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Of Venice’s 100-plus outlying islands, the group that forms Murano is the most famous. This tight cluster of small islands has been the center of the Floating City’s historic glassmaking industry since 1291, when the city center’s glass factories were forcibly moved across the lagoon—just north of Venice proper—after a number of devastating fires. Today, travelers visit Murano to see how expertly trained artisans blow glass into exquisite stemware, chandeliers, vases, and sculptures. Those particularly interested in the history of glassmaking should stop by the Museo del Vetro, which traces the art back to ancient Egypt.

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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour

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Visit Torcello, Murano, and Burano—three islands in the Venetian Lagoon—on this tour from Venice by motorboat. With a guide, watch glass being blown at a Murano glass factory, see historical cathedrals on Torcello, and admire exquisite handmade lace on Burano. This is a great way to see more than just the central sights of Venice and enjoy a cruise on the water. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.13
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Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

Murano & Burano Islands Half Day Guided Tour by Private Boat

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Explore the intricacies of two famed Italian handicrafts with a day trip from Venice to the nearby islands of Murano and Burano. Watch centuries-old glassblowing techniques in Murano, and marvel at the detailed stitches of exquisite Burano lace. Your knowledgeable guide will share the history of these two artisan islands while you visit local workshops and wander the picturesque streets.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$47.05
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Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano lace island

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Venice is famous for its UNESCO-listed lagoon, but the city’s islands are also renowned for their handicrafts. This half-day cruise by private boat stops at Murano Island, to watch a thrilling glass-blowing demonstration, and Burano Island, to visit a lace-making factory.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.54
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Murano, Burano & Torcello Islands Full-Day Tour

Murano, Burano & Torcello Islands Full-Day Tour

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Escape the crowds of tourists that congregate around Venice's most famous attractions by heading out onto the water to the islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello. Learn about Murano's glass-making heritage, stroll by the colorful houses of Burano, and soak up the scene on Torcello, the most ancient settlement on the Venetian Lagoon.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.86
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Venice Full Day tour with Murano or Burano

Venice Full Day tour with Murano or Burano

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Discover the hidden gems of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Venice on this action-packed walking tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.96
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Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

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Take a private tour of the Venetian Lagoon and visit the enchanting islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Tour a glassblower’s workshop in Murano, and discover the traditional art of lacemaking in Burano. See medieval churches while learning about the ancient history of Torcello, Venice’s earliest settlement and a tranquil escape from the typical tourist path. Enjoy the dedicated attention of your private guide on this 4-hour tour.
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  • 4 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$982.35
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private boat tour Murano & Burano

private boat tour Murano & Burano

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As well as Venice, there are many other beautiful islands surrounding it, including Murano and Burano. Explore these two islands in a day by going on a private boat tour. No need to navigate to a meeting place in Venice, as a private speedboat picks you up from your hotel. See the island known for being the home of the glass masters—Murano, and the colorful fisherman village of Burano.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$554.94
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Full-day Boat Tour of Venice Islands from St Mark’s Square

Full-day Boat Tour of Venice Islands from St Mark’s Square

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Many visitors to Venice never explore beyond the Grand Canal, but the outlying islands of Burano, Murano, and Torcello are home to traditional crafts, fascinating history, and striking scenery. With this tour, visit all three by setting sail from the train station or Riva degli Schiavoni near St. Mark’s Square. See a glass-blowing demonstration on Murano, learn about traditional lace on Burano, and see where the first lagoon settlements were located on Torcello.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.94
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Venice Islands Day Trip: Murano, Burano & Torcello

Venice Islands Day Trip: Murano, Burano & Torcello

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Venture outside the tourist areas of Venice and explore the islands of the Venetian Lagoon on a guided boat tour. With this tour, you’ll set out from a pier conveniently located near St. Mark’s square to visit the islands of Murano and Burano. You’ll tour a glass factory and watch a glass blowing artist in action in Murano, and enjoy free time strolling the colorful canals and browsing the artisan shops of Burano.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.85
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Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Venice Including Meal

