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Visit Murano, the most visited Venetian island, is famous for the exquisite glasswork produced there. Venetians have been making crystal and glass since the 10th Century after merchants brought back the secrets of production from the East. The industry was moved to the island of Murano in the 13th century.
The island of Burano is famous for its lace industry. This pretty fishing village has many streets and canals lined with bright, pastel-coloured houses.
4 hoursStart time
09:00am, 11:00am & 2:00pm
(Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.)
Your centrally located hotel in Venice. (Please mention your hotel and its address at the time of booking . Alternatively, contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour and give him these details. Kindly reconfirm pick up upon arrival in Rome).
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.
The tour ends in the centre of Venice.
Your private guide will meet you in the St Marks area and escort you to board your motor launch. Sail across the scenic Venetian Lagoon on a motorboat with a knowledgeable multilingual guide in tow.
You will first stop at Murano, which is the most famous of the Venetian Islands, and the most visited because of the famous "Murano Glass". You'll visit a famous glass-factory where you'll see an example of glass-blowing as well as visit the factory's showroom full of beautiful glassware that exemplify the high quality of glass produced on the Island. Enjoy a glass-blowing presentation and see traditional craftsmen at work, churning out exquisite glasswork.
The Island of Burano is the most picturesque of Venetian Islands of the Lagoon. Famous for its lace-making industry, the pretty fishing village has its streets and canals lined by pastel coloured houses. Here you can also see examples of the famous local craft of lace-making while strolling around this enchanting island. Dating back to the 16th century, Burano has much to offer. See high quality lacework on display, explore its local shops and displays and admire Burano’s vibrant settlements.
The tour ends in the centre of Venice. After touring the 2 islands, re-board the motor launch to cross the lagoon back to Venice.
Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9:00am – 5:00pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.
Your tour guide will be holding sign with your name written on it.
Please mention your preferred start time in the special request section at the time of booking.
We had an excellent and knowledgeable guide called Christina who was lovely and made our tour very interesting. It was very interesting seeing the lace makers at Burano. Also our...Judie York, , 06/Mar/2017
Great guide. Would have preferred our own boat back rather than factory boat...Alvin Perelman, United States, 17/Aug/2012
Although expensive this tour was definately a highlight for all family members. Our tour guide, Christina, was very knowledgable, lots of fun and great with each of my kids, even...Mrs Linda M Heath, Australia, 20/Jul/2011