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Murano and its glassworks
Murano
The lagoon island of Murano has been at the heart of Venetian glass production for centuries, the first evidence of which dates back to 982 AD. Murano…
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Burano Island Venice
Burano
Burano was one of the first settlements in the lagoon and has continued to prosper as a fishing community over the years. Burano is densely populated…
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Torcello
Torcello
Torcello is an island in the Lagoon inhabited since the first centuries of the Roman Empire.  It was probably settled by the Altini, a population from…
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Venetian Lido
Venetian Lido
The Lido is a slender sandbank 12 km (8 miles) long, which forms a natural barrier between Venice and the open sea. It is both a residential suburb of…
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Island of San Michele
The island of San Michele cemetery is located just in front of the waters of Fondamente Nova between Venice and Murano. According to some legends it…
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Giudecca
One of the most characteristic places in the Venetian lagoon is the island of Giudecca. Venetians call it Zudeca and it was originally called…
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Jesolo
Jesolo
Jesolo has been one of the most popular destinations for Italians since the post-war period.  Even today more than 5 million tourists visit this…
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Venice Mestre
Venezia Mestre is the gateway to the historic centre of Venice and is connected to it by the Ponte della Libertà bridge. Mestre is a junction for the…