I would be happy to put a review on TripAdvisor. Our overall experience couldn’t have been better. Ann was very helpful through the booking process, and very prompt in her response to my queries both before booking and before the first tour. We couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide in Cinzia. She was wonderfully engaging with our boys and was really able to capture their interest, especially in the more difficult Vatican Tour. My husband and I really learned a lot as well! It was especially great to have her for both tours, the continuity really helped. I would have no hesitation at all in recommending Nancy Aiello to my friends. I found you quite by accident when I was researching family tours in Italy. I believe you have a link on a website Ciaobambino. Thank you again for a delightful experience for my family.
PRIVATE VENICE ISLANDS FAMILY DAY TRIP TO MURANO AND BURANO
Get off-the-beaten-path in the Venetian lagoon and discover colorful islands just a short boat ride away from Venice. Enjoy a fun filled Venice islands family day trip to Murano and Burano with your children. Islands’ hopping in Venice is an interactive Italy travel experience for all ages.
Escape the crowds in the company of your expert kid-friendly tour guide who brings the art of craftsmanship to life. Hear the storied history of Murano and Burano. See first-hand Murano and Burano oldest traditions in action. Discover, enjoy, and experience the ancient crafts of glass-blowing and lace-making. Meet skillful artisans at work. Venice islands family day trip is an exciting adventure that educates and entertains adults and kids.
Take in panoramic views of the city as you cross the lagoon. Explore Murano, the Queen of Glassmaking since the late 13th century. Be introduced to the amazing secrets of glass blowing an art passed on from father to son through the centuries. Watch live how glass-blowing and lace-making are done Venetian-style. See first-hand glass being blown and fashioned into vases, glasses, and baubles. Find out why The Floating City is so famous for its glassware and why glassmaking was so important in Venetian history. The next stop on your Venice islands family day trip is Burano. Considered a Venice in miniature the colorful lacemaking island of Burano is also famous for its delicious cookies. Contact us for pricing and availability.
* Private Half-Day Walking Tour
* Private Licensed Professional Local Guide
* Island of Murano
* Island of Burano
* Best Photo Ops
Venice islands family day trip is private, offering the personal attention required to experience one of the world’s leading cities at your own pace. Get the answers to the questions you are burning to ask from your expert kid-friendly guide. Learn all about Murano and Burano secret stories that bring these two captivating islands to life.
Expose your family to art, history, and centuries-old traditions. Get a glimpse of local life and discover hidden spots that entrance kids of all ages. See live demonstrations in the arts of glassblowing and lacemaking. Meet master’s fire and shape molten glass into a masterpiece. Watch skilled artisans making laces using techniques inspired by the making of fishing nets. Learn about age-old techniques that are still used by modern-day artisans. Islands’ hopping in Venice is a favorite family-friendly excursion to give kids a combination of history and behind the scenes action experience.
The island of Murano looks similar to Venice but it is much quieter. Charming architecture, canals, and bridges make it a relaxing place to stroll and learn. This Island offers a great living example of the central role that family and traditions play in a community and history. Murano internationally renowned for a glassmaking industry that dates back to the 13th century continues to produce ornate glass objects thanks to generations of glassmakers who apprenticed their sons and daughters to make sure this precious art craft survived. Your children imagination will run wild as they see artisans creating intricate handcrafted pieces.
Further north in the lagoon lies Burano, one of the most colorful towns in the world. This tiny island resembles a Venice in miniature. Stroll along Burano’s vibrant waterways and hidden courtyards. Burano is a picturesque fishing village made up of hundreds of candy colored small houses. Each house has different colors. Legend has it that the fishermen used this to their advantage as the colors helped them navigate their way home through the fog. Burano is also well-known for its lacemaking traditions, which dates back to 1500. However, today you can still see old ladies that hand-made lace. Burano is also home to a bell tower that over the years has started to lean. It may not be the Leaning Tower of Pisa but children will enjoy catching a glimpse of this unique bell tower.
How it Works
During the booking process, you will be able to tell us when you would like to tour and how we can customize the private tour for you and yours. With that, we will create the perfect tour for you.
Venice Islands Family Day Trip Customized For You!
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Hello, we would definitely recommend Nancy Aiello Tours and would score all areas in the good to excellent range.
In particular, both the driver and tour guide greatly contributed to our excellent visit to Rome.
The Rome vehicle was very clean and well kept and was a comfortable size for our group.
The tour guide was very knowledgeable and the private tour allowed us to see the main highlights we wanted in Rome.
We found your company on the internet while researching travel options for our trip to the Mediterranean. When we booked the tour, we initially thought the price was a bit high, however considering that it was a private tour and given the excellent service we received, it was very good value for money.
This option fit well with our limited time schedule.
We are back home in Oklahoma, but I wanted to thank you for all of your assistance in making our trip to Italy such a wonderful time.
The drivers and guides were wonderful and we had a wonderful time. Even though everyone has been wonderful, I wanted to especially commend two individuals. I would hope that our comments will be passed on to either the individuals themselves or their supervisors if appropriate.
The guide in Florence was extremely kind to my wife Gwen. Going to the Uffizi and seeing La Primavera had been a dream of my wife’s since she was in graduate school working on her doctorate in English Literature. Maria was very kind and patient with my wife as she fulfilled a dream of hers.
The driver in Sorrento loved Italy and especially loved this corner of the beautiful country and enthusiastically wanted to share that love with me. In addition to being an outstanding driver, he was also an outstanding guide.
Please feel free to use me as a reference for future customers.