Three Islands Boat Tour of The Venetian Lagoon

Three Islands Boat Tour of The Venetian Lagoon

  • €20

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  • 10 reviews

  • Duration:

    4-Hour and 30 min

  • Languages:

    en,fr,de,it,es

  • Suitable:

    Solo Travel, Couples, Children, Groups, Students, Business

  • Available:

    Daily

Why this Event?

Departing from your Venice, we take you across the lagoon for visiting the Three Islands of the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello. The first stop is at the well known Island of Murano, famous for its glass making since the 10th century. Here you will visit a glass factory and furnace to see the making of venetian glass.Your local guide will explain to you the history and the process of the glass making throughout the years.

Then, crossing the northern part of the Lagoon, we arrive at the colourful Island of Burano, famous for its brightly coloured houses, fishing industry and also its lace making, you will have time to walk around this elegant little island and also visiting its shops, your guide will point out to you one of the specialized shops where it is possible to see one of the Local ladies working on the Burano Lace, she will show you the different stitches involved in making these wonderful works of art.

We then leave the Island of Burano and take a short boat ride to the Island of Torcello, known as the “Mother of Venice”. You have chance to Visit the Basilica, which is one of the oldest in the Lagoon and holds some beautiful mosaics, or maybe visit the museum. If not you can just spend your time walking around this enchanting and very historical island.

Then on your return from Three Islands of the Venetian Lagoon to Venice you may wish to continue exploring the rest of the city with a walking tour.

Highlights

  • See Murano Island famous for its glass making since the 10th century;
  • Visit Burano the island of colorful houses and the traditional Burano lace;
  • Get by boat to the historical Torcello island, the "mother of Venice".
  • Guided tour in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish;
  • Wonderful photo opportunities.

Included

  • Guided tour of Murano, Burano, Torcello;
  • Boat Transportation;
  • Multilingual live tour commentary provided in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.

Excluded

  • Gratuities (Optional);
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off.

Essential Information

  • Please print off your voucher (not from the phone)
  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible;
  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time;
  • Please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Itinerary

  • Venice
  • Murano
  • Burano
  • Torcello
  • Venice

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Oct 05 2016
 
Excellent
Sep 28 2016
 
This was so much easier than having to find parking and navigate the memorials on our own. We had plenty of time to leave the bus and explore the memorials up close.
Sep 25 2016
 
Excellent
Sep 11 2016
 
Awesome tour. Our tour guide Al was very friendly and knowledgeable and made sure that were able to really enjoy the memorials. There are so many tour bus options, I'm happy that I chose Gray Line Tours!
Sep 05 2016
 
My daughter and I went on the memorial/monument tour. Big Al was our tour guide and did an awesome job! We went to DC for a week and this was our favorite tour! We got to see so much in such a short amount of time! Would recommend and would do it again!
Sep 02 2016
 
So glad we booked this tour with Grayline & Wayne our guide -so many monuments and sights we would not have otherwise seen!
Aug 26 2016
 
Excellent because of the driver. Sufficient time to enjoy monuments. Good driving skills. Courteous.
Aug 21 2016
 
Tour was cancelled. Given vouchers to Big Bus Tour. Their bus broke down and we walked most of the tour. Not what I was expecting.
Aug 18 2016
 
Excellent
Aug 18 2016
 
Our tour went great. Wayne was a great tour guide.

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