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Islands in the Stream: Murano, Burano, Torcello

Does your private collection lack an original piece of glass? Murano is the place to go.
Are you looking for a gift for your daughter’s wedding? Try some lace from Burano.
Are you searching for the origins of Venice? The ancient stones of Torcello bear the answer.
Whatever your reason, if you are fed up with the crowds in Venice, you will find landscapes suspended in time, a relaxed pace and great restaurants on this itinerary.

Additional costs: Means of transportation (see below); entrance to the Basilica in Torcello (€ 5).
Duration: 3 hours (using a water taxi); 6 hours (using public transport: www.actv.it).
Notes: A private visit to a glass furnace can be arranged in Murano.

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