15 Unique Products to Bring Home from Venice

Italy, Venice Guide (B): 15 Unique Products to Bring Home from Venice

Venice has been a tourist mecca for over a century now, with millions of visitors flocking in every year to see this unique place on the face of the Earth. Many, if not all, of these people seek to obtain something memorable as a token of their stay in this city. By far, not all of them know which things are considered purely Venetian and how to tell a "real McCoy" from a cheap dud. The presented here list of Venetian goods will tell you!

Murano glass is world famous and there is only one place in the world where it is manufactured - the small island of Murano, near Venice. If you want to visit the island - take a boat (the so-called "Vaporetto"); the journey takes only a few minutes. Being there, you'll have the opportunity to watch the process of Murano glass creation (as well as to buy it) in many of the local factories open for visitors. (By the way, some Venice hotels organize visits to the island for free). Observing Murano glass in the making is as fascinating a process as enjoying its beauty ready-made. The process of manufacturing is far cry from mass production. It starts by workers melting two or more pieces of different glass. Oftentimes, some precious materials, such as gold or silver, are also added. The results are marvelous objects: animals, lamps, candlesticks, jewelry, cups, vases, etc. - practically of any color and size. Each one of these items is really unique. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
This article is featured in the app "GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities" on iTunes App Store and Google Play. You can download the app to your mobile device to read the article offline and create a self-guided walking tour to visit the attractions featured in this article. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and it works offline, so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.

Download The GPSmyCity App

Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for IOS   Download 'GPSmyCity: Walks in 1K+ Cities' app for Android

Sights Map

Guide Name: 15 Unique Products to Bring Home from Venice
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Cenedese   Il Merletto shop   Tragicomica shop   Rubelli shop   Signor Blum   Harry's Bar   Giovanna Zanella's shop   Giacomo Rizzo   Emilio Ceccato   Paolo Brandilisio   Gilberto Penzo's shop   Flavio Gastaldi   Legatoria Piazzesi  
Author: Gpsmycity Writer
Read it on author's website: http://www.gpsmycity.com/articles/85-15-unique-products-to-bring-home-from-venice.html

Useful Travel Guides for Planning Your Trip


15 Distinctively Italian Things to Buy in Venice

15 Distinctively Italian Things to Buy in Venice

Venice has been a tourist mecca for over a century now, with millions of visitors flocking in every year to see this unique place on the face of the Earth. Many, if not all, of these people seek to obtain something memorable as a token of their stay in this city. By far, not all of them know which...