Venice: The Secret Corners of Burano Island Tour

Venice: The Secret Corners of Burano Island Tour

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Duration
1 hour
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Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Admire the colorful houses and historic monuments of this UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • See how world-famous Burano lace is made by hand
  • Learn about the history and traditions of a small fishing village
Overview
Visit the island of Burano on the only tour that’s dedicated specifically to this fascinating place in the Venice lagoon. Soak up the traditional atmosphere of the island, as a local guide tells you about its history. See lace being made by hand.
What to Expect
The island of Burano is easily accessible by public or private transportation from Venice and is an ideal destination for spending a pleasant morning or afternoon.

Join this 60-minute tour and discover the island’s colorful houses and hand-made laces, and many other surprises! Your guide Silvia, born and raised in Burano, will lead you on a walking tour of the island, intended not only as a simple sightseeing tour, but also a chance to learn about the history, customs, and traditions of the picturesque community.

Visit many interesting monuments, including the Church of St. Martino and St. Barbara and its famous leaning bell tower. Attend a short demonstration on the making of world-famous Burano lace.

You’ll have time to explore Burano independently. You might enjoy browsing the typical shops or having lunch at one of the cozy restaurants. The guide will be happy to provide you with suggestions and tips to make the most of your time in Burano!

The meeting point is located in Burano, and you can reach the island as you wish, choosing to travel by water bus or water taxi. If you decide to travel by Venetian public transportation, line 12 will take you about 40 minutes from Venice and line 14 will take around 75 minutes.

If you’re traveling from Punta Sabbioni, the ride on line 14 will take about 30 minutes.
What's Included
  • Guided tour
  • Live lacemaking demonstration
Meeting Point

The meeting point is in front of the bronze statue that is in front of the ACTV Burano stop. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• During times of high water the tour will not take place
• This is a group tour with a maximum of 30 participants
• Because of the landscape of Venice and logistical issues that arise, it cannot be guaranteed that the intended route of the tour is fully accessible to people with disabilities

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