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La Verrerie de Biot produces amazing pieces. There are two art glass museums on the premises and a... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2018
Vsm09
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United States
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Live Glassblowing and Beautiful Shop

We actually stopped at La Verrerie de Biot twice on our trip. Both times, we were able to see the... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2017
Warner S
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West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
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A FAMILY COMPANY If the tradition of glass in Provence is millenium, in Biot, it begun in 1956, date on which La Verrerie de Biot created bubble glass. Even today it carries high the flag of craftsmanship in the contemporary era. A UNIQUE KNOW-HOW...more
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Chemin des Combes, 06410 Biot, France
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We had been so excited to see this place after all the hype in the excursion brochure that when the tour guide announced we only had 45 minuets there, we couldn’t believe it. After 30 though we were done! Choose another excursion if you can!!...More

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LaVerreriedeBiot, Gérant at La Verrerie de Biot, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

so soory you did not apreciate your visit. usually the visitor is very happy to see the making of a complet piece in front of them. our price are the price of handmade piece that take 10 years of practice to make. sincerely,

Reviewed June 8, 2018

This is an opportunity to see glass makers in action while they produce incredible pieces of decorative glassware. They have opened their workshop for full display and if you ask you have a tour at 4pm, in French (you need to check their website). You...More

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LaVerreriedeBiot, Gérant at La Verrerie de Biot, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

very happy that you enjoy our visit sincerely

Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

La Verrerie de Biot produces amazing pieces. There are two art glass museums on the premises and a nice restaurants. You can watch glass blowing and see the items for sale being made- vases, bowls, wine and drinking glasses, etc....

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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

When you are in the area already, it might be nice to make a quick stop. However, not worth the long drive. There was only 1 person making glass, the shop was much of the same and very pricey. Also please note that there are...More

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LaVerreriedeBiot, Gérant at La Verrerie de Biot, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

sorry that you did not appreciate your visit. if there was only 1 glassblower it means that the others were on their break. the studio were the glassblower and the shop are open no stop and you do not have to wait for the guided...More

Reviewed October 6, 2017 via mobile

We came here to buy a present for my mother who had visited the same shop many years ago and just fell in love with her champagne glasses. We got some beautiful stemless wine glasses for her and a large decanter for us. The shipping...More

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LaVerreriedeBiot, Gérant at La Verrerie de Biot, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

so happy that you were happy from the visit and the shipping. sincerely,

Reviewed September 29, 2017 via mobile

We've visited occasionally over the years and use the glass, which we like a lot, at home. The implication has always been that the stock glass is made on site. Looking at the minimal and relaxed production in the workshop and comparing it with the...More

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LaVerreriedeBiot, Gérant at La Verrerie de Biot, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

Hello, we do at least 80% of our production in Biot in front of you( actually 93%). the glassblower work 35 hours a week and our place is open every days so they are not all there at once , plus it mean that there...More

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Our must go every year, the kids are fascinated by the work of the "souffleurs" and the pieces sold are a treat for the eyes for the whole family. Easy access and free parking if you buy for 6€.

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Reviewed July 31, 2017

We actually stopped at La Verrerie de Biot twice on our trip. Both times, we were able to see the workers making various objects in glass, with their signature look. I've always been interested in the glass blowing process, so it was a real treat...More

Thank Warner S
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I come here every time I'm in Nice. The glasswork is beautiful and original, easy to recognize. It's fun to see the people at work, also for children.

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Reviewed April 10, 2017

this is a family own verrerie and the real one. you can see how they make the glasses for free, and if you want to you can try yourself (you ll have to pay) it s fun for kids and adults there is also a...More

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