Small Group Tour: Create Your Own Venice Carnival Mask 5:30PM
Create your own paper mache mask with an experienced mask decorator. The instructor will explain the ancient technique of making a Venetian papier-mâché mask, providing information about the use of masks in Venice during past centuries. You will need to return to the class location at least 6 hours after the lesson to collect your mask since it needs time to dry off. Your created mask will not be decorated.
This tour is provided on a reserved basis prior to departure. Passengers must contact the local sightseeing company upon arrival to reconfirm their tour.
Approximately 1 hour
Venice Mask Lab, Campiello San Zulian
Same as meeting location
9:30am, 11:00am, 12:30pm, 4:00pm, 5:30pm daily
Meals, entrances, gratuities, transportation to/from hotel
We recommend wearing appropriate clothes for doing paper mache.
Children under 12 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Maximum capacity of 3 people due to Covid restrictions.
This tour may be multilingual with commentary in English as well as other languages.
Directions for the meeting location:
If arriving by public vaporetto, take line #1 and get off at "San Marco Vallaresso" stop or line #2 and get off at "San Marco Giardinetti" stop. Once you get off the vaporetto, turn right and go straight until the two columns, then turn left and reach Saint Mark's Square. Once by the Bell Tower, go straight leaving the Basilica on your right and pass under the Clock Tower. Go straight until the end of Mercerie dell'Orologio until the Ferrari Store. Then turn right into Camp San Zulian. Facing the church, walk along its facade on the left. The lab is located on the opposite corner on your right.
If arriving by private watertaxi, ask the driver to take you to the "Todaro" landing stage. Once you get off the taxi, turn right and go straight until the two columns, then follow the directions listed above for the public vaporetto.
If arriving at Saint Mark's Square on foot, once by the Bell Tower, go straight leaving the Basilica on your right and pass under the Clock Tower. Then follow the directions listed above for the public vaporetto.