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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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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
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Colours and lace in Burano

The second stop on our cruise was the island of Burano, which is located about 8 km north of Venice. If Murano is known all around the world for its glass production, Burano is almost as famous for...
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Jefie
Sep 21, 2010

Excursion of the islands

Serenissime Motoscafi, Venezia provide a trip to the three islands Murano, Burano and Torcello. They tour takes about 3 to 4 hours. First stop is Murano, where you can see how the glass of Murano is...
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Carino
Aug 16, 2008

THE BEAUTY OF A WINDOW

Burano Island is noted for the colorful splashes of paint that distinguish home ownership or "the bright purple walls are my home" address. Each home has it's own color. I wonder what they do on a...
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travelgourmet
Apr 27, 2008

MAMA MIA, THE COLORS, THE COLORS.

Burano is one of the must island visits when in Venice. If only to see the spectacular colors that transform the homes into personal artworks and makes the waterways come alive as an artist's palate....
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travelgourmet
Apr 27, 2008

Take a trip to Burano

We took a tour that went to Murano, Burano and Torcello. Next time we go to Venice (love it, so will definitely go back) I would take taxis to the islands instead, particularly Burano. There was very...
holmes04
Mar 27, 2008

Burano.

The island of Burano was famous for lace making in the past. All the houses there are painted in brightly colours. It is said the reason was that the fishermen who lived there wished to spot their...
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Maurizioago
Jan 14, 2008

Burano part III:Mysterious Carvings

I had seen round plates with animal carvings in Venice on a church, but had no idea what they could stand for. In Burano I saw them again, this time on the facade of a normal house.Each circle holds...
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christine.j
May 27, 2007

Burano, part II: St Martin's Church

For such a small island this is a very large church, again holding many paintings , among them a painting showing a miracle which is supposed to have happened on Burano's shores.A marble coffin...
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christine.j
Apr 17, 2007

Burano, part I

We went to Burano early in the morning, as we wanted to be there before the crowds. The weather was beautiful again, we were able to see the snow-covered mountains far away. In Burano the vendors were...
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christine.j
Apr 17, 2007

Burano

Half an hour Vaporetto ride away from St. Marks Square is the quaint fishing village of Burano. The often photographed island (note the pastel colored houses, sometimes justaposed to white laundry) is...
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TRimer
Mar 16, 2007

Colorful Houses and Great Seafood

Burano is a fishing village on an island near the big island of Venice. The first thing you may notice as you get close is the varied colored of the homes. Legend says that the fishermen wanted to see...
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Lhenne1
Jan 28, 2007

Burano - The famous leaning tower!

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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Jerelis
Jan 08, 2007
 
 
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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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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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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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Campo Santa Maria Formosa

Campo Santa Maria Formosa is certainly one of the more important squares in Venice as well as one of the largest. The three areas of Venice – Castello, Cannaregio, and San Marco converge on it....
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Museo Storico Navale - Naval Museum

A wide variety of exhibits include cannon, a WW1 (?) fire boat to destry enemy shipping, various guns, howitzers, a 2-man sub, lots of models of ships over the ages, uniforms... It's all arranged...
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Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo

In the local dialect the Basilica of Santi Giovanni e Paolo (Saints John and Paul) is better known as San Zanipolo. This huge church is home to the tombs of no less than 25 Venetian Doges and many...
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