Private tour of Murano and Burano by Luxury Water TaxiPrivate Tour

Visit the unique islands of Murano and Burano, with a glassblowing demonstration on this half-day tour of Venice, with your private tour guide.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Things to know

Duration:

4 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family Friendly, Friends, History Buffs

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking & Private Boat Transfers

Tickets:

- Glass blowing demonstration
- Lacemaking demonstration
- "Bussolà" tasting

Other inclusions:

  • -Gratuities are not included. 
Meeting points: In front of Hotel Antiche Figure. Fondamenta S. Simeone Piccolo, 687, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy

What makes this tour special

Explore the beautiful Venetian islands of Murano and Burano, the islands of blown-glass and handmade lace, by luxury water-taxi with a private guide. On your private tour you will: 


Escape the hustle and bustle of St Mark’s Square as you head to the pearl of the Venetian Lagoon and enjoy a picturesque boat ride to the islands of Murano and Burano

Celebrated as the centre of production of the world-famous Murano Glass and often described as the “small Venice”, Murano is the most well-known of the islands surrounding beautiful Venice, but your guide will show you some off the beaten path places there too. Your first stop will be a traditional glassmaking factory, where you will watch a master glassblower and other artisans make chandeliers, vases, statues and other beautiful objects. You will also have an exclusive invitation to private viewing of an exhibition by Maestro Fabio Fornasier – not usually open to the public. Fornasier’s exquisite design work with chandeliers, in particular, has made him world-famous. 

Burano, famous for its colourfully painted houses and its picturesque canals, is a real pearl of the Venetian Lagoon and will leave you spellbound by its beauty. Walk along scenic canals and take wonderful photographs of the vibrant local architecture and spectacular vistas that make the island of Burano a very special place to visit. Then enjoy a visit to a local workshop where you’ll see the intricacy involved in the delicate lace-making - which continues to be made by hand today. You’ll also be invited to taste the delicious local cookies called ‘Bussolai’ before travelling back to central Venice across the Lagoon. 

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QWhat is your cancellation policy?
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For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.

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