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Led by a local guide
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
Itinerary This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Isola di Murano, Murano, Veneto
Travel to Murano by private boat with your tour guide and explore the island, worldwide famous for its glass making since the 10th century. A great experience where you will learn the manufacture and glassblowing art. In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item while he is showing the ancient technique phases of the production. You can feel the warmth, the smells and the sounds of the furnace and you will see the clever hands of the artisan mold the glass in front of your eyes and then, like magic, it will be transformed into a unique object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that has been handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world as a synonym of beauty. This art of molding the glass in all these shapes, was one of the best safeguarded secrets in the Venetian Republic. You can also decide to visit the wonderful and unique Church of San Donato, a masterpiece of the Venetian architecture symbol of the island. Exclusive experience to learn this incredible artisan art of the venetian laggon.
Duration: 2 hours
Guided Tour (2 hours) with commentary including watertaxi to Murano
Optional visit to the San Donato's Church
Hotel pick up if it is located in San Marco area
Return transfer from Murano is not included. You can pay on the spot (Public boat ticket costs – actual rate 2018 – € 7,50)
Food or drinks
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Unfortunately this tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
Comfortable shoes suggested
The tour is considered private
Mobile vouchers are accepted
Visit San Donato’s, the splendid Church of the Island, in the afternoon.
San Donato’s visit are available from Monday to Saturday (9am–12pm and 3:30pm–7pm) Sunday (3:30pm – 7pm).
Near public transportation
Not recommended for travelers with back problems
Not recommended for pregnant travelers
No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
Most travelers can participate
Hotel pickup must be situated in Saint Mark or Rialto area. Please communicate the address and hotel name during reservation checkout and 24-hours before the tour. Otherwise, the meeting point will be at the Venice Tours office in "San Marco 1130," which is 1 minute from Saint Mark's Square."
This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Murano, 30141 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy