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Venice Carnival Mask Making Class

Carnival Mask Making Class in Venice
Duration
Duration Flexible
Type
Classes and Workshops
Calendar
Daily

Learn how to decorate your own carnival mask at a mask-making class in Venice.

A fun activity for families and children where you will learn about the history of Venice mask making and design your Carnival mask with the assistance of an expert Mascarero, the Master Mask-Maker in a Venetian craft whorkshop.

Meet your own private guide at the lobby of your hotel and begin your fun experience of Venice, and walking through the hidden corners off the beaten paths and typical narrow alleys filled with artisan shops, your guide will gives you an introduction to the history art, local culture and traditions of Venice.

In Venice the tradition of the use of masks dating back the 13th century. During the centuries of the Venetian Republic the use of the masks was permitted not only during the Carnival period but also in other periods of the year.

In the 18th century, the use of the masks was restricted at 3 months starting from December 26. At the present days the masks are used primarily during the period of the Carnival.

The Venetian masks are characterized using feathers, decorated with intricate designs and with the use of bright colors.

The most popular Venetian Carnival Masks are: the Bauta designed to cover the entire face, a prominent nose and no mouth. Colombina the only woman mask. Medico della peste (The Plague Doctor) adopted as sanitary precautions while treating plague victims it is recognizable for its long beak.





HIGHLIGHTS:
•    Walking Tour with your own private guide
•    Learn how decorate a typical Venetian Carnival Mask
•    Bring home your own creation
•    Discover Venice on your private orientation tour

 


DETAILS

 

Duration:
Flexible

Start Time Private Tour:  
Morning Tour or Afternoon Tour:

Meeting Point:
At the lobby of your hotel in Venice Saint Mark area
or
to be decided at the confirmation

Inclusion:
Walking Tour with your private expert and licensed guide
About 2 hours workshop to design your own mask to keep as memory of your Venice experience.

Exclusions:
Gratuities (optional),
Admission fees to churches and museums.


Kindly fill out the form below to obtain a quote for the indicated tour and given period and a vacation specialist will contact you to provide a complimentary quote.
But you'll also have the opportunity to submit any specific customization preferences, from tweaking the itinerary to adding unique experiences and we would be delighted to assist you in planning your ideal vacation to make your journey unique and unforgettable.

 



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