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Venice: Murano, Burano, Torcello, and Glass Factory Tour
37 USD
Embark on an unforgettable adventure from the heart of Venice, San Marco, or the city's main Train Station, and unravel the secrets of three enchanting islands - Burano, Murano, and Torcello. As you explore this trio of treasures, you'll be mesmerized by the intricate glass-blowing techniques on Murano, captivated by the kaleidoscope of colors on Burano, and delving into the rich history that permeates Torcello. This full-day excursion promises an unforgettable escapade through the Venetian Lagoon.
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Embark on a mesmerizing journey across the breathtaking Venice lagoon, exploring the captivating islands of Burano, Murano, and Torcello. Select from two convenient options: enjoy a stress-free shuttle transfer from Santa Lucia Train Station to San Marco, or meet your guide directly in San Marco. Begin your day by stepping aboard a sleek water taxi and gliding effortlessly through the serene Venice Lagoon. From the boat's expansive panoramic deck, marvel at the spectacular views while listening to your knowledgeable guide's insightful commentary. Your first port of call is Murano, renowned for its exquisite glassmaking traditions. Visit a local glass factory to witness the art of glassblowing firsthand, as a skilled artisan demonstrates their craftsmanship. Afterward, indulge in approximately an hour of leisure time on the island, where you can browse the many glass shops and boutiques. Next, venture to Burano, famous for its intricate lacework and vibrantly colored houses. Accompanied by your guide, explore the town's charming heart, before enjoying 2 hours of free time to savor a delicious lunch, sample a traditional Venetian aperitif, or simply relax at one of the picturesque cafes. Finally, travel to Torcello, the historic cradle of civilization in the Venetian estuary. Enjoy an hour of free time to explore the breathtaking Venetian-Byzantine mosaics at the Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta. As the sun begins to set, return to San Marco in the early evening, carrying with you unforgettable memories of this enchanting day.