Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Location: Venice, Italy
Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
Explore three famous islands of the Venetian Lagoon – Murano, Torcello and Burano – on a half-day sightseeing excursion by motorboat. Accompanied by a local guide, you'll stop at a glass-blowing factory on Murano, visit Venice's first cathedral on the tranquil island of Torcello and shop for handcrafted lace on Burano. This morning or afternoon tour is a great introduction to the magical islands around the medieval city of Venice and its enclosed bay in the Adriatic Sea.
What You Can Expect
- Professional guide
- Visit a glass-blowing factory at Murano
- Travel by shared motor boat between Venice, Murano, Burano and Torcello
- Entrance fees to Torcello Church
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- The time spent on each island is between 30 to 40 minutes
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Schedule and Pricing
Tour departs from the Alilaguna pier in front of the Royal Gardens (Giardinetti Reali) at San Marco
Returns to original departure point
Refunds, when possible, must be requested at least 4 business days prior to the travel date. Refunds are subject to a 7% administration fee. The Rail Protection Plan™ does not apply.
Note: Tours may be delayed or run late. Please plan accordingly.
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|Until November 4, 2015, tour departs at 2:30pm. Between November 05, 2015, and March 31, 2016, tour departs at 2pm. Between April 2016 and November 2016 tour departs at 2:30pm||From
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Three beautiful islands! Off the beaten track!
Our tour guide was amazing! Wonderful to see these hidden treasures in Venice. Not only did we enjoy delicious food and wine, but we met wonderful new friends and have such great memories to bring home with us! Thank you, thank you!
Perfect time for this outing. 45 minutes on each island was a good viewing time.
Excellent history, great places visited! Thanks for a good time.
This is a great way to see the other side of Venice, more tranquil and less crowded. It's fascinating to see how the glass blowing and lace industries in Murano and Burano are still thriving after all these years. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and informative about the islands and the surrounding communities and she was fluent in English, Italian, Spanish and French. The boat ride was pleasant and the lunch in Torcello is highly recommended.
Great way to see the islands! Our kids loved the boat ride and scenery!
Simply super. Just go for it and enjoy.
Very beautiful, had a very good time. We did the tour at 2.30pm, so it was quite late by the time we finished around 7pm. So I would advise to do it about 12pm, apart from that, it was great.
I loved it awesome
I really enjoyed this tour. The guide was knowledgeable. The tour exposed us to life on the islands in the lagoon. The Murano tour was outstanding.
Fabulous! Our tour guides were awesome! I would definitely recommend this to my family and friends.
Perfect! Great way to see the other islands in Venice.
Very good tour. Reasonable, very good guide. Fun and nice to see other areas near Venice. Glass blowing and Murano glass in general was great to see!
MISS S V L
The boat itself was great, the multilingual tour guide was very impressive and getting 50 minutes on each island was sufficient. An absolutely must-do, especially for the price!
All the three locations are par excellent. Was bit rushing through as the crew wanted to finish the trip on time. We had booked an English speaking tour - But the trip was a combined one with Italian, Spanish and English. The tour guide spoke all three languages but the time spent in explaining in English was the shortest - assuming that the tour guide was not too comfortable in speaking in English.
Great tour and wonderful guide. Timed beautifully.
Nice tour. Quiet day exploring the islands.
It was very informative and a beautiful experience
Burano was the most relaxing with a great lunch
Wonderful tour of the 3 islands. Enjoyed the boat ride and the descriptions of the sights. Betty and Ray Smith
Great boat tour of all three islands.
Nice demonstration in Murano glass factory,
Quaint stroll through Burano and Torcello.
Bought a few things on each island.
Well worth the cost!
Melanie M M
Found the pace of the tour just right for the amount of time spent on each island. Enjoyed the practical component demonstrating the workers handling the glass and staff creating items with lace. Enjoyed the sights along the way when riding the water bus to the various locations.
I found this tour very enjoyable and relaxing, we had plenty of time so visit the islands and to walk around them and enjoy what they had to offer. As it turned out there was too many people for the first tour so some of us waited for a second boat which didn't start our tour until 2:30 so we were returning to Venice as the sun was setting which was an added bonus to our trip as it was a beautiful sunset!
This was an interesting tour with a range of crafts. Burano was the best and we could have spent more time there. Unfortunately the weather was poor.