Excursion to Murano, Burano and Torcello
Duration 3.30 hrs

  • Murano Channel
    Murano Channel
  • Burano Houses
    Burano Houses
  • Torcello Church and Island
    Torcello Church and Island
After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant’Elena and the Lido famous beach resort, the boat arrives at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here you have 40 minutes for a visit to one of the factories, and discover the magic of glass. The second stop will be at the pictoresque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also for the fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours. The stop will last about 30 minutes. After a short sail, you’ll reach Torcello, the earliest centre of civilization in the lagoon. Only the cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remains as testimony ofits former glory. This stop lasts about 30 minutes. Then the boat will make its way back to St.Mark’s Square.
 
Clients should go to Serenissima boat station in St Mark Square in front of the Old prisons, 15 minutes before tour start.