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My Prestigious Island of Glass Murano Transfer

from € 30.00

Visit a glass factory on the island of Murano to explore the creation of glass masterworks. 

Enjoy the luxury of being collected from your hotel* on Venice island, and being taken to visit Murano's greatest artisans at work on this motorboat transfer - free with our Venice in One Glorious Day Special

Glide through picturesque canals and Venice's lagoon to the island of glass on a motorboat.

Witness the ancient craft of glass-making first hand in one of Venice's most illustrious glass artisan work shops. Experience the workings of an artform that was protected for centuries. The pride of the artisans is palpable as you have a guided introduction through private galleries displaying the very best Murano has to offer, from finely crafted sumptuous palace chandeliers and museum-worthy classic Venetian mirrors, to stunning modern masterworks in glass.

If you like, after your visit to the glass artisans work shop, have a stroll on the pretty island of Murano, seeing typical Venetian palaces and squares. See how the people of Murano have made beautiful glass objects for centuries, then return to see a vast array of glass artifacts available at your host glass factory. 

This is a great Murano shopping transfer to experience the creative mercantile spirit that still drives Venice today, and of course it is wonderful for making memorable gift purchases. There is something for every taste and budget, from suitcase-friendly charms and glass beads to extravagant chandeliers and statues.

In addition, you will also receive a voucher valued at 100 euro towards your purchases.

You are under no obligation to purchase - that is if you can resist the temptation!

Suggested Length: Two to three hours (you can return when you wish, at your leisure)

Includes: Motor launch transfer to and from the island of Murano, visit of glass factory gallery exhibition and shop with a variety of items from luxury gallery-style glass artifacts to easy-to-carry small gifts to purchase.

Availability: This activity is available every day.

Weather: This activity runs rain or shine

Meeting point: At your hotel accommodation in the historical centre of Venice, or at a convenient alternate location. A Murano glass factory representative will contact you directly either prior to the communicated transfer date requested, or at your Venice accommodation directly.

How to reserve: When you book the Venice in One Glorious Day Special, the Rick Steves Readers Special Discounted Italy Grand Tour Special or Grand Tour Italy plus Best of Tuscany Discount Package, simply make a note in the NOTES section of your booking (or email staff@artviva.com) with your prefered date of transfer, your hotel in Venice and other means of contact. The glass factory will contact you directly to arrange the pick-up time and exact location. 

This glass factory shopping transfer is available free of charge with the Venice in One Glorious Day Special, or the Rick Steves Readers Special Discounted Italy Grand Tour Special and Grand Tour Italy plus Best of Tuscany Discount Package.  

* PLEASE NOTE: If your hotel does not have water access and/or is not on the main island of Venice, an alternative meeting point for this transfer will be offered. This is a transfer that takes you to a prominent glass factory on the Island of Murano. It is not a guided tour. The glass factory is a commercial enterprise that sells artisan-made Murano glass. If you prefer to make your own way to Murano, you could take a public boat and visit the Island of Murano independently. We can also organize private transfers and private guided tours to the Island of Murano. Please contact us if you would like more information. Vouchers may be utilised only once towards a single purchase and are non-accumulative.

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On 2014/04/15
Susan S said:

Simply Wonderful!

Touring the Uffizi Gallery with Klaus was the highlight of our trip to Florence; his passion and knowledge provided for an unforgettable afternoon. Booking a tour with ArtViva is highly recommended!

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On 2014/04/01
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On 2013/12/15
Ryan Antista said:

Awesome and highly recommended!

I used the Art Viva services while in Florence for two tours, The Uffizi Gallery and the Academia Gallery. Because I went in a low season I was the only client and the company still went through with the service, thank you! I had the best tour guild that I could ever hope for! Her name was Elizabeth. She was knowledgeable, fun to be with, very well informed and broke down the pieces and art history in a way that was artful in and of itself. I give the tour service and specifically Elizabeth a 100% A+ and recommend this group all the way. I had a great experience, thank you so much!!

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On 2013/11/04
Anthony said:

Great tour, Stefan was the best

If you are going to Florence this tour is a must, Volterra is amazing "town in the clouds", and without all the tourists. Stefan made the tour absolutely fantastic and it was the highlight of our holidays.

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On 2013/10/22
Jane Wood said:

Uffizi Tour 26.9.13

An excellent tour. Floriana our guide: friendly; informative and impressively knowledgeable. A dream fulfilled. Thank you.

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On 2013/09/08
Howard said:

Inspiring and Fun!

We did the Florence in One Glorious Day. Worth every moment. Klaus entertained, inspired and excited us with his knowledge, delivery and communication. He gave us 'big picture' history and 'little picture' stories, putting humanity into the architecture. Just excellent. Liz helped us enjoy the Uffizi and Accademia with her art knowledge and insight. Both great tour guides. Next time, we'll be back!

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On 2013/08/27
peter taylor said:

great

enjoyed tour,very informative and pleasant pace would reccomend

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On 2013/06/29
Studebaker Family said:

Perfect Morning in Tuscany was Truly Perfect

On our last day in Florence we wanted to go off the beaten path. This tour was perfect - hiking, history and beautiful scenery. We can't say enough about our tour guide Stefano - he was exceptionally knowledgeable, accommodating and very personable. By the end of the tour, we felt like we'd spent the morning with a friend. The tour included a delicious lunch at a villa with gorgeous views and great company. We highly recommend requesting Stefano for your tour and lunch.

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On 2013/06/25
Jennifer said:

The Orginal Best of Tuscany

Went to Italy for first time for my 40th Birthday... We did the Best of Tuscany tour on our last day.Everything about the trip was amazing! When we first arrived, the ladies in the office were very friendly and helpful! We all met, on time with the minibus waiting for us.Our tour guide, Stephon, was great, knowledgeable and entertaining. The location stops were breathtaking and the tour/lunch of the winery exceeded my expectations. I would recommend tours from ArtViva to anyone!

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On 2013/06/10
vanessa said:

had a fabulous morning with Stephan leading us across the hill tops behind Florence. A great walk in some beautiful county which ended at a great villa. Definitely recommend it and Stephan is a great guide

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