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Murano Island: 3-Hour Private Tour from Venice

Product ID: 48497
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Visit the island of Murano, known worldwide for its glassmaking traditions that date back to the 13th century. Enjoy views of Venice as you cross the lagoon by boat. Learn about glassblowing at a traditional factory. Explore the island on a walking tour.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting times 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 11:30 AM
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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a boat ride across the Venice lagoon to Murano Island
  • Observe the ancient techniques of a master Murano glassblower
  • Visit a glass factory and showroom to see the wide variety of products available
Full description
Learn about the history of glass on a visit to the source. A private boat will take you from Venice to the island of Murano with your tour guide. Admire the work of some of Venice’s master glass craftsmen on this island that’s been world-famous for its glassblowing for hundreds of years.

On this 3-hour tour, learn about the island’s traditions and visit a traditional glass factory. After the glassmaking demonstration, your guide will bring you around Murano, narrating secrets and histories of the Island. Visit the marvelous Church of San Donato. At the end of your tour, return to Venice historical center by boat, crossing the northern lagoon.
Includes
  • Guided tour
  • Skip-the-line ticket to a glass factory
  • Water taxi to Murano and return transportation to Venice center
  • Murano walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch in Murano
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the local partner's office, San Marco 1130 second floor, 30124 Venice. To get there on foot: when in Saint Mark’s Square, leave the basilica behind you and proceed straight along the square, walking on the right-hand side. After the “Gran Caffè Quadri,” walk straight until the last street on the right, pass under the arches, and reach the Hard Rock Cafè. With Hard Rock Cafè on the left and the gondola station on the right, go straight on, past Zara and arrive at the first bridge but do not cross it. With the bridge on the right, go on the left (Calle Tron) and stop at the first door on your left and ring the bell. The local partner is located on the second floor.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility
• The pickup service is available for accommodation in Saint Mark or Rialto area
• It is recommended to wear comfortable walking shoes

From £133.96 Per group up to 5

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Product ID: 48497