Ancient Crafts and Artisans' Workshops (Private Tour)

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Location: Venice
Category: Tours & Sightseeing
Duration: 3.0 hours
Trip difficulty: Moderate
Max Group Size:
Currency: USD
Language: English
TimeZone: America/New_York
Highlights Discover the oldest crafts of Venice
Visit a collection of Venetian artisans' workshops
Observe the creation of Carnival masks
Experience gondola manufacturing
Enjoy a private visit to a weaving factory
Summary
Immerse yourself in Venetian ateliers and artisan workshops
Description

Explore the making of the oldest Venetian traditional crafts - from the gondola to the mask.

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.

Included Entry to Venetian artisan workshops
A friendly, professional tour guide for your own private group
Plenty of time to take photos of your favourite places
Excluded Food and drink, although your guide will be happy to recommend snacks along the way
Know before you book Please bring comfortable walking shoes
Minimum age for this activity is 4 years
Know before you go Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point at least 10 minutes prior to the tour start time
Please bring waterproof clothing in case it rains
Additional Information Not wheelchair accessible
Health Items Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff, Social distancing enforced throughout experience, Gear/equipment sanitized between use, Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized, Guides required to regularly wash hands

Operating Info

Booking Cut-off 48 hours
Minimum 1 guests per booking
Maximum 10 guests per booking
Valid Only on date on reservation

Operating Type:

Fixed Times

Season:

All year: From 01-01-2020 To 12-31-2020
Sunday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Monday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Tuesday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Wednesday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Thursday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Friday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00
Saturday 10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 13:00, 14:00, 15:00, 16:00

Locations

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Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Type: Starts location
Lat & Long: 40.7025714, -73.99056
Address: 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States
Notes:
Start Location Notes 123 Main St, Main St, Kings County, New York, 11217, United States

Cancellation

Cancellation Policy: standard
Cancellation Cut-off: 24 hours
Cancellation Notes: Up to 24 hours before the beginning of the activity: full refund Less than 24 hours before the beginning of the activity or no-show: no refund

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