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Venetian Islands Half-Day Boat Tour: Murano, Burano & Torcello

By Bucintoro Viaggi
3.9/5
Price was $24, price is now $20

Features

Free cancellation available
4h 30m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Multiple languages
Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Scenic boat tour across the lagoon to Venice's famed islands

  • Free time to explore Murano, Burano & Torcello on your own

  • Murano’s traditional glassmaking stores & showrooms

  • Picture-perfect colorful fishing houses of charming Burano

  • Torcello’s quaint Byzantine churches & laidback atmosphere

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Tour of Murano, Burano, and Torcello islands by boat

  • What's included

    Onboard comentary in English, French, Italian, and Spanish.

Know Before You Book

  • Children 5 and younger are complimentary.

  • You will have 45 minutes of free time on each island. A guide will accompany you to the glass-blowing store on Murano and the lace-making store on Burano; the rest of your time is self-guided.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


What you can expect

Cruise across the waters of the Venetian Lagoon to visit 3 famous islands, each with its own unique ambiance and time-honored traditions. Hop off to explore colorful Burano, roam the streets of quaint Torcello, and watch the famous glass-blowing masters of Murano at work.

Step aboard a public boat near illustrious St. Mark's Square or behind the Santa Lucia train station and skim across the water toward the glass-making haven of Murano, where the skills and techniques for blowing colorful Murano glass have been honed for centuries. Step off and follow a guide to a glass-making store and showroom for a brief demonstration, and then spend the rest of your time exploring on your own before jumping back on the boat.

Your next stop is at the neighboring island of Burano, best known for its enchanting fishermen's houses in striking, bold colors. Start your visit here with a visit to a lace-making store—the island is known for its delicate, handmade designs—before roaming about to snap photos of the canals that crisscross the island or grabbing a coffee in a quiet cafe.

Your final stop is the island of Torcello, recognized as the very first settlement in the Venetian Lagoon. It’s home to ancient Byzantine churches and pretty pathways, perfect for a stroll and a glimpse into the past before you return to the boat for the final cruise back to Venice.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Masks required

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Multiple Locations Visited
  • Murano

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Alilaguna Ticket Office in front of the Royal Gardens gate
    • San Marco Giardinetti DX
    • Venice Veneto 30100
    • Alilaguna Ticket Office at the railway station, in front of platform number 2 ( the tour start 30 minutes prior to the booked tour time)
    • Ferrovia Santa Lucia
    • Venice Veneto 30100

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