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Murano, Burano and Torcello 4.5-Hour Trip by Motorboat

Product ID: 97308
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Escape the crowds of the historic city center of Venice and visit the romantic islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Get amazing views of the lagoon on the 4.5-hour cruise and learn about the craft industries of the islands.
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  • Explore the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello
  • Get stunning views of the Venetian Lagoon from a motorboat
  • Visit the first island of the estuary to be settled in the 5th century
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Discover the artistic heart of Venice on an unforgettable cruise by motorboat. Get stunning views of the lagoon from the panoramic boat as you cruise towards the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Enjoy an audio guide with a digital map to discover the history and legends of the 3 islands by your self, and take marvelous pictures of Venice and its lagoon.

See the 16th-century Benedictine monastery on San Giorgio Maggiore and pass the famous Venice Lido before arriving at Murano. Visit one of the glass-blowing factories of its glass manufacturing industry, known throughout the world for its refined techniques and use of color. 

Continue to the neighboring island of Burano and admire the brightly painted fishermen’s houses. See some of the lace products made on the island, and then sail to the sparsely populated island of Torcello, where the estuary was first settled in 452 AD. Admire the mosaics of the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, and see the adjacent Church of Santa Fosca as the only reminders of the island glorious past.
  • Onboard multilingual live commentary
  • Transportation by panoramic boat with bathroom facilities
  • Audio guide with digital map to discover the history of the islands (downloadable on your mobile phone)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Torcello churches
  • Tour guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

Meet by the yellow box in front of the prison close to Ponte della Paglia, between the Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli. It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time

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What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• The boats are completely covered and the tour operates even in the event of rain or snow. If the weather is exceptionally bad, the trip may be postponed to a later date
• The trip will be shared with other guests not belonging to the same party and may be multilingual
• On the afternoon of the Burano Regatta on September 16, the trip will not stop in Torcello
• You will receive the audio guide by e-mail. The audio guide must then be downloaded onto your mobile phone
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Product ID: 97308