Afternoon excursion to Murano, Burano and Torcello from Venice Train Station or from St. Mark’s Area

Duration: approx. 5 hours  Location: Venice
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Why choose this experience?

1 To reach the islands of Venice choosing between two convenient starting points, according to your specific needs
2 To discover the three most famous lagoon islands with an organized excursion of approx. 5 hours
3 To take advantage of the multilingual explanations provided on board to discover anecdotes and curiosities about the history of the places visited

This excursion offers a complete islands itinerary from St. Mark's Square or Venice Santa Lucia: in fact, you can decide whether to embark next to the train station or just a few steps away from St. Mark's Square, according to your specific needs! Book this fascinating lagoon tour from St Mark’s in Venice or from the train station for an unforgettable afternoon.

Designed for those who wish to feel the untouched charm of Murano, Burano and Torcello, this tour offers private transfers, multilingual explanations and attentive and prepared staff.

What are you waiting for before immersing yourself completely in the most authentic soul of Venice? Murano, Burano and Torcello are real treasures to discover... In these islands time seems to have been suspended between colourful houses, craft shops and fishing boats!

The choice of two different starting points will allow you to easily reach the place where your tour starts. If you arrive in Venice by train or bus you can safely start your visit to the islands from Venice Train Station ‘Santa Lucia’ and Piazzale Roma; those who are staying in the historic centre or decide to spend the morning exploring the most famous artistic beauties can decide to embark near St. Mark's Square.

The same choice is not available for return to Venice: the excursion has a single point of arrival near St Mark's Square.

Our staff will welcome you upon your arrival and accompany you on board. They will be available for the rest of the excursion. On Saturday and Sunday there will be a tour guide that will guide you on a journey to explore the history and culture of Venice and its islands with multilingual explanations; from Monday to Friday there will be no guide on board and explanations will be provided with audio recordings. 

This incredible experience will allow you to admire the most famous lagoon islands: Murano, indisputable homeland of glass processing, Burano, famous for lace and colourful houses and Torcello, the ancient lagoon settlement thought to be the original nucleus of Venice.


Excursion program to Murano, Burano and Torcello

(the timetable may be subject to change due to navigation conditions):

  • 2.00 pm departure near Venice Santa Lucia FS Station
  • 2.30 pm departure near Piazza San Marco
  • 3.15 pm approx. Arrival in Murano
  • 4.00 pm approx. Departure from Murano
  • 4.45 pm approx. Arrival in Burano
  • 5.30 pm approx. Departing from Burano
  • 5.45 pm approx. Arrival in Torcello
  • 6.45 pm approx. Departure from Torcello
  • 7.30 pm approx. Return to Venice near Saint Mark's Square


Thanks to this fascinating experience, the islands will no longer hide any secrets from you! Lagoon Tour from St Mark’s or Venice Station provides a suggestive itinerary that will give you wide choice on what to do and see: in Murano you will have the opportunity to visit a famous glass factory, while in Burano and Torcello you can explore the island autonomously , admiring their beauty in total tranquillity and relaxation!

The chance to choose between optional and leisure tours will allow you to plan your excursion according to your specific needs: rely on the on-board staff to find out tips and advice on how to best enjoy your experience! Shopping in the local crafts shops, famous monuments and less touristy areas... Walking through the most characteristic places you will be surprised to discover that this is right where the true soul of Venice lies, far from the crowds of Venice’s historic centre you can enjoy a carefree afternoon!

Book now this wonderful excursion from Venice Station or St. Mark's Square! A private boat tour and multilingual explanations to the three most famous islands in Venice!

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(authorization no. 62027 dated 09/07/12 with determination no. 2052/2012)

Important info


all year

Departure point:
  • Venice Santa Lucia Railway Station – pontile F30 (near Ponte di Calatrava).
  • Riva degli Schiavoni - near Cornoldi Barracks.
Departure time


  • 2.00 pm from Venice Santa Lucia Railway Station - pontile F30.
  • 2.30 pm from Riva degli Schiavoni - near Cornoldi Barracks.
Languages available


The tour escort will only guide the tour on Saturdays and Sundays, from Monday to Friday the explanations will be provided on an audio recording.


Full: €20.00

Children from 6 to 10 years: €10.00
Children up to 5 years: free

approx. 5 hours
  • Private return boat transfer
  • Visit to Burano, Murano and Torcello as per program
  • Visit to a glassmaker workshop in Murano
  • Multilingual tour escort (Saturdays and Sundays only) or audio recording
  • Meals and beverages
  • Entrance tickets and optional visits
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

Before booking, please be advised that it is compulsory to print a paper copy of the voucher issued at the end of the online reservation and bring it with you the day of the tour. 

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).

This is a collective tour, which means there might be other participants going on the tour with you.

The tour escort is available only for excursions held on Saturdays and Sundays; from Monday to Friday the explanations are recorded.

Small/medium dogs are welcome on board, only if wearing a muzzle.

This tour is unfortunately not suitable for people with impaired mobility.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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