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Address: | Murano, Burano and Torcello, Venice, Italy
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Many famous and fascinating islands can be found on this large body of...

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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Visit outer islands

Take a boat trip around some of the other islands. These three are fantastic, especially loved the colourful fishermens houses on Burano. On Murano you can stock up on those Troll... read more

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Bideford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Take a boat trip around some of the other islands. These three are fantastic, especially loved the colourful fishermens houses on Burano. On Murano you can stock up on those Troll & Pandora beads for a percentage of the cost that the brands sell them for. They are made by Murano so you get the genuine thing.

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We went to Burano and Torcello. The latter more interesting than the former. Burano is very touristy. Torcello was a marvel. There is a plaque in the church commemorating the founding of what is now Venice in the 6th century. It dates from the 6th century. A marvel. The church itself is a marvel. Incredible decoration. We went early in... More 

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Brantford Ontario Canada
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Burano even though a tourist place is off the beaten track and only accessible by boat. Public water ferry is best to see how the locals get around. The island is very quaint and the lace is excellent. Go to the lace museum and see very old famous lace. I will not say more as you need to embrace the... More 

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Another part of Venice that you have to see when staying more than a day. Not so crowded as the main part of Venice. Small islands with a unique personality, so similar but so different. Murano offers the glass factories, Lido the beach and the famous film festival Mostra. Best reached by Vaporetto's (Venice's public transport system).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Aside from the main island that is Venice, there are a number of other islands of interest. One is Burano, and while the tourist still get to there, it's not anywhere near as crowded as Venice proper. About a 30 minute water taxi or ferry ride from the Grand Canal in Venice. Quaint little town with shops, cafes and restaurants,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We passed through here on our tour of the three islands, which I recommend. You can book that for a good price on Viator. Nice to watch go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Murano and Burano are beautiful quaint small islands with in the lagoon, a real must if staying for a longer period in Venice. Colourful quaint streets with the canals running under small bridges. Visit to the glass factory very enjoyable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We used the day ticket on the vaporetto water bus ( 20 Euro each) to visit the islands. They are well worth the visit and offer a view of the area that looks genuine and actually lived in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Italian visit sans Venice?! No way! This romantic and awe-inspiring cities with its canals and waterways has lots to offer. Take a gondola ride, walk along the bridges of grand canal, visit piazza San Marco and go on boat to the island's of Murano and Burano.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you take an early boat and arrive in Torcello before the crowds, the peace of the lagoon is delightful. If you climb the campanile beside the basilica, the views over the lagoon are glorious - it is easy to imagine yourself back in the shoes of the first inhabitants, seeking shelter from Attilla the Hun and his invading force.... More 

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