Travel Blogs from Murano, Italy

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Murano, lost in the deep Venetian Forest ., Day 2 in Venice, Murano Glass, Italy travel blog

Murano, lost in the deep Venetian Forest .

A travel blog entry by marrigolde

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... the boaty, not much chatter from him. Nice boat ride though, through the canals and into the lagoon across the waters to Murano Island.  We were met by a splendidly dressed chap, pale trousers, leather pointed shoes, sexy dark sunglasses and buttoned ...

Venice by Boat, Murano, Italy travel blog

Venice by Boat

A travel blog entry by bs_luomo

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... gain position to buy plump tomatoes, bright lettuces and pungent fish.     The next stop on the line was Murano, famous for it’s beautiful glass items. I window shopped for a long time, admiring the bright colors and intricate details of ...

Murano, the Jewish Ghetto, a gondola ride, dinner, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano, the Jewish Ghetto, a gondola ride, dinner

A travel blog entry by bellrouse

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... vaporetto to take to the island of Murano (see picture), we boarded the 4.2 water bus and headed to the island. Murano is famous for its glassmaking, everything from small trinkets to huge chandeliers for installation at Las Vegas casinos and ...

Incredible glass factory Vereria ArtisticaColleoni, Murano, Italy travel blog

Incredible glass factory Vereria ArtisticaColleoni

A travel blog entry by lmtaichi74

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Contact them for a visit! This is not a touirst trap but a real glass factory producing venetian chandeliers, drops chandeliers, sculputres, vases and a huge collection of objects. If you want to see the glass technics work contact them by mail or phone ...

Visit a real professional glass factory, Murano, Italy travel blog

Visit a real professional glass factory

A travel blog entry by lmtaichi74

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I have been to Vetreria Artistica Colleoni in Murano last October and I saw the master creating a glass elephant. Shocking to see how with simple instruments like iron shissors can make so many things. Depending on the production the staff ...

A Trip to Murano, Murano, Italy travel blog

A Trip to Murano

A travel blog entry by loissg

Today we had another great breakfast at the hotel and fed some more birds.  We rode the vaporetto today to Murano Island, the island where the glass is made. We watched a glass blowing demo.  It was amazing.  They made a vase and ...

Supermarket Shenanigans,  Boats and Baccala!, Murano, Italy travel blog

Supermarket Shenanigans, Boats and Baccala!

A travel blog entry by kittymartini

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... a stillness that feels a little bit like forever. After I ogled a shit load of 15th Century cribs hand made glass art in Murano, I snapped so many great shots I felt like an important paparazzi. Amazingly, in Venice...you can't even take a bad photo in ...

Venetian Islands, Burano, Italy travel blog

Venetian Islands

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... the bay and while some of them are deserted others are quite lovely to visit and have thriving communities on them.  Yesterday we went to Murano.  Going to Murano means looking at glass, lots of glass.  It was quite nice to do that plus ...

Burano, lace making and candy coloured houses., Burano, Italy travel blog

Burano, lace making and candy coloured houses.

A travel blog entry by kescott

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See Venice for this ...

Venice Day 2: Murano, Murano, Italy travel blog

Venice Day 2: Murano

A travel blog entry by shearers

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... their visits after a week!) so we decided to complete our Venice Experience with a trip to the World Famous island of Murano (you know, glass, millefiore for hundreds of Antiques Roadshows?) This was even more weird as it was obviously a working island ...

Murano Glass, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano Glass

A travel blog entry by carpefeline

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... way overcrowded again.  Oh well, we only had to go two stops.             Murano glass is very well known all over the world.  I just love it.  Would so love to have more but ...

Murano glass, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano glass

A travel blog entry by tricktalia

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... to a factory/storefront where the glass was very pricey, and the workers were on lunch break. We wandered the back streets of Murano until we stumbled back out onto the main canal with all of the little shops. Some of the shops were very snooty and ...

Murano, Venise, Lido: all over the Veneto!, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano, Venise, Lido: all over the Veneto!

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque

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Friday, May 10th 2013 I usually write my blog entries in the evenings, after I've put the boys to bed. However, with the Viau family along for our Venise adventure, I'd rather be playing cards... Nonetheless, here are a couple pictures summarizing our ...

A Three-Island Tour, Murano, Italy travel blog

A Three-Island Tour

A travel blog entry by annalisamurray

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... “furnace” signs) where you can see glass-making and glass-blowing demonstrations. Murray and I spent a few hours walking around Murano, and I remembered a few things from when I went there with my parents as a kid.  The island has a lot ...

