Venice: Traditional Goldbeater Tour

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 45 Mins
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    monday-friday 09:30-12:30
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

Learn the traditional art of transforming gold into slim leaves at an original goldbeater laboratory. Discover all the secrets behind this ancient art.

Itinerary:


Explore a historic artisan laboratory where gold is transformed into ultra-slim leaves, suitable for application in the field of the arts, food, cosmetics, and furnishings. Venice has enjoyed a long reputation for handicrafts and handmade products of superior quality, exporting items across the world for the privileged few. The tour starts with a historical introduction to goldbeater art. Then, you will discover the entire process of production techniques: from the fusion phase to the cutting and packaging phase, where the handcraft takes form. At the end of the tour, you can visit the laboratory shop to buy and bring with you a little souvenir of this amazing experience.

Inclusions

  • Demonstration by a master artisan
  • Guided tour in your selected language

Exclusions

  • Personal purchases

Additional Info

Service animals allowed

Public transportation options are available nearby

Suitable for all physical fitness levels

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Face masks required for travellers in public areas

Green pass required