After sailing past the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, the Public Gardens, the tip of Sant’Elena and the Lido famous beach resort, the boat arrives at Murano, known throughout the world for its glass manufacturing industry. Here you have 40 minutes for a visit to one of the factories, and discover the magic of glass.
The second stop will be at the pictoresque island of Burano, famous not only for its lace, but also for the fishermen’s houses painted in bright colours. The stop will last about 30 minutes. After a short sail, you’ll reach Torcello, the earliest centre of civilization in the lagoon. Only the cathedral with its magnificent mosaics and the church of Santa Fosca remains as testimony of its former glory. This stop lasts about 30 minutes. Then the boat will make its way back to St. Mark’s Square.
Tour includes: Island tours
Total duration: 4 Hours
Terms and conditions: Tour Period: 1-11-2015 - 31-03-2016
Available languages: Italian, English, Spanish, French, German
Meeting point: H 1.45 p.m. in yellow desk located on the “Riva degli Schiavoni”, at the feet of “Ponte della Paglia” and at the corner with Calle degli Albanesi (Departure h 2.00 p.m.)