Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello

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Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello
from USD $220.56
Departing from the heart of Venice you will visit the most beautiful islands of the lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello. A private boat tour with friendly guide driver will let you discover the best of Venice like a local.

You will reach the island of Murano with possibility either to visit a glass factory or to stroll around its quiet streets. Then you will reach Burano, a fisherman island with picturesque houses and great local biscuits. The last island of the tour will be Torcello, with the first Basilica of Venice.
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In Brief

Venice, Italy
4 hours
Important InfoInfo
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Torcello Island, Venice Italy

One of the first island where refugeese arrived escaping form the invasion

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Vetreria Artistica Colleoni, Fondamenta San Giovanni Battista Dei Battuti n. 12, 30141 Murano Italy

Discover the Murano art glass admiring a glass master blowing unique objects

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Duomo di Murano Santi Maria e Donato, Campo San Donato 11, 30141 Murano Italy

A little gem of the lagoon

This VII century Church will leave you heartbreaking

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Chiesa di San Pietro Martire, Campiello Marco Michieli 3, 30141 Murano Italy

Just from the outside will see this XVII Century church

Duration: 3 minutes

Stop At: Isola di Burano, San Martino dx 961, 30142 Burano Italy

You will fall in love of this colorefull village

Painting, Bussola bisquits, lace and seafood make Burano island something unique

Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes


  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pickup
  • Local guide
  • Entry/Admission - Vetreria Artistica Colleoni
  • Entry/Admission - Duomo di Murano Santi Maria e Donato
  • Entry/Admission - Chiesa di San Pietro Martire
  • Entry/Admission - Isola di Burano


  • Lunch
  • Hotel dropoff
  • Torcello Museum ticket

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Local guide will meet you at the lobby of your Hotel
Provide accomodation details

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • A maximum of 6 people per booking
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Hotel Pickup

When you book, we will ask you to select a hotel to be picked up from. Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you a confirmation voucher with full contact information (phone number, email address) for our local operator in case you need to update or change your hotel pick-up details.

Here are answers to some commonly asked questions about hotel pickup:

What if my hotel is not listed?
That's okay. When you book you can select an hotel from our list and make your way there on the day of departure; or you can contact our local operator directly to make alternate pick-up arrangements.

What if I have not yet booked a hotel?
Once your hotel arrangements are finalised, you can contact our local operator directly with your hotel details.

What if I live locally, am staying with friends or relatives, and/or don't require pick-up?
Once your booking is confirmed, we'll send you complete details and directions to the tour/activity departure point.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

