Depart from the Venezia Santa Lucia train station or from St. Mark's Square and journey to Murano, famous for its glass-blowing industry. Dating back to the Middle Ages, the still-thriving tradition has been passed down over generations and each glass blower has developed their own personal style.
Watch a glass-blowing demonstration and learn to recognize the difference between the various artisans and brands during your 1-hour stay on the island. Then, continue to the island of Burano, known for its crochet work and brightly colored houses.
Get picture-perfect views of the landmarks of Burano, such as the leaning bell tower and the main square of Piazza Baldassarre Galuppi, named after a major 18th-century Venetian composer. Look in some of the lace shops during your 1.5-hour visit to the island.
Then, conclude your travel in Saint Mark's Square and see sights such as the Doge's Palace and Campanile as you stroll around the famous colonnades.
• Visit the enchanting islands of Murano and Burano
• Watch master glass blowers at work at a glass factory in Murano
• Learn the history of the oldest inhabited island of Venice
• Explore the lace shops of Burano and take souvenir photos of the painted houses