A wide selection of boat tours in Venice Lagoon

Visit Murano and its worldwide famous glass factories, you will have the chance to see experienced glass blower at work, creating masterpieces under your eyes.

Take a walk around Burano and its stunning coloured houses and learn everything about the ancient art of lace, passed on from mother to daughter.

Discover Torcello, the oldest part of Venice, with its amazing legends and monuments where the time seems to have stood still.

 

Excursion sur les îles Murano, Burano, Torcello

ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE A cruise in the Lagoon is a suggestive as well as enjoyable experience, a new and different way to see Venice off the most beaten tracks by the mass tourism. You can have the possibility to enjoy a unique experience which will lead you to the historic, artistic and popular heart of the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon, comfortably seated in a Grand Tourism motor-boats driven by an highly qualified crew and guided in 5 languages by a specialized Tour leader. You will visit MURANO, BURANO and TORCELLO which are the traditional destination among the islands located in the northern part of the Venetian Lagoon. After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the public Gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido (the famous beach resort), the boat arrives at MURANO known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here there is a stop to visit one of the factories. The second stop is on the picturesque island of BURANO, famous not only for its lace but also for its fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. Then, after a short sail, you will reach the quiet and sparsely populated island of TORCELLO, the first centre of civilization in the estuary.  The tour includes the service of a specialized official tourleader which provides  information on board and assistance on the islands. KEY DETAILS Meeting Point: Yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) -It is mandatory to be at the point 20 minutes before the departure Departure time: Every day at at 9:30AM and 2:30PM  (until 11th November) - From 12th November until 28th February only at 2:00 PM Duration: 4 hrs. and 30 minutes approx.(roughly 30 minutes each island) Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian - The visit could be multilingual PRICES & HOT DEALS   Adult: 20€ From 3 years to 6 years: € 10 Child: FREE under 3 years TERMS & CONDITIONS This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. The entrance inside the churches in Torcello is not included Comfortable shoes suggested  The tour is not considered private but it is shared with other guests not belonging to the same party Tour does not operate on 25 of december and in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered, the tour operates regularly in case of rain. The afternoon of the Burano  Regatta 2018 (September 16th) the tour does not stop in Torcello Mobile vouchers accepted. For general conditions refers to our broucher "Discover Venice" REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTISLANDS

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

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 F30 landing stage close to Venice railway station. It is compulsory to be at the meeting point 20 minutes before the departure time. Departure time: Every day at 11:00 AM at the Prisions' Palace or at 10:30 at the F30 landing stage Duration: 4 hrs. and 30 minutes approx. Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Italian - The visit could be multilingual Tour does not operate on 25 of december, 9th June and in case of exceptionally bad weather.  Boats are completely covered, the tour operates regularly in case of rain. PRICES & HOT DEALS Adult: 20€ Child: FREE under 6 years 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 REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTGEMS  

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Venice Islands Self-guided tour & Boat Daily Pass

Discover independently the three gems of the lagoon: Murano, the glass island Burano, the fishermen and laces island Torcello, where everything began An unforgettable experience who brings you through the venetian lagoon with its rich history and traditions! Thanks to this mobile app you will learn autonomously a lot of curiosities about the Burano laces and its multicolor houses; the worldwide famous glass-art of Murano and you will wonder to know that Torcello (with only 6 residents) was the origin of the Venice Republic. Thanks to this app you won't get lost anymore! To reach the island you should take the public boat that is the easiest way. The whole experience should take approximately 8 hours. The mobile app has a map which guides you anytime, letting you decide the pace of your visit as you listen to the automatic audio-narration on the city’s panoramic highlights. On the device will appear also the text of description under the picture of the attraction. When and how can I do it? Anytime by night and by day, how many times you want. How can I get it? At the moment that you buy the activity. We will send you by e-mail the QR code and the public boat ticket (For any doubts visit “Instructions”). Price: € 32 p.p. including daily public boat ticket (The public transport ticket is valid for 24 hours from the validation). Public boat timetable: every 15 minutes until 23. By night every hour Starting Points: Embarkation points in Piazzale Roma or in Fondamenta Nove Languages: English, Italian, French, Spanish and German This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only. If you want to know the list of attractions and monuments described in the app click here It is suggested to take the public boat lines number 4.1 – 4.2 or 3. - You will receive an e-mail with the QR, public boat ticket and instructions to active the mobile app - You can use it anytime by night and by day how many times you want – This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only - Public boat timetable: every 15 minutes until 23. By night every hour -  You have to download the app on your mobile phone - Please download the app before to start the tour -  Please pay attention, our App is totally independent from your operator’s App. On your device will appear Pop Guide icon - For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: QPSELFISOL 

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Excursion to Murano Island - private

Go to Murano and discover the island by boat with your tour guide! Excursion to the island of Murano by private boat with a personal tour guide. Murano is famous worldwide for its glass making since 10th century. Enjoy your visit admiring some of Venice's best glass craftsmen at work! Your guide will accompany you through the discovery of the techniques of this ancient art, in a tour which includes a demostration by real glass craftsmen! The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty. You can also decide to visit the wonderful and unique Church of San Donato: a masterpiece of Venetian architecture. Key details Meeting point: Venice Tours office in San Marco, 1130 or at your hotel lobby if located in San Marco or Rialto area. Please be there 5 minutes before the departure time. Duration: 2 horas approx. Languages: English or French or Italian or Spanish or German Timetable: every day at 9:30 am - 11:30 am - 2:00 am Price: Minimum charge of € 149 is required (up to num. 5 partecipants). Return transfer to Murano IS NOT included and shall be paid on the spot. (Public boat tickets cost € 7, 50 for journey) For hotel pick up you must comunicate to VENICE TOURS the andress and name of the hotel at least 24 hours before tour departure This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested. The tour does not operate on 24th and 25 December and 1st January. A minimum of two people is required. The tour is private. Mobile vouchers are accepted. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. REF. CODE FOR OPERATORS ONLY: VTMURANOIS

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SUNSET CRUISE

This relaxing sunset cruise in Venice will allow you to enjoy enjoy the city from a privileged position. Starting from the Fondamenta Nuove your bragozzo, typical woodden boat used for fishing in the Lagoon, will sail towards Vignole and Sant'Erasmo, the gardens of Venice. You will then coast the Lido to reach the small island of the Lagoon: San Servolo, San Clemente and the tiny Graces Island. Between Giudecca and San Giorgio just as the magic of sunset enlighten the city, you could make a toast with a delicious glass of Prosecco! The striking view on StMark's and the Doge's Palace will make this sunset cruise unforgettable. A sunset cruise in Venice is an exciting experience perfect for the whole family!