Isola di Burano

Burano, 30142 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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Burano is a small island in Venice, having a typical Venetian look and character. The island is often called the lace island, as it got a great popularity due to the Italian lacework. There are lots of buildings and windows decorated with laces and ribbons. The island has even a lace museum. Shops full of race and delicate decorations are everywhere in the island.
The island attracts its visitors with bright colours. Reds, orange, blue, and green houses give the island liveliness and fairy complexion. Wander through the narrow hidden corners of the island, discover the Venetian style and taste in the neighbourhood of this cozy landmark.
 

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  • Alan Oliver

    5
    - 28 August 2018 -

    A beautiful and colourful island, well worth the boat trip. It has many little back streets to meander through and lots of cafes and restaurants to choose from. Lace making is the trade of fame for the island and many examples and shops are also available. Lots of little bridges allow you to criss cross the canals as you walk round. A must see trip to do.

  • lauren boland

    5
    - 13 August 2018 -

    100% worth a visit when you are in Venice. It was easy to get to and so beautiful and colourful. But get off at the neighbouring island and walk over the bridge and it was very picturesque and only a short walk

  • john Simmons

    5
    - 01 August 2018 -

    With a few island near Venice to take waters taxis, we chose Burano as it was closest and we were attracted to the colors. From the closest pier, we were able to hop on and off 3 different boats to take us there. In total almost an hour. When we got there, you're able ot go your own way. We didn't follow the early morning crowd and roamed around different parts of the quite village. So quite, I wonder where all the people actually lived. Homes were for sale left and right to tempt the tourist passing by. Other than meandering around you can catch some food, contemplate buying the lace, and watch the sunset. Though, the water taxis start to come less and less often.

  • Hugh Watt

    5
    - 01 August 2018 -

    We loved being on the island. We traveled there on a 3 island tour and this was the best. Would have been nice to stay longer. We wish we had time to eat there as the cafes seemed very nice.

  • Gautam dange

    5
    - 26 July 2018 -

    Beautiful Place. Need lot of travel by boat as it a separate island. Possible to go by public boats, and bus service is frequent. This village is known for Colorful Houses. You can see all possible colors given to the house, even Black :) Make sure you have good camera ! As just watching an coming back not worth. Village has beautiful canals with small bridges, and these are real photogenic places.

  • naz ar

    5
    - 14 July 2018 -

    a very beautiful place in Venice. incredible colors! very calm atmosphere. a very nice place where you will make thousands of photos! all who got to Venice, I advise you to come here! super! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘ greetings from Ukraine!

  • Jiacheng Yang

    4
    - 07 July 2018 -

    Good for taking photos. But there is not too much else to see. On the other hand, the boat riding from Venice to Burano is relaxing. If you come in the morning, there are plenty seats on the boat, so you can be away from the crowds on the main island.

  • Devin Kanzler

    5
    - 27 June 2018 -

    Took the 12 boat here from Murano. Beautiful city and wonderful atmosphere. Lots of shopping available. Very big place for tourists, but that means lots of food and people speak English. All sorts of things here! Food, fabrics, glass, etc. Great place to visit to see true Italy!

  • Elizaveta Tchebaniouk

    4
    - 08 June 2018 -

    Took the 7D boat from Venice S. Zaccaria to Murano and then the 12 to Burano. Took overall about an hour but a well worth visit for a half day break from Venice for a few hours. Adorable little colorful houses and a photographers paradise! Had a lovely lunch on the canal, very fresh and delicious seafood and quieter than Venice. Highly recommend if you are in Venice for a couple of days.

  • Kaushal Shastri

    4
    - 13 May 2018 -

    Burano island is a nice place to see the traditional fisherman houses and the lace museum. The place is really nice and people are charming and helpful. N Restaurants are serving great food with personalized service. Shops selling lace work items are also nice and not overcharging the tourists. Do visit the lace museum.

Isola di Burano tours

Excursion to Murano and Burano Including a Glass Factory and a Lace Laboratory

Enjoy this half day excursion to Murano and Burano islands. Experience an exclusive moment in Murano seeing the San Donato Church, built in the twelfth century. You will also take a walking tour and visit a glass factory. On Burano there will also be a walking tour and go to a lace factory.

Private Tour: Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Tour

Discover the delights of the Venetian Lagoon on this private 4-hour tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello islands in Venice. Watch skilled glassblowers at work on Murano Island. Admire pretty houses in pastel shades around Burano Islandโ€™s delightful fishing port and learn of the ancient lacemaking...

Murano Glass Experience plus Visit to a Burano Lace Laboratory

Meet you local guide in Venice city center, then board a private boat and admire the lagoon of Venice. Stop in Murano island to see S. Maria and Donatoย Cathedral followed by an old glass factory visit. Afterwards stop in Burano island and visit a lace laboratory.

The Secret Corners of Burano

Visit Burano, an enchanting fishing island of brightly-colored homes on the Venice lagoon, learn about its traditions and history, and watch locals demonstrate lace-making techniques on this one-hour group walking tour.

Half-Day Motorboat Cruise to Venice Lagoon Islands Murano and Burano

During the visit to Murano and Burano your guide will give you some explanations about the lagoon and the islands. Your first stop will be the island of Murano. Sometimes referred to as the โ€œIsland of Glass,โ€ you will visit one of its famous glass factories and see the glass being manufactured and...

Private Murano and Burano Sightseeing Cruise Tour from Venice

Experience this private, 4 hour sightseeing cruise tour of Murano and Burano Islands. You will be picked up from your hotel in Venice at 09:00am, then driven to your private boat, where you will board the Bora boat, meet your guide and depart. On this tour, you will see the islands of San Giorgio...

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