This enchanting boat trip from Venice will let you discover three important islands, with short stops in each one, such as Murano, Burano and Torcello in a half-day sightseeing tour.
You can discover the secret itinerary that preserves the most authentic traditions of Venice, you will leave the town center and soak in the quiet atmosphere of these islands.
Directly from St Mark’s Square, at the desk of Serenissima Motoscafi, a hostess will escort you to the point of embarkation, where you can board the Venice boat tour.
– Murano island
– Burano island
– Torcello island
On board the boat, the guide will give you some information about the lagoon and its islands – this Venice boat excursion provides multilingual explanations carried out with a microphone inside the boat. During the stops you can either follow the program of the excursion or visit the islands independently.
The first stop is about 40 minutes from Murano island, known throughout the world for its ancient tradition of glass making, and you can also optionally visit a glass factory with a demonstration of the art of glass blowing.
The second island will be Burano, the bustling island famous for its colourful houses and the hand-crafted lace work, true works of art made of lace that can be purchased at local shops or street stalls. During this 35 minutes stop, you can explore the island on your own.
Last stop will be in Torcello, the largest center in the Venetian Lagoon before the birth of the Republic of Venice. This mystical island combines intense spirituality with many examples of great historical and artistic importance, such as the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, the legendary Devil’s Bridge and Attila’s throne.
– Dress code: Shoulders and knees had to be covered to enter inside the churches.Wear comfortable walking shoes; during hot days wear a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
– Food & Drinks are not included.
– Boat transport to and from the islands
– 10% discount voucher at Emilia Burano lace shop
Yellow desk located on the Riva degli Schiavoni, at the feet of the Ponte della Paglia (which is the bridge located opposite the Bridge of Sighs).
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