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Private tour on Murano Island

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Venezia, Italy
Private tour on Murano Island

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 4 more
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Discover Murano, just north of Venice, on a 3-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.
  • Murano tour from Venice
  • Travel by boat to the small chain of seven islands
  • Visit a glass-making factory to learn about high-end Murano glass
  • Walk around the islands independently
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Guided Tour (3 hours) with commentary including watertaxi to Murano and back to Venice
Glass demostration
Hotel pick up if it is located in San Marco area
Guided Murano walking tour
Food or drinks

Departure Point

Calle larga de l'Ascension, 1257, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

With Piazza San Marco and the arches of Museo Correr at your back and the Poste Italiane in front of you, look on the left and you will see a big grey newsstand. The newsstand is between Fendi Boutique and Poste Italiane (Post Office).

Return Details

Piazza San Marco, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • San Donato’s visit are available from Monday to Saturday (9am–12pm and 3:30pm–7pm) Sunday (3:30pm – 7pm).
  • Hotel pickup must be situated in Saint Mark or Rialto area. Please communicate the address and hotel name during reservation checkout and 24-hours before the tour. Otherwise, the meeting point will be at the Venice Tours office in "San Marco 1130," which is 1 minute from Saint Mark's Square."
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • From Aug. 6th to enter the glass factory you need to have the Green Pass + ID card, you cannot enter the venue without it (if you don’t have it or forgot it and are not allowed to enter the venue, the tour will not be refundable)
  • The customers health is the most important matter for us, the tour operates in according to the Covid-19 National directives in order to guarantee the experiences in a safe environment.
  • All customer touchpoints are frequently cleaned, and the tour will leave with small groups.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • We only ask the kindness to bring the own mask in case you need to wear it.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Private tour on Murano Island?
A:The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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What is the policy on sanitization during Private tour on Murano Island?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Private tour on Murano Island.
What is the social distancing policy during Private tour on Murano Island?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Private tour on Murano Island.
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Private tour on Murano Island?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Private tour on Murano Island.
What is the maximum group size during Private tour on Murano Island?
A:This activity will have a maximum of 5 travelers.

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A great boat trip to Murano!
, Sep 2021
Our guide Eleanorra was excellent in her knowledge and tour guide skills - very helpful with an elderly couple tour activities were just right
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Thanks for your kind review.
Okay, not great
, Sep 2021
I misunderstood the description as I thought this was going to be a small group tour. But it was only me. My guide spoke English but wasn't that easy for me to understand. Nonetheless she was friendly and talkative and I was grateful for the hotel pickup option. I didn't realize I would be on my own after the glass tour but the guide wasn't waiting as she said she would be when I was done so I wandered around on my own in Murano. For the price, I was expecting more and having lunch included would have been a bonus since the tour starts mid morning. But it wasn't, nor was it suggested we stop for a lunch break. This could be a fun tour with friends and a guide who had less of a strong accent but I'm not sure it was worth the cost.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Dear Madame, thank you for your comments, please consider that the language that you bookedb was the language spoken by the guide. We take note of your comments in order to improve our service. Regards.
Murano tour
, Jul 2021
Great tour of Murano. We went to see the glass blowing presentation but the tour of Murano was equally as great!
icon Response from Host , Aug 2021
thanks for your kind review
Beautiful Murano
, Jul 2021
This was wonderful. Our guide was prompt and personable. The ride to Murano was great. We watched a “Maestro” make 2 separate pieces. Both were astonishing. We walked the galleries of the factory and found some beautiful pieces. We then walked Murano and saw several churches and the art they contained. It was a great trip.
icon Response from Host , Jul 2021
Dear, thank you very much for your nice reiview. Best regards
Great Glass Museum & Glass Blowers
, Oct 2020
Interesting trip combines boat ride, sea views, historic town, Glass Museum and demonstration of the artistic skills of glass blowers.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2020
Dear, thank for your nice review. best regards
Wonderful Muran Tour
, Dec 2019
Giovanna was exceptionally nice, honest, funny, helpful and interesting. The private tour in the glass factory was fascinating, and my kids got to try glassblowing. Francesco, the host at the factory, was also kind, funny and interesting, and although he was an excellent salesman, we did not feel pressured in our purchasing (but we definitely DID purchase some beautiful glassware!). Due to the high water levels, we did not go much further into the island, just walked a little along the edge for a bit while Giovanna told us more about the island. And water taxi was able to drop us off at a more convenient (and dryer!) spot on the return trip. All in all, definitely a fabulous morning.
icon Response from Host , Dec 2019
Dear, thank you very much for the kind review. Giovanna would be glad to hear such great compliments. Best regards
The Tour was Great, The Hard Sell Afterwards Not so Fun
, Sep 2019
This was a wonderful experience until the very end. We had a lovely guide take us to Murano and the factory tour was exceptional. Watching the glass blowers create art right before your eyes was fascinating. Afterwards, you tour the showrooms and the sales pressure is a bit much. The pieces are beautiful but very costly. Prices are negotiable if you do see something you like.
icon Response from Host , Oct 2019
Dear, thank you very much for your kind review. We take note of your suggestion to improve the service. Best regards
We had a tour in Venice, but the...
, Jun 2016
We had a tour in Venice, but the whole thing was a bit confusing. We were old to meet at a hotel and when we went in to ask about the tour, a very unfriendly hotel clerk blew us off. We finally found a small kiosk outside of the hotel and get a tour. While the tour was good, it was not the tour I thought for which we had signed up. I think there was a couple of wires crossed... We are not giving up on Viator - we will give it another try in Rome and on out cruise. Stay tuned!
This tour was fantastic. Our guide...
Robert E
, Apr 2016
This tour was fantastic. Our guide Gabriella was tremendous. Based on our experience we will book other tours in other cities.
Una guida turistica che fa la differenza
, Sep 2021
La nostra guida, Giovanna, è stata fantastica, la sua preparazione e passione si percepisce in ogni momento. L’organizzazione de tour perfetta.
icon Response from Host , Sep 2021
Grazie per la recensione

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