Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour
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Explore the famous islands of the Venice lagoon - Murano, Burano and Torcello - on a private half-day trip. You'll watch glass-blowers at work on Murano, shop for lace on Burano and visit Venice's first church on the tranquil island of Torcello. This private tour ensures you'll enjoy personalized attention from your guide, and experience the magic of Venice's famous islands on one tour.
Boarding a comfortable motor boat, you'll speed along the Venetian lagoon to Murano, famous for its glassware. During the visit you'll explore shops, factories and watch the skilled glass-blowers as they create works of art. You'll also have time to visit a museum showcasing the world-famous Murano glass.
Re-board your motor boat you'll journey to the island of Burano to admire picturesque fishermen's houses painted in bright pastel colors, and, of course, the famous lace. You can visit a museum dedicated to the craft of lace, and purchase the beautiful lace at local shops.
The last island stop is Torcello, the earliest center of civilization in the Venetian lagoon. You'll see the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in the 7th century, and the excavated remains of the circular baptistery in the church of Santa Fosca.
- Glass-blowing factory at Murano
- Professional guide
- Personalized private tour and commentary
- Island stops of approximately 35 minutes each
- Travel by private motor boat between Venice, Murano, Burano and Torcello
What isn't included
- Entrance fees
- Gratuities (optional)
- Hotel pickup and drop off