Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Explore three famous islands of the Venetian Lagoon – Murano, Torcello and Burano – on a half-day sightseeing excursion by motorboat. Accompanied by a local guide, you'll stop at a glass-blowing factory on Murano, visit Venice's first cathedral on the tranquil island of Torcello and shop for handcrafted lace on Burano. This morning or afternoon tour is a great introduction to the magical islands around the medieval city of Venice and its enclosed bay in the Adriatic Sea. Deaprtures every day from San Marco Giardinetti or Venezia Santa Lucia Railway Station (departure time is set 30 minutes before the indicated departure time)

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Bucintoro Viaggi

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Laguna di Venezia

Navigate through the Venetian Lagoon to reach the islands and enjoy the view!

Stop At: Isola di Murano

The island of Murano is the first stop of this excursion: you will have a chance to enter a glass factory and see the masters working the glass as they have been doing for centuries and then visit the center of the island.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Isola di Burano

Second stop of this half day excursion is Burano, famous for the colorful fishermen's houses and for the traditional handmade laces.

Duration: 50 minutes

Stop At: Torcello Island

Torcello is the third and last stop of this tour. The island is the first to be inhabited in the Venetian lagoon and still shows the traces of its origins.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Chiesa di Santa Fosca

The church of Santa Fosca stands in the main square of Torcello and is a fine example of venetian-byzantine style.

Stop At: Trono di Attila

In the middle of Torcello stands the ancient Attila's throne.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Ponte del Diavolo

Cross the Devil's Bridge which still preserves the shape of the ancient Venetian bridges

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Piazza San Marco

The boat leaves from St'Mark's Square, which you will have the chance to admire from a different perspective.
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