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Venice: Panoramic Boat Trip to Murano and Burano

Product ID: 75787
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Venture off the usual tourist path and experience the lagoon of Venice from a different perspective. Go to the islands of Murano and Burano to discover a more traditional side to the city. Get the chance to purchase authentic crafts and more.
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Duration: 6 hours
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Experience

Highlights
  • Go to a glass-blowing factory on the island of Murano
  • Explore the picturesque streets and lace-making traditions of Burano
  • Sample some of the cookies and sweets, unique to the island of Burano
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Climb aboard for a half-day tour of Murano and Burano, and discover 2 of the more traditional islands of Venice.

Enjoy the 30-minute panoramic boat ride, from which you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and the lagoon, as you journey towards Murano. Murano is world famous for its glassmaking art. Discover how these unique glass products are made in a furnace, and get the opportunity to buy a piece on site.

Continue towards Burano, known for its lacemaking traditions and brightly colored fishermen's houses. Disembark the boat to take a short stroll to the main square and admire the Church of San Martino with its “Crucifixion” painting by Tiepolo. Get the chance to learn more about the history of lace at the Museo del Merletto. Alternatively, wander the tiny streets and picturesque canals to purchase lace products at your own pace.

Arrive on Burano in time for lunch, eating at a picturesque location with a relaxing atmosphere. Opt to go into a pastry store to try some of the local sweets, such as the typical cookies of bussolà and essi, unique to the island.
Includes
  • Boat trip with multilingual live commentary
  • Return transportation by panoramic boat with washroom
What’s Not Included
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Tour guide
  • Return to KFC restaurant mooring point near S.Lucia Railway Station
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Please meet at the local tour operator's tour desk, located at Riva degli Schiavoni, 30122 Venice, Italy.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This trip is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
• The trip will not take place in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered, the tour operates regularly in case of rain
• Please note that this is not a private trip and is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party

From £18.25 per person

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VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Product ID: 75787