When in Venice, one cannot miss the opportunity to embark on a journey to the calm and lovely Venetian Lagoon. With us, Global City Hoppers, you can visit both Burano and Murano – Venice most well-known islands – all in one tour, the Murano & Burano & Glass Blowing tour. Come with us and enjoy a lovely sightseeing and interesting tour of these Venetian islands – where not only you will be able to admire several beautiful sights but learn about the intricate art techniques that take place within these islands constraints. Come and see it all!
You will meet your guide and will then be taken to visit the island of Burano first. This 4 hours tour is ideally tailored for children and adults alike. The interactive itinerary of the tour and our expert guide, offer a great atmosphere to learn loads of new things while having first-hand experience on site and, of course, a lot of fun! The itinerary begins with a visit to the island of Burano, one of the most scenic islands of the Venetian lagoon. Explore the islands and its charming atmosphere along with your expert guide. Its village-like streets and canals, its pastel colored houses lined up on the waterside are only some of the things this island has to offer. Come and learn all about the islands very important lace industry, and the legacy it had and still has on Venetian culture and wealth. Upon request, you could also visit its Lace museum, where you may have the chance to admire many artifacts made by local women over numerous centuries.
Then you will be taken to the most famous Venetian island, the enchanting island of Murano. This lovely island takes his fame from its production and creation of the Murano Glass – a crystal and vibrantly colored type of glass that has been produced there since the 10th Century. Learn all about the origins of this glass and about the impact it had and still has today on the entire world. Get to stroll around the lovely island while making loads of new experiences and hearing tons of stories about how such a beautiful technique arrived in Venice in the old Venetian days. After a walk around the island of Murano, you will get the amazing opportunity to visit a selected glass-factory. There you will be able to, not only visit the factory’s lovely showroom, but also take part in a demonstration of glass-blowing. Come and see for yourselves how extraordinary this glass technique is! After such, you may wish to visit the Murano Glass Museum, time permitting.
Come and enjoy Venice artistic and picturesque side by visiting the stunning and art-filled islands of Burano and Murano. Glide through the colorful houses of Burano, learn all about glass-blowing and the amazing art technique of Murano Glass and discover plenty of amazing sights with Global City Hoppers!