The tour felt very special and we loved learning about these island communities. Our guide allied us to linger and wonder without being rushed and we saw more than just the normal tourist areas.
• Submitted 03 Feb 2020
Interesting and informative. Above all, our guide, Manolo was excellent! I can thoroughly recommend the tour. It was so lovely to see the islands and have some peace and quiet
• Submitted 04 Nov 2019
Excellent afternoon, Selena our guide was fantastic, the information was interesting and informative. A fantastic life experience and would recommend it.
• Submitted 24 Oct 2019
Such a great tour and experience. Martina was lovely and informative. My family and I enjoyed every minute of our excursion!
• Submitted 21 Oct 2019
We had an absolutely wonderful tour with the very best tour guide, Francesca. She picked us up at our hotel and walked us to the waiting boat, which was gorgeous and comfortable for me as I have some mobility issues. While walking , Francesca pointed out things of interest along the way. The trip on the boat across the lagoon was breathtaking and the stops at the islands were at our pace and our pace alone. We never felt rushed at any time. Francesca made great suggestions and even helped us find an item in a local grocery store that our grandson wanted us to bring home for him. Having a private tour made the day very special and we do not hesitate to recommend this way of visiting the islands. All is all, a perfect day on a perfect boat, with the perfect guide.
• Submitted 15 Oct 2019
Selina, our guide, was very knowledgeable, professional and friendly. The boat and captain were both top notch. We opted to Torcello, so they "buzzed" the island and told us about it. Very interesting. The displays at both Murano and Burano were great. Loved the Murano glass manufacturing especially.
• Submitted 09 Oct 2019
This was a wonderful day trip if you are looking to explore Murano and Burano with a private guide and private boat!
• Submitted 08 Oct 2019
We missed Murano on our first trip to Venice, and so this time with our kids I wanted to make sure it was memorable. Marco's boat was beautiful, and our guide Selina made the day interesting and enjoyable. The tour of the glass making was a highlight! Several original glass artworks will be shipped home as a result. Well worth the money to do a private tour at our own pace.
• Submitted 02 Oct 2019
No crowded boats your personnel tour guide who was delightful full of knowledge It was so relaxing.. a must
• Submitted 02 Sep 2019
Exceptional tour. Guide was tremendous. Boat was beautiful. The sites were phenomenal. Very highly recommend this tour. Very informative and overall was excellent experience
• Submitted 12 Aug 2019
This tour was very personal with excellent guide and boat crew. The glass factory was beautiful and we felt we made some nice purchases without pressure and had no need to see other factories. The boat ride was fun and the scenery and information excellent. Highly recommend this excursion.
• Submitted 02 Aug 2019
Great excursion, even our teenagers had fun. Great way to see the other parts of Venice and get a great feel for the entire area and it’s his. Our guide was great. On time and waiting for us in our hotel lobby near San Marco Square. Very informative and knowledgeable. Definitely worth the price for my wife and myself and our 3 kids aged 12,14, and 16
• Submitted 29 Jul 2019
We really enjoyed the trip! Our guide was amazing and very knowledgeable, she made our day a truly wonderful experience Our boat driver was excellent! We loved it and highly recommend this tour!
• Submitted 22 Jul 2019
We had a wonderful guide and the boat was beautiful. We were able to see exactly what we wanted to see and it really is the best way to visit the lagoon islands
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
My wife and I had a private tour of just Murano and Bruno, we skipped Torcello on advice of our guide Paola and it was a great suggestion. The glass factory and demonstration was great. We purchased something but there was not a lot of pressure to buy. Murano is a beautiful island, very colorful and the lace stores r amazing. But it was all made better but our guide Paola she was the BEST!! Well worth the extra money for a private tour, we saw what we wanted and for as long or as short as we wanted.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Awesome way of getting away from the crowds of Venice. The 3 islands were spectacular and our guide was so knowledgable and loved her city. I had a bad knee and everyone involved on this trip were so accommodating. Highly recommend!!!
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Despite bad weather the tour went smoothly, and the guide was lovely. It would be even better on a good day - not too crowded either.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
Our tour guide was awesome and we are so happy we booked a private tour. We were able to move at our own pace. Loved the history of the outer islands.
• Submitted 03 Jul 2019
We are a family of 5 and thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip to Murano and Burano, these two islands are definitely a must see while visiting Venice. Our lovely guide, Miss Kitty was fantastic and had an extensive knowledge of Venice. We would highly recommend this fun experience to anyone coming to Venice. Miss Kitty also recommended an awesome restaurant afterwards which was much appreciated. Many thanks.
• Submitted 05 Aug 2018
This is an excellent tour if you want to escape the crowds in Venice and get out on the water. Mrs. Martinez, our guide, was very knowledgeable and friendly. She was willing to customize the tour to allow us to spend more time in the areas we were most interested. Murano glass blowing is very special to witness. An added bonus is that one of your group participates. Burano is so beautiful and relaxing. Lace making there is a dying art form so go witness it while there is still time! Everyone in our family loved this tour from age 19 to 65.
• Submitted 20 Jun 2018
One of the best tours we took. Had a great time in Burano.
• Submitted 11 Apr 2018
We had an excellent experience on this trip, with the added bonus of being stopped by the water patrol. The guide, Kathy provided an a superb experience. Would definitely rebook. The glass blowing demonstration was eye-opening
• Submitted 08 Apr 2018
Our local guide Francesca was fantastic! Would highly recommend her!!!
• Submitted 04 Apr 2018
We had a wonderful guide Lucia. She was very knowledgeable and fun to be with. Highly recommended.
• Submitted 13 Nov 2017

In Brief

Venice, Italy
4 hours