Shared Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Morning Tour
After sailing by the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant'Elena and the Lido famous beach resort, the boat arrives at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here you will visit a factory to discover the magic of glass. The second stop will be at the picturesque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also for the fishermen's houses painted in bright colors. After a short sail, you'll reach Torcello, the earliest center of civilization in the lagoon. Only the cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remain as testimony of its former glory. Each stop lasts about 30 minutes. Then the boat will make its way back to St Mark's Square.
This tour is provided on a reserved basis prior to departure. There is no need to reconfirm your tour, simply take your voucher to the meeting point.
Approximately 4 hours 30 minutes
Yellow box in front of the Prisons' Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge's Palace and Hotel Danieli)
St Mark's area
9:30 am daily
Group Size:Maximum 29 people
Transportation to/from hotel, meal, entrances, gratuity
Tour does not operate May 20, June 4, September 2 or 16.
This tour is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties or wheelchairs.
Directions for meeting location:
If 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 will find a yellow desk by the Prison's Palace on your right just before the Ponte della Paglia Bridge.
If arriving by private watertaxi, ask the driver to take you to the Monument landing stage. Once you get off, turn left and cross one bridge. Proceed straight and will find a yellow desk by the Prisons's Palace on your right just before the Ponte della Paglia Bridge.
If 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 till the two columns, then turn left. Cross Ponte della Paglia Bridge, and you will find the yellow desk by the Prisons' Palace on your left.