Day Tour to Murano from Venice
Venice, Italy, is a city built on water and people have to travel from one place to another with the help of a boat. It is also known as the Venetian islands, which have two famous islands, Murano and Burano. The day tour to Murano from Venice is a chance not to be missed. The islands are famous for their special crafts that are centuries old. These crafts have been running in families from one generation to another, and they have kept the tradition alive.
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Updated: July 23, 2021
As provided for by the Decree-Law 23 July 2021, n. 105 “Urgent measures to address the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency and for the safe exercise of social and economic activities”, from August 6th to December 31st.
Access to cultural and recreational activities (cinemas, theatres, indoor or outdoor venues for events such as concerts or other kinds of events) will be granted only to individuals aged over 12 years, with a COVID-19 Green Certificate (Green Pass.
As provided for by the Decree-Law 26 November 2021, n. 172 “Urgent measures to address the COVID-19 epidemiological emergency and for the safe exercise of social and economic activities”:
– from November 29th, 2021 in the territories included in the yellow and orange area;
– from December 6th, 2021 to January 15th, 2022 also in the territories included in the white area;
The half-day Venice tours to cover Murano, and after that, Burano is nothing short of being magical. The tour guide is given to explain everything along the trip with excellent English. A private boat covers the whole trip where the tourists can see for themselves the art of Glassblowing, which Murano is famous for, and Burano’s Lacemaking that keeps the visitors spellbound.
The tour guide lets you experience all the sights and sounds on the way to Murano, and once You have reached the destination, you will be given a detailed description of glass lowing and the history behind it. The art of blowing glass into different shapes started years ago and for many years mirrors were made in this part of the city. These mirrors were sold all over Italy for many years, and the technique behind them was a secret not to be revealed. The person who tried to do so was either punished severely it executed. Today when everything has been achieved through learning new techniques, the glass blowing of Murano is still sought after by many art lovers.
The art of Glassblowing
Upon reaching Murano, the tourists are taken to a glass blowing workshop where the techniques of molding glass are shown to the visitors. The glass in its molten form is turned into different shapes of art that have a ‘wow’ factor for the visitors. It is an ancient art that is still being carried on to create exquisite treasures made of glass. The workshop has many items on display that can be bought at a discount. The unique items are one of a kind which is a specialty of Murano.
After being amazed by the art of Glassblowing., it is time to look around and adore the natural beauty of the island. The church of San Donato is one of the sights to behold as it is a magnificent example of Byzantine architecture. The tourists can have easy access to the entrance and the guide will explain the architectural history in detail. The wondrous canals and the trip on the boat has their charm. After exploring Murano, it is time to make way towards Burano.
Burano and the art of Lacemaking
The cruise to Burano is not less than Murano, because the visitors can get inspired by the colors of houses on the way and the place is vibrant enough to make you feel alive. The place is famous for the world’s best lace making as women can be seen weaving laces in workshops. The tradition has been going on among generations. The laces are one of the world’s best crafted by hand, and visitors can buy them at a discount. There are other places to visit in Burano, like the lace museum, which is home to several exquisite pieces of lace made by hand. It is something women enjoy the most and have more knowledge about the art of lace-making.
After the visit to the museum, the guide will take you to explore the beauty of Burano and the colorful waterways. There are no streets because the houses are built on water and boats are used to move around. The whole journey is mesmerizing and unique. Tourists can try out the local cuisine and shop at the souvenir shops to buy something to remember the trip.
In the end, it can be said that the day tour to Murano from Venice is unique in its way, and it seems magical to move in a boat, taking in all the beauty around. The famous art of glass blowing is a sight for every visitor and not to be missed. The art of making the finest laces in Burano is equally unique as the laces made here are famous throughout the world. The half-day Venice tours offer everything that tourists can avail of at a fair price.
During your visit, you can look forward to:
- Regular temperature checks for employees
- Safe for children
- Sanitized for your safety
- Face masks required for participants
- Ensures the safety of visitors and staff
- Updates travelers on any changes immediately
- Glassmaking demonstration in Murano
- Lacemaking demonstration in Burano
- Expert, English-speaking guide for the duration of the tour
- Discount at the glass gallery and lacemaking shop where the demonstrations are given
- Round-trip transportation by private boat
Not Suitable For
- Mobility-impaired people.
- Wheelchair users.
- A top-rated experience – we know you’ll love it!
Measures Taken to Ensure Safety
- Precautions have been taken to ensure safety.
- We clean all areas where customers come into contact regularly.
- There are a limited number of visitors in order to avoid crowds.
Next to Ponte Della Paglia – Open in Google Maps
What to bring
- Comfortable clothes
- Luggage or large bags
Know Before You Go
- Not suitable for people in wheelchairs or with mobility disabilities
- Not recommended for people with back problems or heart conditions
- Comfortable shoes and clothes are advised
- You will receive a separate Email has your Tickets within 1h-24h, so please book your tickets before your arrival.
- This ticket is non-refundable, non-transferable
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