Murano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon, located in northern Italy. It is known for its glass-making industry, which dates back to the 13th century. Murano's colorful and intricate glasswork is world-renowned and draws visitors from all over the globe.

For more information about Murano, you can visit the official tourism website of Venice, which provides a comprehensive guide to the island, including accommodations, restaurants, and activities:

Highlights of Murano:

  1. Glassblowing demonstrations: Watch master glassblowers at work and learn about the history of Murano's glass-making tradition at one of the many glass factories on the island. (Website:
  2. Church of Santa Maria e San Donato: Visit this ancient church, built in the 7th century, which contains beautiful Byzantine mosaics and a 12th-century marble pulpit. (Website:
  3. Murano Glass Museum: Discover the history of Murano's glass-making industry at this museum, which displays a vast collection of glass pieces from ancient to modern times. (Website:
  4. Colleoni Glass Factory: Explore this historic glass factory, which has been in operation since 1921 and features a range of handmade glass products, from traditional chandeliers to contemporary sculptures. (Website:
  5. Venissa Wine Resort: Enjoy a unique wine-tasting experience at this picturesque resort, located in a restored 17th-century villa on the island of Mazzorbo, just a short boat ride from Murano. (Website:

Directions to Murano:

By Car: It is not possible to drive directly to Murano, as it is an island without road access. Visitors can park their cars in Venice and take a vaporetto (waterbus) to Murano. By Plane: The nearest airport to Murano is Venice Marco Polo Airport, which is served by numerous airlines from destinations around the world. From the airport, visitors can take a water taxi or vaporetto to Murano.