GIACOMO ALBEROTANZA’S ARTS & CRAFTS GUIDE
Murano glass, business cards, perfumes, masks and slippers are all the items you need for that perfect Venetian look! Let our local insider Giacomo Alberotanza - both a designer and event organizer - take us on a “creative” tour on his favorite 5 shops in the City of Canals.
historical - shop - traditional - €€-€€€
A vintage ethnic jewelry shop selling stunning Venetian glass beads!
GIANNI BASSO STAMPATORE
historical - handmade - traditional - €
It’s one of the oldest and most reliable printers in Venice. If you don’t have a business card yet, this is the place to go for a very special one.
THE MERCHANT OF VENICE
historical - traditional - local - €€-€€€
It fully represents the Art of Perfumery of Venice. It offers a large assortment of exclusive Eau de Parfum and Eau de Toilette, along with body care and household products and accessories.
CA’ DEL SOL
historical - handmade - traditional - €€
A laboratory and shop where a group of talented artisans creates beautiful Carnival masks and costumes. Not the usual souvenir shop!
PIED A TERRE
historical - handmade - fashionista - €€€
Perfect spot to buy some colourful furlane, the typical Venetian slippers: choose from velvet, brocade or raw silk! Shoes can be custom-made and shipped.