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Venice: Murano, Burano, & Torcello Boat Tour with Fish Lunch

1. Venice: Murano, Burano, & Torcello Boat Tour with Fish Lunch

Your first stop will be the island of Murano. Sometimes referred to as the Island of Glass, where you will visit one of its famous glass factories and see the glass being manufactured and blown. If you don’t want to do this, you'll be able to walk around the island in total autonomy for about 1 hour. The next stop will be the island of Burano, where you'll have lunch in the typical restaurant 'Al Raspo de Ua'. You can enjoy a 4-course menu: a first course of pasta with fish sauce or seafood pasticcio and, as a main, fried or grilled fish. You can also try a nice slide of homemade cake! If you don't like fish or suffer from intolerances, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices are available. The stop in Burano will last 2 hours in total. The excursion will continue with a visit to Torcello, the cradle of Venetian civilization, where you will spend around an hour. This island is inhabited only by a dozen people, you will see historical and artistic artworks, such as the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, the ruins of the Baptistery of San Giovanni Evangelista, Attila’s Throne, and the fabled Devil's Bridge. This Murano, Burano, and Torcello tour allows you to discover the 3 most important Venice lagoon islands and enjoy local Venetian dishes in a typical osteria.

Punta Sabbioni: Venice + Murano and Burano Tour by Boat

2. Punta Sabbioni: Venice + Murano and Burano Tour by Boat

Enjoy a boat tour of two islands of Venice in one day. See a glass factory on the glass island, Murano, enjoy a glass blowing demonstration, and explore the colorful city of Burano. Depart from Punta Sabbioni and pass through the Venetian Lagoon to arrive at Murano – the most famous glass island in the world. Visit one of the glass factories to see a glass demonstration, which you can even help out with, then explore the island, take pictures, and shop in the many glass shops. Following this, it’s time for Burano, famous for its lace and brightly colored houses. The guide will take you to the heart of the town and leave you to enjoy an hour of free time exploring the many wonders of the colorful city. Take a seat and enjoy some typical Venetian Aperitivo or gelato in one of the many small restaurants and cafes on the island. Finally, depart from Burano back to Punta Sabbioni.

From Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello Luxury Boat Tour

3. From Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello Luxury Boat Tour

Treat yourself to a relaxing and knowledge-filled tour of Venice and the Lagoon Islands in a luxurious boat. See glass-blowing demonstrations and learn about the rich history of the area. Get picked up at San Marco Square and begin your luxury boat ride accompanied by an expert local guide. Cruise along the Grand Canal and admire the splendor of the palazzos and bridges from a different perspective. Next, head to the lagoon and enjoy a short ride to Murano, the capital of high-quality glass art. Learn about the history of the industry, see a glass-blowing demonstration, and enjoy the chance to do some souvenir shopping of your own. Back on board, enjoy light refreshments, and head to Burano to see its brightly painted houses and immerse yourself in the charming fishing village with enduring traditions. Learn about the history and craft of the town's handmade lace. Continue on to Torcello and learn about the time Ernest Hemingway spent there, as well as the secrets of the enchanting island. Enjoy a unique view of the city skyline as you head back to Venice, and toast its beauty with a glass of refined Prosecco before being dropped off at San Marco Square.

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What people are saying about Burano

Overall rating

3.5 / 5

based on 25 reviews

Great day out!

Beautiful boat ride in beautiful weather. Talented guide who spoke at least 6 languages, tho I'd have preferred less talking to enjoy the scenery, but lots of nationalities to advise. Glass blowing was superb but would give the showrooms a miss; Instead we went for a stroll through the streets, plenty if glass for sale there if you want it and you get the scenery too. Lunch was perfect, restaurant was deceptive from outside, looked like a cafe but service was Excellent, food great even tho there was a very large birthday oarty in at the same time! You could probably do it cheaper by yourself but this was a very stress free day and worth the extra!!

Magnificent

It was a superb excursion. Only minor flaw: the meal was excellent but too fair at the "timing" we did not have enough time to visit because the boat was leaving.

Good and friendly organization, everything worked out. The glassblowing is just part of it, that's a maximum of 10 minutes. The price is ok for that.

Good but too short.

1/2 h extra at each stopover would be necessary. Good explanations of the guide. The restaurant quickly served us a decent meal.

Value for money

Excellent day out and great lunch. Well worth it!!!