Venture into the Venetian Lagoon to explore 3 fascinating islands—Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Learn about Murano's historic glass-making factories, Burano's colorful, centuries-old lace-making houses, and Torcello's ancient Byzantine churches.
Your first stop is Murano, famous worldwide for its glass manufacturing industry. Watch in awe as talented artists create beautiful glasswork pieces that range from small souvenirs and jewelry to magnificent lamps and chandeliers.
The next island in the lagoon is Burano known for its many brightly-colored fishermen’s houses and the local lace-making industry. Use this opportunity to pick up some artisinal souvenirs to take home.
Your final stop is the small island of Torcello, the earliest settlement of Venice and home to several Byzantine churches. Though once more populated and powerful than Venice itself, the island is now home to only 20 people. This fall from power is shrouded in mystery and legend.