Venice and particularly Murano can call themselves the capitals of the world for the production of the handicraft glass. This appealed it is had to to a long one and tormented age-old tradition. It is hypothesized, in fact, in the far thousand year, the first production of glass blown, for work of a monk benedettino, after about three centuries the Serenissima Republic sent out a first edict to regulate this production that was become of large proportions, then due to many fires in the historical center, the same Consiglio dei Dieci decreed the transfer all the furnaces in a small close island, Murano. It was only in the Renaissance however, that the masterpieces produced to Murano acquired reputation to international level until our days. Ask at the desk of your hotel if they have the opportunity to accompany you to Murano to see the demonstration of the production of blown glass, will be a good opportunity to see the ancient art of glassmaking.