Encyclopedia • islands

 View of Murano from the inner canal towards the church of San Pietro Martire.


Known throughout the world for its a thousand years of glassmaking, it can almost be considered a photograph of a Venice in times past, when only part of its territory was occupied by houses and buildings. A large area of ​​the island is, in fact,...

Torcello, excavations and finds in front of the Basilica. — (Archive Venipedia/Bazzmann)


One of the oldest settlements in the lagoon as well as the evocative island par excellence. Unlike the bright colors of nearby Burano, here you can experience an area rich in history, with monuments that tickle the imagination like the Throne of...