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  1. Italy
  2. Veneto
  3. Venice
  4. Torcello

Islands of the Venice Lagoon: Self-Guided Tour

Product ID: 169804
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Visit both by yourself and at your own pace the most celebrated islands of the Venetian lagoon. Explore Murano, Burano, and Torcello with an audioguide, all through the utilization of a unique mobile app.
About this activity
Duration 5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, English, French, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Visit the landmarks and monuments of Murano, Burano and Torcello
  • Explore the Venetian lagoon at your own pace
  • Create your own customized route to take in the island's sights
  • Move completely at your own pace
Full description
This particular lagoon of Venice is rich with history and old traditions that make it famous worldwide. With the help of an innovative app you will be escorted into the heart of the islands where you will admire the multi-colored houses of Burano, also known as the fishermen island. Also view the ancient furnace of Murano where the local craftsmen create their glass artwork, and, at the end, jump back in time on Torcello island, where Venice was born centuries ago. Here, also see the most ancient churches of Venice.
  • Mobile App with commentary of the exterior of 30 attractions and points of interest
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Interior commentary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Embarkation point for public boat ticket line number 3 - 4.1 or 4.2 of Piazzale Roma

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• You will receive an e-mail with the QR and instructions to activate the mobile app. You should have received the app by 10 AM the day after your reservation, otherwise, you can come to Venice Tours office (San Marco 1130) for assistance and download the mobile app
• You can use it anytime at night and day as many times as you want
• This app won’t use up any data connection as it runs on GPS only
• Public boat timetable: every 15 minutes until 11:00PM, by night less often
• You have to download the app on your mobile phone
• Please pay attention, the app is totally independent from your operator’s app. On your device it will appear as Pop Guide icon
• It is suggested to take the public boat lines number 4.1 – 4.2, 3 or 12
• The audio description starts from Fondamenta Nove
• The mobile app is supported by the following systems:
Apple: from IOS 8; iPhone, ipad and ipod touch
Android: from the 4.1 version system
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Product ID: 169804