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Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

Venice Carnival Mask-Making Class

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Take a course on mask making from a master artisan in Venice, and learn about the history of this ancient tradition. You can choose from a production class or a decoration class, or you can even take both. In the production class, learn how to make your own papier-mâché mask, and in the decoration class, you can paint or use materials to decorate your mask. No matter which option you choose, you get to bring home your creation—just in time for Carnival.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$68.11
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$68.11
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Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

Murano Glass Factory Experience: Factory Tour and Workshop

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Get an inside peek into the world-famous glassblowing factories of Murano on a 2-hour escorted tour. Meet your guide in central Venice, and ride a water bus across the Venetian Lagoon to the colorful island of Murano. Get a private glassmaking demonstration from a master craftsman, and enjoy time to browse the factory showroom featuring finished works of art. Finally, attend your choice of hands-on workshop to create a take-home piece of jewelry or mosaic using authentic Murano glass.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.85
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$35.85
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Real Venetian Kayak - Venice Tour

Real Venetian Kayak - Venice Tour

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Kayak through the historic canals of Venice on this eco-adventure tour. Following your expert kayaking guide, paddle through the canals that are known as the arteries of Venice. Learn about the history and culture of the Italian city through your guides' commentary while getting a unique aquatic perspective. Participants of all levels are welcome; no kayaking experience is necessary. Instruction and use of all equipment is included.
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  • 1 hour 40 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.59
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$95.59
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Venice Murano Island Glass Factory Tour with Glass Blowing Demonstration

Venice Murano Island Glass Factory Tour with Glass Blowing Demonstration

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Get an inside look into the centuries-old art of glassblowing with a factory tour on Murano Island, home to the world’s finest artisan glass. Tour the facilities at Colleoni Glass Factory and watch a master craftsman shape molten glass through a combination of heat, blowing and sculptural techniques. Visit the factory showroom to see beautiful finished works of art, and receive a special Murano glass souvenir to take home.
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  • 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$11.95
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$11.95
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Cooking Class With a Venetian Local

Cooking Class With a Venetian Local

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Join Venetian-born host Lorenzo with a glass of cold Prosecco in hand for a 3-hour pasta cooking class and Italian dinner, paired with great music and a fun atmosphere. • Learn how to make fresh pasta, then sit down to enjoy a 3-course meal • White wine and Prosecco are included • Cooking class and communal dinner for up to 50 people • Lorenzo was born in Venice and has lived there his whole life
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$115.46
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$115.46

Venice: Private Tour with a Local Guide

Venice: Private Tour with a Local Guide

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Swap the schedules and historical focus of conventional tours for a private walking tour of Venice with a local who’ll show you the city like a friend. Tell them what you fancy doing, and enjoy a personalized tour enriched by their grassroots knowledge. Explore often-overlooked neighborhoods; discover sights and eateries favored by locals; and get transport and cultural pointers to help ensure you get the most from your visit.
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  • 2 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$47.80
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$47.80
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Venice Private Tour

Venice Private Tour

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Explore top landmarks in Venice with a private guide during this half-day tour. Customize the itinerary according to your interests and visit city highlights including St. Mark’s Basilica, the Bridge of Sighs, and Doge’s Palace. See a glass-blowing demonstration in Murano and climb aboard a gondola for a private ride.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$460.03
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$460.03
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Private Pasta-Making Class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Venice

Private Pasta-Making Class at a local's home with lunch or dinner in Venice

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Learn the secret to making great pasta during a private cooking class in Venice, taught by a “cesarina,” or home cook. Follow three regional recipes and discover tricks of the trade. Each participant is equipped with utensils and ingredients at a personal workstation during the 3-hour lesson. You’ll prepare authentic Italian pastas, then taste each delicious dish, accompanied by a selection of local wine. 
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$173.26
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$173.26
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Making your Mask - decoration

Making your Mask - decoration

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Venice is known for its spectacular masks, and this tour gives you the rare opportunity to create one yourself. Visit one of the oldest mask making workshops in Venice and learn techniques that Venetian artisans used over 800 years ago. It’s a much more personal and special experience than buying a ready-made mask, as you’ll be able to create a mask that perfectly suits your face.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.50
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$103.50

Up Close with Murano Glassblowing Demonstration

Up Close with Murano Glassblowing Demonstration

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Visit the must-see Murano glass factory during this tour in Venice. With a guide providing insightful commentary, you'll learn all about the glassblowing process. Watch a demonstration of the art itself by a master craftsman, then hit the gift shop for some discounted souvenirs.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.97
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$5.97

Venice glassblowing - Small group

Venice glassblowing - Small group

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Learn the secrets of glassblowing during this activity in Venice. On the island of Murano, visit the Glass Factory Showroom near St Mark's Square to see examples of this highly specialized glass art, beloved by collectors the world over. Learn about this technique's origins in the Roman Empire from you guide, then watch a glassblowing demonstration by a Master Artisan. Walk away with a small Murano glass souvenir.
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  • 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$10.75
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$10.75
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Venice Private Mask Workshop

Venice Private Mask Workshop

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For this private mask-decorating workshop in Venice, arrive at a traditional atelier, and get a blank sand-colored mask that’s ready for your artist eye. Use feathers, sequins, and other materials to make a masterpiece. Your guide will share facts about the history of mask making and can also show you some great techniques to use. Afterward, you’ll get to bring home your decorated mask.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$89.62
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$89.62

Mask Workshop - Paint your own Venetian mask

Mask Workshop - Paint your own Venetian mask

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Venetian masks have a long and storied history: during the republic’s heyday, they were used to conceal the identities of residents who engaged in decadent activities. In their masks, peasants and noblemen were equal. Make your own Venetian mask (yours to keep), adorned with sequins, ribbons, and other fineries, under the tutelage of a local artist. All materials are provided.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$62.98
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$62.98
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Local market visit and private cooking class at a local's home in Venice

