Venice: Panoramic Boat Trip to Murano and Burano
Venture off the usual tourist path and experience the lagoon of Venice from a different perspective. Go to the islands of Murano and Burano. to discover a more traditional side to the city. Get the chance to purchase authentic crafts and more.
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Climb aboard for a half-day tour of Murano and Burano, and discover 2 of the more traditional islands of Venice.
Enjoy the 30-minute panoramic boat ride, from which you can take marvelous pictures to Venice and the lagoon, as you journey towards Murano. Murano is world famous for its glassmaking art. Discover how these unique glass products are made in a furnace, and get the opportunity to buy a piece on site.
Continue towards Burano, known for its lacemaking traditions and brightly colored fishermen's houses. Disembark the boat to take a short stroll to the main square and admire the Church of San Martino with its “Crucifixion” painting by Tiepolo. Get the chance to learn more about the history of lace at the Museo del Merletto. Alternatively, wander the tiny streets and picturesque canals to purchase lace products at your own pace.
Arrive on Burano in time for lunch, eating at a picturesque location with a relaxing atmosphere. Opt to go into a pastry store to try some of the local sweets, such as the typical cookies of bussolà and essi, unique to the island.