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Islands of the Venetian Lagoon

WHAT TO DO IN VENICE – THE BEST HIDDEN GEMS OF VENICE

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Considering that the island of Venice isn’t one of the biggest places in the world you’d be surprised with how many things there are to do. Most who have the privilege to visit “La Serenissima” will, like many of the millions who visit the island, miss out of some of the more masked delights of…

Torcello the Byzantine Island

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Torcello was already inhabited in Roman times probably only as a retreat of some noble family, later was abandoned when the surrounding lagoon got silted up. Upon arrival of the Barbarians in the fifth and sixth centuries, the inhabitants of cost town Altino took refuge first in Torcello and then in the other islands of…

DISCOVER THE ISLANDS OF THE LAGOON: MURANO, BURANO AND TORCELLO

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The Venice lagoon or Venetian Lagoon is located in the Northern Adriatic Sea, along the coasts of Veneto region, has long been under UNESCO protection. The lagoon of Venice is nearly 6000 years old. In its place there was once a plain formed by sediments carried by rivers like the Brenta and the Piave, after the…