Tag: basilica

Gold mosaic of a madonna praying in the apse of the basilica

Murano, Venice – things to do

Murano is a small island around 10 minutes by boat from Venice (about 1.5km). We visited it on a 20 Euro, four-hour tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello that departed from next to San Marco, so we didn’t have much time to stay and explore. At first glance it looks similar […]

Canals and coloured houses are picturesque

Burano, Venice – things to do

Burano is completely different to Venice in terms of its architecture. We visited it as part of a 20-Euro half-day tour of Murano, Burano and Torcello. It sits about 7km from Venice and you can catch a ferry directly there which takes about 40 minutes. Burano’s multi-coloured houses Burano is […]