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Murano, Burano and Torcello Self-Guided Tour with Mobile App

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the charming islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello on a self-guided tour with a mobile app
  • Discover Murano, famous for its vibrant houses and exquisite glasswork
  • Visit the pretty fishing village of Burano known for its lace industry and brightly colored houses
  • See the exteriors of Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the Church of Santa Fosca in the island of Torcello
  • This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only
  • You can use it anytime by night and by day how many times you want
  • Enjoy high quality audio commentary, navigate with maps and study pictures with footnotes on the app
  • You can use the mobile app also the days after your reservation date
  • Audio commentary in multiple languages
  • Overview

    Explore the picturesque islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello at your own pace with a mobile app that enables you to enjoy sightseeing without being encumbered with a guide or a fixed itinerary! Simply download the app on your phone to get started and experience Venice from the perspective of both a tourist and a local! You can enjoy sightseeing any time of the day and night and how many times you want!

    What makes Murano, Burano and Torcello a tourist magnet?

    Learn the secrets and history of Burano’s lace-making heritage and the worldwide famous glassblowing-art of Murano! Discover Torcello, the birthplace of the Venetian Republic. On this small and green island you will see the oldest churches of Venice!

    Explore Murano, the most famous and most visited Venetian island, famous for the exquisite glasswork produced here. Make your way through Burano, a pretty fishing village with many streets and canals lined with bright, pastel-coloured houses. 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.

    Visit the delightful island of Torcello, home to Venice’s first cathedral. The cathedral, Santa Fosca, is a masterpiece with its mosaics and Byzantine structure. Established between the 5th and 6th centuries, Torcello boasts ornate palaces and churches including the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta.

    Things to know:

    You can use it anytime by night and by day how many times you want.
    You can use the mobile app also the days after your reservation date.
    This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only.
    You have to download the app on your mobile phone before to start the tour.
    You will receive an e-mail with the QR and Public boat ticket instructions to activate the tour.
    The mobile app has a map which guides you anytime, letting you decide the pace of your while you enjoy interesting audio commentary on the city’s panoramic highlights. 
    On the device will appear also the text of description under the picture of the attraction.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    5 hours (approx.)

    Start time

    You can use it anytime by night or by day.

    Meeting Point

    Embarkation point of Piazzale Roma

    Ending Point

    You can end the tour at any point of your choice

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Murano, Burano and Torcello self-guided tour
    • Mobile app with pictures
    • Audio and written commentary in 5 languages - English, French, German, Italian, Spanish.
    • 30 attractions and points of interest
    • Public boat ticket (valid for 24 hours)
    • Transportation

    Exclusions

    • Admission to attractions
  • Please note

    Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or a tablet you can present the voucher on your device for this activity.

    You will receive an e-mail with the QR, public boat ticket and instructions to activate the mobile app for the tour.

    The languages available are: English or Italian, or German or Spanish or French.

    You can use it anytime by night or by day as many times you want.

    It is suggested to take the public boat lines number 3 - 4.1 or 4 or 12

    You have to download the app on your mobile phone before the tour starts.The audio description will start from Fondamenta Nove embarkation point.

    This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only.

    Please pay attention, our App is totally independent. On your device will appear Pop Guide icon.

    The 24 hour public boat runs every 10 minute until 11:00pm. By night the frequency decreases.

    Getting to Embarkation point of Piazzale Roma:

    By Foot: The embarkation point in Piazzale Roma is on the left side of Calatrava Bridge. If you have the Car terminal on your back, go straight until the Calatrava Bridge and on the left side you will see the embarkation point Piazzale Roma, go straight until the mooring point letter “E” from where the public boat line number 3 - 4.1 or 4.2 and 3 starts. You can reach the islands also from “San Zaccaria” landing stage in St. Mark’s Square, you will arrive in “Fondamenta Nuove” stop taking the public boat number 12 and then you will go to the islands or you can go directly to Fondamenta Nove stop.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.