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Scuola Mosaicisti del Friuli

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Incredible mosaics -- well worth a visit

Friends suggested we visit the school, but the front door was locked and the building seemed vacant... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Susan A
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Portola Valley, California
Breathtaking skills, a real revelation

Among many great experiences during a week in the Friulli Venezia Giulia region, this stands out as... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Nicholas H
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Friends suggested we visit the school, but the front door was locked and the building seemed vacant when we arrived. We wandered around to the back patio, where several mosaic pieces were on display. We tried the back doors, and they were unlocked, so we...More

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Situated near the town centre but on a side street, there are some beautiful works on display in this interesting school. It is well worth taking the tour as you can watch some artisans working, and learn about the different ways that mosaics are created....More

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Among many great experiences during a week in the Friulli Venezia Giulia region, this stands out as one of the highlights. We visited in a Sunday, when the school was closed, so we had free run of the whole place, classrooms included. The quality of...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A really good insight into mosaic artwork. As I only speak English I would have liked more translated explanations next to artworks however I understand you can't cater for everyone. Some of the 3D mosaics were amazing. There are true artisans out there. I would...More

1  Thank atrz254
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A local friend took me here. It is an internationally acclaimed school for learning mosaic. Students from all over the world come to this small town to learn. The students of the school become experts in the field, and they are commissioned to take part...More

1  Thank megcram
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We retained Simonetta di Paoli (depaolisimonetta (at) gmail.com ) to show us around this incredible school. It provides a 3 year program for 150 students who come from around the world. The floors of the school are mosaics. The walls are chock-a-block with mosaics. Even...More

1  Thank CarolnRobb
Reviewed 2 February 2017

the Mosaic school is a must in a visit of Friuli region. It's a special place where old knowledge mixes with new artistic skills! Rare example of art and craftsmanship

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Although this is a school, the walls in the building double as a museum. We toured this school one afternoon midweek and were taken back by the varied examples of mosaic expertise. There are at least 100 wall mosaics displaying a variety of classical and...More

1  Thank Weah1445
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Please visit this fascinating mosaic school where there are hundreds of beautiful mosaics exhibited. There are both classic, modern, large, small and even enormous mosaics. 100% worth a visit - and its free!

1  Thank Mer21maid
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

It is a unique and very interesting school/museum. There plenty of cool mosaics starting from the roman-like period to the modern ones. It was something of not expected but it Totally worths a visit!

1  Thank Matteo P
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The nearest airport is Trieste, but good options are Venice and Treviso too. Trains are not good, you must opt for bus, taxi or car rental
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