Venetian Islands: Murano, Burano, Torcello Private Boat Tour

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Venice
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Tour description

Departing from the heart of Venice you will visit the most beautiful islands of the lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello. A private boat tour with friendly guide driver will let you discover the best of Venice like a local.You will reach the island of Murano with possibility either to visit a glass factory or to stroll around its quiet streets. Then you will reach Burano, a fisherman island with picturesque houses and great local biscuits. The last island of the tour will be Torcello, with the first Basilica of Venice.

Get on board on a typical Venetian motor boat named "topetta" and start discovering the lagoon of Venice.Departing from the city center, enjoy a ride through picturesque canals and the lagoon, and visit the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.Murano is famous since the XII Century for the artistic glass production. If you wish you can visit a glass factory and watch an expert glass master in action. The island is also rendered for San Donato Cathedral, San Pietro Church, the Glass Museum and a very quite and relaxing atmosphere.Burano is a fisherman island with nice local sea food restaurants and colored houses. Some lace laboratories are still open and do not miss to taste the delicious "Bussola", the typical biscuit of the lagoon.Torcello is the island where the first inhabitants of Venice have settled, and you can see the first Basilica of the city.

What's included

  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup
  • Local guide

What's not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel dropoff
  • Torcello Museum ticket


  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Family friendly
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver