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Venice Lagoon

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Address: | Murano, Burano and Torcello, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 347 106 9611

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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We did this however I believe we could've done this with a better tour operator., Murano was interesting with the glass blowing and we had a guide to explain what was going on... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did this however I believe we could've done this with a better tour operator., Murano was interesting with the glass blowing and we had a guide to explain what was going on. Burano was another place which I can only gather was the lace making place however we were left on our own, given near on an hour. A... More 

Thank Yoyo88Townsville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had arrived here on a Cruise around the Med and this was by far the best stop we had on our Itinery. You can stand and watch for hours (we sat at a bar) as life goes by on this wonderful area of Venice. You can see all of the Gondolas coming and going and also hear some singing... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When Paolo volunteered to take us on a boat trip through Venice, we were delighted. The city assumes a new profile when viewed from the canals. The life around seems closer and more vivid and then, the canals have their own character too. He finally took us to the lagoon when the sun was coming down. We went past the... More 

Thank sanjay b
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Each day, we took the next water bus into Venice. Never knowing the route or where we would land, this afforded us a look at how the everyday is adapted to life surrounded by water. Amazing! But is was in wandering through the alleys and canals to the next destination, that every image, each bit if its history was at... More 

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Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is very little to be said about Venice that has not already been revealed by celebrities and Royalty from around the world. The lagoon area gives you a chance to actually see these unique crafts that still remain for the crystal on Murano and the beautiful embroideries on Burano. A very worth while side trip !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This incredible island is a must to see its unique and impressive and memories will last a life time Take a great pair of working shoes and a camera for an unforgettable experience

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Jaguariuna, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is a good way to walk, or better, navigate thru the lagoon and see how big is the island. You are going to see others islands and local habits like walk at the park (giardini), the hospital and the water ambulances, the marina.... it has a lot to see

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went on the tour of the three islands. Was good for the first time there but when we return will take a water taxi to Burano to have more time there. Murano and Tercello were ok but much preferred Burano.

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St Helens, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is worth paying for a guided trip round the lagoon there is so much history and interesting detail on the various locations a commentary is worth the extra

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We wanted to see Burano in particular and then found a tour for a very reasonable price that took us to Murano and Torcello, also. We didn't have much time at any of the places, but just enough to wander, take some photos, have something to eat or drink. Burano was so lovely - I would go back there!

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The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.