Discovering the Gems of the Lagoon - The Islands of MURANO & BURANO

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ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

  • 4 hours and 30 min. to exploring the Lagoon and its islands in an enjoyable and very instructive experience.
  • First Stop: Murano, famous in the world for its glassmaking art
  • Second Stop: Burano, the island famous for its lace-making and for the brightly-coloured fishermens’ houses.

THE TOUR

Murano and Burano are the most famous and traditional tourist destinations among the small islands in the Lagoon: this excursion will give you the opportunity to enjoy a very relaxed trip.

First stop, after a fascinating boat ride in the Lagoon dominated by Nature, will be Murano known throughout the world for its glassmaking Art. You will visit a Furnace to see glass products being made. During the visit you will have the opportunity to buy a piece of the local production on site. The tour will then continue towards Burano the island famous for its lace-making and for the brightly-coloured fishermens’ houses. Getting off the boat you will be in a green lane and after a short walk you will arrive to the Island main Square.

The tour includes the service of a specialized official tourleader which provides some information on board and assistance on the islands. With this special excursion you will have more time to stay in Burano which is probably the most charming island in the lagoon, arriving in this Island for lunch time you will also have the opportunity to choose one of the picturesque locations for a quick lunch (not included in the price of the ticket) living the relaxed atmosphere of this venue. The departure and arrival time is perfect for those who’s accommodation is outside from city center.


KEY DETAILS

  • Meeting point: Yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) or at the KFC fast food landing stage close to Venice railway station. It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time.
  • Timetable:  Every day at 11:00 AM at the Prisons' Palace or at 10:30 at the KFC fast food landing stage.
  • Availability: from 1st April 2018 to 31st October 2019. The tour does not take place on 25th December 1st January 2019, 9th June 2019 and in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered, the tour operates regularly in case of rain.
  • Duration: From St. Mark’s Area 4 hours and 30 minutes approximately. From Railway Station 5 hour approximately (stops: 1 hour in Murano and 1 hour and half In Burano).
  • Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italia and German (the visit could be multilingual)
  • Inclusion: Shared guided tour on board with a qualified and experienced tour guide – Return Grand Tourism motor-boat
    Price: € 20 adult – From 3 to 6 years old € 10 – until 2 years old FREE
  • Sale: Free sale until the beginning of the tour
  • Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service.

TRAVEL TIPS

  • Tour operate every day
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair user or peopple with waliking disabilities.
  • The morning of the Vogalonga Regatta the tour will not take place
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • This tour is not considered private but shared with other guests not belonging to the same party
  • Tour does not operate in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered, tour operates regulary in case of rain

HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT: Prisons Palace.
ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO
Take line #1 and get off at “S. MARCO-S. ZACCARIA (Danieli)" stop. Once you get off turn left and you find a yellow desk by the Prisons’ Palace on your right just before the bridge called Ponte della Paglia.
ARRIVING ON FOOT
The yellow desk is located by the Prisons’ Palace in Riva degli Schiavoni near St. Mark’s Square. Once by the Bell Tower, leaving the Basilica on your left, proceed straight on to the two columns, then turn left. Cross one bridge, called Ponte della Paglia, and you will find the yellow desk by the Prisons’ Palace on your left.


KFC fast food meeting point:
ARRIVING BY PUBLIC VAPORETTO
Take line #1 and get off at “FERROVIA" stop.  Once you get off, turn left and proceed straight to Ponte della Costituzione. Do not cross the bridge and turn right under the arches to reach the Restaurant F30. Facing the entrance of the restaurant turn left and you will find the pier in front.
ARRIVING ON FOOT
The Pier F30  is located near Ponte della Costituzione Bridge near the Railway Station. Once by Piazzale Roma, cross the Ponte della Costituzione Bridge, then turn left under the arches to reach the Restaurant F30. Facing the entrance of the restaurant turn left and you will find the pier in front.
REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGEMS

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Höhepunkte

Discover the marvelous islands of the venetian lagoon!

The venetian gems!

Route

  1. Landing Stage F30
  2. Landing Stage F30
  3. Landing Stage F30
  4. Prisons' Palace
  5. Landing Stage F30
  6. Prisons' Palace
  7. Prisons' Palace
  8. Prisons' Palace