A private tour to Murano, Burano, and Torcello to visit the most beautiful islands of the Lagoon on board a typical motor boat, departing comfortably from Venice. This tour will make your vacation in Venice even more unforgettable!
The private tour will depart from Venice, where you board a motor boat typical of the Venetian lagoon tradition called "topetta". You will be accompanied by a local guide that will let you discover the best of romantic Venice, only city and envied throughout the world. Starting from the town center, enjoy a ride through the picturesque canals and reach the islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello.
Discover the romantic city of Venice
Venice is reputed to be one of the most beautiful lagoons on the earth with major attractions such as the Basilica di San Marco with its relics, the art treasure house of Venice – Gallerie dell’Academia, the historic Palazzo Ducale (Doge’s Palace) and the magnificent Baroque Santa Maria della Salute Church. Despite all these attractions, it is also known to be a romance city with tranquil canals, touching opera performances, intimate settings of cafes and restaurants, medieval alleyways with an ambient atmosphere.
Visit Murano, famous for its glass production
Once in Murano, if you want, you can visit a famous glass factory and watch a master-expert glassblower in action. The island of Murano is famous worldwide for the centuries-old craft of glass blowing production. You can also admire the Cathedral of San Donato, the Church of St. Peter and the Glass Museum, all immersed in a very quiet and relaxing.
Admire Burano and Torcello islands
Next, you will move to Burano, island famous for its typical colored fishermen houses and the craftsmanship to lace needle. If you want, you can stop for lunch in one of the fine seafood restaurants of this, without forgetting to try the delicious "Compass", a typical cookie lagoon donut-shaped or "them." Soon after, you will move to Torcello where the first inhabitants of Venice were established and where there is a priceless archaeological heritage. You can visit the ancient Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta and admire the Devil's Bridge, which preserves the characteristic shape without railings, the original of all Venetian bridges. With these tours in one day, you will have the opportunity to enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Other day tours to the Lagoon islands from Venice
The private tour to the islands of the Venetian Lagoon is available in different options: the private tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello by water taxi that will let you visit the islands in 4 hours departing from Venice. I f you wish to stay on budget, we suggest to check out our group tour of Murano, Burano, Torcello or the Group Tour of Murano to discover the glass production techniques. For those who want to discover an hidden side of Venice, we suggest our Private Tour of the Lesser Known Islands of the Venice Lagoon.