Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Glass and Lace Tour

Venice: Murano and Burano Half-Day Glass and Lace Tour

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Key Details

Tour Duration
5 hours
Live guide
English

Meeting point

Meet your guide at 14:15 by the statue of the man on a horse at the San Zaccaria vaporetto stop, in front of the lagoon. Tour departs at 14:30

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Highlights

  • Explore the glass blowing traditions of Murano at an artisan's workshop
  • See women making lace on the tiny island of Burano, and get an explanation of the dying art in English
  • Wander the streets of Burano to see the brightly painted houses
  • Follow in the footsteps of Michelangelo and take home your own lace keepsake

Overview

Discover the lace-making and glass blowing traditions of Murano and Burano on a leisurely 5-hour tour of Venice. Head into the Venetian lagoon to watch glass and lace-making demonstrations, with options to buy items at a discount.

What's Included

  • Glass making demonstration at a Murano factory, with commentary in English
  • Lace making demonstration at a shop in Burano, with commentary in English
  • Discount at the glass blowing and lace-making venues where the demonstrations are held (10% or more, depending on the item)
  • Headsets where necessary
  • Round-trip transportation by boat

What's Not Included

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Gratuities

Good to Know

• Clients must arrive at the designated meeting point and present their tour voucher to the tour coordinator/guide. Late arrivals will not be able to catch up with the group and no refunds will be given for those who arrive after the departure time
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Customer Reviews

(25 Reviews)
1/5 stars
To big of a group to hear and see all of tour and extremely hot on boa

To big of a group and boat ride in front had "don't open window" and was extremely hot plus that many people. They should of opened window. Lace tour was such a small tour and again to big of a group and couldn't even hear or see what was being said.

5/5 stars
Fantastic tour!

We learnt a lot about glass making in Murano and lace making in Burano. Our guide (Manuela) was fantastic and went out of her way to inform on everything important about Venice. Highly recommended!

5/5 stars
Fantastic

Fantastic your guide Ricardo, really enjoyed the whole afternoon. The boat was gorgeous! Well worth the money and really learned a lot from the trip :)

5/5 stars
Delightful experience

We had a great time on the tour. The glass making session on Murano was too good with detailed explanation of the process and intricacies required. Even better was Burano with its picturesque houses and lace making session. Our guide really knowledgeable about the city and its unique history. I recommend this for anyone visiting Venice.

5/5 stars
Very nice day trip.

Loved the size of the group. The guide was marvelous...I wish I remembered her name. The Murano part was ok. Wold have liked to spend more time with the demonstration. The best of the trip was Burano. We cheated and broke away from the group when before the Lace presentation so we could spend more time walking around. We even had time to stop for a drinks (limoncello and spritz). Perfect way to spend the afternoon.

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City Wonders Ltd.

Product ID: 21293