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    Experience Marble Carving in Naxos

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    Duration:
    3 hrs 30 mins
    Difficulty:Easy
    Meet on location
    English
    Group activity: Up to 8 people
    Any questions?
    Commisionable amount: 10%
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    Highlights

    • Explore the history, art, and techniques of marble carving in a captivating hands-on experience.
    • Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of the region, dating back to antiquity.
    • Work with crystalline white Naxian marble and locally forged tools at individual work tables.
    • Learn traditional hand carving techniques and the properties of different stones.
    • Create a relief sculpture based on an ancient Greek design or your own idea, guided by an expert.
    • Enjoy a fun and relaxed environment in a peaceful garden setting.
    • Drinks, snacks, and engaging conversation included.

    Description

    You're invited to explore the history, art, and techniques of marble carving, captivated by the sounds and texture of the stone. It's an intriguing opportunity to immerse yourself in such a hands-on experience, connecting not only with the marble itself but also with the rich history and culture of the region dating back to antiquity.

    The idea of sitting at an individual work table, surrounded by blocks of crystalline white Naxian marble and locally forged tools, is both inspiring and inviting. Envision yourself delving into the intricacies of marble carving in the peaceful setting of the garden, guided by my expertise and passion for the craft.

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    Learning about the history of marble arts, understanding the properties of different stones, and mastering the traditional hand carving techniques with each tool sounds like an enriching journey of discovery. And the prospect of creating a relief sculpture, whether based on an ancient Greek design or a personal idea, under my guidance is truly exciting.

    You appreciate my inclusive approach, emphasizing that no prior experience is necessary and that everyone has artistic potential waiting to be unlocked. My commitment to fostering a fun and relaxed environment amidst the natural beauty of the setting only adds to the appeal of this experience.

    You eagerly anticipate the opportunity to join me for this three-hour adventure, where you can not only gain a deeper understanding of traditional carving techniques but also unleash your own creative spirit in the process. And of course, enjoying drinks, snacks, and engaging conversation along the way sounds like the perfect way to round out such a memorable experience.

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    Price list

    • Adults
      80 Euros

    • Children ( 9-17 years old)
      60 Euros

    • Children (0-8 years old)
      Free

    Times

    Starts: 10:00 am
    3 hrs 30 mins
    Ends: 1:30 pm

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    Complete your booking

    Your email ticket will contain all the information you need for an easy and smooth experience. You’ll get contact details, meeting point or pick up details with a Google map, our direct line (in case you need it) and much more.

    Please bring with you

    Comfortable clothing
    Hat
    Sunscreen

    Includes & excludes

    Drinks and snacks
    Tools and materials for carving
    Guided instruction and support
    Transportation to/from the starting location
    Transfer information
    Cancel up to 24hrs prior for a 100% refund
    • Contact us at least 24hrs before the commencement of your excursion and we will organize a refund of your full payment.
    • The time for the payment to arrive in your account will vary depending on your bank, but typically it is about a week.
    • In order to combat fraud, we will not proceed with the refund until we can see the money for the payment in our account.

    Location

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    Eggares, Naxos, Cyclades, 84300,
    Greece

    Getting to the location

    Pass through the village of Engares, past the olive press museum and the bridge. Continue for approximately 100 meters until you see a small blue sign marked "OUTOPIA" (the second sign). Turn left onto the gravel road, and the workshop is the third gate on the right.

    FAQs

    When will I get my ticket?
    We will confirm availability within 1 day or less. Once availability has been confirmed, will we then ask you to pay by sending you an email with a payment link. Please pay promptly to ensure your booking goes ahead.
    Can I pay on arrival?
    It is not possible to pay on arrival. The only way to secure a booking is to make a reservation beforehand.

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