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Murano and Burano Day Trip

  • 3,156 reviews | 35,698 travellers
    Very good excursion. Something to add, as a suggestion: when one arrives at the place where the excursion starts, there are normally many people to do it with different companies and chaos is generated when asking if he is our Guide or not, what is more, I received several ill-treatment from others guides, which seemed terrible to me. How would I prefer that they be with a flag or something that identifies the company that the voucher says! The rest, all EXTRAORDINARY! highly recommended!
    10 Maria Florencia
  • Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
  • The activity takes place with an escort that speaks in English and other languages. English
  • 4 hours - 8 hours 30 minutes
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts
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US$ 23.90
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Enjoy a relaxing day afloat the beautiful Venetian Lagoon. We'll travel by boat to two of the most beautiful islands located here: Murano and Burano. On the first island, you'll have the chance to watch a live demonstration of traditional glassblowing.

Enjoy a relaxing day afloat the beautiful Venetian Lagoon. We'll travel by boat to two of the most beautiful islands located here: Murano and Burano. On the first island, you'll have the chance to watch a live demonstration of traditional glassblowing.

Murano and Burano Day Trip

We'll meet at the indicated time at a central pier in Venice and board our tour boat, which will take us around the beautiful Venetian Lagoon.

After a relaxing cruise across the Venetian lagoon, during which the multilingual guides will teach you about its history, we'll make our first stop on the island of Murano, famous for its traditional glass-making industry which dates back to the Middle Ages. There, we'll stop for about 45 minutes and visit a glass factory. We'll watch a live demonstration to learn a bit more about this ancient art.

Now continuing on our boat tour, we'll head to the fascinating island of Burano. Here you'll have approximately an hour and a half of free time to explore its patchwork of colored houses and its great cultural and artistic heritage. This island is known especially for its crochet work and lace, or merletti, as it's called here. You'll be able to visit one of the famous museums, such as the lace museum, and the many shops that sell this beautiful craft.

We'll reconvene at the Burano pier to return to Venice. We'll finish our activity at the Santa Lucia Pier or at the Riva degli Schiavioni Pier, whichever you prefer. However, if you want to finish the tour in Santa Lucia, you'll have to pay a supplement of 5 (US$ 4.80).

Meeting points

When making your reservation, please select one of the following meeting points:

  • Santa Lucia Pier (Ponte della Costituzione) at 10 am
  • Riva degli Schiavioni Pier at 10:30 am

Please note that, even if you start the excursion from the Riva degli Schiavioni Pier, you can still finish at the Santa Lucia Pier and vice versa.

More time in Murano and Burano

If you would like, you can stay longer on these islands and return in the evening without any additional cost. In this case please let us know at the start of the tour.

If you'd like to stay in Murano for longer, you'll leave the island at 3:45 pm and visit Burano afterwards, returning to the centre at around 6:45 pm.

If you'd like to stay in Burano for longer, you'll leave the island at 5:30 pm and head directly to Venice, arriving around 6:15 pm.

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Price

Adults Children under 10
Tour from the Santa Lucia Pier
US$ 28.70
US$ 19.10
Tour from the Riva degli Schiavioni Pier
US$ 23.90
US$ 14.40

Tour from the Santa Lucia Pier

  • Adults

    US$ 28.70
  • Children under 10

    US$ 19.10

Tour from the Riva degli Schiavioni Pier

  • Adults

    US$ 23.90
  • Children under 10

    US$ 14.40

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

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Duration

4 hours - 8 hours 30 minutes.

Language The activity takes place with an escort that speaks in English and other languages.

The activity takes place with an escort that speaks in English and other languages.

Included

Transport by boat

English–speaking guide on board the boat

Visit in English to a glass factory in Murano

Visit in English to a lace workshop in Burano

Not included

End of tour in St. Lucia: 5 (US$ 4.80)

When to book?

You can book up until the same day (9:50 am) if there are still places available. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Allowed, animals under 10 kg.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we bring luggage and pushchairs on the excursion?

    A - Yes, as long as they are foldable.

  • Q - Does the excursion include a guide?

    A - This excursion is not guided, but an English-speaking person will accompany you during the trips around the Venetian lagoon. The visits to the glass and lace workshops are conducted in English.

  • Q - Can we go on the excursion with dogs?

    A - Yes, we accept small and medium-sized dogs (muzzled) on the excursion.

  • Q - Which canal will we travel through when we head from the Santa Lucia pier to the Riva Degli Schiavioni pier?

    A - The Giudecca Canal.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.