Murano Burano Torcello private tour By Luxury water taxi
There are two ways to visit Venice: follow the flow of tourists who take a fixed route chosen by about 20 million people every year or leave the tourist trail behind. We pride ourselves on creating authentic travel experiences for curious visitors who yearn to go beyond the typical. Get away from the crowds and delve into the real Venice your way, with your Private Tour guide in Venice.
Venice Murano Burano day trip is private offering the opportunity to experience the Venetian top islands at your own pace. The old history of Venice begun from its islands. Learn about the historical and social context of Murano and Burano. Discover the techniques on the ageless arts of glassblowing and lacemaking. Our Murano Burano tour combines the natural beauty of the lagoon, traditional craftsmanship, and picturesque villages atmosphere.
There are two ways to visit Venice. Follow the flow of tourists who travel a route chosen by 20 million people each year or leave the tourist route behind. We pride ourselves on creating authentic experiences for curious visitors Step away from the crowds and get the real Venice your way, your peace. The day trip to Venice-Murano-Burano -Torcello offers the opportunity to experience the best Venetian islands in complete tranquility. The old history of Venice starts from its islands. Discover the historical and social context of Murano, Burano and Torcello. Learn about the techniques on the timeless arts of glass blowing and lace making. Our artisan tradition of Murano Burano and the atmosphere of the picturesque villages. Hear from your local guide who is knowledgeable about the islands’ heritage and their secret stories. Enter authentic workshops of local artisans. Watch in awe as they create intricate handcrafted pieces. if you want I can organize for you a beautiful and relaxing tour that includes a visit to Venice and the islands of the Venetian lagoon by private water taxi.
We can meet around 10:00 am Murano is located north of Venice in the lagoon and is famous all over the world for glass blowing. The tour includes a visit to one of the most typical furnaces where you can admire the glass blowing technique and see how the master blows and shapes the glass in front of your eyes, which will be a truly unique experience. The island of Burano is the most picturesque town in the lagoon with narrow alleys and houses painted in the colors of the rainbow. Burano is famous above all for fishing and for the art of lace. During this stage we will take a nice walk through the colorful streets of the island and there will be the opportunity to visit a typical lace-making site. If you want I can organize a nice lunch for you and your friends in a local restaurant on the island, where you can taste fantastic seafood.
Torcello a truly enchanting island rich in history, a magical place, where you can discover the origins of Venice and relive an atmosphere of the past … between nature, silence and art It is here that it all originated, it was the first power center that developed in the lagoon as well as one of the oldest and most prosperous. Rich in churches, monasteries and a fervent economic center until the decline following the birth of nearby Venice, in fact more than any other island it preserves the evidence of the birth of the first lagoon settlements. Thanks to some findings we are aware that here there was a glass workshop, metallurgical, artisanal and above all commercial activities, well before Rialto, that is of Venice. wool. In 1272, in fact, a resolution of the Venetian Senate allowed this type of processing only here. Today the island retains the memory of its ancient splendor, such as the Church of Santa Fosca, the Devil’s Bridge, Attila’s throne, the Archaeological Museum and the Basilica of Santa Maria Assunta, the oldest building in the entire lagoon. To the ancient charm of the island, there is also the Cipriani inn so loved by Hemingway whose passion for Venice and the lagoon was the setting for the novel Across the River and into the Trees but also for other celebrities who love its peace and privacy. To date 11 people live there, it seems that once they counted at least 30,000, it is difficult to imagine it so populated seeing it now.
Hear from your expert local guide about the islands heritage and their secret stories. Step into authentic workshops of local artisans. Watch in awe as they create intricate handcrafted pieces.