4-Hour Murano Island Tour

Venice, Veneto, Italy
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4-Hour Murano Island Tour
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  • Family friendly
  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water


Murano is composed of seven islands, linked by several bridges, separated by eight channels. Go and travel to Murano by boat with your tour guide and explore the island, famous worldwide for its glass making since 10th century.

A great experience that will bring you to know the manufacture and glassblowing art. In front of you a glass craftsman master will create a unique item while he is showing and explaining the ancient technique phases of the production. You will discover this ancient art came from Romans that, on the run of barbarians, established the city of Venice.

You may 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 than, like a magic, that will be transformed in an unrepeatable object, thanks to the work of a millennial artisan culture that is handed down from one generation to another. The glassblowing art is recognized in all the world such as synonym of beauty.

Venetians mold too much things with the glass that were used daily, like cups, glasses, dishes, mirrors and lamps. This art of molds the glass in all these shapes, was one of the secrets that was best safeguarded in the Venetian Republic.

Enjoy your visit admiring some of the best glass craftsmen at work exploring the factories which have made Murano the 'Island of Glassblowers'!

You may visit also the wonderful and unique Church of San Donato, a masterpiece of the Venetian architecture symbol of the island and afterwards enjoy a lunch in one typical restaurant of the island.


  • Guided tour with commentary
  • Water taxi to Murano
  • Admire the Artisans of this peculiar art at work!
  • Enjoy the tour from an artistic, historical and traditional point of view!
  • Lunch in a typical restaurant of Murano Island
  • Return transfer from Murano is not included.
    You can pay on the spot (Public boat tickets cost – actual rate 2017 – € 7,50)
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • This tour is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities
  • Comfortable shoes suggested
  • The tour is considered private
  • Decide to visit San Donato’s, the splendid Church of the Island:
    Usually in the afternoon with the following times:
    1. From Monday to Saturday 9am – 12pm and 3:30pm – 7pm
    2. Sunday from 3:30pm – 7pm

Meeting Point

Central Venice, San Marco, 1130
Departure Time:
Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to departure time
Return Details:
Return transfer from Murano is not included


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