Duration: 1 hour and 15 minutes approx.

Languages: Italian, English, Spanish and French (The activity could be bilingual)


Learn the secrets of Venetian glassmaking in an experience that will immerse you in the history and tradition of the city!


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This unforgettable experience will allow you to discover the ancient techniques of glassmaking, feeling its heat and seeing its colours in the process! The master craftsman will help you throughout the experience, allowing you to create a unique and inimitable glass object while explaining the history and secrets of this ancient art.


At the end of the experience you can even take your glass piece home as a special souvenir! A unique way to experience and discover the culture and art of Venice.


The activity takes place in Massimiliano's atelier in the artistic district of Cannaregio: a non-tourist area, full of art shops and hidden gems known only to the locals.


Massimiliano has been working in this field for 30 years and has participated in numerous international exhibitions all over the world, as well as delivering his wonderful works to art collectors in Europe and America.


Thanks to his great experience, he is able to provide an overview of the art of glassmaking and its different techniques that have changed over the last centuries.


After travelling between Spain and America, he decided to open this lovely shop in the heart of Venice to sell his creations and share his passion with visitors. 


Don't miss this unique experience and touch this historical Venetian art, known all over the world!

The price includes
  • Lesson with an expert Venetian master glassmaker
  • Materials needed for the workshop 
  • Your glass creation as a souvenir to take home
  • 10% discount on the artist's glass works
The fee does not include
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
Things to know before leaving
  • The tour is NOT private but it can be shared with other participants
  • The lesson is for a maximum of 2 people
  • The price is per person
  • The activity is not allowed for participants under 18 years of age 
  • Clothes appropriate to the experience are recommended
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with reduced mobility
  • Pets are not allowed
  • Luggages or large bags are not allowed
  • Digital and printed vouchers are accepted (to be shown to the staff)
Meeting Point
  • Meeting Point: Bottega (atelier) Artistica Massimiliano Caldarone – Campiello (small square) Widmann già Biri, 5419B, Venezia. Please be at the meeting point 10 minutes before the beginning of the tour.


  • From Campo San Bartolomeo, (with the Rialto Bridge on your left) go straight on to Fondaco Dei Tedeschi, cross two bridges and once you reach Calle Ca' Dolfin turn right. Continue straight on Salizada S. Canzian until Calle Larga Widmann and then on Calle del Pestrin, after a few minutes you will reach a small square and, on the left, you will find the atelier.
Cancellation policies
  • No penalty for cancellation within 24 hrs before the tour. On line customer service 7 days a week, 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
  • The tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather or exceptionally high/low tide (in these cases it will be rescheduled for the following day or refunded)