Half-day tour to Murano and Burano from Punta Sabbioni

Duration: approx. 6 hours 

Location: Punta Sabbioni


Why choose this experience?

1 To visit the most beautiful islands of Venice departing from Punta Sabbioni and travelling on a comfortable private boat
2 To discover the untouched charm of Burano and Murano, the jewel-islands of the Venice lagoon
3 Because you will learn about anecdotes and interesting facts on the history of the places visited thanks to multilingual explanations

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Important information


from 1st April to 15th September 2017

Departure point:

Punta Sabbioni - lungomare Dante Alighieri at floating decks

Departure time

10.00 am

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. 6 hours
  • Private return boat transfer
  • Burano and Murano visit as per programme
  • Visit of a glass making workshop in Murano
  • Multilingual tour escort (Saturdays and Sundays only) or audio recording
  • Meals and drinks
  • 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 (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 service you booked might be cancelled. If this should happen, you will be informed as soon as possible and, according to the type of service you booked, you will have the possibility to choose between postponing the service on the first date available or receiving a total refund of the price paid, if the cancellation policy of the service itself allows a refund.

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Full description

This entirely-new excursion will allow you to discover the islands of the Venice lagoon from Punta Sabbioni after taking a convenient private boat transfer ... Do not miss the opportunity to take part in an unforgettable Venetian islands tour from Punta Sabbioni: the ancient traditions of Murano and Burano will leave ever-lasting emotions on you!

Designed for those wishing to discover the untouched charm of the islands of Murano and Burano relying on a guided and pleasant tour, our excursion is a guarantee of comfort and relaxation: the private transfers and the attentive and helpful staff that will escort you during the excursion will allow you to spend a few hours in complete relaxation!

You will experience the most authentic side of the Lagoon by discovering the two islands that perhaps more than all the other ones retain the true spirit of Venice: Murano and Burano are real jewels where time seems to have stood between hued houses, craft shops and fishing boats.

The convenient departure from Punta Sabbioni is highly recommended for those staying along the Adriatic coast and wishing to dedicate half a day learning about art and ancient traditions... Thanks to this excursion you will quickly and easily reach the islands without having to arrange your own transfer and rely on interconnecting public transport.

Murano, the world famous island for the production of extraordinary glass masterpieces, and Burano with its colorful houses and delicate laces will give you a pleasant break from the hustle and bustle of the beaches along the coast ... Both islands retain a timeless charm and an unrivaled atmosphere ... You cannot fail to visit them during a holiday in Veneto! 

Our staff will welcome you at the pier and accompany you on board, remaining at your disposal for the entire duration of the excursion.

On board you will hear about the history and learn interesting anecdotes on the islands you are about to visit: keep in mind that there are no tour escorts from Monday to Friday - the explanations will be recorded – whilst on Saturdays and Sundays you will be able to rely on the assistance of a qualified multilingual tour escort who will you give you all the explanations first-hand and provide assistance in case you need it.

Thanks to this fascinating experience, the islands of Venice will no longer hold any secrets! Our Venetian islands tour from Punta Sabbioni is arranged along a fascinating itinerary to make you discover the main attractions of Murano and Burano: in Murano you will have the opportunity to visit a famous glass-making workshop, while in Burano you will discover the island independently, to admire the main sights and get in touch with the island’s time-honoured atmosphere.


Programme of our Murano and Burano half-day itinerary from Punta Sabbioni

(times may be subject to change depending on navigation conditions)

  • 10.00 am departure from Punta Sabbioni
  • 10.45 am approx. Arrival in Murano
  • 11.30 am approx. Departure from Murano
  • 12.15 pm approx. Arrival in Burano
  • 1.45 pm approx. Departure from Burano
  • 2.00 pm approx. Return to Punta Sabbioni


Discovering Murano and Burano means abandoning the clamour of the lively Adriatic coast to be transported in the peace of the lagoon islands, rich in traditions jealously preserved over time. Not only glass, lace, and colorful houses, but also legends, fascinating anecdotes and local tales. Thanks to this charming itinerary, you will be plunged into the most authentic soul of Venice, where fishermen and lace weavers still speak dialect and children scamper around the small squares... A soul whose origins date back to a distant past and that can boast a thousand-year long history.

Do not forget that you have the option to choose between optional visits and time at leisure allowing you to manage your visit according to your specific needs. The staff will be happy to provide you with suggestions and advice to make the most of your experience! For example, with free-time at your disposal on both islands, you might indulge in shopping, browse in the local craft shops, dine in a typical restaurant or discover famous monuments and lesser known areas.

Do not hesitate to book this wonderful half-day itinerary from Punta Sabbioni! A private boat tour, multilingual explanations and a visit to Murano and Burano ... To get in touch with the most authentic side of Venice!

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