This tour will introduce you to the...
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This tour will introduce you to the secrets of the Murano Art of glassblowing renowned since years all over the world. The tour includes a visit to a Glass Factory Showroom located near St. Mark Square were you will be told about the origins of the Art of glassblowing which dates back to the Roman Empire. Following this introduction you will attend to a demonstration by a Master Artisan crossed using the traditional old style techniques of Glass blowing will create for you a unique glass item. At the end of the tour you will receive a small glass gift as a souvenir of this unforgettable visit. The Palazzo Ducale represented for centuries the seat of the Venetian political power. In his splendid rooms, plastered and immersed in hundreds of masterpieces of painting, the Duke and his Council controlled the fate of a thousand-year history republic. You’ll live it together with a Guide that will show you the halls of power, plunging you in a very particular historical context: the European Middle Ages and the following centuries. You’ll be surprised by the rich details of the gold staircase, by the realism of the scenes depicted by many artists who have decorated this building, you will relive the anguish of the prisoners crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, and entering the Venetian prisons, famous for hosting Giacomo Casanova. An unforgettable tour not to be missed!
|Type of service||City Tour|
|Languages||English, Italian, Spanish, French, German, Japanese, Russian|
|Type of Experience||Cultural, Special Interest|
Cancellation up to 96 hours prior to the scheduled service: Full refund / No charge
Cancellation starting from 96 hours up to 0 hours prior to the scheduled service: Full penalty will be charged