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Venice: Boat Tour to Murano and Burano with Fish Lunch

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Visit two of the well-known islands in the Venice lagoon and dine on a splendid seafood lunch during this half-day boat tour of Murano and Burano. Explore the islands famous for glass and lace, respectively, traveling by boat through the lagoon. Savor local seafood during lunch in a traditional osteria in Burano.
  • Half-day boat tour of Murano and Burano plus lunch
  • Watch glass makers at work on Murano
  • Enjoy a typical seafood lunch on Burano
  • See the sights of the Venice lagoon from a boat
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Guided Visit
Boat transport to and from the islands
Drinks (The restaurants offers a rich variety of local wines)

Departure Point

Riva degli Schiavoni, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy

Departure Time

11:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide in central Venice and board a boat to begin your scenic tour of the Venetian lagoon.

Begin your half-day cruise on the island of Murano, not far from the main Venetian islands. This is where Venice's famous glassmakers are located. Visit a glass factory to see molten glass being blown and molded into shape. Or, if you'd prefer, enjoy free time to explore the island at your leisure.

Continue to the island of Burano, where you head straight for a traditional osteria known as 'Al Raspo de Ua' for lunch. Dine on a 4-course menu including either fish lasagna or seafood pasta, a sea bass filet or an array of deep-fried mixed seafood, plus some typical Burano desserts and coffee.

After lunch, enjoy some free time to explore the colorful island of Burano, shopping for the island's famous handmade lace or simply wandering the charming streets.

After your time in Burano, return to the boat and head back to central Venice.
Pass By:  
Piazza San Marco
start point
Stop At:  
Isola di Murano
during the first stop, that lasts approximately 1 hour, you will have the opportunity to visit one of the island’s glassmakers and follow an explanation of the art of glass blowing
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Located in the heart of the island of Burano, the restaurant 'Al Raspo de Ua' offers mainly specialties of Venetian cuisine. You can enjoy a four-course menu: first course: pasta with seafood or fish pie second course: mixed fried fish or grilled fish side dish: mixed salad dessert coffee
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please arrive at the meeting point at least 20 minutes before the departure time indicated.
  • Collective Tour (there might be other participants going on the tour with you).
  • The tour is not suitable for wheelchair users.
  • There is a short walk from the meeting point to the point of embarkation.
  • The stop in Murano (approx. 1 hour) allows you an optional visit to a glass factory with a short demonstration of the art of blown glass, and also some free time. During the stop in Burano (approx. 1 hour and 30 min.) you will have lunch in the typical restaurant 'Al Raspo de Ua'. You are strongly required to comply with the timetable set out by the staff: the excursion will head back at the scheduled time, without waiting.
  • Multilingual tour.
  • The tour has a variable duration (4 hours/4 hours and 30 min.) based on the number of participants and resulting type of vessel used.
  • No credit or refunds will be given in the case of a NO SHOW (if you don't show up at the meeting point at the time indicated on your voucher). Therefore, we advise you to locate in advance the departure point and how to get there in order to avoid being late or any inconveniences that will prevent you from being at the meeting point in time for the departure
  • The tour also includes a 10% discount on your purchases at Emilia Burano lace shop - a symbol of traditional craftsmanship that has been able to combine the delicate and ancient art of lace making with the contemporary interior design. Take benefit from the stop in Burano to visit the shop and buy original lace masterpieces.
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Insidecom srl

If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.

If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

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What is the maximum group size during Venice: Boat Tour to Murano and Burano with Fish Lunch?
This activity will have a maximum of 100 travelers.

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12 Reviews

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Murano boat tour
, Oct 2019
we enjoyed the boat tour, but would prefer more time in Murano, than Burano. Fish luncheon was ok, but we did not really feel welcomed by the staff. Once they saw our voucher, our service declined dramatically. Food was just ok
Janice C
, Sep 2019
While the weather was great for a boat ride our available time in Murano and Burano was too short. In Murano we watched a skilled artisan create glassware and then toured a showroom which left little time to roam the village. The same can be said for Burano where we had scheduled a lunch, which was good, Again, we were rushed to meet the boat for the return trip to Venice without enjoying the charm of this fishing village.
Nice Tour
, Sep 2019
We enjoyed the boat trip to Marano for a short glass blowing demonstration and then an opportunity to purchase Murano glass items from the store at the same location. Then off again by boat to Burano where we had an excellent three course fish lunch. We wish there had been more time to enjoy it. Afterwards, we were able to go into one of the shops to make a lace purchase before we had to head back to the boat. Burano is so charming and colorful that we wish the stop there could have been longer.
It was interesting to see how they...
, Oct 2017
It was interesting to see how they make glass, it's amazing! Fish lunch in Burano was great...good food '
I loved this tour! I wish we had...
Michael R
, Oct 2017
I loved this tour! I wish we had more time at each place but it was a great tour! We were able to see glass blowing in action he made three items. We shopped for some glass and this incredible factory! Burano was beautiful too! Quick boat rides as well.
The boat ride was delightful, the...
Debra M
, Aug 2017
The boat ride was delightful, the glass blowing demonstration was great. The shopping afterwards was excellent. Our lunch was delicious too. Both quaint islands to visit for an enjoyable day. Totally enjoyed it.
This may be the worst tour ever. We...
Tom B
, May 2017
This may be the worst tour ever. We found the checkin point with no problem. We were told to wait and someone would come, when they did we walked about a quarter mile to our boat. The guide had to give the tour in about 5 different languages over a garbled loud speaker. We take tours because we like to hear the history of the places we visit. There was none of that, she spoke so fast to get all of the languages in that you couldn't understand anything that was said. The stop in Murano was a short demonstration and a few minutes to shop. In Burano we had a terrible seafood lunch and almost no time to look around or shop. They just rushed everyone along. Do not book this tour. You can take the water bus to both islands with your regular 7.50 ticket and spend as much time as you like. Burano is definitely the more colorful and busy island. Murano is just to see the glass making. Murano glass can be purchased anywhere.
We found the yellow booth with no...
Wayne O
, May 2017
We found the yellow booth with no problem but the man was not very helpful. He took our information and a lot of other people were signing up for the boat tour. The guide came and she spoke several languages and by that time it was a big group. She sat on the top level of the boat and talked fast over a loud speaker and we finally gave up trying to understand what she was saying. The trip to Murano was fine, glassblower was interesting and we enjoyed the showroom but there were lots of people purchasing items so we had to hurry. When we got to Burano we were really rushed. The guide did not have the info about our lunch and had to call since she had not been told. The lunch was wonderful and a lot of food but we were the only ones who had booked this with lunch so again rushed. Loved this island and would like to have spent more time there. Had to run to catch the boat before it left. If we ever go back I would spend the day on our own and get lunch on our own.
, Apr 2019
La visite à Murano consiste en 5 min de démonstration et la visite d'un magasin. Le temps imparti pour visiter l'ile est trop court. Sur Burano, nous avions choisi le déjeuner, celui était très moyen. Je pense que nous choisirions de nous rendre par nos propre moyen sur l'ile de Burano seulement si nous devions refaire un tel séjour. Sinon, les horaires étaient respectés à la minute près.

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