Day trips & excursions

Excursion to the Islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello

based on 32 reviews
Availability: Every day
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
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Do this because
  • Visit Murano, Burano and Torcello islands in the Venetian Lagoon
  • Enjoy a cruise in the Lagoon of Venice, a very suggestive experience
  • Admire master glass blower at work at a glass factory in Murano
  • A glimpse into everyday life on a small fishermen's island
What to expect

A cruise in the Lagoon is a suggestive as well as enjoyable experience, a new and different way to see Venice off the beaten tracks of mass tourism. We offer you the possibility to enjoy a unique experience which will lead you to the historic, artistic and popular heart of the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon, comfortably seated in a Grand Tourism motor-boat driven by a highly qualified crew and guided in 5 languages by a specialized tour leader.

You will visit Murano, Burano and Torcello which are the traditional destinations among the islands located in the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon. After sailing past the Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, a 16th-century Benedectine church designed by Andrea Palladio and built between 1566 and 1610, the public gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido (the famous beach resort), the boat will arrive at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here there is a stop to visit one of the glass factories. The second stop is on the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. Then, after a short sail, you will reach the quiet and sparsely populated island of Torcello, the first center of civilization in the estuary. Only the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta with its magnificent mosaics and the Church of Santa Fosca remains the testimony of its former glory.

The tour includes the service of a specialized official tour leader which provides some information on board and assistance on the islands.

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What's included
  • Lagoon cruise
  • A stop to visit one of the factories of Murano
  • Tour leader assistance
What's not included
  • Entrance inside the churches in Torcello (€5)
  • Guided visit
Reduced price
  • Children 1-5 years old
Where

Calle degli Albanesi, 1252, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

Meeting point:

Riva degli Schiavoni at the corner with Calle degli Albanesi, near Hotel Danieli.

What to remember
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • Meeting time: 30 minutes before departure time
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When
  • From April to October: every day at 9.30am and 2.30pm
  • From November to March: every day at 2.00pm
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Provider
Gray Line Venice
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.
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