The narrow strip of Lido is Venice’s only defense from the sea, a danger that worried the Doges of old times. Therefore, they made sure to reinforce the defenses of Lido. Huge rocks, and later Concrete were placed to create a string of protecting fences. Continue reading “Lido Venice” »Read More
The remnants on Torcello island indicate its grand past, in the beginning of the middle ages, when this was the most important town in the lagoon.
There is not much left of most of the buildings in Torcello except for ruins with paths between them. Continue reading “Torcello” »Read More