Visit Burano on a cruise departing from Venice
The small and charming island of Burano, with its many boats, its bridges and its colorful houses is a perfect destination to visit both individually and as a route on a cruise departing from Venice.
The city of Venice is considered as a real reference point for travel on a cruise in the Mediterranean: its port, extended and modernized in recent years, provides terminals generously developed for maximum efficiency in the management of the process of embarking and disembarking passengers on numerous cruise ships.
The cruises that depart from Venice are a real spectacle not only for the trip itself: in fact, the port is a place for young and old, ideal to spend some time to admire the input and the output of the big names signatures international cruise.
Costa Cruise and MSC Cruises in the first place, but also names such as CroisiEurope, a company proud to boast a huge fleet of 27 cruise ships.
The latter offers a visit to the island of Burano in cruise aboard its ships and Vasco de Gama Symphonie, respectively cruises "Venetian Lagoon" and "Venice, the Lagoon and the Po Delta". Your excursion to the island of Burano lasts a whole day.
What to do once you get off the ship?
In addition to the picturesque colored houses, with their bright colors that form the backdrop to the serene world of fishermen, on the island stand the St. Martin's Church, which became a symbol of the island itself with its leaning tower, and the Lace Museum in Piazza Galuppi.
From the Venice's harbor are also within easy reach of all the other local attractions.
Your cruise line, CroisiEurope offers comfortable ships designed to provide maximum space and comfort.
The warm colors, light and delicious cabins provide a pleasant atmosphere, thanks to a young fleet renewal and where safety are the two watchwords.
CroisiEurope is today regarded as the shipping company leader in European river tourism, for its dynamism, sense of innovation and excellent value for money.
Visiting Burano with a budget tour
It's also possible to get to Burano starting from the beautiful Piazza San Marco in Venice, taking an organized budget boat tour.
The boat trip to Burano takes about half a day, it's cheap, and it will take you through the various islands of the lagoon near Burano, as Murano and Torcello.
The half day excursion by boat can be booked online at this page: budget boat tour to Burano, Murano and Torcello.
Before and after boarding
We hope to please suggesting some facilities such as hotels, inns and bed & breakfast in Venice in order to help you find accommodation or rooms in Venice or nearby.
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Campo Santa Sofia 4200/1/2
Dating back to 1520, Foscari Palace has been completely refurbished to preserve its original elegance. Featuring a rooftop terrace and spacious rooms,...
Foscari Palace, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "Foscari Palace" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
room rates starting from 190,00 €
Santa Croce 557
Hotel Airone offers budget accommodation in a great location close to the Vaporetto (water bus) stop and just across the bridge (Ponte degli Scalzi) f...
Hotel Airone, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "Hotel Airone" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
room rates starting from 60,00 €
San Marco Luxury - Canaletto Suites
Calle del Pellegrin 292, Piazza San Marco
Set in the heart of Venice, this luxury property was once home to Canaletto, the famous 18th-century painter. San Marco Luxury- Canaletto Suites offer...
San Marco Luxury - Canaletto Suites, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "San Marco Luxury - Canaletto Suites" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
room rates starting from 935,00 €
Ai Tre Ponti e Al Rio Nuovo
Rio Terrà dei Pensieri 359, Santa Croce
The Bed and Breakfast Ai Tre Ponti & Al Rio Nuovo provides rooms or fully-furnished apartments in downtown Venice.
Ai Tre Ponti e Al Rio Nuovo, online reservation: you can book your room at the Bed and Breakfast "Ai Tre Ponti e Al Rio Nuovo" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
Casa della Corte
San Marco, 4453 (Corte del Forno Vecchio)
Casa della Corte bed and breakfast is located in Venice between Saint Mark's Square and Rialto.
Casa della Corte, online reservation: you can book your room at the Bed and Breakfast "Casa della Corte" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
The bed and breakfast Le Guglie overlooks the Cannaregio Canal which is directly connected to the most famous Grand Canal and is located in the neighborhood of the ancient Jewish Getto.
Le Guglie, online reservation: you can book your room at the Bed and Breakfast "Le Guglie" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.
Eating out in Venice
Any suggestions about where eating out can never do harm, too. We tried to make a selection of the best restaurants, pizzerias and wine bars typical of Venice
Algiubagiò Restaurant is a point where parts ingredients do not lose their whole but the combinations full fill each and their own individual potential.
Algiubagiò Restaurant, online reservation: you can make your reservation by clicking on the name "Algiubagiò Restaurant" and visiting its own page.
Estro - Vino e Cucina
"Estro - Vino e Cucina" in Venice offers Cicchetti and typical Venetian cuisine with a slight oriental reinterpretation of its Japanese chef.
Estro - Vino e Cucina, online reservation: you can make your reservation by clicking on the name "Estro - Vino e Cucina" and visiting its own page.
Il Caffè Gelato e l'Atelier della Pizza
Coming back from Burano, the ideal place where to eat one of the best pizzas in Venice, naturally with a icecream no less good.
Il Caffè Gelato e l'Atelier della Pizza, online reservation: you can make your reservation by clicking on the name "Il Caffè Gelato e l'Atelier della Pizza" and visiting its own page.
Where to buy local handicraft products around Venice
In the globalized market has become very difficult to buy local crafts in places that you go to visit. Let us, therefore, to suggest the reliable shops where you can buy the authentic pieces and not imported.
New Arte Fuga
The New Arte Fuga shop in Burano offers exclusively original Murano glass objects of its own manufacture.
New Arte Fuga, buy online: you can send your enquiry to "New Arte Fuga" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.