A boat ride to the North of the Lagoon
After all the guided tours and museums, it is high time to relax! Keep your last day in Venice to enjoy a boat ride and rest your feet! This tour is a mix of shopping and leisure: the lulling of the water, the smell of bakeries where the most popular biscotti are prepared everyday, the traditional or modern lace and the expensive glass. . . .
It is possible to stretch the time of this tour if you want to visit Torcello island or savour fresh fish and vegetables in a local restaurant.
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After meeting we board a private boat and cruise part of the Grand Canal on our way to Burano island. Burano is a lovely fishing village famous for lace, colorful houses and delicious biscuits. A nice walk across the village will easily take us to a nextdoor island called Mazzorbo with its vegetable gardens and a recently restored vineyard. Here we catch our boat once more and proceed to Murano. On our way to a family-run factory to admire the art of glassblowing, we'll pass by an elegant Romanesque church and the only glass Museum of Italy.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: At the entrance to the Giardinetti (Royal Gardens) right off St Mark's Square. You'll locate me standing with a sign and your name on it.
If your hotel is conveniently located we can meet in the lobby.
I can meet you at your Cruise Terminal, too. In this case you have to inform me about your ship name and home port, i. e. Venice Cruise Terminal/Stazione Marittima or San Basilio.
End location: At the end of the tour I'll leave you at St Mark's Square or back to where we met.
Duration: 4 hours
Our means of transportation is a motorboat. There is some light walking when we stop to visit the different places.
Our boat is a private watertaxi where you can sit both inside and outside. You can also stand to enjoy the view when we cruise along canals. Entrance to the lace place and the glass factory are included, and the bakery will treat you for a tasting of the traditional Burano cookies.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Eur - Take some cash with you to enjoy a capuccino or a pastry on Burano island whose bakeries are a real temptation!
This tour is the occasion for some very nice shopping. The cost for this, of course, is not included.
Licensed guides have no restrictions.
For tours run on the mainland, vehicles will be driven by professional drivers.
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Isabella was great! Very personable and very friendly, we immediately liked her and she made our day great.