Murano is composed of seven islands, linked by several bridges, separated by eight channels. Go and travel to Murano by boat with your tour guide and explore the island, famous worldwide for its glass making since 10th century.
A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art. In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item while he is showing and explaining the ancient technique phases of the production. You will discover this ancient art came from Romans that, on the run of barbarians, established the city of Venice.
You may feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and than, like a magic, that will be transformed in an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty.
Venetians mold too much things with the glass that were used daily, like cups, glasses, dishes, mirrors and lamps. This art of molds the glass in all these shapes, was one of the secrets that was best safeguarded in the Venetian Republic.
Enjoy your visit admiring some of the best glass craftsmen at work exploring the factories which have made Murano the 'Island of Glassblowers'!
You may visit also the wonderful and unique Church of San Donato, a masterpiece of the Venetian architecture symbol of the island and afterwards enjoy a lunch in one typical restaurant of the island.