Skip the Line: Hard Rock Cafe Venice Including Meal

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Beat the crowds at the Hard Rock Cafe in Venice for a rock ‘n’ roll night out complete with stunning canal views. Skip the long line when you arrive and head straight to your table. Enjoy classic American fare surrounded by memorabilia from all your favorite musicians, and customize your experience with your choice of a 2- or 3-course meal.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$31.75
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$31.75
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Private tour on Murano Island

Private tour on Murano Island

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Discover Murano, just north of Venice, on a 4-hour guided tour of its charming streets and channels. You’ll learn about Murano glass, which has been produced here for centuries and has traditionally been considered some of the most exquisite glass in the world. Visit a glass factory, and then have a little time to explore the islands on your own.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$179.75
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72-Hour Venice Transportation Pass

72-Hour Venice Transportation Pass

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With this Venice transportation pass, you can use all Alilaguna boat transfers for 72 hours from the time you exchange your voucher. Get around Venice using any of the three lines to explore the city at your own pace, including the line that connects Venice Marco Polo Airport and the Venice cruise port to the city center, Lido and Murano Island. See the Itinerary section for a list of stops.
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  • 3 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.42
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Murano by Private Watertaxi Including Glass Blowing Demo with Hotel Pickup

Murano by Private Watertaxi Including Glass Blowing Demo with Hotel Pickup

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Visit the famed glassblowing island of Murano via private water taxi, and watch glass artisans at work. Explore the seventh century cathedral in Murano's historical center before learning about the skill required to blow glass. Step inside a traditional glass factory for a full demonstration, peruse showrooms, take advantage of discounts on glassware, and slip your foot into a glass slipper. If it's your size, you'll walk away with a specially made souvenir crafted from Venetian glass.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$54.29
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Venice islands boat tour: Murano and Burano

Venice islands boat tour: Murano and Burano

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Enjoy another side of Venice with a guided motor-boat tour through the Venetian Lagoon, with stops at Murano, Torcello and Burano islands. Journey past a stunning 16th-century church, Lido beach resort, and Venice's stunning Public Gardens en route to Murano, known for its rich, centuries-old glassmaking history. Explore one of its factories, then set out for Burano, often regarded as one of the world's most colorful cities. Afterward, make a stop on Torcello, a peaceful, less-populated island where you'll find a series of exquisite Byzantine mosaics in a 7th-century cathedral. 
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.85
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Murano, Burano, and Torcello Islands Public Cruise from Venice

Murano, Burano, and Torcello Islands Public Cruise from Venice

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Cruise around the Venetian islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello on this daytime cruise. After leaving the city, you'll pass San Giorgio Maggiore on the way to Murano, an island known for its artisan glass. Visit one of the glass factories, then cruise onward to Burano where candy-colored fishermen houses and the famous Burano lace await. Your final visit is to the nearby island of Torcello, where you'll have free time to visit its striking cathedral.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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Venice Walking Tour: Piazza San Marco and Historic center

Venice Walking Tour: Piazza San Marco and Historic center

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Enjoy an overview of Venice’s main sights in just a little over an hour on this prompt, introductory tour. Meet your guide at St. Mark’s Square, and set off with just a small group for company (audio headsets are available so you can hear your guide’s every word). You’ll see St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, Marco Polo’s House, and more, and will learn about Venice’s wealth of history from your guide. At the tour’s end, opt to add on a complimentary visit to a local glass-making studio.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Hop on Hop off Venice: Islands, Canal Grande and walking tours!

Hop on Hop off Venice: Islands, Canal Grande and walking tours!

