Free visit for hotel guests everyday
Glass Factory Tour
Discover the secrets of an ancient art
The small island of Murano is legendary for its artisanal glass blowing. Ca’ di Dio’s guests will have the opportunity to see this historic craft for themselves. After exploring the picturesque township, enjoy a tour of the LP Murano Glass Factory. Here, you will get to see artisans practicing the technique of glass blowing and you’ll also discover more about the hotel’s historic links with stunning Venetian craftsmanship.
Departures at 10:00 am | 11:00 am | 2:00 pm
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Discover the art of glass in Murano
The tour starts at the luxurious Ca’ di Dio hotel. From here, guests will be taken by water taxi to the vibrant waterways of Murano, known worldwide for its glassblowing heritage. For over 1500 years, Murano has been celebrated for its glass blowing artistry. Beauty and craftsmanship are forged in these furnaces, where glass objects are made and sold all over the world.
Glass blowing is beautiful and fascinating to behold. But it’s also a very difficult and potentially dangerous activity. This is why the legendary furnaces were moved to the island of Murano in 1295. The move was intended not only to avoid dangerous fires, but also to protect the secrets of the master glassmakers’ time-honoured craft.
You’ll stroll past gorgeous, pastel-coloured houses and historic craftsmen’s furnaces until you reach the world-renowned LP Glass Factory.
LP Murano Glass Factory
See a historic craft come alive! When you arrive at the LP Glass Factory, you’ll be welcomed by a guide who will show you the furnace. Here, see the master glassmakers at work, preparing stunning works of art using time-honoured techniques. In these historic glassworks, contemporary artisans gather from all over the world to collaborate with the master glassmaker Giancarlo Signoretto. See for yourself some of the unique works of blown glass that they have created. You’ll get to marvel at stunning vases and glasses, as well as extraordinary pieces like glass mosaics, sculptures of all kinds, and ornate chandeliers.
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