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The Lace Experience

Explore the noble art of lacemaking with a special visit to the Dalla Lidia Merletti museum!

The Lace Experience Baglioni Hotel Luna Venice
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Italian Art and Culture

A trip to explore the Dalla Lidia Merletti D’Arte museum on Burano, in the heart of the Venetian lagoon, to learn all about the island’s history and culture and the fine old tradition of craft lacemaking. You can admire a superb collection of fans, mats and lace ware made between the 16th century and the present day. Highlights include an entirely handsewn wedding dress from the 18th century and an embroidered bedspread created for Napoleon’s coronation. To round off your visit, an expert artisan will guide you through the process of creating your own piece of lacework using authentic craft techniques.

The experience includes

  • A guided tour of the Dalla Lidia Merletti D’Arte museum
  • Your chance to create your own item of lacework with a local expert

Terms and Conditions

  • The experience is only offered in combination with an accommodation booking (various types of room are available)
  • Minimum stay: 2 nights
  • Transfer round trip to Burano island not included