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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Grand Canal

The Magic Art of Glassblowing and Gondola Ride with Singer

Product ID: 241087
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Experience two main Venetian symbols: glassblowing and a gondola with music! Watch an expert craftsman creates a glass artwork using the ancient Murano techniques! Then, enjoy a gondola ride with a singer through the Venetian canals.
About this activity
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Live tour guide
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Experience

Highlights
  • Watch a master glass blower create a magnificent work of art
  • Visit a glass factory showroom to see different types of glass products
  • Take a breathtaking gondola ride with live music on the Grand Canal
  • Experience the canals of Venice with commentary in up to 9 different languages
Full description
The first part of your tour takes place at a glass factory on St. Mark's Square in central Venice at 2:30 PM. Here you will learn about the origins of glass blowing, and how Murano became the center of glass-making. Then watch a master glass blower at work using traditional techniques to create marvelous glass works of art. At the end of this portion of the tour, receive a small glass gift as a souvenir of an unforgettable visit.

Later, take an unforgettable gondola ride with music and an Italian singer who will play popular songs for your entertainment. Jump back in time while gliding along the Venetian canals. Admire La Fenice Theater, the Peggy Guggenheim collection, and La Salute Church from a unique point of view. Glide under small bridges and take in the breathtaking atmosphere of the Grand Canal.
Includes
  • Master artisan glassblowing demonstration
  • Flyer with the description of the Magic Art of Glassblowing
  • Shared live tour commentary provided for glassblowing in English, Spanish, Italian and Japanese (the visit could be multilingual)
  • Small glass souvenir for every couple or family
  • Multilingual assistance at meeting points (for skip-the-line service)
  • 30-minute shared gondola ride
  • Live music and singers
  • Downloadable gondola commentary on your mobile app
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup
  • Earphones
  • Audio-devices
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Alcohol and drugs
Know before you go
• This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with mobility issues
• Comfortable shoes are recommended
• The tour does not operate in the case of ad weather and exceptionally high tides: in these cases, the tour will be postponed to the following day or it will be refunded
• This is a small group tour, but not a private tour, therefore, you may share your gondola with other parties
• Each gondola can host a maximum of 6 people
• The performers (a singer and a musician) will board a gondola in the center of the row so all participants can hear the music; there will not be musicians on every gondola
• The seats onboard will be assigned by the gondolier depending on guests' weight
• You will receive the QR code and instructions to activate the mobile app after reservation by email
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Currently it is not possible to book this product due to its limited availability.
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VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Product ID: 241087