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Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour

Venezia, Italy
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From $458.84 per group (up to 8)

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icon2 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regular temperature checks for staff
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Overview

Designed with the savvy shopper in mind, this private tour takes you to the most unusual workshops and artisan galleries in Venice. Bypass the tourist trades and discover authentic Venetian goods like handmade carnival masks, delicate glass, quality leather goods, and fine textiles. Learn about the city’s rich craft heritage while visiting tucked-away gems where you can pick up unique treasures to take home.
  • Private, 2.5-hour tour of Venice's arts and crafts scene
  • Visit the workshops and galleries of some of the city's most skilled artisans
  • Avoid mass-produced tourist stands to uncover authentic handmade goods
  • See where some of Europe's finest leather, textiles, furniture, and glass products are produced using traditional methods
  • Learn how famous Venetian Carnival masks are made
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Ideal for serious shoppers
Professional guide
Private tour
Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
Gratuities

Departure Point

Campo San Barnaba, 30123 Venezia VE, Italy

Departure Time

10.30 am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Connect with your private guide at San Barnaba Square in the Dorsoduro neighborhood, and set off by foot to explore the charming back streets, piazzas, and canals of Venice. The city has a centuries-long tradition of producing some of the finest handmade goods in Europe, most famously glass and textiles. With the help of your guide’s local insight, visit the workshops of skilled artisans that carry on this heritage while avoiding tourist traps that sell mass-produced goods.

Meet the modern masters who create lavish costumes and masks used to celebrate Venice’s renowned Carnival, plus artisans who practice hard-won skills in leather work, carpentry, jewelry design, toy making, glassblowing, and more. See firsthand how high-quality, ‘Made in Italy’ goods are designed and produced by hand using techniques passed down through generations.

At the end of the 2.5-hour tour, come away with a new appreciation of Venice’s thriving arts and crafts scene, plus plentiful addresses for the best handmade shopping destinations in the city.

Price listed is per group, up to a maximum of eight people.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Dorsoduro
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Campo San Barnaba
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour?
A:
The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Venice Craftsmen and Traditional Artisans Private Guided Tour.

Product code: 20455P80

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