Embark on a self-guided walking tour of Venice's most popular islands: Torcello, Burano, and Murano. With a 24- or 48-hour boat ticket included on the public vaporetto, transportation between the islands will be a breeze and you can hop on and hop off whenever you like. Download the app to your phone and move at you own pace, listening to the commentary as you go. Highlights include the Gran Canal, St. Mark's and Rialto areas, the Jewish Ghetto, and others.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$44.64
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Private Grand Canal Boat Tour and Murano Glass Experience

Private Grand Canal Boat Tour and Murano Glass Experience

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Cruise along Venice's most famous waterway with a private, 1-hour boat tour of the Grand Canal, followed by a trip across the Venetian Lagoon to the renowned glass-blowing island of Murano. Zip alongside magnificent palazzos and soak up the quiet charm of smaller canals as your driver relates the legends and history of 'the floating city.' In Murano, watch master glassblowers at a factory workshop and admire intricate finished pieces at the showroom.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$631.56
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Murano and Burano Islands Semi-Independent Tour

Murano and Burano Islands Semi-Independent Tour

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Explore the Venetian Lagoon at your own pace on a semi-independent tour and cruise to the islands of Murano and Burano. Discover Murano’s rich glass-making heritage as you peek into a glass-blowing workshop, then enjoy free time to take in the rest of the island. Next, grab your camera and set off to admire the colourful houses and serene canals of Burano, one of Venice’s most photogenic spots. Your self-guided tour includes round-trip transport by motorboat, plus multilingual assistance on-board.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Fabulous Venice: Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica, glassblowing & gondola ride

Fabulous Venice: Doge's Palace, Golden Basilica, glassblowing & gondola ride

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Soak up the best of Venice by land and by water in one convenient half-day package. Tour inside the splendid Doge’s Palace and St. Mark’s Basilica with a guide, discover the ancient art of glassblowing with a live demonstration, and glide through the city’s famous canals on a romantic gondola ride. Later, continue exploring at your own pace with an included ticket to the Procuratie museums of St. Mark’s Square and a self-guided tour using a special smartphone app to navigate through the city’s maze-like heart.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$131.50
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Grand Canal Boat Private Tour: Murano and Burano 4 hrs

Grand Canal Boat Private Tour: Murano and Burano 4 hrs

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Glide through some of Venice's most famous waterways with a private 4-hour boat tour of the Grand Canal, Murano, and Burano. Watch glass blowers at work on Murano and lace makers on Burano. Travel by private motor boat along the picturesque Grand Canal.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,073.68
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Murano and Burano VIP Venice Boat Tour

Murano and Burano VIP Venice Boat Tour

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Spend a half-day exploring the beautiful islands of the Venetian lagoon on this small-group boat tour of Murano and Burano. Learn about Murano's history of glass blowing and Burano's traditional lace making. See the colorful houses of Burano and enjoy a complimentary coffee or cappuccino. Pick up and drop off from central Venice.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$167.69
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$167.69
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Grand Canal Boat Private Tour: Murano and Burano

Grand Canal Boat Private Tour: Murano and Burano

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Venice is best seen from the water, so hop aboard a private boat for a floating tour of the city’s romantic grandeur. Cruise across the Venetian Lagoon to see the celebrated glass and lace workshops of Murano and Burano islands, and catch sight of prestige landmarks like the Doge’s Palace on a trip down the Grand Canal. A private guide and captain will also lead you through quieter canals for a look at hidden Venetian scenes.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,102.99
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City Escape: Mazzorbo, Burano & Murano Private Day Trip

City Escape: Mazzorbo, Burano & Murano Private Day Trip

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Visit three small islands located near Venice on a half-day tour led by your own private guide. Discover the natural beauty and artisan traditions of Mazzorbo, Burano, and Murano as you cruise between the islands and visit fisherman towns, a glassmaking studio, and picturesque destinations such as Santa Caterina's Church. Disembark to walk through small towns with stunning scenery, and enjoy a coffee at a local cafe.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$208.70
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Should I book Murano tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Murano can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 46 Murano tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Murano 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Murano costs USD 6.03. Guided Murano tours start around USD 6.03 per person. See all 46 Murano tickets and tours on Viator.
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