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. Enjoy the panoramic boat, from where you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and its lagoon.   KEY DETAILS Meeting point: Murano, Burano and Torcello indication on yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) Ending point: St. Mark’s Square area Availability & operation: From November 12th 2018 to November 8th 2020.  The afternoon of the Historical Regatta (September 6th) the tour could end at “Fondamenta Nuove” area instead of Saint Mark’s area - The afternoon of the Burano Regatta  (September 20th) the tour does not stop in Torcello - The tour will not take place on 31th May -  25th December, January 1st in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered; the tour operates regularly in case of rain or snow. Departure and meeting: Every day: from March 1st until November 3rd:  09:10 am or 02:10 pm  From November 4h until February 29th: 01:40 pm. From March 1st until November 8th 2020:  09:10 am or 02:10 pm  Inclusion: Shared guided tour on board with a qualified and experienced tour guide - Panoramic boat with toilet Duration: 4 hours and 30 minutes approximately - (roughly 30 minutes each island) Languages: every day in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian (the tour could be multilingual) Gross price public rate: Adult + 6 years:  € 20,00 p.p. – Children from 3 – 5,99 years: € 10,00 – Infant: 0 – 2,99 years: free Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Upon arrival at the location clients should present their printed or mobile voucher to the representative, once verified they obtain the ticket and can join the tour Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm   TERMS & CONDITIONS Unfortunately, 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 could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party For general conditions refers to our broucher "Discover Venice" 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. 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. Panoramic boat, from where you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and its lagoon. KEY DETAILS Meeting point: from Murano and Burano indication on yellow box in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli) or from Venice Santa Lucia Railway Station – Pier KFC close to Restaurant KFC (near Ponte della Costituzione also known as Calatrava Bridge ).  Our assistant will wait for you with a signboard in which is written” MURANO & BURANO . Ending point: St. Mark’s Square area Availability & operation: From November 1st, 2018 to December 31st 2020. The morning of the Vogalonga Regatta 31th May the tour will not take place. The tour will not take place on December 25th, Jan 1st and in case of exceptionally bad weather, boats are completely covered, the tour operates regularly in case of rain. Departure and meeting: at 10.10 AM at KFC landing stage close to Venice railway station or at 10:30 AM at yellow box in front of the prisons’ palace. Inclusion: Shared guided tour on board with a qualified and experienced tour guide - Panoramic boat with toilet Duration: From St. Mark’s Area 4 hours and 30 minutes approximately.  From Railway Station 5 hours approximately.   (stops: 1 hour in Murano and 1hour and a half in Burano) Languages: every day in English, French, German, Spanish and Italian (the tour could be multilingual) Gross price public rate: Adult + 6 years:  € 20,00 p.p. – Children from 3 to 5,99 years: € 10,00 – Infant: 0 – 2,99 years: free Sale & Reservation: Free sale until the beginning of the tour. No minimum participants Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the service. Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Upon arrival at the location clients should present their printed or mobile voucher to the representative, once verified they obtain the ticket and can join the tour Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to NOT to reconfirm TRAVEL TIPS Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair user or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party 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 KFC fast food. 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 KFC fast food. 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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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 

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. After the glass-making demonstration, the guide will bring you around Murano narrating secrets and histories of the Island. You'll visit also the marvelous Church of San Donato (if it is opened): a masterpiece of Venetian architecture. Key details Meeting point: VENICE TOURS OFFICE – San Marco 1130, please ring the bell VENICE TOURS or at the hotel lobby if located in San Marco or Rialto area and in this case, we need to know HOTEL ADDRESS at least 24 hours before tour departure. (See the map and indications below). Ending point: Venice historical center Availability & operation: from March 1st, 2018 to 31st December 2020.  Not available on December 25th, 26th and on January 1st and 2nd. Departure and meeting: Every day 9.30 AM + 11.30 AM + 1:45 PM Inclusion: Private guided Tour with commentary including water taxi to Murano and back to Venice historical center - City walking tour Duration: 3 hours Languages: English or French or Italian or German or Spanish Gross price public rate: € 149,00 for a minimum of 1 person to a maximum of 5 people Sale & Reservation: On request till 24 hrs. in advance Cancellation: bookings can be cancelled with no charge up to 72 hours before the service. Voucher: You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. Mobile vouchers are accepted   Commission: refer to contract Confirmation: Please ask clients to reconfirm Notes:  For hotel pick up you must comunicate to VENICE TOURS the andress and name of the hotel at least 24 hours before tour departure Unfortunately, this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. Comfortable shoes suggested. The tour is private. For general conditions refer to our brochure “Discovering Venice”. HOW TO REACH THE MEETING POINT ARRIVING ON FOOT When in Saint Mark’s Square, leave the Basilica behind you, proceed straight along the Square, walking on the right-hand side. After the “Gran Caffè Quadri” walk straight until last street on the right, pass under the arches and reach the Hard Rock Cafè. With Hard Rock Cafè on the left and the gondola station on the right, go straight on, pass Zara and arrive until the first bridge (DO NOT CROSS IT). With the bridge on the right, go on the left (Calle Tron) and stop at the first door on your left: ring the bell VENICE TOURS. We are at the second floor. 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!