Murano, Burano and Torcello day trip
Excursions & day trips

Murano, Burano and Torcello day trip

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Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit Murano, famous in the world for its glassmaking art
  • Explore Burano, the island famous for its lace-making and for the brightly-colored fishermen's houses
  • Admire Torcello, the most ancient island of the lagoon
What to expect

Enjoy the Venice islands day trip in the northern lagoon to admire Murano, Burano and Torcello. During your 6-hours tour you will see the islands in all their beauty.

From St. Mark’s Square, you will cross the lagoon comfortably seated in a panoramic boat with a specialized guide that will explain the history and culture of the islands. The first stop will be Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry.

There you will visit one of the factories to admire a glass demonstration done by a local artist that will create a unique glass item in front of your eyes. Then you will have time to visit the lovely island. (You will stay on the island 1 hour and 15 minutes approx.)

The second stop will be on the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its laces manufacture but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. You will get lost through the colored streets and taste the delicious local cakes “Bussolai”. (You will stay on the island 1 hour and 30 minutes approx.)

Last, but not least will be the quiet and sparsely populated island of Torcello, the first center of civilization in the estuary. On these island, you could admire the oldest churches of the lagoon and discover how Venice was born! (You will stay on the island 1 hour approx.)

At the end of your trip, you will come back from the islands crossing all the lagoon admiring the fascinating St. Mark’s Basin from the panoramic boat, from where you can take marvelous pictures of Venice and its lagoon.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • What's included
    • Shared guided tour by panoramic boat with skilled tour guide on board
    • 1 hour and half on Burano
    • 1 hour and 15 minutes on Murano and Torcello
    • Return Grand Tourism motor-boat
    • Panoramic boat with toilet
    What's not included
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    Reduced price
    • Free (0-2)
    • Reduced (3-5)
    Where

    Shore Excursion tour desk - Riva degli Schiavoni, 30122 Venezia VE

    Meeting point:

    The yellow desk is located by the Prisons’ Palace in Riva degli Schiavoni near St. Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, leaving the Basilica on your left, proceed straight on to the two columns, then turn left. Cross one bridge, called Ponte della Paglia, and you will find the yellow desk by the Prisons’ Palace on your left. Please, be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.

    What to remember
    • This tour is available in English, French, Spanish, Italian and German (the visit could be multilingual)
    • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
    • Comfortable shoes suggested
    • Tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, in this case the tour will be postponed to the days after otherwise it will be refunded
    • Boats are completely covered, tour operates regularly in case of rain.
    • The afternoon of the Historical Regatta (September 6th), the tour could end at “Fondamenta Nuove” area instead of Saint Mark’s area - The afternoon of the Burano Regatta (September 20th) the tour does not stop in Torcello
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    When
    • Check the calendar for updated availabilities
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    Provider
    Venice City Tour
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.
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