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

Full-Day Boat Tour of Venice Islands from St. Mark's Square

Product ID: 354570
Discover the main islands of the lagoon, with plenty of time at your disposal. Discover Murano with its centuries-old art of glass making, Burano with its colorful houses, and Torcello, complete with historical artifacts.
About this activity
Duration: 7 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Sail in a comfortable and modern vessel
  • Listen to explanations from an expert tour guide
  • Receive insider advice for each stop made
  • Enjoy time to explore your historical surroundings
Full description
Sail to Murano, visit one of the island’s glassworks, and attend a demonstration of a master glassmaker. Alternatively (or additionally), you can walk to the lighthouse or opt for a visit to the iconic sights of Murano, such as the Basilica of Santi Maria and Donato, the Glass Museum, and Palazzo da Mula.

Next, visit Burano, highlighted by its colorful houses. With 2 hours at your disposal, you can visit the leaning bell tower, the house of Bepi Suà, or the Lace Museum. 

Your last stop will be Torcello, where Venetian civilization was born. The first settlements date back to the 7th century when local folks sought refuge on the island to escape the Barbarian invasions. Today Torcello has just over 10 inhabitants, but its historical and artistic testimonies make it a very popular destination for visitors from all over the world. Enjoy a splendid panoramic view of a Venetian lagoon before returning.
  • Venetian islands tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello
  • Visit to a Murano glass furnace with a demonstration
  • Multilingual guide onboard the boat
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance to the cathedral of Torcello
  • Lunch and drinks
  • Anything else not mentioned in inclusions
  • Hotel pickup

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• The meeting point is in front of the Londra Palace Hotel in Riva degli Schiavoni, at the monument of Vittorio Emanuele II • The guide will be holding a sign with the name of the tour • You must be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure time specified, and present either a paper or an electronic voucher • Vaporetto stop: San Zaccaria (1 min on foot)

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• On Sept 6th, 2020, the drop-off will be at Fondamenta Nove, due to Regata Storica
Organized by - Insidecom

Product ID: 354570