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Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

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Venezia, Italy
Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island
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icon5 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 2 more

Overview

Venice is famous for its UNESCO-listed lagoon, but the city’s islands are also renowned for their handicrafts. This half-day cruise by private boat stops at Murano Island, to watch a thrilling glass-blowing demonstration, and Burano Island, to visit a lace-making factory.
  • Half-day cruise to Murano Island and Burano Island
  • Learn how Murano glass is made during a glass-blowing demonstration
  • Visit a lace-making factory on Burano Island
  • Private transport ensures a personalised experience
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Transport by private vehicle
Local guide
Glass factory
1 glass of wine
20% discount at Colleoni glass factory
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Departure Point

Riva degli Schiavoni, 4152, 30122 Venezia VE, Italy

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your private guide in central Venice and head to the pier to board your private boat. Set sail around the UNESCO-listed Venice Lagoon and admire the views as you glide past San Giorgio island, Certosa island, and Sant Erasmo island.

Arrive at Murano Island and jump off for a walking tour of the tranquil island, pausing to admire the 12th-century Church of Santi Maria e Donato. Then, discover the island’s claim to fame—Murano glass—as you visit a glass factory, enjoy a traditional glass-blowing demonstration, and perhaps purchase some exquisite hand-made souvenirs.

Back on the boat, it’s a short cruise to Burano Island, where the multi-colored houses and picturesque fishing port make for some striking photo opportunities. After taking in the scenery, pay a visit to a lace factory to discover the island’s rich lace-making heritage.

After returning to the mainland, your tour ends back in San Marco Square.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
San Giorgio Maggiore
admire from the boat
Duration: 5 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Vetreria Artistica Colleoni
will admire glass manufacture blowing and sculpture technuque free time for shopping
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Duomo di Murano Santi Maria e Donato
visit the VII Century gem if Murano
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Isola di Murano
a guided walking tour will petmit to explore the Island
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Isola di Burano
explore fishetman village
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Glass factory Colleoni Murano

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers.

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  • "The guide was very knowledgeable, the tour allowed also “free time” to hang around." See review
  • "This was the tour i found that was a littel more expensive then te other ones but was a private tour, and it was super worht it." See review
  • "There were other tours for more and I wasn’t sure this would be good, but it was great." See review

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Glad our family did this tour- Highlight is the boat ride.
Stephanie_G
, Jul 2021
Our guide was very skilled and spoke 3 different languages on the tour. The boat we took was beautiful and clean. The only issue is there is only time to shop, eat, or take photographs on Burano. You really have to choose just one. I wish we would have brought food to eat on the boat so we could have spent more time shopping. Also the lace is quite expensive - just to give you an idea it was 95 euro for a tablecloth. I only had time to go to 3 shops. Didn't see much under that price.
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On the islands
sbromm
, Jul 2021
Our guide was excellent in answering our questions and connected really well in three languages with our group. We enjoyed Burano the most.
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star-5
2021 Fun
C_S
, Jul 2021
Our guide had a great sense of humor and command of many languages. We brought our kindergartner and he enjoyed the whole morning!
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star-5
Great little tour
Michael_G
, Jun 2021
Such a wonderful tour. Alex (?) The tour guide was fantastic! He did the tour in 3 different languages! The boat ride is so nice and relaxing and the captain is great as well. We highly enjoyed this trip.
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star-5
Long excursion low fee
Denise
, Aug 2020
a long excursion for a low fee and also very intresting with kids. the english guide was very good as well
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Great island trip
Gabriela_N
, Aug 2020
Everything was as planned. Alex was a great guide, we learned a lot of interesting stuff about the area. Both islands are very well worth the visit.
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star-3
Not English focused - not personalized
Dirk_B
, Aug 2020
The trip was well organized but the explanations were mostly in French and Italian. I booked an ENGLISH trip and not a mixed group. The guide didn't really connect to the group. Pretty much a non personal guide. Much to improve on that level.
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Lunch at Burano
Dyga
, Jul 2020
We were super happy with the tour. Relaxed and a good vibe all the way. Guide Juan Luca was fun and easy going and suggested lunch places was great. Also nice that we was a small group (due to COVID of course...). We recommend!
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star-4
Very Good
Roberto
, Feb 2020
Nice, laid-back tour. The boat ride to Murano and Burano was great and informative. But, the glass of wine on return boat ride back to Venice was even better. Also, the glass-maker's studio and demonstration on Murano was amazing. And the glass gallery/store was nice and well-stocked.
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The glass making
Jacqueline
, Feb 2020
This was a great tour. The tour guide was very knowledgeable. Watching the glass making was delightful.
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