Venice for Kids: Mask Painting & Chocolate Tasting

Just imagine getting ready for a masquerade....while enjoying scrumptious Venetian chocolates...

KEY DETAILS

  • Duration: 3 hrs
  • Meeting point: Hotel (if centrally located)
  • Note: Price determined according to number of participants.
  • Type of tour: Private tour
  • Inclusions: Teacher, art materials, masquerade mask, and tasting at a chocolate factory
  • Additional Costs: tickets and reservation not included

Tour description

Venice has a fascinating history of carnivals, masquerades, and sweets. What could be more fun than getting to know this magical city by making authentic hand-painted masks and tasting authentic Venetian chocolates?

With our Venice for Kids tour, you will explore the history of masks in Venice, complete with a journey of the city's glamorous masquerade balls and festive carnivals. The elaborate Venetian mask is as synonymous with Venice as gondolas and canals. Within a beautiful workshop, you and your kids will make your very own Venetian masks. A great way to connect with "The Serene City's" rich heritage, with our Vencie for Kids tour you will have a truly original souvenir made with your very own hands.

Your teacher will be a typical Venetian artisan, not only an expert of mask-making, but full of entertainment as only Italians can be! You and your family will learn the secret techniques of creating a fabulous mask, starting with the historic craft of "papier-mache." Now all you need is an invitation to a masquerade ball!

If your kids prefer, we can substitute mask-making with a special visit to a historical Gondola yard. Your family will be able to see first-hand how Venetians construct their gondolas.

The class will be followed by a delicious tasting at the city's most famous chocolate factory. Surrounded by the rich aromas of Venice's much-loved "cioccolato", you will have a historical introduction to Venetian cocoa. Best of all, you and your children will be able to tantalize your senses by tasting some of Italy's most delectable chocolates. Yummy!

 

List of Sights Visited

  • Mask Workshop
  • Chocolate Tasting
  • Supervised Lesson with a Mask Artisan

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