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From Venice: Murano, Torcello & Burano Boat Trip with Guide

Product ID: 390073
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Duration: 5.5 - 6 hours
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English
Wheelchair accessible

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The Original experience

Highlights
  • See the highlights of 3 islands on 1 handy boat trip
  • Enjoy generous amounts of time on each island for your walking tour, plus free time
  • Observe a glassblowing demonstration at an authentic artisanal workshop on Murano
  • Get snap happy on Burano with its delightful colored houses
  • Benefit from the best local tips from your savvy guide
Full description
Visit 3 of Venice’s islands — Murano, Torcello and Burano — by boat with a maximum group size of 40. Enjoy guided walking tours on each island with extra free time to explore each one. 

Choose either St. Mark’s Basilica or Santa Lucia Train Station as your starting point. Then, hop onboard and enjoy your cruise to your first stop, Murano. 

Exploring the Venetian Lagoon by boat will for sure provide you with some unforgettable views. Relax with some commentary as you cruise. 

See up-close how Murano’s famous glassware is crafted with a glassblowing demonstration at an artisanal workshop. Then, enjoy a 20-minute guided tour of Murano, before spending some free time at the Basilica of Santa Maria and San Donato. 

Cruise to the island of Torcello next, a shorter stop on your trip. Choose from either free time or a guided tour here. 

If you're hungry, grab a bite at the "best spot in town", as recommended by your guide. Alternatively, follow your guide to the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and head up the bell tower on your own for great views over the island of Burano.

Next, head over to the island of Burano itself, a real crowd-pleaser. Make all your Instagram followers jealous with its striking multi-colored houses. 

Try out a lace demonstration if you fancy it, or grab a bite to eat in one of the many delightful local restaurants. Be sure to taste the local delicacy — delicious "Bussolà" cookies — in your free time. 

Then, hop back on the boat and be dropped at either St. Mark’s Basilica or Santa Lucia Train Station to conclude the trip.
Includes
  • Professional expert guide
  • Guided tour of each island
  • Free time on each island
  • Monolingual commentary
  • Glass-blowing demonstration on Murano
  • Boat ride to all 3 islands and back
  • Cruise commentary
What’s Not Included
  • Entry tickets for the basilicas
  • Lunch
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Spend between 50 minutes and 1.5 hours on each island, depending on its size
• The tour is subject to favorable weather conditions. If the weather conditions at the sea change unexpectedly, the captain reserves the right to change the tour itinerary for the safety of the passengers
• If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or a full refund

From US$ 43.45 per person

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Product ID: 390073