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Murano and Burano Day Trip
Activities in Venice

Murano and Burano Day Trip

  • English English
  • 4 hours - 8 hours 30 minutes

Enjoy a relaxing day on two of the most beautiful islands on the Venetian lagoon: Murano and Burano. On the first island, you'll see the artisanal glass blowing which still goes on to this day.

Murano and Burano Day Trip Itinerary

The tour meets in the morning in a central pier to climb aboard our boat, which will cruise the Venetian Lagoon on a tour lasting almost four hours.

Following a brief boat trip, where our multilingual expert will explain the history of the Lagoon, we'll make our first stop on the picturesque island of Murano. Here we'll visit a glass blowing workshop, learning about the process by which they have made Murano's star product for centuries, making lamps, figures and all kind of decorative items for which the island is famous.

Travelling north on our journey we'll arrive at the fascinating island of Burano. Here you'll have free time to explore its patchwork of coloured houses, and its great cultural and artistic heritage. You can visit one of the famous museums, such as the lace museum, and the many shops that sell the local 'merletti' as it's known in Burano.

Then we'll meet again at the Burano pier to head back to Venice, arriving at the Riva degli Schiavioni pier at around 2:15 pm.

Meeting Point

When making your reservation, please select one of the following meeting points:

  • Santa Lucia Pier: (Ponte della Costituzione) next to the KFC restaurant at the Santa Lucia Station, leaving at 10:00 am.
  • Riva degli Schiavioni Pier: in front of Palazzo Cornoldi, 10 minutes walking from St. Mark's Square and leaving at 10:30 am

More Time in Murano and Burano

If you would like, you can stay longer on these islands and return in the evening without any additional cost. In this case please let us know at the start of the tour.

If you would like to stay in Murano for longer, you'll leave the island around 15:45 and visit Torcello and Burano afterwards, returning to the centre at around 6:45 pm.

If you would like to stay in Burano for longer, you'll leave the island at around 6 pm and head directly to Venice, arriving around 6:45 pm.

Important Information

The tour ends at Riva degli Schiavioni. If you would prefer to reserve a transfer to the train station, you can do so on the day of the tour, paying 5 euros to your local escort.


Adults Children under 10
US$ 21.70
US$ 10.90
  • Adults

    US$ 21.70
  • Children under 10

    US$ 10.90

More Information


4 hours - 8 hours 30 minutes.

Language English

The tour includes a multilingual escort that speaks English.


Boat transfers.

Multilingual escort during the boat ride.

Visit to a glass blowing workshop in Murano.

Visit to a lace artisan in Burano.

Not included

Tickets to the monuments.

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up until the same day (9:50 AM local time) if there are still places available.


Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - Can we bring luggage and pushchairs on the excursion?

    A - Yes, as long as they are foldable.

  • Q - Is it possible to bring luggage and pushchairs on the excursion?

    A - Yes, as long as they are foldable.

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.


Yes (you must attend with a carer).

US$ 21.70
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the service starts


Free! Free cancellation up to 24 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.