The secret workshop of the Venetian Puppets Private Tour
Excursions & day trips

The secret workshop of the Venetian Puppets Private Tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 15 minutes
Do this because
  • Discover a secret workshop in an 18th-century Venetian palace
  • Learn how to create a traditional puppet
  • Meet the craftsman
What to expect

Join this tour and discover the secret workshop of the Venetian puppets in Santa Fosca in Venice. Here your guide will reveal the story of a Venetian artisan who made bizarre and odd puppets for 27 years.

You could admire his workshop, a surreal and dreamlike kingdom made of puppets located on the first floor of an old Venetian palace.

During this visit, you will learn how to create traditional puppets using natural materials: puppets bodies are all made of wood; feet, head, and hands are shaped with a wooden paste and hand-painted.

All dresses and costumes were designed and sewed by his sister, taking inspiration from traditional Venetian Carnival costumes. It takes up to 15 days to create a puppet!

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What's included
  • Visit of the puppets workshop
What's not included
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup/drop off
Where

Cannaregio, 2420, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Campo Santa Fosca, under the statue of Paolo Sarpi. Please be sure to get there at least 10 minutes prior to the tour starting time

What to remember
  • Please note that no refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals
  • The tour will be provided with both good or bad weather
  • This activity is not wheelchiair accesible
  • The price is referring to a group of people from 1 to 8
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When

Monday to Saturday at 9.00am, 11.30am, 3.30pm, 5.30pm

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Provider
Gray Line Venice
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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