This content was translated by robots
One-day boat trip from Venice to Murano, Burano and Torcello

One-day boat trip from Venice to Murano, Burano and Torcello

6 hours


Last minute

From 1 to 250


  • Discover 3 of the most fascinating islands in the Venice Lagoon with a boat tour
  • Admire the glass masters at work in Murano and stroll through the narrow streets of Torcello
  • Immerse yourself in the ancient lace-making tradition of Burano and fall in love with its colours
Activity available in
English Italian Spanish

Why Freedome

Free of charge cancellation

Get your refund in a few clicks

Best price guaranteed

Zero booking fees

Assistance 7 days a week

We are always at your service

Full description

Come and discover the magic of the Venice lagoon! We await you on board for an unforgettable day of beauty and tradition.

On this 6-hour boat tour you will explore the islands of Murano, Torcello and Burano in the company of a multilingual tour guide, who will share with you the secrets and traditions of these places.

You can choose to embark near the Santa Lucia train station or from the Approdi Cornoldi, near St Mark's Square. Set sail with us!

What we will do

Departure is scheduled from Santa Lucia at 12:00 no on or 12:30 noon from the Cornoldi Approaches (choose the point that is most convenient for you when booking). Once the group has embarked in Santa Lucia, we will proceed to St. Mark's Square to board the other passengers from the Cornoldi Landing.

We will then set sail for the most fascinating islands of the Venice Lagoon: Murano, Torcello and Burano. A tour guide will be on board to give comprehensive explanations in several languages of each attraction visited.

The first stop will take us to the island of Murano, famous for its thousand-year-old tradition in the production of blown glass. Here you will have the opportunity to observe a glass-blowing demonstration led by a skilled master glassblower. You will learn to recognise the differences between the various craftsmen and brands, discovering the secrets of this ancient art handed down from generation to generation.Admission to the glassworks is included in the tour.

We will then disembark on the island of Torcello, one of the oldest settlements in the Venetian Lagoon. Here you will have an hour available for a free visit: you can immerse yourself in history by visiting the main square and the majestic church of Santa Fosca, cross the mysterious Devil's Bridge and lose yourself in the picturesque alleyways of this island.

The third and last stop will be the island of Burano, world-famous for its exquisite lacework and characteristic brightly coloured houses. Postcards will come to life before your eyes as you visit Burano's most famous sights, such as the leaning bell tower and Piazza Baldassare Galuppi. Here you can enter a lace shop and taste Burano biscuits, to delight your palate with authentic local flavours.

Stops in Murano, Torcello and Burano will last one hour each. The tour will end at 6.30 p.m. at the Approdi Cornoldi and at 7 p.m. in Santa Lucia, lasting about six hours.

Who it is aimed at

The activity is for everyone, without age limits.

The tour is also accessible to wheelchair users. Contact the organisers at the contact details given in your booking confirmation email so that they can arrange a suitable boat.

Other information

The tour is available all year round.

Depending on the number of passengers, different boats can be used: an enclosed speedboat (30 to 90 persons) or a double-decker motorboat with an open top(up to 250 persons). No toilet facilities are available on board.

Since the boats are covered, tours are guaranteed even in the rain.

Dogs of all sizes are allowed on board, provided they are kept on a leash; a muzzle is also required for medium to large dogs .

During the winter season, the facilities in Murano and Burano may be closed for a few days off. Any closures will be communicated to participants and alternatives will be offered for the visit.

When booking, you will be able to choose whether to depart "from Santa Lucia" or "from Approdi Cornoldi". If they wish, passengers who have boarded at Santa Lucia have the option of disembarking at Approdi Cornoldi at the end of the tour, while those who have boarded at Approdi Cornoldi and wish to disembark at Santa Lucia can purchase a supplementary ticket on board.

Guide explanations will be given in several languages during the same tour.

Recommended clothing

Clothing suitable for the season

Don't forget to bring

  • Water
  • Cap
  • Sunglasses

What is included

  • Multilingual tourist guide
  • Entrance to the Murano glassworks
  • Entrance to lace shop and biscuit tasting in Burano
  • Lunch

How it works

  • Book
  • Gift
  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

If you have made a fixed date reservation and the weather conditions are not suitable for the safe conduct of the activity (in the expert opinion of the guide), you will be refunded the full amount paid. The guide may suggest an alternative date or time for you to conduct the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you can’t retrieve it, we will process a full refund! If you have set the date for your Gift Voucher and bad weather did not allow the activity to take place, the Voucher remains regularly valid until the expiration date indicated on it.

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is last minute. You get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours from the activity start. You can find the full policies in the Policy di cancellazione section.

What payment methods do you accept?

On Freedome, you can pay with any rechargeable credit card or prepaid card (including Postepay) from Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB networks. We also accept debit cards enabled for online payments. You can also use the digital wallets Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Reference code: 003909