The secret workshop of the Venetian puppets private tour

Cannaregio, 2420, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy, Venice, Italy
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1h 15min
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
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What To Expect

Join this tour and discover the secret workshop of the Venetian puppets in Santa Fosca in Venice. Here your guide will reveal the story of a Venetian artisan who made bizarre and odd puppets for 27 years.You could admire his workshop, a surreal and dreamlike kingdom made of puppets located on the first floor of an old Venetian palace.During this visit, you will learn how to create traditional puppets using natural materials: puppets bodies are all made of wood; feet, head, and hands are shaped with a wooden paste and hand-painted.All dresses and costumes were designed and sewed by his sister, taking inspiration from traditional Venetian Carnival costumes. It takes up to 15 days to create a puppet!

What to remember

Important info

  • Please note that no refund will be accepted for no shows or late arrivals
  • The tour will be provided with both good or bad weather
  • This activity is not wheelchiair accesible
Visit of the puppets workshop
Food and drinks. Hotel pickup/drop off
Know Before You Go

Discover a secret workshop in an 18th-century Venetian palace. Learn how to create a traditional puppet. Meet the craftsman

Cancellation Policy
can-cancel You can cancel your tour until a day in advance
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Meeting Point

Campo Santa Fosca, under the statue of Paolo Sarpi. Please be sure to get there at least 10 minutes prior to the tour starting time