Discovering Venice in two days: Second day


Discovering Venice in Two Days

Venice Map
Venice Map. Click to see in Goocle maps

Venice in Two Days: Murano and Burano Islands

On the second day we took a boat Vaporetto in San Marcos square. Previously we acquired a full day ticket that includes all the routes throughout the day. Our destination is the islands of Murano and Burano



Murano - Burano & Venice - Venice Gondolas
Venice Gondole





During the trip to the island of Murano, (famous for its glass sculptures) you can enjoy the views of Piazza San Marco, Palazzo Ducaly and the Lido of Venice.

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Women Premium Toiletry Bag, Kit TSA Approved – TSA packing rules 2021



Venice in two days

We arrived in Murano and noticed that in architecture, it is very similar to Venice, but smaller. It also has bridges and channels and the same charm.  We walk through the streets enjoying the shops that sell all kinds of objects and sculptures of glass and crystal.

Venice  Travel Organizer
Venice  Travel Organizer


Glass Museum

You can also visit the Glass Museum and the churches of: Chiesa dei Santi Maria e Donato and the Chiesa di san Pietro martire ( see map & Pics)

  Main Channel discovering Venice in two days

Back at night, we could enjoy the same views in the morning but with the special charm of the night lighting of Venice. For the end of the day, we had dinner in one of the restaurants of the Piazza San Marcos.

Leaning Towers in Venice

Leaning Towers in Venice



Venice in two days

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Venice in Two Days: Transportation 

In the historic centre

Venice is built on an archipelago of 112 islands formed by 179 canals in a shallow lagoon, connected by 419 bridges. In the old centre, the canals serve the function of roads, and almost every form of transport is on water or on foot.


The classical Venetian boat is the gondola, (plural: gondole) although it is now mostly used for tourists, or for weddings, funerals, or other ceremonies, or as ‘traghetti’(sing.: traghetto) to cross the Canale Grande in the absence of a nearby bridge. The traghetti are operated by two oarsmen; for some years there were seven such boats. The routes ( “stazi”)  are seven: 

  • San Marcuola – Fóndaco dei Turchi (near the Museo di Storia Naturale) [Mon–Sat 9am–12:30pm; to 1pm in winter]
  • Santa Sofia – Rialto Pescaria (Rialto Market) [Mon-Sat 7:30am–8pm; Sun 8:45am–7pm]
  • San Tomà – Sant’ Angelo [Mon–Sat 7:30am–8pm; Sun 8:30am–7:30pm]
  • San Barnaba – San Samuele [Mon–Sat 8:30am–1:30pm]
  • Santa Maria del Giglio – Salute [Daily 9am–6pm]
  • Riva del Carbon – Riva del Vin [Mon–Sat 8am–1pm]
  • Dogana (San Marco -Calle Vallaresso) – Punta della Dogana [Daily 9am–2pm]
Venice Travel  Backpack 
Venice Travel  Backpack 


How Much does the Traghetto Cost?

Fares went up tremedously in 2013 (to € 2) and again in 2014 (to € 4) after the city stopped subsidizing the service.

You now pay € 4. : You hand your fare to the gondolier when boarding.

Most people ride standing up.

Main Channel discovering Venice in two days

Public transport

Azienda del Consorzio Trasporti Veneziano (ACTV) is a public company responsible for public transportation in Venice.

 A map of the waterbuses routes in Venezia
discovering Venice in two days

Discovering Venice in two days – Lagoon area

The main public transportation means are motorised waterbuses (vaporetto) which ply regular routes along the Grand Canal and between the city’s islands. The only gondole still in common use by Venetians are the traghetti, foot passenger ferries crossing the Grand Canal at certain points without bridges. Other gondole target tourists on an hourly basis.

Murano discovering Venice in two days

The Venice People Mover (managed by ASM) is a cable-operated public transit system connecting Tronchetto island with Piazzale Roma. Water taxis are also active. Venice in two days. What Can I Take on an Airplane?

Venice Liquids Rules
Venice Liquids Rules


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Venice Wall Art Amazon
Channel of Venice
Channel of Venice

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4 thoughts on “Discovering Venice in two days: Second day”

  1. “All the routes throught the city” in one day? Venice in two days? Seriously? I could spend a month there and only see some of it.

  2. He’s referring to the water taxi system. Basically a full access bus pass. I think I ate at the place in the middle, hard to tell though

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