Venice, Torcello, Lagoon – fun on Saturday afternoon

The lagoon of Venice - 1940s map with Torcello and Burano islands far right. www.educated-traveller.com
The Romanesque Church of Santa Fosca, Torcello, Venice
The Basilica of Torcello, surrounded by gardens.
Torcello is anchored in a sea of wetland and mud flats. The environment is perfect for a huge range of birds and wetland dwellers.
Torcello - a wetland sanctuary for wildlife of all types. Venetian Lagoon.
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  • For more on Torcello – the island of legends check out my article on this blog! Torcello – island of legends
  • For background information – I suggest: Museum of Torcello
  • Enjoy Exploring!!
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  • Torcello - the piazza with it's Roman statues and pillars mostly brought from Altinum as the Roman Empire disintegrated
    Torcello – the piazza with it’s Roman statues and pillars mostly brought from Altinum as the Roman Empire disintegrated