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Torcello Island

Venice, Italy
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Murano, Burano and Torcello Half-Day Sightseeing Tour
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Islands of Venice Murano Burano and Torcello
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Private Excursion by Typical Venetian Motorboat to Murano, Burano and Torcello
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This small island is a bit off the usual Venetian path, but it’s worth seeing. Its Santa Maria Assunta church houses impressive mosaics, its bell tower offers great surrounding views—and it’s home to Locanda Cipriani, a well-regarded restaurant and hotel that played host to writing legend Ernest Hemingway .
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

It is perhaps the last stop in your tour itinerary of Venetian lagoon. The beautiful island of Torcello offers a laidback ambiance, a true solace for the city souls, you can actually smell and hear the prevailing calm around on this island! Known for a...More

Thank Asad H
Reviewed 4 July 2017

You can get here on the Vaporetto but we took a three island tour with a guide (booked through Alilaguna) which i thought was easier. Although once occupied by the original Venetians it`s mostly used now by locals for special events in the excellent restaurants...More

Thank kathy b
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The island of Torcello is way off into the lagoon, past Burano, about 40 minutes from the Fondamente Nuove by vaporetto. The boat chugs its way past Murano and another island before depositing you apparently in the middle of nowhere. A pleasant stroll along a...More

Thank Fellguy
Reviewed 22 June 2017

About a 45 minute boat trip from the main city, the island is the historical origin of Venice but is now a quiet place to get away from the hoardes. A short walk from the quay are the very interesting church & Basilica housing beautiful...More

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Away from the hustle and bustle. Not much to see or do unless you enjoy visiting museums and churches, unfortunately you are charged to enter everyone. Prices range from 3-5 euros for entrance. Nice walk though.

Thank BandMa
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Most travelers to Venice go to Murano and Burano and miss this gorgeous place. You can take the vaporetto from Venice quite easily, see the mosaics, have lunch, and then, return via the vaporetto in a few hours. The mosaics are beyond belief. I enjoyed...More

1  Thank classicalmusictravel
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Everyone who can do so should come here both for the beauty and to appreciate some relevant history. Around 1100 when mainland Italy was the playground of "barbarians" and no one was safe for long (some would say this hasn't changed since then!) some refugees(!)...More

Thank Charon666
Reviewed 17 June 2017

The island of Torcello is really worth visiting. It still has the original mosaics. If you can go up on the Campanile, the view is worth the 250 steps (more or less)

Thank MCS303318
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lunch at Locanda Cipriani was suburb .So peaceful away from the hustle and bustle of Venice . The food , service , location could not be faulted . Truly memorable and one day I shall return . Break the journey back with a visit to...More

1  Thank DavidandPen
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Delightful little island with several places to eat. The 3 day pass on the water bus includes the islands - very good value.

Thank Pollyallen
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Leah B
30 May 2017|
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Response from jonnotgeoff | Reviewed this property |
do not remember any dress codes being asked for and certainly you will be ok with knees . hope that helps ..enjoy ..its stunning !
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theodorek995
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Response from JITUTANNA | Reviewed this property |
Ya...there are some good restaurants offering lunch with nice ambience you can seat outside in garden also Some are closed on monday
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