In style, discover the magical Venetian lagoon on a day trip to Murano and Burano.
With our signature private day trip to Murano and Burano, leave behind the tourist crowds and explore Venice’s breathtaking lagoon, la laguna, for an unforgettable day.
Take a moment to picture this: a day outing to Burano and Murano where you can glide over the extensive 550 kilometer lagoon of Venice that nestles within magnificent Venice and charming lagoon islets! Here, within the second-largest marshland in Europe, freshwater rills from the Alps fuse with oceanic drifts, offering the ideal ecosystem for white ibis, crustaceans, and more than 200,000 varieties of uncommon birds.
Embark on a remarkable day trip to Murano and Burano aboard a private boat and delve into the rich history and heritage of Venice, Murano, and Burano. This exclusive journey takes you through a diverse ecosystem, all under the watchful eye of your private tour leader, ensuring the utmost privacy and luxury for your excursion.
Embark on your day trip to Murano and Burano from the Saint Mark's docks, with your guide leading you to your private motorboat. As you head out to sea, embrace the singular aspects of Venice and its illustrious past. Ahoy, mateys!
In the lustrous lagoon, Murano is a delightful haven renowned for Venetian glass-making. The tradition started in the 1300s when Venezia moved glass production to preserve the historic center from fires. Since then, the local artisans have been crafting exceptional glass objects and artworks, including the famous Venetian chandeliers and beads. During a visit to the island's beautiful streets, a guide will show you around and explain the handcrafting techniques. You'll also get to visit an authentic and modern glass factory, where you can learn more.
Watch the skilled artisans create stunning glass art in their workspace. Enjoy the exclusive privilege of accessing the work area!
Sail back onto your private motorboat and enjoy a good drink, as it comes equipped with a fully stocked bar. Venture off to the charmingly vibrant island of Burano, a fishing haven that brings joy to the lagoon.
Reaching Burano, one will undoubtedly be in awe of the mesmerizing and diverse colors exhibited by the houses. These houses reflect a beautiful red, yellow, blue and green color palette, which can be seen through the reflection on the lagoon water. As one wanders through the town's streets and alleys, they will witness the atmosphere of the area first-hand. Observing the flower-filled balconies and the elderly ladies embroidering the famous Burano lace beneath them, visitors will be transported into the town's charming vibes. In addition, children's laughter and play can be heard in the background, further adding to the community's lively feeling.
Learn about Burano lace and the romantic local legend behind it as your guide shares island anecdotes. Legend has it that the craft was born out of village girls' desire to imitate a mermaid's wedding veil.
Perhaps purchase some lovely lace as you browse the little shops. Catch unexpected views of eternity and make sure to stop for photos in the prettiest spots.
Sail back to Venice on your trusty motorboat to finish off your excursion to Murano and Burano. To conclude your unforgettable day trip, why not make a pitstop at San Giorgio Island or Giudecca and savor a refreshing glass of chilled Prosecco onboard as a farewell gesture.
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- motorboat Private
- Leader of a personally-tailored, designated private tour
- Glimpse the mesmerizing process of glass blowing at an authentic Murano glass factory
- Refreshments and water can be found on the vessel.
- Prosecco in a glass