Murano and Burano Guided Tour: an excursion by boat to discover the Islands of the Lagoon of Venice.
A trip to Murano and Burano by boat: bookings at best price, the meeting point, hours, fares and prices, seasonality and useful information.
Murano and Burano Guided Tour - Murano, Burano - Venice Lagoon
Murano and Burano Guided Tour: € 20 per person.
This tour permits to take a ride on a boat starting from Saint Mark's Square to reach the most famous islands like Murano and Burano.
Comfortably sitted on a Grand Tourism motor-boats driven by an highly qualified crew you'll be able to experience the visit of the northern islands of the lagoon; the first ones to be inhabitated after the invasions of Goths (410), Huns (452) and especially Longobards (569).
a visit to a fornace is planned to see the artisans of the glass at work. It'll be also possible to buy a recently made glass object.
This tour includes a specialized official tour leader which provides information on board and assistance on the islands.
The tour is multilingual being available in 5 languages: English, French, German, Spanish and Italian.
Murano and Burano Guided Tour's Price
Price per person: € 20; children from 3 to 5 years € 10; infant from 0 to 2 years free.
Route of Murano and Burano Guided Tour
The starting point is in front of Prisons nearby Saint Mark's Square. Then the boat sets sail for the island of Murano by passing by San Michele Island, where there's the monumental cemetery of Venice. In Murano it begins the first visit: 30 minutes to see a factory with glass craftsman at work where you'll be also able to buy a piece recently made.
With a second stop the boat will reach Burano famous worldwide for the production of the lace but above all for its multicoloured houses. This tour, by excluding Torcello, will give you more time to spend in Burano and have a lunch in one of the several picturesque locations that the island does offer.
Meeting Point of Murano and Burano Guided Tour
– The 2 meeting points is in front of the Prisons’ Palace, close to Ponte della Paglia (between Doge’s Palace and Hotel Danieli). Here you'll see Murano, Burano indication on a yellow box.
Or from Venice Santa Lucia Railway Station (near Ponte della Costituzione also known as Calatrava Bridge). Pier KFC close to Restaurant KFC where our assistant will wait for you with a signboard in which is written "MURANO & BURANO".
– The ending point is beside Saint Mark's Square.
Duration of Murano and Burano Guided Tour
– 4 hours and 30 minutes more or less from Saint Mark (5 hours from the Station).
– Stops: 1 hour in Murano and 1 hour and a half in Burano.
Hours and days of Murano and Burano Guided Tour
Hours: every day at 10.10 a.m. at KFC landing stage close to Venice railway station or at 10.30 a.m. at yellow box in front of the Prisons' Palace.
Meeting time: 15 minutes before.
You should have the voucher where is written “service provided by Venice Tours Srl”. By presenting the voucher upon arrival - mobile voucher are accepted - to the representative you'll receive ticket to get on board.
Cancellation policy for Murano and Burano Guided Tour
Reservation can be cancelled with no charge up to 24 hours before the tour.
Accessibility and useful information for Murano and Burano Guided Tour
– This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities.
– Comfortable shoes suggested.
– The tour could be shared with guests not belonging to the same party.
– No maximum participants.