• Location: Venice, Italy
  • Duration: 2 hours (approx.)
From USD $ 463.78 View price calendar

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Cruise along Venice's most famous waterway with a private, 2-hour boat tour of the Grand Canal, followed by a trip across the Venetian Lagoon to the renowned glass-blowing island of Murano. Zip alongside magnificent palazzos and soak up the quiet charm of smaller canals as your driver relates the legends and history of 'the floating city.' In Murano, watch master glassblowers at a factory workshop and admire intricate finished pieces at the showroom.

Highlights

  • Multiple departure times and locations available
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

What You Can Expect

Private Grand Canal Boat Tour and Murano Glass Experience

detail of a murano Glass case

Customer Reviews

Ian M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2017

An excellent experience with a highly talented guide. The best way to see Venice is by boat and this tour did not disappoint. Our guide had an excellent grasp of the history and really brought the place to life. Murano glass experience was superb and watching a master glass maker at work was unforgettable.

Brian D

4 star rating: Recommended December 2017

My family and I took this trip in December 2017, we were really lucky with the weather,with the day being cold and bright. The trip down the grand canal with the expert guide was excellent, we all learned so much about the history of varrious areas and buildings lining the grand canal. It is a great way to get to know Venice an the major attractions like st Marks. The trip to the Murano glass works was the second part of the tour, during the trip over to the island you get some excellent views of Venice and in the distance the Alps. At the glass works you get an up close and personal demonstration of glass blowing which is excellent. The only down side is the visit to the glass shop afterwards, there are some excelent glass art works, however the price of the items in most cases are well over 1,000. Some of the pieces are over 100,000. However there is no pressure to buy, but you are followed very closely during your visit which I did not appreciate.

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