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.