Northern lagoon excursion
Take a day off and skip the overcrowded calli (streets ) of Venice. Explore the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano on a private tour.
Learn the basics of local glass production and enjoy a glass blowing demonstration on the island of Murano.
Cruise to Burano to admire the beautiful, colourful houses lining the streets and the famous lace production.
Why should you choose this tour?
This tour is perfect for those who wish to get a flavour of the extraordinary heritage of the northern lagoon without rushing.
Please contact if you're interested in visiting the glass museum in Murano or lace museum in Burano, I'll be glad to customize the tour for you.
After meeting we will leave Venice and cruise to Murano, whose local craftsmen have been renowned for the art of blowing glass since the Middle Ages. It is home to a great number of factories making all kinds and styles of glass objects. We will visit a glass blowing factory and enjoy a demonstration.
We will then proceed to Burano, a fishermen's island famous for its small brightly pinted houses nd for its handmade lace production.
Return to Venice on public water bus (vaporetto).
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Train station or Guglie bridge (Cannaregio district) or anywere convenient for you.
End location: Cannaregio district, Venice
Duration: 6 hours
Public water bus (Vaporetto) and walking
My services and assistance as your personal tour guide.
A visit to a glass factory on the island of Murano.
A map of Venice
Estimated Local Cash Needed
40 euro - In case you want to purchase items of personal nature such as souvenirs, laces or biscuits.
Any purchase of personal nature (drinks, food, souvenirs...)
Vaporetto (public water taxi): 20 euros per person for 24-hour pass
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We had a great day. Giovanna was so friendly (and patient with children). So glad we booked a private tour and with Giovanna as our guide.