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Murano Island: Private Tour from Venice with Hotel Pick-Up

E-Voucher Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    4 hours

  • Start time

    9am, 11am and 2pm

  • Meeting Point

    Your centrally located hotel in Venice.

    Hotels for pick-up must be situated in Saint Mark or Rialto area and you have to communicate the address and name of the hotel at the moment of reservation and 24 hours before the tour.

  • Ending Point

    The tour ends in the centre of Venice.

Key Highlights

  • Explore the charming island of Murano on the Venetian Lagoon on a private tour from Venice
  • Sail across the lagoon in a motor boat and take in picturesque views around you
  • Visit a traditional glass factory in Murano and enjoy a glass-blowing presentation
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Murano with your private guide and see the famous attractions of the island
  • Enjoy the services of an expert guide and learn interesting facts about the places you will be visiting
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Hotel pick up included in the package


The itinerary can be adapted to suit your requirements and allows you to interact closely with your guide for an in-depth discovery of the fascinating history of Venice.

Visit Murano, the most visited Venetian island, famous for the exquisite glasswork produced there. Venetians have been making crystal and glass since the 10th Century after merchants brought back the secrets of production from the East. The industry was moved to the island of Murano in the 13th century.

What's the plan:

Your private guide will escort you to board your motor launch. Sail across the scenic Venetian Lagoon on a motorboat and soak in the vibrant and scenic sights around you.

Hop off at Murano, which is the most famous of the Venetian Islands, and the most visited because of the famous "Murano Glass". You'll visit a famous glass-factory where you'll see an example of glass-blowing as well as visit the factory's showroom full of beautiful glassware that exemplify the high quality of glass produced on the Island. Enjoy a glass-blowing presentation and see traditional craftsmen at work, churning out exquisite glasswork.

After the showroom, explore the picturesque island with your private guide and visit historic attractions like the wonderful and unique San Donato's Church (a masterpiece of Venetian architecture), Murano's lighthouse and San Peter's Church (a jewel of the Italian Renaissance).

The tour ends in the centre of Venice. After touring the 2 islands, re-board the motor launch to cross the lagoon back to Venice.


  • Private tour of Murano & Burano 
  • Tour guide
  • Glass factory visit with glass-blowing demonstration
  • Private boat from Venice to Murano and return


  • Entrance fees
  • Lunch & drinks

Please note

Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

Please call the local activity operator anytime between 9am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday, atleast a day prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

During high water, the tour will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions.

Wheelchair access: No

Please remember to also bring your ID or passport to confirm your identity.

Customer Reviews

  • Judie York
    Private Tour of Murano and Burano

    We had an excellent and knowledgeable guide called Christina who was lovely and made our tour very interesting. It was very interesting seeing the lace makers at Burano. Also our...

  • Alvin Perelman

    Great guide. Would have preferred our own boat back rather than factory boat...

    United States 08/17/2012
  • Mrs Linda M Heath
    Sensational private tour

    Although expensive this tour was definately a highlight for all family members. Our tour guide, Christina, was very knowledgable, lots of fun and great with each of my kids, even...

    Australia 07/20/2011

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