VENICE ISLANDS DAY TRIP: MURANO, BURANO & TORCELLO
Day trips & excursions

VENICE ISLANDS DAY TRIP: MURANO, BURANO & TORCELLO

Availability: Every da at 11:00 AM
Duration: 6 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit Murano, famous in the world for its glassmaking art
  • Burano, the island famous for its lace-making and for the brightly-colored fishermen's houses
  • Admire Torcello, the most ancient island of the lagoon
What to expect

Enjoy the Venice islands tour: day trip in the northern lagoon to admire Murano, Burano and Torcello. 6 hours to see the islands in all their beauty.Start from St. Mark's Square you will cross the lagoon comfortably seated in a panoramic boat with a specialized guide that will explain history and culture of the islands.The first stop is Murano known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry.

Here there is a stop to visit one of the factories to admire a glass demonstration done by a local artist that will create an unique glass item in front of your eyes. Then you will have time to visit the lovely island. (You will stay on the island 1 hour and 15 minutes approx.)

The second stop is on the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its laces manufacture but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. Get lost through the colored streets and taste the delicious local cakes “Bussolai”. (You will stay on the island 1 hour and 30 minutes approx.)

The last, but not the least is the quiet and sparsely populated island of Torcello, the first center of civilization in the estuary. On these island you can admire the oldest churches of the lagoon and discover how Venice was born! (You will stay on the island 1 hour approx.)

You will come back from the islands crossing all the lagoon admiring the fascinating St. Mark's Basin from the boatEnjoy the panoramic boat, from where you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and its lagoon.

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What's included
  • Shared guided tour by panoramic boat with skilled tour guide on board
  • 1 hour and half on Burano
  • 1 hour and 15 minutes on Murano and Torcello
  • Return Grand Tourism motor-boat
  • Panoramic boat with toilet
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Reduced price
  • Infant (0-2): free of charge
  • Child (3-5): reduced
Where

Shore Excursion tour desk - Riva degli Schiavoni, 30122 Venezia VE

Meeting point:

Yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) or at the KFC fast food landing stage close to Venice railway station. It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.

What to remember
  • This tour is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German (the visit could be multilingual)
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, in this case the tour will be postponed to the days after otherwise it will be refunded
  • Boats are completely covered, tour operates regularly in case of rain.
  • The afternoon of the Historical Regatta (September 6th), the tour could end at “Fondamenta Nuove” area instead of Saint Mark's area - The afternoon of the Burano Regatta (September 20th) the tour does not stop in Torcello
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When
  • Every day at 11:00 AM
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Provider
Venice City Tour
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

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