeater workshop. Watch the delicate process of pure gold being pounded into paper-thin leaves used for mosaics, decoration, cosmetics, and even gourmet applications. It's a great way to go behind the scenes of Venice’s famous craft heritage and watch master artisans in action.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour
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Glassblowing Classes

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Meeting with the Master of Murano Glass

The visit to Stefano Morasso's workshop is an unforgettable experience. You have the opportunity to meet and see a true master of Murano at work on the third generation.
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  • 1 hour
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Attraction Tickets

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Tur ghidat Bazilica San Marco in Venetia cu Cristina Caragia in Roman limba

Eu am terminat 2 facultati de arhitectura, a Bucuresti one in Italy.Profesorii mei restaureaza Bazilica San Marco, unde va invit sa facem a tur guidat. O sa va lamuresc 8000 meters of mosaics in Byzantine style.O sa vedem unde se pastreaza moastele Sf. Marc.Daca doriti putem sa vizitam Treasure, yes Muzeul Bisericii cu trofeele de la Constantinopol dupa IV crusade.
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  • 1 hour
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Hiking & Camping

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Esclusive Easy Italian language Walking Tour- Learning Italian visiting Venice!

This is unique experience to learn Italian walking through Venice. First in Italy, it is long time that we offer this type of Experience. If you like to visit a nice and calm part of Venice starting to learn Italian language having fun this is perfect activity for you!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Historical & Heritage Tours

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Tur ghidat Palatul Ducal Venetia in limba romana cu Cristina Caragia

Am terminat universitatea de arhitectura la Bucuresti si pe urma a doua facultate tot in arhitectura a terminat-o la Venezia. Am obtinut licenta de ghid turistic in 2012. O sa va arat cu placere acest minunat palat, o sa vedem cel mai mare tablou din lume, de 25X7 m, al pictorului Tintoretto.De asemenea o sa vizitam Sala cu Arme, Inchisorile, o sa povestim despre istoria Republicii Veneziane La Serenissima si legende curioase despre Casanova.
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Craft Classes

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Create your own perfume Workshop

* Discover the history of Perfumery and the origins of raw materials* Identify the different essences used by a "Nose"* Learn the olfactory pyramid* Learn techniques and methods for creating your very own fragrance* Visit the Museum of Palazzo Mocenigo
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  • 2 hours
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Craft Classes

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ABC Mask Decoration Courses

The ABC course is equally suitable for all ages. Thanks to the various decorative techniques available, children can independently participate from 4 years upwards. Adults can experiment with different types of professional decorations.
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  • 1 hour
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Walking Tours

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Learn Italian in Venice

This tour is designed for visitors who want to learn Italian, and it is a way to visit the city learning a little bit more. It is suitable also for those who never had any Italian lesson before, but nevertheless are a little bit courious to explore new horizones.
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  • 2 hours
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Painting Classes

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Watercolour Workshop in Venice

* Introduce you to traditional, classical principles of painting* Realize your own, personal vision of the city* Small group workshop (max 05 people) * Learn the essential notions of professional painting* Paint your personal vision of Venice
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Craft Classes

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Basic course of artistic serigraphy

Fallani Venezia is a craft laboratory of artistic serigraphy, active since 1968 in the heart of the city of Venice. Print high quality editions, making available their technical expertise and sensitivity, managing to interpret and translate into graphics the different expressive languages of painters, sculptors, photographers, illustrators, street artists, graphic designers and designers.Gianpaolo Fallani inherits the passion for screen-printing from his father Fiorenzo, who has collaborated with over 200 artists from all over the world and for whom he has made more than 1000 editions. Commission-based printing continues, also offering workshops and residences of various levels that invite the artist to learn about and experience the versatility and potential of this printing technique.In 2018 Gianpaolo received the recognition of MAM Maestro d'Arte and Mestiere and participated in Doppia Firma and Homo Faber.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Craft Classes

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Meet gondola’s craftsman: creation of the Forcola

In front of your eyes the master artisan creates this unique Venetian artwork that has the actual shape after centuries of experimentationA unique experience to live Venice as a local discovering the legendary art of making a Forcola.
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