Local market visit and private cooking class at a local's home in Venice

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Experience the vibrant food culture of Italy during this 6-hour private tour in Venice. Start out by exploring the local markets in search of some of the best Venetian products. Then get hands-on experience with a private cooking class to create a delicious Italian meal. Enjoy the fruits of your labor as you eat your 3-course meal which is perfectly paired with red and white wines from the region.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$256.90
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$256.90
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Dining experience at a local's home in Venice with show cooking

Dining experience at a local's home in Venice with show cooking

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Discover the authentic flavor of Venice during a private cooking lesson and dinner with a Cesarine, a member of an exclusive network of local cooks who are preserving Italy’s culinary heritage. Get a taste of true Italian hospitality inside your host’s private home, and help prepare a 4-course menu of Venetian specialties using time-honored recipes. Sit down to share the homemade meal family style, along with wine from the Veneto region, for a meal you won't find it any restaurant.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.56
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$101.56

Hire your local home cook in Venice

Hire your local home cook in Venice

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Want to entertain your friends and family in your home away from home?Cesarine is your perfect solution; our expert local home cooks will come to your accommodation to create an authentic culinary experience you'll never forget. Put your feet up and relax with your loved ones while our Cesarina takes care of everything for you (clean up included!). Enjoy an aperitivo with sparkling wine and nibbles followed by a 4-course menu including starter, pasta, main course with side dish, dessert and drinks included (water, selection of red and white wines from regional cellars).  How does it work? After you have booked the experience we will contact you asking for the address of your accommodation and any specific requests or preferences including timings. We will then match you with the perfect local home cook from our world-famous network. Cesarine is Italy’s oldest network of 1000+ home cooks all over the country in more than 120 cities.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$107.54
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$107.54

Fresh Pasta Making in Private Venetian Apartment

Fresh Pasta Making in Private Venetian Apartment

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Learn the tips and tricks of authentic Venetian cooking with this culinary experience led a chef instructor. Shop for fresh, seasonal produce at the bustling Rialto market, and then head to a private kitchen in a historic ‘palazzo’ for a small-group lesson in regional cooking techniques. Help prepare a gourmet, multicourse menu, and then sit down among a small group of new friends to enjoy the homemade feast with wine.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$266.43
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$266.43

Private Tour: Murano Glass Workshop

Private Tour: Murano Glass Workshop

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See where the world’s most famous glass is made on a private tour and workshop on the island of Murano. Ride a private water taxi from your hotel across the Venetian Lagoon to the pretty, colorful island, where you’ll visit a renowned glass-making factory. Learn how the candy-colored glass is blown using traditional methods, and create your own one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry using authentic Murano glass beads.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.71
Price varies by group size
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$167.71
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Live Venice and its Islands, 7 magical itineraries

Live Venice and its Islands, 7 magical itineraries

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Calling all independent travelers: The stunning, centuries-old Renaissance city meets the 21st century on this do-it-yourself guided tour of Venice, led by a handy smartphone app. Tick off all the highlights and discover lesser-known attractions only frequented by locals. Wander at your own pace as you learn about the legends and curiosities behind the lagoon-filled labyrinth.
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  • 1 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$17.92
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$17.92
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Venice Shore Excursion: Private Tour and Gondola Ride

Venice Shore Excursion: Private Tour and Gondola Ride

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When planning a cruise stop in Venice, spend an unforgettable day in one of the world’s most romantic maritime cities with a private shore excursion. After meeting a local tour escort at the cruise terminal, travel in a private boat to the political and cultural heart of Venice, St. Mark’s Square. Skip the long entrance queues with priority access to spectacular St Mark’s Basilica and the Gothic Doge’s Palace, and then enjoy a quintessential Venetian experience with a private 30-minute gondola ride through the city’s famed canals.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Taking safety measures
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$824.47
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$824.47
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Hidden Venice private tour, art and craft

Hidden Venice private tour, art and craft

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The huge crowds in Venice can make sightseeing an overwhelming experience—especially in large groups. Opt for the stress-free alternative of exploring a less crowded part of Venice, on a private tour with just your party and a guide. Benefit from a guide’s navigation skills when exploring a labyrinth of narrow streets in the Castello area. It’s a great way to see local craftsmanship—watch a glass-making demonstration, and visit a mask maker too.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$357.27
per group
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$357.27
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Chocolate Tasting in Venice

Chocolate Tasting in Venice

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If you've already indulged into plenty of Italian wine and pasta, get to know local chocolate with this tasting. A master chocolatier guides you through some of the best products in the shop, telling you everything about the ingredients and production. Your experience includes around 10 tastings in total.
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  • 40 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$55.06
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$55.06

Making your Mask - paperpressed and decoration

Making your Mask - paperpressed and decoration

Mask making is one of the most important crafts in Venice and a fundamental part of the city’s historic Carnival celebrations. Take a deep dive into this unique Venetian artform with this workshop that takes place over two days. Spend the first session creating your mask in papier-mâché using traditional techniques and the second painting and decorating it while you learn about the 800-year history of mask making.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$175.60
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$175.60

90 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Venice

90 Minute Private Vacation Photography Session with Local Photographer in Venice

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Flytographer 90 Minute Vacation Photoshoot Connect with a local professional photographer in Venice and capture your most memorable moments during this private photoshoot. Get insider tips on the best things to do in Venice, including where to eat and what to see from your vacation photographer.  Return from your trip with beautiful, high-quality, vacation photos. The best souvenir ever.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$577.45
per group
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$577.45
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