Venice: Murano, Burano, Torcello Island & Glass Factory Tour

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Discover islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello from Venice San Marco or Train Station on a full-day excursion. Watch glassworks at Murano, explore colorful Burano, discover history of Torcello.


Sail across the emerald waters of the Venice lagoon on this full day trip to the islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello. Choose from an option with a shuttle transfer from S. Lucia Train Station to the departure point in San Marco or pick a tour option that meets in San Marco.  Meet an assistant in the morning who will be waiting for you at the meeting point 10 minutes before the departure. Hop aboard a comfortable water taxi and glide through the Lagoon of Venice. Admire views from the boat's panoramic terrace and listen to commentary from your guide.  Find out why the island is renown for its glassworks with a visit to a local glass factory. Watch a skilled artisan during a glass processing demonstration. Afterwards, have approximately an hour on the island for some pictures and shopping in one of many glass shops. Head for Burano in the early morning which is known for its lacework and brightly colored houses. Follow your guide to the heart of the town and have 2-hours of free time to purchase a nice lunch, typical Venetian aperitifs, or get an ice cream at one of the many cafes.  Venture from Burano to Torcello the first center of civilization in the estuary. Spend an hour of free time where you can go to to see the Venetian-Byzantine mosaics at the Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta. Return to San Marco in the early evening. 

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