Full Day 3 Islands Boat Tour: Murano, Burano, Torcello

Buy tickets
PreviousApril 2024

Departure from San Marco - Cornoldi. We take you across the lagoon with a sightseeing boat, listen your multilingual guide on board and visit the three most important Islands of the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello.

See Murano Island famous for its glass making since the 10th century

Visit Burano the island of colorful houses and the traditional Burano lace

Get by boat to the historical Torcello island, the "mother of Venice


Departing from your Venice, we take you across the lagoon for visiting the Three Islands of the Venetian Lagoon: Murano, Burano and Torcello.

The first stop is at the well known Island of Murano, famous for its glass making since the 10th century.Here you will visit a glass factory and furnace to see the making of venetian glass. Your local guide will explain to you the history and the process of the glass making throughout the years.

Then, crossing the northern part of the Lagoon, we arrive at the colourful Island of Burano, famous for its brightly coloured houses, fishing industry and also its lace making, you will have time to walk around this elegant little island and also visiting its shops, your guide will point out to you one of the specialized shops where it is possible to see one of the Local ladies working on the Burano Lace, she will show you the different stitches involved in making these wonderful works of art.

We then leave the Island of Burano and take a short boat ride to the Island of Torcello, known as the “Mother of Venice”.You have chance to Visit the Basilica, which is one of the oldest in the Lagoon and holds some beautiful mosaics, or maybe visit the museum.If not you can just spend your time walking around this enchanting and very historical island.

Then on your return from Three Islands of the Venetian Lagoon to Venice you may wish to continue exploring the rest of the city with a walking tour.


Murano -> 1 h 15 min
Burano -> 1 h 30 min
Torcello -> 1 h


Address: yellow desk "Serenissima Boat" situated in Riva degli Schiavoni close to the "Ponte della Paglia" on the corner of the "Prisons" and Calle dei Albanesi. (From St Mark's Square facing lagoon and two columns turn left, pass the Doge’s Palace and the Ponte della Paglia. The assistant will guide you from the Desk to the starting point in Riva degli Schiavoni, in front of the Cornoldi barracks.)


Calle Seconda de la Fava, 4562, 30122 Venezia VE, Italia

Location name / meeting point

Yellow desk "Serenissima Boat"

Program and cast

Photo gallery

Venice Tours

Related events