Venice islands

Trips around Venice

Murano

Murano is one of the most famous islands of Venice. No visit to Venice is complete without visiting the ancient settlements in the “dead” lagoon – La Laguna Morta. Continue reading “Murano” »

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Burano

For Burano get off at the next stop of the boat in Mazzorbo, a heaven, with a fisherman’s village, some restaurants and some vegetable gardens. This island is connected to Burano by a wooden bridge. Continue reading “Burano” »

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Trips around Venice

Lido Venice

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” »

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Torcello

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” »

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