Immerse yourself in Venetian ateliers and artisan workshops.
Things to know
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Entry to Venetian artisan workshops
Type of tour:
Walking tour - the cost of all public transport is not included between sights. Your guide will help you with this.
Authentic experience of Venetian crafts Gratuities optional Customisable - simply ask us
Meeting points: A choice between your hotel (if centrally located) and a recommended meeting point.
What makes this tour special
Explore the making of the oldest Venetian traditional crafts - from the gondola to the mask.
On this four hour experience, you will:
Discover the oldest crafts of Venice
Visit a collection of Venetian artisans' workshops
Observe the creation of Carnival masks for the world-famous holiday
Experience gondola manufacturing
Enjoy a private visit to a weaving factory
This quintessential Venetian experience is ideal for travellers looking to immerse themselves in the city's wide array of craft-making, while offering a local perspective of the beautiful crafts of the city. Enjoy a walk through the traditional districts of the city, and visit a collection of Venetian artisans' workshops. You will explore three crafts, including: wood involved in gondolas and mask-making. Learn the process of building a gondola, including the oars and rowlocks. Observe the creation of Carnival masks, and the colourful precision involved in each handmade piece. Then, conclude your tour with a visit to an ancient weaving factory and to the atelier of the last local wood carver. You will walk away from this tour having experienced some of the best Venice has to offer.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).