Burano Things to Do

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  • 1. Colourful Houses

    I wonder if there is rule about painting houses, made by community authorities, or each owner has right to paint picking the colour he likes? If houses in a row, one after another, then we can notice...

  • 2. Leaning Bell Tower of St. Martin Bishop

    After this walk we came to Via Baldascare Galuppi that opened onto the square with the same name. It was time for a late lunch. We had a really great lunch at Trattoria "Da Primo" at Piazza Caluppi,...

  • 3. Laces

    ustling Burano is another famous island in the lagoon. It's the island of fishers, of lace and of brightly painted houses. However secluded, distant and off the beaten path as it may appear today,...

  • 4. Museo del Merletto - Lace Museum

    The museum, which opened in 1981, is situated in the old Lace-School of Burano, founded in 1871 by Countess Andriana Marcello with the aim of revitalising a centuries-old tradition. In the museum...

  • 5. Canals

    The inhabitants of Burano, century after century, consolidated and raise again the ground, dug canals and raise bridges, transforming a swamp in a hospitable place. The final result looking good and...

  • 6. San Martino Vescovo Church

    From the boat, the bell tower of this church looks like it leans a lot. From a closer perspective, you don't see the leaning so much. I checked on line, and the bell tower leans 1.8m off...

  • 7. Chiesa of San Martino

    Upon approaching the island by boat, it looked to me as though the campanile had a significant lean to it. Up close it isn't as noticeable. Inside, the church is very traditional Italian, though not...

  • 8. Piazza Galuppi

    Piazza Galuppi is near to the main town square of Burano and the major attractions here are the San Martino church and the Museo del Merletto. The San Martino church contains a Crucifixion by Tiepolo...

  • 9. Faro

    Let’s take a closer look at the lighthouse (faro) of Murano. Murano is located just north of Venice and is world famous for its Venetian glass. On this island you can watch glassblowers at work...

  • 10. Ancient lagoon casoni (fishing lodge).

    As soon as we got off the vaporetto we walked along Via Marcello and turned right to the Fondamenta si San Mauro. We already passed stalls of lace vendors....

  • 11. Bridges

    Most of Burano bridges look alike copy of those in Venice, in particularly bridges across the narrow chanels at Dorsoduro or Canneregio. All are made of stone...

  • 12. Stroll around the island

    The best thing you can do on Burano is to just wander through the streets. Walk along the canals, see the boats, the houses, the gardens and engage the people....

  • 13. Take Pictures

    One of the main things to do in Burano is to take pictures. It is hard to move without seeing a picture that you want to take. Some people say that Burano is...

  • 14. Nearby Tourist Attractions

    You can explore Burano via a day trip from Venice. Besides Burano, this day trip can include nearby attractions such as:Murano island (see my VT Murano...

  • 15. Garden & Greenery

    Although Burano is mainly made up of houses, canals, concrete food paths etc, there is in-fact a nice garden area at the north-west part of the island just next...

  • 16. Burano town square area

    The Burano town square area is where the widest street on the island is located, lined with restaurants and souvenir shops (selling lace products and other...

  • 17. Perfect reflection in the small canales

    This one is dedicated to Sandy, our queen of water reflections. She shares the same passion like me for trying to find the perfect mirror images of objects in...

  • 18. Learn about lacemaking in the museum

    The museum of lace making is the best way to learn about this nearly forgotten artwork. Laces have been made by Burano women since ages ! The stitch is unique...

  • 19. L'Estrosa

    This shop, for instance, is off the main road. And guess what? If you miss the little old ladies doing their thing at the lace museum, many can be found toiling...

  • 20. Wander the streets

    This is such a delightful place just to have a stroll around. Make sure you have your camera handy. You will fall in love with the quaintness of the island....

  • 21. BURANO

    And how to get to Burano? Definetely by boat. We rented a boat for the whole day, and visited Burano, Murano and Torcello. Captain of the boat and his assistant...

  • 22. BURANO

    Burano is the place where you can find dollies, table linens or wedding dress. The place is known for lace making, but hand made laces are pretty hard to find...

  • 23. BURANO

    If you haven't spent your souvenir budget, here is the place to do this. Shops are full of all kind of goods you can imagine. Very popular are masks, made of...

  • 24. BURANO

    Main street in Burano. Very lively, with souvenier shops, door to door, and outdoor restaurants and caffee shops. When you get tired, browsing the shops is...

  • 25. BURANO

    Just like Murano, Burano was founded from refugees of Altino. Its located in the centre of Venice lagoon. Full works of art, Burano attracts and amazes for the...

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