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Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Lagoon Trip
27 USD
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Embark on an exhilarating journey across the stunning Venetian Lagoon, aboard a sleek Gran Turismo speedboat. As you zip through the waters, you'll make stops at two of the region's most captivating islands. On Murano, witness the ancient art of glassblowing in action, with a live demonstration that will leave you mesmerized. Next, venture to Burano, where vibrant colours and rich history await. Delve into the local heritage and uncover the fascinating stories of these picturesque islands, making for an unforgettable experience in the Venetian Lagoon.
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Embark on an unforgettable adventure from Venice's Piazzale Roma railway station, bound for the legendary island of Murano. This enchanting destination has been renowned for its exquisite glass-blowing craftsmanship since the Middle Ages. Over the centuries, skilled artisans have perfected their trade, each infusing their unique style into every delicate creation. Observe a live glass-blowing demonstration and discover the subtle nuances that distinguish one master craftsman from another. During your stay on the island, soak up the atmosphere and learn to appreciate the distinctive characteristics of each artisanal brand. Next, make your way to the vibrant island of Burano, celebrated for its intricate lace-making traditions and kaleidoscope of colorful houses. Capture the quintessential beauty of Burano's iconic landmarks, including the wonky bell tower and bustling Piazza Baldassarre Galuppi, named in honor of a prominent 18th-century Venetian composer. Be sure to wander into some of the island's charming lace shops, where you can admire the intricate workmanship up close. As your journey comes full circle, return to the starting point, filled with unforgettable memories of your Venetian island-hopping adventure.