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Full Day Venice Island Boat Trip With Murano Tour, Burano, Wine Tasting & Monastery

37 reviews

8 hours

Max 10

Why take this tour?

Highlights

  • Explore five ancient islands only accessible by boat where the authentic local culture of Venice is still vibrantly on display
  • Zip around the lagoon in a private boat with a local Venetian guide and only 20 other people
  • Visit a secret island vineyard that has been in operation since the 14th century, and taste a glass of their famous wine
  • Immerse yourself in Murano’s centuries-old art of glassmaking with a demonstration inside a restored 12th-century church, without the pressurized shopping experience found on ‘subsidized’ excursions
  • Explore the colorful island of Burano with its picture-perfect canals and tradition of lacemaking
  • Walk in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi with a tour of the island monastery on San Francesco del Deserto guided by a friar
  • Visit the Island of Torcello, home to Venice's oldest church

Covid 19 Guidelines

At Walks we take your health and the health of our community seriously. We would like to remind you that this country is updating its COVID regulations. Please visit here to find and follow local regulations.

  • Walks has been certified by SanseeShield.com an award distributed to businesses with a proven dedication to excellence in safety
  • Due to Covid-19, your tour may be amended to ensure safety and wellbeing

Take a boat to Venice's most authentic islands

  • Sites Visited
  • San Francesco del Deserto
  • Burano
  • Mazzorbo
  • Murano
  • Torcello
  • Franciscan monastery
  • Secret Vineyard
  • Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta (from the outside)
  • Murano’s ‘Glass Cathedral’ with demonstration
  • Tour Includes
  • Murano tour
  • Burano Tour
  • Monastery tour guided by friar
  • Wine tasting
  • Entrance ticket to Torcello Cathedral
Look back as your boat sets off into the Venice lagoon.Take full advantage of this unique viewpoint.Arrive on San Francesco del Deserto.The courtyard of it's Franciscan Monastery.A guided tour by a real Friar.Tour the gardens and learn about the history and life of San Francesco del Deserto.The views among the islands can be spectacular.A quick trip between the islands.A visit to a vineyard on Mazzorbo.They have been making wine here since the 14th Century.A wine tasting is included.Tour the vineyards as you move on to your next location.Burano is famed for its colorful houses and scenic waterways.Crossing a bridge can mean leaving one island for another.Torcello is home to Venice's oldest church.You can explore the historic building with some free time.If you wish too, a climb to the top of the dome can be done.View from the top of Torcello Church dome.Murano is your next stop.An abandoned medieval church is now home to an artisan glass maker.In an amazing setting, get a demonstration of the techniques used to create their pieces.
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Barbara, our guide, was fantastic. She was knowledgeable and engaging and planned a visit to Murano, Burano and Torcello which we all enjoyed. We would seek her out again when We return.