How paper is made: Visit of a traditional Atelier in Venice

Enter in the magical universe of SS. Cosma and Damiano on the Giudecca island and discover how paper is made the traditional Venetian way!

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  • An authentic artisan experience to do in Venice!
  • Ideal for discovering the ancient crafts practice at the Giudecca
  • A visit to the workshop, accompanied by an experienced craftsman.



15 EUR/pers
Free entrance for less than 10-y.o children

Other practical information

Experience from 1 to 15 persons
Experience suitable to everyone

Spoken Languages

  • Italian

Included / Excluded

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Sales Conditions

The experience should be cancelled min. 15 days before to obtain any refund, if not it would be withheld.


all year


about 30 min


    Giudecca island: what to see

    The Giudecca island is one among the most beautiful islands of Venice and the Lagoon. What makes it different from the others is its magical stillness versus the restless streets full of tourists.

    Take a break in your everyday life and enter the cloister of SS. Cosma and Damiano on the Giudecca island, and the Fernando’s atelier.

    Fernando will bring you few decades back, to show you how the paper-making process has been evolving through the years, and re-discover the most traditional way to make paper, here in Venice. Learn the full process and the tools used to make paper!

    The artisan will show you each step of the process, explaining his work, the frame used to create the paper sheets.

    Additional information:

    • Experience from 1 to 15 persons
    • Experience suitable to everyone

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