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Private Venice Boat Tours to the Islands of Murano & Burano & a tour of a celebrated glass factory on Murano
Private Venice boat tours to Burano and Murano. Enjoy an excursion into the Venetian lagoon to escape the crowds of Venice to enjoy the peace and tranquiity of the Venetian lagoon.
We'll start our Private Murano & Burano Boat Tours itinerary visiting the island of Burano, one of the most picturesque of the Venetian lagoon. Famous for its lace-making industry, this charming and colourful fishing village has its streets and canals lined by pastel coloured houses. If you're interested, as part of this excursion, our guide can take you to visit the lace museum, where you can see splendid artefacts made by the local women over the centuries.
After a pleasant stroll around the Island of Burano, we'll make our way to Murano which is the most famous of the Venetian Islands, thanks to the world known "Murano Glass", produced here. The people of Venice have been making crystal and glass since the 10th Century, when the Venetian merchants brought back the secrets of production from the East.
As part of our Private Venice Murano & Burano Island Boat Tours at Murano, you'll visit a selected glass-factory. You'll see a demonstration of glass-blowing as well as visit the factory's showroom full of beautiful glassware that exemplify the high quality of glass produced on the Island. An Optional visit on this excursion from Venice, if time permits, will be the Murano Glass Museum which can be arranged directly with your guide on the day of the tour.
A transfer back to Venice, to the city center will conclude your Private Venice Burano & Murano Boat Tour.
Your English speaking guide will come and meet you in the lobby of Your hotel