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Venice: Half-Day Trip to Murano and Burano

Product ID: 60930
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Escape the tourist crowds of central Venice on a 4-hour trip around the islands of Murano and Burano, and discover a more authentic side to the city. Watch an (optional) glass blowing demonstration on Murano, and stroll the colorful streets of Burano.
About this activity
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Duration: 4 - 4.5 hours
Starting time 11:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English, Italian, German
Audio guide/headphones
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Escape the hustle and bustle of Venice city center
  • Watch a glass blowing demonstration on the island of Murano
  • Cross the Venetian Lagoon by comfortable motorboat
  • Stroll among the brightly painted houses of Burano
  • Experience a more local and authentic side to Venice
  • Learn more about the history of one of the world's most unique cities
Full description
Climb aboard a comfortable motorboat for a half-day trip around the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano, and discover a more local and authentic side to Venice.

Depart from a pier close to St. Mark’s Square for a convenient crossing to Murano. Cross the lagoon to the “Island of Glass” as you hear fascinating stories about the city. On landing, go to one of the famous glass factories to see how the colorful glass ware is blown. Alternatively, stroll the quiet streets of the island at leisure.

Continue to Burano to discover one of Venice Lagoon’s most picturesque islands. See the major sights, learn about the history of the island, before spending some free time wandering around the chocolate box houses. Marvel at the bright colors of the fishermen’s island and visit a typical lace museum.
Includes
  • Return transfers by boat
  • Multilingual live commentary onboard the boat
What’s Not Included
  • Guide
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Meeting point varies depending on option booked.

Important information
Not allowed
  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Please arrive at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the tour departure time
• This tour is not wheelchair accessible. There is a short walk from the meeting point to the point of embarkation
• The stop in Murano includes time for an optional visit to a glass factory, with a short glass blowing demonstration and some free time
• The stop in Burano allows for some free time to visit a lace store
• The duration of the trip may vary from 4 to 4.5 hours due to possible waits at the docks.
• No credit or refunds will be given in the event of a no show up at the time indicated on your voucher
• This is a group trip. Please note that there may be other participants
• This trip features a multilingual live commentary onboard the boat
• Small/medium dogs are welcome on board, only if wearing a muzzle
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Product ID: 60930