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Goldbeater 'Battiloro' Family Tour in Venice

Veneto, Italy
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At a Glance

40 minutes (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 2 more
Witness the transformation of solid gold into paper-like leaves on a tour of the traditional Battiloro workshop in Venice. Learn how this delicate 18th-century craft is kept alive at Europe’s only such workshop, and watch skilled artisans at work creating the gold sheets used in decorative arts, cosmetics, and more.

Highlights

  • 40-minute tour of the Battiloro goldbeating workshop in Venice
  • Visit the only surviving workshop dedicated to this traditional craft in all of Europe
  • Watch artisans transform solid gold bars into paper-thin leaves used for arts, cosmetics, and edible cuisine
  • Small-group tour limited to five people ensures a personalized experience

What To Expect

Make your way to the Battiloro workshop in Venice, housed in a historic building once used by the Renaissance painter Titian. Today, it’s the only workshop of it’s kind in all of Europe.
During the 40-minute
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Make your way to the Battiloro workshop in Venice, housed in a historic building once used by the Renaissance painter Titian. Today, it’s the only workshop of it’s kind in all of Europe.
During the 40-minute tour, explore the history of the family-owned company that dates back to 1926 and still uses traditional methods to transform gold, silver, and
... More
Make your way to the Battiloro workshop in Venice, housed in a historic building once used by the Renaissance painter Titian. Today, it’s the only workshop of it’s kind in all of Europe.
During the 40-minute tour, explore the history of the family-owned company that dates back to 1926 and still uses traditional methods to transform gold, silver, and other precious metals into delicate paper-like leaves. Watch skilled artisans carefully extract the thin sheets from solid metal bars, and learn the various uses for this unique and beautiful substance, including cosmetics; decorative arts like beading, mosaics, gilding, and decoupage; and even edible gold.
Group size is limited to five people, ensuring personalized attention from the guide and making this an intimate and unique experience ideal for families.

What's Included

Local guide
Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transportation to/from attractions

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Venice

Departure Time

10:30am

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 23045P6

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