The tour forecasts the visit of the three most famous islands of Venezia, crossing the lagoon in a crescendo of unforgettable findings and emotions .
The first island visited is MURANO, recognized worldwide as the capital of blown glass, it preserves today like once upon a time, the precious secrets of the antique glass manufacture, passed down from generation to generation by the master glassmakers that with skilful techniques and skilled hands, have been in centuries transforming the simple matter in artworks. A stop by an historical factory to watch the heat manufacturing of glass –duration about 45 minutes.
Following, the second island is BURANO, a “multicoloured palette”. The island of fishermen and of “tombolo” embroiderers, ancient instrument with which beautiful bobbin lace and lace artefacts are nowadays still realized. It is said that the bright colour that distinguishes the houses served for the fishermen returning after the fishing battue to recognize their homes and therefore the wrong wife ! Visit of a lace and bobbin lace laboratory and wal through the streets of the small town –duration about 50 minutes.
At the end, the third island is TORCELLO or as it was said, “Turricellum”, the most ancient and prosperous settlement of the lagoon up to the rise of Venezia. Today it counts only 15 inhabitants resident ma its priceless archaeological heritage, that it still preserves, makes it a very popular tourist place.
From 18 June to 15 September 2018
Additional days: 23/05 – 24/05 – 30/05 – 31/05 – 07/06 – 14/06