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Nuova Venier Glassworks

54/B, FDM. Navagero, 30141 Murano, Italy
+39 041 527 4467
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Avoid at all costs

Attended the factory, did the tour, was impressed. Purchased a set of beautiful tea cups for €300... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
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Buyer Beware!!!

We are very active travelers but this time we didn't pay attention and now it's costing us! We buy... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jay C
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Located on the famous-for-blown-glass island of Murano, this operation produces artistic and decorative objects such as lamp posts, sculptures, and Venetian-style chandeliers.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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54/B, FDM. Navagero, 30141 Murano, Italy
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+39 041 527 4467
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attended the factory, did the tour, was impressed. Purchased a set of beautiful tea cups for €300. Got home, first use of both cups with hot tea and they both shattered instantly. Emailed Roberto Laggia the CEO of the company twice, was given his card...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are very active travelers but this time we didn't pay attention and now it's costing us! We buy mementos as we travel around and are very careful to make sure the charges are all included. We specifically asked about this purchase and were assured...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Took a free trip from the hotel. Watching the glassworks was fascinating and after a short observation, we were escorted around the workshop by our own individual salesman/guide (everyone who enters is allocated one) who took us around the shop (which had multiple rooms up...More

Thank NFoster_12
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We really enjoyed this and the laid back style of the showroom tour. The range and quality of glass work is breathtaking. The only small feeling of uncertainty revolves around, does one pitch an offer at 50% like an Indian market, or is it nearly...More

Thank vince w
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We were approached by a man outside of the Doge's palace about a free taxi to the glass making island of Murano. We were skeptical of the free ride, but had some time in our day and also wanted to tour a glass making factory...More

Thank Caskie C
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Free taxi from Hotel Ala. First they show the artisan work, then take you to their showroom. Beautiful pieces of crystal art. Something different to do in Venice. I think the vaporetto goes to Murano too.

Thank Hernandez1697
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We were nervous about a "free" taxi to Murano but it worked out fine. The ride over was a Private boat for our family. The glass blowing, spinning was excellent. The tour of the beautiful showrooms was very nice and our salesman/guide Eugene was very...More

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Offered free passage by water taxi to the glass works on Murano we were suspicious at first. But no need, the offer was genuine, free taxi, tour of the glassworks and showrooms without obligation. We had an enjoyable time, watched the craftsmen at work and...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Got approached by a guy outside Doge Palace saying he worked for Venice council and they were promoting glass works in Maruno and he handed us some free "tickets" for a trip to Maruno island to one of the glass works - the Venier factory...More

Thank MJH1
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We started with a free taxi ride to Murano island to visit Nuova Venier Glassworks. When we arrived, we were welcomed by Andrea who was very friendly and accommodating. They showed us glass blowing and the sculpture technique (the furnace is 1100C!). After the demo,...More

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susan62015
22 November 2016|
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Response from Ben H | Reviewed this property |
Please note that they tell you your art is tax free but we had to pay $280 import duty from the shipper (DHL) which is essentially a tax Wasn't expecting that
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Elizabeth B
10 November 2015|
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Response from JeffreyAu | Reviewed this property |
I suggest they contact Mr. Grazian0 at: Telephone Number: 041 736000 - 041 736667 041 736702 - 041 5274467
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Tonywaye
29 June 2015|
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Response from JeffreyAu | Reviewed this property |
I suggest they contact Mr. Grazian0 at: Telephone Number: 041 736000 - 041 736667 041 736702 - 041 5274467
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