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Grand Canal Boat Private Tour: Murano and Burano
"The best way to know and experience Venice is certainly by getting on a private boat and travelling around the Grand Canal that is reasonably defined as “the most beautiful avenue in the world.” The crew will lead you through the most beautiful history; point out the monuments architectural masterpieces art and introduce to the lives of those who created or enjoyed it – artists noblemen courtesans and other inhabitants of the lagoon.  To get a better insight of the Venetian culture you will be invited to visit Murano island that ever since all around the world is known for its glass production – worth-seeing mastery of blowi meet some locals
From EUR480.00
 
"Private Tour: Murano
Burano and Torcello""Private Tour: Murano Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour""Meet your guide at your selected start time in central Venice and board your comfortable motor boat to begin your tour. Speed across the beautiful Venetian Lagoon and take in panoramic views of the city and surrounding islands from your vantage point on cruise to the nearby island of Murano — famous for its attractive glassware. Explore the ancient streets and alleyways with your guide and delve into the attractive shops and boutiques at your leisure. Head to a local glassblowing factory and watch the skilled craftspeople create beautiful works of art before your eyes. Hop back aboard your boat and head onward to the island of Bura and listen as your guide talks about the centuries-old lacemaking traditions still practised today. Perhaps take the time to browse for souvenirs in the local shops you find. The third and final stop on your tour is the island of Torcello
From EUR119.00
 
"Murano
"Murano Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour""Board a comfortable motorboat departing from the Alilaguna pier in front of the Royal Gardens and speed along the Venetian Lagoon to three islands famous for their handicrafts and architecture. You’ll cruise past the islands of San Giorgio Maggiore San Servolo San Lazzaro degli Armeni and Sant’Elena Gardens to Murano
From EUR20.00

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Burano is small island in lagoon

There are number of small islands and islets in the lagoon of Venice but not all of them are favourale for builting the settlements. Aqua alta (high water) is permanent danger in whole of lagoon and...
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Useful phone numbers

The most common European emergency number 112 (following Directive 2002/22/EC: Universal Service Directive) and also standard on GSM mobile phones. 112 is used in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia,...
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Baldassarre Galuppi

In the center of the main square (which is called Galuppi Square. Galuppi was one of the most famous Buranollo. Baldassarre Galuppi (born in Burano 1706 - died in Venice 1785), nicknamed "the...
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Few words in Italian

Below few words in Italian that you can use while visiting Italy.Waiter / Waitress! - Cameriere/ Cameriera, per favore!May I have the menu, please? - Potrei avere il menu, per favore?Do you have a set...
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Children of Burano

During my visit to Burano in June 2007, I managed to see some children playing outside their colourful houses. Managed to take some photos of these lovely children enjoying themselves in the summer...
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Beautiful and big flowers

Some of the local people of Burano love to grow flowers around their houses, and you will be able to see them when you are exploring the island. This makes a colourful scene together with the...
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Best time of the day to visit Burano

Well, the best time to visit Burano….Christine told me to go early, before the masses are coming and overflowing the island. Now this is difficult if you want to go to Torcello and Burano on one day....
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Burano is prepared for wheelchair travellers

I was positively surprised to see this device to transport wheelchairs over this bridge in Burano. I alsodid see a lot of them in Venezia. So it seems that Burano is prepared to host also wheelchair...
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Enjoy the silence

Burano is like a heaven that enchants the tourists, not only for the pastel colours of its houses, but even more for its charm and the unreal silince of its mornings. Those who are able to understand...
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Centro citta

According to the legend, the island once called Burjano became Burano when the family Buriana settled down here. Another strory tells that inhabitants of Burano came from the destroyed Buranello,...
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Chiesa di San Martino

The 16th century parish church of San Martino, sunbsequently enlarged, dominates whole the island of Burano. The interiors content very significant piece of works by Palma the Younger and...
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Piazza Galuppi

Piazza Galuppi is the heart of the townlet, the huge open space where the main institutions of the place can be found nad where the local community gather together during the local festivities. As the...
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Burano - A Happy Little Island

The colorful houses give Burano a happy feeling. When the vaporetta landed it seemed we were in another place in time. The ladies all wore dresses and children were laughing and playing in the town...
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Traditional water pump

I managed to spot this traditional water pump while walking around Burano. Seems that the locals rely on these pumps because I have also seen them on Murano and Venice as well.
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Hotels Near Burano

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Via Della Ricevitoria, Cavallino-Treporti, 30010, Italy
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Via Fausta, 41, Cavallino-Treporti, Veneto, 30010, Italy
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Via Fausta, 60, Treporti, 30010
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Lungomare Dante Alighieri 39, Cavallino-Treporti, Italy
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Via Meduna, 5 - Loc. Ca' Savio, Cavallino-Treporti, 30010, Italy
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Via Montello, 6, Punta Sabbioni, Cavallino-Treporti, 30010, Italy
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Top Things to Do in Burano

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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...
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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,...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Trekki

"Burano – colour your soul"
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croisbeauty

"Burano - land of thousands colours"
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sandysmith

"United Colours of ....Burano!"
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"Burano - Colourful Little Island of the Lagoon"
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"BURANO"
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