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Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice?

Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice? Veneto's capital, Venice attracts millions of tourists every year. What few know is that Venice "hides" three other islands that are worth visiting. Shall we get to know them?

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Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice?

Venice is a collection of 117 islands separated by canals and connected by hundreds of bridges. Of these, three stand out: Murano, Burano and Torcello. Today we are going to teach you how to get to these beautiful islands! But after all: Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice? In this post you will find the best tips and information to get to the islands of Venice! Here at Your Travel to Italy with Ana Patricia you make the trip of your dreams!!! ALSO: see our “Accommodation in Italy – Tips for your holidays!”

1) How to get to the islands of Venice? MURANO

What to visit in Murano? Murano is the birthplace of beautiful, expensive crystals that fill our eyes! Murano is actually an archipelago with seven small islands. With its 5,500 inhabitants, Murano was founded by Romans in the 6th century. A must-see there, in addition to the various crystal shops, is: Church of Saint Mary and Saint Donatus, Church of Saint Peter Martyr and Mula Palace. Ah, the Crystal Museum (Museo Vetrario), which is in the Giustinian Palace, is also charming.

Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice?
Murano Glass

How to get to Murano?

From Piazzale Roma (“Rome Large Square”), take the vaporetto line number 42. You can also reach Murano with line 3 and from San Marco use line 41 or 7. The journey takes approximately 30 minutes. Also read How much will I spend on a trip to Venice?

2) How to get to the islands of Venice? BURANO

What to visit in Burano? The set of four small islands has 3,000 inhabitants and is one of the most beautiful! It is famous for its gastronomy, especially its sweets. Try the bussolà, which is a yolk, flour and butter biscuit. It’s delicious! A must-see is: Piazza Galuppi (Galuppi Square), the only square in the city, the Bell Tower that is leaning 1.83 meters and the Church of San Martino Vescovo (Saint Martin Bishop). Be sure to observe the colorful houses that surround the city’s canals: you can make beautiful photos!

Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice?
Burano

How to get to Burano?

Leaving Santa Lucia station, take line 3, if you leave Murano, use line 12. Still as an option: LN vaporetto line from Fondamenta Nuove or San Zaccaria. The journey takes approximately 45 minutes. Read also Two-day Venice itinerary?

3) How to get to the islands of Venice? TORCELLO

What to visit in Torcello? It is the most beautiful of the islands! Torcello presents unique landscapes and attracts by its history and culture. Be sure to visit: Attila’s Throne, Devil’s Bridge (which has neither a handrail nor a parapet! So beware!), The Basilica of Saint Mary of the Assumption (which is the oldest building on the island) and the Church of Saint Fosca.

Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice?
Torcello

How to get to Torcello?

If you leave Venice, use the LN line. The journey time is approximately 50 minutes. If you are in Burano, it only takes 5 to reach Torcello.

Gold Tip

It is possible to visit the three islands on the same day, as it will take you about two hours on each of them. Tickets for the vaporetto (public boat) costs 20 euros and lasts 24 hours. At St Mark’s Square there are several agencies that sell tours to the islands and the tour costs around 20 euros, the tour lasts 4 hours. How about a boat trip on the Islands of Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello? Click here to learn more!


Conclusion

Murano, Burano and Torcello: how to get to the islands of Venice? Venice and its islands are charming and worth visiting. If you are staying in Venice for more than two days, I suggest you. If you feel insecure or have no time, and need help to organize your trip, do not hesitate to look for me! I will love to help you make your dream trip to Italy. And how can I do that? Continue reading this post until the end and you will understand how can we make your life and journey easier.

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