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Island of murano

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Island of murano

Hi, I am going to riva in September with the travel department staying in the grand hotel Liberty. There will be excursions as part of our package but I would like to visit the island if murano and maybe burano and was wondering if it is doable as a day trip from riva or is it too much hassle.

Thanks in advance

Catherine

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1. Re: Island of murano

Murano is for glass, if you are not buying a large piece (or expensive) don't bother, there is very little to see other than glass stores and salesmen. Burano is worth it.

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I disagree. I think Murano is a charming island. It has four beautiful and historic churches, lovely canal views

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and some of the glass jewellery, which is all I buy, is unusual and special, my favourite is Orovetro near Colonna stop.

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Hi. It would be a busy day; the organized tours using the bus and then the travel time would be about 3 hours / 3 hours and a half. Then you have to consider the way of the vaporetto; from Piazzale Roma to Murano, about 25 minutes taking the faster line. If you choose Burano, certainly much more attractive than Murano, the journey time is about an hour.

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Hi Lynn. Beautiful pictures! Nevertheless, I still prefer Burano (where there are many cats) :-)) http://postimg.org/image/eluie0xr9/

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I like them both, and Torcello.

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Thank you all for your replies I will look into it further

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Hi, there is a bus from Riva to Venice on three days a week - Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays - from June 2nd to October 1st:

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