Venice and Murano Introduction Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

411612


Categories

City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.
The tour includes a lot of walking, bridges and boat rides. It is not suitable for people with disabilities.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

English (fluent), French (fluent), Italian (fluent)

Get the best of Venice and Murano in a single Tour


Get introduced to Venice and its lagoon in a single tour.

The tour starts with a ride on a private boat along the canals of Venice and into its lagoon with destination Murano, the island internationally renowned for the glass blowing.

We visit a glass factory and observe a glass master at work. Precise movements and tools tell us about the past, about a century-old tradition that is being perpetuated in the workers' skills and in the beauty of the blown objects. We spend a little time on the island before taking a 'vaporetto' (waterbus) back to Venice.

In Venice we take a walk throughout the many alleyways and bridges featuring wonderful buildings and we melt with the daily life of the city.

We end up in the square of St. Mark, where your guide will illustrate the main monuments and lead you inside the breathtaking basilica.

Itinerary

- Ride on a private motor boat from St. Mark to Murano (pick-up from Hotel, if nearby, on request)
- Visit of a glass factory
- Stroll around the island of Murano
- 'Vaporetto' (public water-bus) back to Venice
- Walk through the back streets while heading to St. Mark's square
- Visit of the square and of the Basilica (Cathedral of Venice) - skip the line entrance

NOTICES
St. Mark's Church is open:
Nov>June: Mon>Sat 9:45am>4:45pm - Sun + holydays 02:00pm>4:30pm
June>Nov: Mon>Sat 9:45am>4:45pm - Sun + holydays 02:00pm>4:45pm

To enter St. Mark's church:
NO to: short pants, miniskirts, sleeveless shirts, bare shoulders.
YES to: bermuda pants, knee long skirts, T or Polo shirts, a scarf to cover shoulders
BACKPACKS: are not permitted inside the church, they must left in deposit before entering the building.

The church can be closed without notice.

Murano
On weekends all year round and from mid July to the end of August you'll see a glass demonstration in Murano as the main production is off.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: St. Mark's square at the big column topped with a winged lion, near the water front

Pick-up at your hotel (if nearby the area of St. Mark) on request

End location: The tour ends in the square of St. Mark

Duration: 4 hours

Transportation

Water taxi, vaporetto and walking

What’s Included

My service as your private guide for 4 hours

A private motor boat ride of 50 minutes

A visit of a glass factory

Estimated Local Cash Needed

11 euros - 7,50 euros per person for the waterbus
3,00 euros per person to skip the long line of the basilica of St. Mark (from April to October)

What’s Extra

Public transportation (waterbus) from Murano to Venice

Skip the line entrance to visit the Basilica

Private expenses like food, beverages, souvenirs

Restrictions

Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions at all.

Private tour guide Giovanna

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