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"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
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Murano by Private Watertaxi Including Glass Blowing Demo with Hotel Pickup
"Meet your private local guide at your Hotel ReceptionVisit and explore Murano with an exciting surprise! First you will ride in a private water taxi on the Grand Canal while admiring the most beautiful landscapes of Venice. Once we arrive at Murano Island you will walk through the historical center and visit the Cathedral of Santa Maria e Donato a VII Century Church of rare Romanesque style with original mosaics. After a 15-minute walk through Murano's quiet streets you will reach the designed glass factory. Here you will spend about 20 minutes observing the glass masters at work. Performing for you with their famous technique for glass-blowing and sculpture you will see how they make the two different objects.Would you like to try the glass slipper?If your foot fits
From EUR45.00
 
Private Tour: Murano Glass Workshop
"Visit one of the biggest glass factory on the Murano Islands and enjoy a 2-hours Murano glass beads workshop with a real craftsman.Enjoy a private water taxi transfer from your hotel (pick up from selected and centrally located hotel only) until with the supervision and help of a local craftsman. You will be able to take home your own creation!At the end of the workshop board the private water taxi transfer to your hotel.""""Visit a Murano Glass Factory enjoy a workshop and create your own jewels with real Murano Glass beads."title=Highlights&1=Private+tour+and+jewelry-making+workshop+in+Murano&2=Cruise+across+the+Venetian+Lagoon&3=See+where+the+world%27s+most+beautiful+glass+is+blown&4=Make+and+take+home+a+unique+piece+of+jewelry+using+Murano+glass+beads&5=Get+instruction+fro""
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Isola di Murano (Entrance Range Rear) Light

I am always on the lookout for lighthouses, although I don't always recognize them right away. But there was no doubt that this was one. It was built in 1912. The lighthouse is painted white; near the...
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Island of San Michele

Better known as Island of the dead, this island is one large cemetary. Located between Murano and Venice, most of the city boats that go to and from Murano stop at San Michele.The Island is about the...
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Graveyards and Chapel of San Michele

San Michele is mainly a catholic cemetry but there are also two mini-graveyards for other Christian sects: the Greci or Greek Orthodox cemetery, where Igor Stravisky and Sergei Diaghilev are buried;...
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Gothic Portal and Cloisters

Entry to the cemetry is via the gothic portal on the right hand side of the church - look up first though to see a nice relief of St Micael fighting with a dragon. The colonnaded monks cloister (see...
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Codussi's Church of San Michele

San Michele is home to one of Venice 's first Renaissance buildings the church of San Michele built in 1469 by Codussi. It is built of Istrian stone whilst the bell tower is brick and is typical...
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San Michele

On the way to Murano you will see San Michele - the cemetry island of Venice. Now this is a really peaceful place to wander and worthy of a short visit - after all each time we were going to or from...
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San Michele Cemetry

The cemetry island is quite large - in 1837 San Michele and its neighbour San Cristoforo della Pace were formed into one - now a large rectangular unit enclosed by the brick walls. The dead were...
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Glass Blowing Bas Relief

All around Murano ther are tributes to the galss blowing industry - there is no escaping from it!Some you have to keep an eye open for - for example we only noticed this glass blowing bas relief on...
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There is also the little...

There is also the little island where the famous glass ornaments and costume jewelry are made. That's in Murano. However, it's not as lesser known than Burano because of it's industry. Most hotels in...
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Glass Madonna

On the same corner near the bas relief of the galss blowing is this glass Madonna and hild - something else that had previously escaped my eyes.
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Fondamenta Vetrai, 77, Murano, 30141, Italy
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Calle Conterie 21, Murano Island, Venice, Veneto, 30141, Italy
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Glass Factory

final part of my tips this will be a three part tip with more pictures on the Murano Glass Making Demonstrations made by the hundreds of Murano Glass Companies in the island of which to entice...
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Basilica dei SS Maria e Donato - Church of Santa Maria e San Donato

The beautiful colonnaded exterior of the apse of this church are the architectural highlight I found most memorable from my brief visit to Murano. The exterior of this church is very attractive, but...
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Museo del Vetro - Glass Museum

Housed in the Palazzo Giustinian on the Fondamenta Giustinian (a short step from the Murano Museo vaporetto stop) is the Glass Museum dedicated to Murano's long-standing connection with glass making....
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Rio dei Vetrai

The Rio dei Vetrai is the small canal of Murano which links to the Grand Canal of Murano (Canal Grande di Murano). There is a valporetto (water bus) stop called Colonna which my wife and I landed in...
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Gran Canale

like in nearby Venice, the Islands of Murano also has a Grand Canal but at a much smaller scale. The Murano Grand Canal splits the islands into two groups and is divided into three areas, namely...
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San Pietro Martire

The church dates from century XIV but it was rebuilt in 1511. It´s very well decorated with importants works by Tintoretto and Veronese. There is a very important paint made by Giovanni Bellini and...
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"Murano - More than just the Island of Glass"
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"Murano - Venetian Island of Glass"
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"The Glass Island"
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