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Lagune von Venedig

Murano, Burano and Torcello, Venice, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 215 attractions in Venice
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of water located between Venice and the Adriatic Sea.
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Vienna, Austria
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83 reviews 83 reviews
10 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

Whichever way, whether by vaporetto, water taxis or gondolas, one can always appreciate the beauty and charm of this magnificent city!

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44 reviews 44 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We took Alilaguna Tours out to see the islands and it was pretty awful (see my review under their name). That said it was a great cheap way to visit Murano, Burano and Torcello. To summarize Murano is a total tourist trap selling seriously overpriced glass tuk, Torcello is is a lovely peaceful island with religious ruins and a lovely... More

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Brighton
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Once in a while Venice can get a little claustrophobic. And thats when you take the Valporetto (waterbus) to Lido or Murano. Its only a 10 minutes ride across the laguna but the views on to S. Marco are breathtaking.

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Venice, Italy
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155 reviews 155 reviews
70 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Having done it nine times you need to know what a magical experience it is, rowing through the lagoon from San Mark's Basin via Sant' Erasmo to Burano, then returning through Murano, re-entering in the Canale di Cannaregio to the Grand Canal is wonderful. For me too many canoes, kayaks who get in the way of the traditional boats who... More

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hamburg
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The islands of the Laguna are very different. All have a history of their own. and all are worth a visit

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Stockholm
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Dont miss to take a trip to Lido or another island in the lagune. It is the best way to see San Marco and if it is a sunny day, you will have some nice fresh air.

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10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Buy a day ticket and you can visit Murano, Burano and Torcello. Also the Lido. Reserve one day for this.

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Perth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you are visiting Murano, Burano and Torcello you will see this body of water. You can take different boats to reach these islands but vaporetto is the usual and cheapest way to get there.

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HAMPSHIRE
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

Decided to use the vaporetto to visit the islands of Murano and Burano. Loved Burano which was very picturesque with balamory style painted houses. There are some art shops and plenty of small shops selling Murano jewellery and items made of lace. The Murano jewellery beads and animals are often being made in the shops and you are welcome to... More

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

If you go anywhere but the main island(s), you're going to see a bit of the lagoon anyway - enjoy it! Try for good weather, though - wind with no sun might be cold. And the water choppy. Again, a Vaporetto is the easiest and cheapest way to get around.

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