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  • Venice: Murano Glassblowing & Burano Lacemaking Tour by Boat

    1. Venice: Murano Glassblowing & Burano Lacemaking Tour by Boat

    Escape the crowds of central Venice and catch a glimpse of what life in the city used to be like, as an island of artisans famous for their traditional craft skills, passed down from generation to generation. Your guide will keep you entertained on the short boat ride to the small island of Murano, famous for its glass making traditions. Historically, Murano glassblowers were the only Europeans that knew how to create a mirror, and their skills were so valued they were banned from leaving Venice on the threat of execution. Watch a craftsman in action and listen to a description of the process in English. Learn how silica sand becomes glass, and how the glass is given color. Afterwards, there will be time to browse the huge collection of glass art, and wander the island on your own. Back on the boat, cruise to the tiny island of Burano to see the brightly-painted houses huddled tightly...

    Generally good tour with ample time on each island to spend some time. Personal guide with lots of information about the lagoon.

  • Venice: Grand Canal, Murano and Burano Half-Day Boat Tour

    2. Venice: Grand Canal, Murano and Burano Half-Day Boat Tour

    Climb aboard a private boat and travel down the Grand Canal. See the most beautiful parts of the city and its architectural masterpieces from the water. Learn about the noblemen and other inhabitants of the lagoon. Head across to the island of Murano, famous for its glass production. See a glass-blowing demonstration, and then go to the neighboring island of Burano. Stroll among the brightly colored buildings and get some time to enjoy a coffee. Discover secret streets and go to the most popular and lively neighborhoods. Return to the city center and get dropped off on Piazza San Marco.

    Silvia was knowledgeable, engaging and pleasant. She shared a great deal of historical information. Additionally, it was apparent that she has fostered great working relationships with transporters and venders. We enjoyed the experience very much. We appreciated the confirmation call regarding pick-up location the day before.

  • Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Boat Tour

    3. Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Boat Tour

    Get picked up at your hotel by your English-speaking guide and visit two of Venice’s most popular islands, Murano and Burano. Get an insight into the daily life and pace that differ on each island in order to fully understand Venetian culture. Your first stop is the island of Murano, which is renowned worldwide for its long tradition of glass making. Witness firsthand the skill of glassblowing and see the locals working on other traditional crafts. Pick up some unique souvenirs or presents for the family here. Next, head to Burano, which you’ll be able to see from the shore thanks to its vividly colored buildings. Enjoy some free time to wander around, meet the locals, enjoy a cup of coffee and take some memorable pictures. Finally, stroll through some smaller and secret pathways, crossing the island’s most popular and lively neighborhoods, before reaching the end point of the tour - San...

  • Venice: Private Murano, Burano & Torcello Tour

    4. Venice: Private Murano, Burano & Torcello Tour

    Departure by private water taxi will take you across the lagoon to the well-known island of Murano. Famous for its glassmaking since the 10th century, visit one of Murano’s quality glass works. Whilst watching one of the glass masters blowing the glass in the furnace of the glassworks, your local guide will explain to you the history and the process of glassmaking throughout the years. After this, you will have time to visit their elegant show rooms. Then by private water taxi crossing the northern part of the lagoon, you will arrive at the colorful island of Burano, famous for its brightly colored houses, fishing industry and also its lacemaking. You will have time to walk around this elegant little island and also visit its shops. Your guide will point out to you one of the specialized shops where it will be possible to see one of the local ladies working on Burano lace. She will show...

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What people are saying about Burano

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 291 reviews

Outstanding tour. The visit was more than pleasant, especially thanks to our guide Chiara. Friendly, extremely helpful, prepared and able to convey to visitors the passion she has for her work and the city. His food and wine recommendations are also very popular. Excellent communication skills and ability to organize the tour in multiple languages.Tour more than recommended!

Excellent private boat trip with Monica, a very good French speaking guide. His comments were very interesting, my teenager really enjoyed this excursion. Visit of Burano not to be missed. The magnificent taxi boats have always been on time for the various connections between the islands. TO RECOMMEND !!

IT WAS TRULY EXCEPTIONAL. OUR GUIDE, CRISTINA, VERY VERY GOOD AND NICE AND ABOVE ALL VERY ACCOMPANYING TO OUR REQUESTS THEREFORE 'THE ADVICE TO ALL.

The tour was great! The gide explained us sooo much info, that was really interesting. We had enough time on both islands.

Serena was an amazing guide and the tour was fascinating