Good Morning Luisa,
Now that we are back home, Tina and I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and each of your colleagues for organizing an absolutely outstanding set of tours for us over the past two weeks! We also want to commend each and every one of the tour guides/drivers you provided! In particular, we had the best of times with Pietro, Laura and Marco. Each of the three of them were particularly patient with my special requests to see/photograph FS trains, as well as local city buses and trams in Venice, Bologna, Florence, Orvieto and Rome.
Again, thanks so much for your efforts on our behalf.
With all good wishes
PRIVATE VENICE ISLANDS FAMILY DAY TRIP TO MURANO AND BURANO
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.
Murano looks similar to Venice but much quieter. Charming architecture, canals, and bridges make it a relaxing place to stroll. Murano is a great living example of the central role that family and traditions play in a community and history. The history of glassblowing dates back to the Middle Ages and it is brought to us by masters whose fathers and grandfathers have been in this craft. Generations of glass-makers apprenticed their sons and daughters to make sure this precious art survived. Your children imagination run wild as they see artisans creating intricate handcrafted pieces.
Venice islands family day trip proceeds to Burano. This tiny island resembles a Venice in miniature. Stroll along Burano’s vibrant waterways and hidden courtyards. Burano is a picturesque fishing village with a dazzling array 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 lace tradition dates back to 1500 but 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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Good Morning Luisa,
Our experience with Nancy Aiello Tours was the highlight of our trip to Rome. Our guide (Lucia) was really knowledgeable and able to adapt and please us (the parents), a 17 year old boy and a 7 year old girl. Which is asking a lot!! She made the day interesting and fun! I feel we learned things that we would have never found in a large guided tour or through audio or guide books. It was great that she was able to navigate around long lines and bring us to the places that were of interest to us. We didn’t have a lot of time before our trip to make plans for our stay in Rome, which was fine because you did everything for us. It felt like we were out with a friend showing us Ancient Rome, just happened that that friend was extremely knowledgeable!
Would definitely recommend Nancy Aiello Tours – really worth it if you are busy and don’t have the time to do a lot of research before travelling (which you need to do as there is so much that Rome has to offer). Fantastic for kids as it wasn’t just a lot of information thrown at us but it was information that all of us found really interesting. Our guide was able to lead us and answer questions about what we found interesting instead of just throwing facts our way. My son said it was the highlight of his trip to Rome and my daughter is telling everyone all the things that our Guide told her!!
I was just about to write to you to let you know how happy I was with your tour guide. He was very knowledgeable, very patient (with my 2 very young kids) and very interesting. We had a lovely morning and would definitely recommend your company to others. We came across your company while looking online for a tour guide. We are happy we found you.
All the best