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Half-Day Venice Boat Tours to the three islands of Murano, Burano & Torcello
Three-Island boat tours from Venice departs at either 9.30 a.m. or 2.30 pm daily during summer (2.00pm only during winter). These excursions depart from San Marco in the centre of Venice to the three islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.
Murano is the most famous of the Venetian Islands, and the most visited courtesy of the famous glass-works that produce the popular "Murano Glass". 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. During the three-island boat tours from Venice visit a celebrated glass factory and see a glass-blowing demonstration
The Island of Burano is the most picturesque of Venetian Islands of the Lagoon. Famous for its lace-making industry, the pretty fishing village has its streets and canals lined by pastel coloured houses and is our second stop on three-island boat tours from Venice
Once the commercial capital of Venice, nowadays Torcello boasts a population of only 60 people. Deserted, the island boasts the Venetian-Byzantine Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta founded in the 7th Century was Venice 's first cathedral. These Venice boat tours are operated by the Serenissima company, and it's a large multi-lingual group tour, and you will have approximately 35 - 40 minutes on each island as part of a 3.5 hour tour
Tour departs from Riva degli Schiavoni, near the Hotel Danieli. Directions from Saint Mark's Square: walk towards the waterfront, after the two high colums turn left, cross
over a small bridge called "Ponte della Paglia", and the dock is located on the left in front of the Hotel Danieli. You will find a small Yellow Wooden stand where you will need to present your voucher.
NB : The Boat departs at the exact specified time it is highly recommended to arrive 10 minutes prior to start of the tour - It is compulsory to bring your voucher