Strolling along Piazza Galuppi, the unique square of Burano, where there're a lot of fish restaurants and shops.
Visiting the lace museum, located in a gothic palace, once the seat of the ancient lace school and adjacent to the Palazzo del Podestà, nowadays the Town Hall.
Admiring the workmanship of the Burano lace inside the museum and in some shops on the island.
Visiting the Church of St. Martin Bishop and the adjacent Chapel of Santa Barbara.
Going to see the Remigio Barbaro's statue dedicated to the musician Baldassare Galuppi, located in the middle of the square and the sculpture "Waiting for Peace" by the same artist, near the actv ferry stop.
Browsing around the Istrian stone well in search of prehistoric fossils' traces. From the well, dating back to 500 and located in the center of the square, it goes out fresh drinking water from a small fountain.
Turn your back to the well to see the Istrian gonfalon, which once held the St. Mark's banner.
Go under the leaning tower of Burano to realize how sharp is its slope.
Going to watch the Murano glass "lume" working at New Arte Fuga, which is a shop, but also a small glass factory, located in Via Giudecca 132.
Once you have watch the glass making demonstration you can take advantage of proximity to the Three Bridges (Tre Ponti) to take some romantic photography. This wooden bridge, in fact, connects three canals and three of the most colorful streets of Burano (Giudecca Via, Via San Mauro and Via San Martino Sinistro), full of craft shops, small restaurants and many brightly coloured houses.
For those who love fishing and the ancient crafts, we suggest to visit the old fish market (Pescaria Vecia), located in Via Giudecca, and the ex outdoor fish market in Via San Martino Sinistro, in "Campo della Pescheria".
The Pescarìa Vecia, as is called by the Burano's local people, is perhaps the most loved place by photographers and by romantic couples looking for stunning sunsets over the lagoon of Venice.
Another place you must see in Burano is the Bepi's House, the most colorful home in Burano island and, of course, take some photos of it.
As well as the house of Remigio Barbaro, the famous sculptor of the island, located in Via Terranova, where you can savor a Burano of other times, far from the usual tourist routes.
Naturally you can't leave the island withour tasting and buying the "Bussolà", the typical Burano's round cookie, the "Esse" of Burano and other local handicrafts.
Also eating the risotto de gò is a must, which is the typical Burano's risotto. Even if also all the other dishes based on fish that you can eat in one of the many restaurants of Burano are not so bad :)
Places to visit near Burano
The island of San Francesco del Deserto is definitely a place to visit near Burano. Inhabited only by friars, it is a few minutes by boat from Burano and offers a mystical atmosphere, which brings peace and serenity at the same time.
This fascinating boat trip in Venice islands offers you a Murano, Burano and Torcello half-day sightseeing tour without taking too much time away from visiting Venice: this Venice lagoon trip has, in fact, a total duration of four hours and includes short stops on all three islands.
A pleasant and economical way to make a trip to Burano, Murano and Torcello, departing from the central San Marco Square. For your Burano tour's reservation, please click on the button below.
This boat trip in the lagoon will allow you to concentrate the 4 hours at your disposal to visit Murano and Burano, the two most famous islands of Venice.
The stops on the islands will be about an hour in Murano, where you can admire the glass working in a glass factory and an hour and a half in Burano, where you can visit a typical lace shop.
The guided tours to these places will still optional and you can choose how to manage your visit to the islands.
Also this tour departs from Piazza San Marco.
If you are a "DIY tourist", who prefer to move freely without the comfort of our tours, you can get to Burano with the public vaporetto (Line 12). You can skip the line at the ticket offices buying the water bus tickets online.
In our section about the gondola tours in Venice, you can book the gondola ride you like directly online, starting from 31,00 €. If you are looking for a romantic evening in Venice and unforgettable, we recommend you the Venice Redentore in private gondola, the Historical Regatta in private gondola, or the gondola serenade.
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