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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Torcello

Murano, Burano and Torcello 4.5-Hour Tour 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.
About this activity
Duration 270 minutes
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • 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
Full description
Discover the artistic heart of Venice on an unforgettable cruise by motorboat. Benefit from the services of a guide who speaks 5 different languages, and get stunning views of the lagoon as you cruise towards the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Enjoy the panoramic boat, from where you can 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.
Includes
  • Shared guided tour with a qualified guide
  • Transportation by panoramic boat with onboard toilet
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Entrance fees to the Torcello churches
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

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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Important information
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 tour may be postponed to a later date
• The tour will be shared with other guests not belonging to the same party and may be multilingual
• The tour is not accessible for wheelchair users or guests with limited mobility
• On the afternoon of the Burano Regatta on September 16, the tour will not stop in Torcello
• It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time
Customer reviews
Overall rating
3.9 / 5
based on 66 reviews
Review summary
Service
3.9/5
Organization
4.1/5
Value for money
4.1/5
Safety
4.3/5

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VENICE TOURS S.R.L.

Product ID: 97308