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4-Hour Venice Lagoon Cruise: Murano Island and Burano Island

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    What to Expect
    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.

    Highlights
    • 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
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Fondamenta Santa Lucia, 23, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 4-hour tour of the Venetian Lagoon
    • Boat transportation between the islands
    • Free Murano glass-blowing demonstration
    • Multilingual live guide on board (available all days)
    • Guided tour (available all days)
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Ticket and visit to Torcello Cathedral (€5)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • This tour is offered in English, Italian, Spanish, French and German
    • You will have approximately 45 minutes in Murano (including 20 minutes at the glass-blowing demonstration) and 1 hour and 30 minutes in Burano
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 40 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Pleasant enough journey to Murano and Burano, informative guide during boat ride however there was a lot of background noise so a little difficult to hear and decipher what was being said at times. The glass demonstration was interesting, such skilful craftsmanship from the
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    As stated. A waste of money. Do not bother to pay for 'queue skipping'. The longest queues are for those picking up their pre-paid tickets.
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    VERY CHARMING...nice to have time to do what we wanted at our own pace. Boat ride to islands very pleasant and relaxing.
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    Take the vaporetto and spend the time talking to artisans. The tour did not give you s chance to browse or shop. The guide spoke too quickly over the mike and could not be understood. The boat also does not have enough outdoor space for everyone .
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    It was hot- but hey August is the hottest month for Italy. Thank God we were provided with vouchers for discounts towards gelato. The colorful homes were perfect for picture taking and the environment was very clean and orderly.
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