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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.

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Venice Accommodation

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. Try out our Venice accommodation deals finder.

Hotel Alloggi Marinella Venice

Alloggi Marinella

Santa Croce - Rio Terà Dei Pensieri 345

Location: Venice

Set in a historic building, Alloggi Marinella offers typically Venetian rooms near the bus terminals in Piazzale Roma. Venezia Santa Lucia Railway Sta...

Alloggi Marinella, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "Alloggi Marinella" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.

room rates starting from 120,00 €

Hotel Al Gazzettino Venice

Al Gazzettino

San Marco 4971

Location: Venice

hotel Al Gazzettino 3 stars Venice

Set 5 minutes' walk from St Mark’s Square and 3 minutes' walk from Rialto Bridge, Hotel Al Gazzettino is located in a 17th-century building, 350 metre...

Al Gazzettino, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "Al Gazzettino" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.

room rates starting from 139,00 €

Hotel Hotel San Sebastiano Garden Venice

Hotel San Sebastiano Garden

Fond.Ta S. Sebastiano, Dorsoduro 2542

Location: Venice

hotel Hotel San Sebastiano Garden 4 stars Venice

Set in a 15th-century building, Hotel San Sebastiano Garden is located in Venice's tranquil Dorsoduro area. The San Basilio waterbus station with link...

Hotel San Sebastiano Garden, online reservation: you can book your room at the hotel "Hotel San Sebastiano Garden" by clicking on its name and visiting its own page.

room rates starting from 119,00 €

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 Venice

Algiubagiò Restaurant

Algiubagiò Restaurant is a point where parts ingredients do not lose their whole but the combinations full fill each and their own individual potential.

Location: Venice

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 Venice

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.

Location: Venice

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 Venice

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.

Location: Venice

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 Burano

New Arte Fuga

Location: Burano

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.

Burano Tours and Venice Tours

Venice Travel Cards

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.

Boat tours to Burano Murano Torcello Venezia

Boat Excursions to Murano, Burano and Torcello

Duration: starting from 4 hours

Period: available all year!

Enjoy a little taste of the timeless atmosphere that you breathe in these places through a convenient and economic boat trip to the islands of the Venice Lagoon.

Departing from Venice, can be complicated for a tourist reaching Murano, Burano and Torcello by public transport, so we thought about comfortable tours of the islands which depart from the Santa Lucia train station in Venice, from Piazza San Marco and, in summer, also from Punta Sabbioni, the end of the Cavallino-Treporti coastline.

In our catalog there are various boat tours options: starting from the classic excursion to Burano, Murano and Torcello, up to the excursion to Murano and Burano with a fish-based lunch in a typical restaurant in Burano.

A novelty are also the tour of Burano, Murano and Venice starting from Punta Sabbioni and the daily excursion to Venice and its islands starting from Jesolo Lido.

In short, if you want to visit Murano and Burano, as well as Torcello and Venice, without sacrificing comfort, seating, explanation on board .... book online the boat trip that's right for you.

Choose the visit to the islands that you prefer, by pressing the button below to have access to our online catalog.

Gondola Tours in Venice

Duration: variuos

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.

Week end in Venice

Plan your weekend in Venice: take a ride in our section dedicated to museums, events, tours, attractions and hotels in Venice and lagoon islands.
Compose online your holiday package in Venice, adding to cart individual services and booking them all at once!

All these services are offered by a Venetian tour operators.

Local Handicrafts

Murano glass shop

New Arte Fuga - Lume Glass Factory

Via Giudecca, 132 - 30142 Burano (Venice Italy)

The New Arte Fuga shop in Burano, which is also a small glass factory, offers exclusively original Murano glass objects of its own manufacture.

Inside this shop it's possible to enjoy for free the "glass lume processing", typical of the area around Murano.

Download the coupon for "New Arte Fuga" by clicking on the button below: showing it in the shop you will be entitled to a discount or a freebie.

Venice Hotels

Hotels in Venice and islands

Hotel diffuso in Burano

San Martino Sinistro 506 – 30142 Burano

Do you want to sleep in one of the colorful houses of Burano? Book your room and discover the most beautiful island in the Venice lagoon.

Burano Accommodation

Laguna Blu Bed and Breakfast in Burano

Burano Bed and Breakfast

Calle Daffan, 379 - 30142 Burano

Book your room in Burano, in the heart of the Venice Lagoon. Stay directly in the quiet Piazza Baldassare Galuppi of Burano.

holiday lettings homes and apartments in burano

Holiday lettings, homes and apartments in Burano

Would you like to stay in a typical colorful house of Burano, once inhabited by fishermen and lace-makers?

where to eat in Mazzorbo

Eating out in Mazzorbo

Fondamenta Santa Caterina, 3 – 30142 Mazzorbo

A stone's throw from the island of Burano, crossing the long bridge, you reach the Venissa estate: an agricultural paradise open to the public, formed by vegetable gardens, vineyards and two restaurants.