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Venice: Murano, Burano, Torcello Island & Glass Factory Tour

4.3 / 5

30 reviews

Activity provider: Il Doge di Venezia srl

Venice: Murano, Burano, Torcello Island & Glass Factory Tour

Activity provider: Il Doge di Venezia srl
Likely to sell out Booked 14 times yesterday

From US$ 25.44 per person

Likely to sell out Booked 14 times yesterday

Discover islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello from Venice San Marco or Train Station on a full-day excursion. Watch glassworks at Murano, explore colorful Burano, discover history of Torcello.

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Duration 6 - 6.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Experience the islands of Burano, Torcello, and Murano by boat
  • See how glass ornaments are made at a glass factory in Murano
  • Admire the Venetian Lagoon from the onboard panoramic terrace
  • Learn about the history and culture of the islands from your guide
  • Enjoy free time on the islands to explore, shop, and try local cuisine
Full description

An assistant will be waiting for you at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure. Quick check-in and we let you in on board! The boat departs from Train Station at 10:30 and at 11:00 from San Marco. Passing through the Lagoon of Venice arrives in Murano - the world's most famous glass island around 11:40. Here is a visit to one of the glass factories for the glass demonstration (you can see how they do it right in front of your eyes!) and free time - approximately 1 hour stay on the island for some pictures and shopping in one of many glass shops. Departure at 12:45 for Burano, famous for its lace and brightly colored houses - arrival at 13:15 cca. The guide brings you to the heart of the town and leaves about 2 hours to enjoy the most colorful and vibrant island in the area. As we arriva in the lunch time, here you can have a seat and enjoy some typical Venetian aperitifs, lunches or ice cream in one of many small restaurants and coffees on the island! At 15:15 departure from Burano to Torcello the first center of civilization in the estuary, 1 hour free time. Departure from Torcello back to San Marco with arrival at 17:35 - end of excursion and for Clients departed from Train Station return shuttle with arrival at 18:00 cca. During the excursion you may admire the northern part of the Lagoon from the panoramic terrace on the boat, listen to the interesting commentary of the guide, assist a glass production in Murano, enjoy some typical Italian food in Burano and admire the amazing archaeological works in Torcello - is there any better way to experience the islands of Venice?

  • Assistance at the meeting point
  • In Murano visit a glass factory with a demonstration of glass processing
  • Free time visit in Burano and Torcello
  • boat transfer in the Lagoon of Venice
  • Professional multilingual guide
  • Boat with panoramic terrace
  • Shuttle go & back for Clients from Train Station
  • Food and drinks not specified

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  • In case of bad weather the excursion will still take place
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4.3 /5

based on 30 reviews

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Excellent bus trip. We saw the three islands with this bus tour and it was amazing. The guy was multilingual which was a great help. There was more than enough time at each island to walk around and get a bite to eat. The staff were lovely and very accommodating to everyone on board. For the money you pay this is definitely worth it. If I’m ever to come back to Venice, I’ll be booking this tour for a day out. Cannot recommend enough!

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July 29, 2022

Great day trip. Andrea our guide who spoke 5 languages including French was very interesting, giving us information on Venice as soon as we left the piazza de Roma, then on Burano advice for eating, bringing back souvenirs or specialties. In short, he was top notch. Organization question on the other hand the difficult beginning, I had received a confirmation asking me to exchange the voucher for a ticket… impossible to find a counter, impossible to find someone to inform us neither at the kfc, nor inside the station or at the tourist office. In fact, there is no need to do all that, the flash code is accepted on boarding the boat by the guide. And the pontoon of the Doge di Venizia company is really in front of the kfc.

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July 21, 2022

De hulp van zowel de organisatie (lukte niet om digitaal te boeken) en de wandeling waren prima en erg leuk en leerzaam. Had het niet willen missen en zou het zeker weer doen. Onze gids Simona wist veel en bracht e.e.a. met de nodige humor en interactie. Alleen het alleerste begin bij de ontvangst kwam Simona wat stug over maar dat bleek dus gelukkig 100% mee te vallen. Simona bedankt voor de superleuke tour!! Maris en Louis Nederland

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July 4, 2022

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