Venice Islands guided tour - Murano, Burano and Torcello
Attractions & guided tours

Venice Islands guided tour - Murano, Burano and Torcello

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: from 4 hours 30 minutes to 6 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the 3 historical Venice islands with an expert guide
  • Visit one glassblowing factory during your stop in Murano
  • Stroll through the colorful streets of Burano and explore Torcello
What to expect

Enjoy an unforgettable day discovering the wonderful islands of Venice with an expert guide! Starting from St. Mark's Square, you'll cross the Venice Lagoon on a panoramic boat to admire Murano, Burano and Torcello, while your expert guide explains the history and culture of the islands.

Your first destination will be Murano, where you will have the opportunity to visit a glass factory and watch a glassblowing demonstration done by a local artist, who will create a unique glass object in front of you. Afterwards you will have some free time to enjoy the beautiful island.

Then, you will visit the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace making but also for its brightly painted fishermen's houses. Here you can walk the typical colorful streets and taste the delicious local sweets 'Bussolai'.

The last stop will be Torcello, 'the green island', where you can admire the oldest churches in the lagoon and discover how Venice was born.
You will conclude your excursion by crossing the lagoon by boat, admiring the fascinating Bacino di San Marco.

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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
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • 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
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Shared guided tour on board with a tour guide
    • Glassblowing demonstration in a Murano furnace
    • 1 hour and 15 minutes on Murano
    • 1 hour and 30 minutes on Burano and 1 hour on Torcello
    What's not included
    • Lunch
    • Entrance to Torcello's Churches
    Where

    Riva degli Schiavoni, 4142, Venezia, VE, Italia

    Meeting point:
    The assistant will wait for you with the blue sign where is written "LAGOON TOUR" close to dock n. 1A, in front of Palazzo Cornoldi , Riva degli schiavoni 4142 (8 minutes walking from Saint Mark's Square). It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.
    What to remember
    • Please note that he tour at 12:30 PM lasts 6 hours and the tour at 2:30 PM lasts 4 hours and 20 minutes, as the 12:30 tour has more free time for visitors to have lunch
    • The tour ends at St.Mark's Square
    • The tour runs in English, French, Spanish and Italian (the tour could be multilingual)
    • Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
    • Comfortable shoes suggested
    • Boats are completely covered; the tour operates regularly in case of rain or snow. The tour will not take place in case of exceptional bad weather (in these cases the tour will be postponed to another day or refunded)
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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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