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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
 
"Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano
"Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano Burano and Torcello""Get on board on a typical Venetian motor boat named ""topetta"" and start discovering the lagoon of Venice.Departing from the city center enjoy a ride through picturesque canals and the lagoon and visit the islands of Murano Burano and Torcello.Murano is famous since the XII Century for the artistic glass production. If you wish you can visit a glass factory and watch an expert glass master in action. The island is also rendered for San Donato Cathedral San Pietro Church
From EUR110.00

More Transportation in Burano

Vaporetto from train station

From the train station you have to take the vaporetto (sort of bus boat) number 41 or 42 or 52 to Fondamenta Nuove stop. When there turn right and cross the bridge to get the vaporetto Number LN that...
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oriettaIT
Nov 28, 2011

Getting to Burano

There are regular boats going to Burano from Venecia and Lido Venecia. Be prepare for spending 30-40 minutes on the way there. If you had bought the long term tickets you can use them for this trip...
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LanaFromRiga
Apr 04, 2011

Easy to get here with vaporetto line LN

To get to Burano, the best option is to take LN line (LN stands for laguna nord, olive-green colour), leaving from Fondamenta Nuove. But careful, it is not the stop the lines 41/42 and 51/52 use, but...
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Trekki
Apr 04, 2011

Relaxing boat ride out to the island

You get to Burano via Vaporetto or water taxi or just sail your own yacht. It's easy to get there via vaporetto. You can take the LN line from Fondamenta Nove or the DM (Diretto Murano) line from the...
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Herkbert
Jun 19, 2010

Boat service to the Laguna Islands

The VENICEcard and the Venice Connected card both entitle you to "free" transportation to Burano. The islands are serviced by the LN (Laguna Norte) line. For the quickest service to Burano, you should...
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calcaf38
Nov 23, 2009

The boat trip to Burano (1) - marvellous

Now I love boat trips anyhow, but this one was special, as a boat trip through the lagoon (or in the lagoon ?) is marvellous ! The boat will stop first at Murano to collect more passengers (it seems...
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Trekki
Feb 10, 2009
 
 
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Vaporeto

From Venice, the only way to go to Burano is in Vaporetto the water bus. The journey from Venice to Murano takes about 20-30 minutes depending on which part of Venice you are at. Vaporetto number from...
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lina112
Aug 09, 2008

Walking around Burano

Walking is the only way of exploring the little island of Burano because there are no roads here, just walking paths and canals. It is very nice and relaxing walking along the paths filled with...
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victorwkf
Feb 18, 2008

Vaporetto (water buses)

In order to reach Burano from Venice, you need to take the vaporetto (water buses). The journey from Venice to Burano (via Murano or Lido) takes about 30-40 minutes depending on which part of Venice...
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victorwkf
Feb 18, 2008

The boat trip to Burano (2) - marvellous

After we have passed this San Giacomo in Palude, we already see Burano in the far distance. Well, I saw an island and recognized it as Burano from the very much crooked belltower. And on our way, we...
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Trekki
May 16, 2007

Pay Attention

We sat on the very back of the boat. The ticket checker was working his way back. (only second time someone was checking for tickets on this whole vacation.) But then someone asked him a question, he...
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Rhondaj
Jul 24, 2006

Getting to Burano by Vaporetto

By now we have learned that when we want to travel north of Venice, to go to the Fondamenta Nouve area. Two guide books say to take Vaporetto #12 to get to Burano, but I never do see this number!!! My...
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Rhondaj
Jul 24, 2006

By boat

The boat numbers change constantly in Venice so I will just mention that the easiest place to find Burano boats from is the Fondamenta Nuove quay behind the main hospital. They leave all day long and...
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Sjalen
Feb 09, 2006

Boat

Dunno why but getting to Burano wasn't that simple as it should be. It starts from S. Zaccaria with kind of boat you see on the picture. First stop is at Lido and the second one at Sabbione where we...
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croisbeauty
Apr 02, 2005

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

The fishermen of Burano are remarkably artistic. Our guide said a long ti,e ago, the men of the village started painting their houses different colourful hues to distinguish their homes from their...
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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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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

Together with the colourful houses, the canal and streets of Burano makes a postcard scene of this lovely island. The canals of Burano tend to be smaller than Venice or Murano, but the good thing is...
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Day Trip

Murano and Burano are islands on the Adriatic, easily reachable from Venice. To reach either of these islands, you catch waterbus No-14 from San Marco. You can also hop into lines 4.2 and 5.2 from...
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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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victorwkf

"Burano - Colourful Little Island of the Lagoon"
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olja1234

"BURANO"
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