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Burano Island, Venice Tourist information includes information on how to get to Burano, lace-making and fishing village with it's multi-colored houses, and the three-island boat tour of the Venetian lagoon that features a visit to Burano.
The Island of Burano is the most picturesque of Venetian Island of the Lagoon. Famous for its lace-making industry, the pretty fishing village has its streets and canals lined by pastel coloured houses.
A museum celebrating the history of lace-making on the island is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10am until 4 pm. Nowadays, cheap imports from China and other countries have infiltrated the market, so you need to choose with care and discretion which pieces you buy.
How to get to Burano:
• Public Transportation: To get to the Island of Burano take # 12 water-bus from Fondamenta Nuove or the # 14 from San Zaccaria near St Marks.