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Travel Guide of Burano in Italy by Influencers


Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy, near Torcello at the northern end of the lagoon, known for its lace work and brightly coloured homes. The primary economy is tourism.

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The island of Burano, the most beautiful island of the Venice lagoon




Located in the northern part of the Venetian lagoon, the island of Burano is famous worldwide for its lace but also for its beautiful small colored houses that line the canals of this fishing village.
Guided tour of the most beautiful island of the lagoon, without forgetting its delicious restaurants and charming hotels. 

You can visit both islands with a local guide and even see a glass blowing demonstration in Murano.
An unlimited 24-hour active boat pass is included in the price.

The history of the island of Burano




The island of Burano was founded by merchants and fishermen from the Roman town of Altino who came here to take refuge from the barbarian invasions.
Its name comes from Boreano, one of the districts of Altino.
To recognize their house even in times of fog, the fishermen's wives painted the walls in bright colors.

Even today the inhabitants are obliged to repaint them every year, which makes photo lovers happy.
In the 16th century, needle lace appeared and brought prosperity to the island of Burano thanks to the craze of the European bourgeoisie.

The fishermen's wives used to mend the nets of their husbands developed a unique technique.

How to get to the island of Burano




The island of Burano is located 7 km north of Venice.

To get there by Vaporetto from Venice, it takes about 40 minutes by taking line 12 at the Fate Nove A stop which serves Murano, Mazzorbo, and Burano.
A tip is to stop one stop before Burano, on the island of Mazzorbo which is connected to Burano by a wooden bridge.

You will surely be alone on this island and discover along the way fields and orchards, a real haven of peace before arriving in Burano.*

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Frequently Asked Questions by Travelers planning a trip to Burano

Can we visit the islands of Burano , Murano, and Torcello together?

An interesting option is to couple the visit of the three islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello in an organized tour.
For half a day, in the morning or the afternoon, you will visit with your experienced guide all the must-see places of these three islands of the Venice lagoon.

 You have two options: a group tour or a private tour.
Opt for a group tour, for a price of only 20€ per person
The tour lasts 4h30 and allows you to have an overview of the 3 islands. 


Those who go shopping on the island can also buy in advance the combined ticket with the glass museum in Murano.
Line 12 to Burano departs every 30 minutes from the Fondamenta Nuove pier in northern Venice (the trip takes about 45 minutes). 





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Isola di San Michele

  7.2 km (4.5 miles) away from Burano


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Museo di Palazzo Grimani

  8.0 km (5.0 miles) away from Burano


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San Giorgio dei Greci

  8.0 km (5.0 miles) away from Burano


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Grand Canal

  8.1 km (5.0 miles) away from Burano


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Rialto Bridge

  8.2 km (5.1 miles) away from Burano


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Campo della Maddalena

  8.2 km (5.1 miles) away from Burano


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Bridge of Sighs

  8.2 km (5.1 miles) away from Burano


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Doge's Palace

  8.3 km (5.2 miles) away from Burano


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Church of San Giorgio Maggiore

  8.5 km (5.3 miles) away from Burano


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Scala Contarini del Bovolo

  8.5 km (5.3 miles) away from Burano


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Chiesa di San Geremia

  8.6 km (5.3 miles) away from Burano


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Università Iuav di Venezia

  9.8 km (6.1 miles) away from Burano


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Madonna dell'Angelo

  39.2 km (24.3 miles) away from Burano


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