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Venice: 4 Islands Full-Day Tour by Boat

4.8 / 5

8 reviews

Venice: 4 Islands Full-Day Tour by Boat

From £21.27 per person

Enjoy a day trip from Venice on a boat visiting the famous four surrounding islands including Murano, Burano, Torcello, and San Francesco del Deserto, with a glass of Prosecco cruising along the Venetian lagoon.

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Duration 7.5 hours
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Italian, English, German


  • Discover the Venetian Lagoon and its islands on a comfortable double-decker boat
  • Take in panoramic views of Venice as you glide along the water
  • Admire and learn about a glass factory on Murano Island
  • Meet a Franciscan friar and learn about the history of San Francesco del Deserto Island's convent
Full description
Cruise on a boat to 4 famous islands around Venice, and experience a fun-filled day in the sun on this unforgettable island adventure. Meet your tour in Venice, whereupon arrival you'll board the boat and get ready for your day of adventure. Along with your visit to the four islands, you'll also sail down the Giudecca Canal, the San Marco basin and the Venetian Lagoon, offering panoramic views of San Marco Square and the islands of San Servolo, San Lazzaro of the Armenians, Lido of Venice, and of the Venetian Arsenal. Glide on the boat to Murano Island to explore a glass factory and its showroom where you will see a glass-maker at work during a 1-hour stop with a guided tour. Next, hop back onto the boat and head to Torcello Island. Here, you have an hour to discover the island, the first settlement of the lagoon, at your own pace. Continue to Burano Island, a fishing village with colorful houses, where you will enjoy a 2-hour stop for a self-guided visit of the island, and a tasty lunch of your choosing. End at the exclusive San Francesco del Deserto Island. Stop here for 45 minutes for a guided tour in Italian of the convent and the island by a Franciscan Friar. Finally, hop back onto the boat and sip on a glass of Prosecco as you bask in the sunshine and warm breeze on your return journey.
  • Guide onboard the boat
  • Boat tour
  • Guided glass factory visit
  • Visit of San Francesco del Deserto monastery
  • Glass of Prosecco
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Please arrive 15 minutes before the activity starts. Look for "Approdo Cornoldi", and the Barracuda motorboat.

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Important information

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
Customer reviews

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4.8 /5

based on 8 reviews

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Experience absolutely to do. The island that I liked the most was that of S. Francesco of the desert where very few tours take you. I liked Torcello least of all.

2 November 2021

5 October 2021

28 September 2021

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Product ID: 403864