Loved the glass and mosaic art, Murano, Italy travel blog

Loved the glass and mosaic art

A travel blog entry by jojorockstar

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... , the 10 euros I spent on little tiles won't complete an outdoor table, but it’s a start! On the vaporetto ride to Murano from my hostel in Venice, we passed a building that at night, when lit up, had a sign that read, “Something ...

Murano Island, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano Island

A travel blog entry by luc.larocque

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Thursday, May 9th 2013 Today, our day was divided in three parts: 1- Swimming in the Adriatic Sea, on the Lido Beach. 2- Visiting Murano Island, reknown for its glass-making. 3- Playing in an awesome park for the kids (and the grown-ups). For lack of ...

La Dolce Vita 6) Murano and Burano, Murano, Italy travel blog

La Dolce Vita 6) Murano and Burano

A travel blog entry by drfumblefinger

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... the danger of fire from the hot furnaces required to smelt glass; to protect Venice, glass production was restricted to Murano.  Hundreds of years later glass production is still synonymous with the island and you can watch glass being blown in ...

Glass Blowing & Historical Churches, Murano, Italy travel blog

Glass Blowing & Historical Churches

A travel blog entry by ambough

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... of the Last Judgement were amazingly detailed, complete with skulls & people burning in the flames of hell. We escaped from Murano without buying a single piece of their famous glass. It was a pleasure to simply stroll rough the town, admire the ...

The Colourful Island, Burano , Italy travel blog

The Colourful Island

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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Mid afternoon we arrived in Burano. This island is much quieter than Murano as it's further away from Venice. It is well known for its intricate lace work done by the local women. The houses here are also very colourful and bright. We walked around and ...

Murano or bust!, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano or bust!

A travel blog entry by moconnor

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... by the end of your meal. In such a touristy town like Venice, return visitors are always appreciated. I gave short shrift to Murano. A couple of the shops we went into had proprietors who were quite generous with information about their craft and their ...

The Island of Glass Blowing, Murano, Italy travel blog

The Island of Glass Blowing

A travel blog entry by jcastellan

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This island is famous for glass blowing. As soon as we got off the boat we were ushered to come and see a free glass blowing demonstration. It was quite good. Firstly he made a vase and then a horse. He quickly worked with the glass before it cooled down ...

Murano and back to Verbania, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano and back to Verbania

A travel blog entry by kaldonia

After boating over to Murano, we pass a funeral procession to the Cimitero on San Michele, we visit the glass blowing museum.  Lots of glass and final gifts are purchased and we're headed back to ...

Tardecita en Murano, Italia, Murano, Italy travel blog

Tardecita en Murano, Italia

A travel blog entry by rigelmoon

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Sólo estuve en Murano por unas horas paseando entre los negocios y sacando fotos, acá van las fotos ...

exploring the lagoon, Murano, Italy travel blog

exploring the lagoon

A travel blog entry by frieszo

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We took the vaporetto over to the islands of Murano and Burano today.  Murano is the island of glass which has lots of cool shops to explore filled with anything and everything...only made out of glass.  Then a bit further on the ferry we ...

Murano - Venice Island hopping 1, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano - Venice Island hopping 1

A travel blog entry by abi.latham

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The first port of call for our island hop day was Murano which is known for being the hub of Venetian glass blowing expertise.  The ferry bus ride out there was very pleasant and took about 10 minutes inclusive of stops.   It looks like a mini ...

Murano, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano

A travel blog entry by sallyboyd

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... we all crashed. I think Mags was a little disappointed in the rest of us. But we're old and like to sleep. Today, we went to Murano on our own private boat. Turned out that the boat was a taxi paid by one of the glass factories. So we were bound to ...

Burano, Burano, Italy travel blog

Burano

A travel blog entry by anitangaire

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The incredibly painted houses totally lived up to their ...

Murano, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano

A travel blog entry by anitangaire

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Somehow most of the glass work here didn't work for me, but I am so in love with marble mosaic floors - quilting inspiration a its ...

Murano Glass Factory, Murano, Italy travel blog

Murano Glass Factory

A travel blog entry by seleniumchai

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The Team Elites Platinum were treated to a special tour to the Murano Glass Factory to witness how the age-old glass blowing technique. We entered a hot furnace place and witness how the master made exquisite case and even a horse from just some sand ...

 Burano, Venice, Burano, Italy travel blog

Burano, Venice

A travel blog entry by nicolewang

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-- Lace-making Industry ...

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