5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

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  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Duration:  4 hours (approx.)
Explore the famous islands of the Venice lagoon - Murano, Burano and Torcello - on a private half-day trip. You'll watch glass-blowers at work on Murano, shop for lace on Burano and visit Venice's first church on the tranquil island of Torcello. This private tour ensures you'll enjoy personalized attention from your guide, and experience the magic of Venice's famous islands on one tour.


  • Four-hour private tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello
  • Visit the three most famous islands in the Venetian lagoon on one private tour
  • Glass-blowing factory and museum on Murano
  • Shop for lace on Burano
  • Venice's oldest church on Torcello
  • Choose your own departure time between 9am and 7pm
  • Enjoy privileged, personalized attention from your tour escort and expert English-speaking guide on this special private tour of Venice's islands
  • Professional commentary provided by your expert English-speaking guide

What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

Murano, Burano and Torcello Private Half Day Tour

Boarding a comfortable motor boat, you'll speed along the Venetian lagoon to Murano, famous for its glassware. During the visit you'll explore shops, factories and watch the skilled glass-blowers as they create works of art. You'll also have time to visit a museum showcasing the world-famous Murano glass.

Re-board your motor boat you'll journey to the island of Burano to admire picturesque fishermen's houses painted in bright pastel colors, and, of course, the famous lace. You can visit a museum dedicated to the craft of lace, and purchase the beautiful lace at local shops.

The last island stop is Torcello, the earliest center of civilization in the Venetian lagoon. You'll see the cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, founded in the 7th century, and the excavated remains of the circular baptistery in the church of Santa Fosca.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2014

This was a highlight of our trip. Our private guide was very knowledgeable and we both loved Murano and Burano.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2012

This tour was fantastic. Well worth the money. Guide was lovely and very knowledgable

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