Exploring Torcello, Venice’s Most Deserted Island

Cathedral of Santa Maria Dell’Assunta

  A popular day-trip for visitors to Venice is the three-island boat tour to Murano, Burano and Torcello, the most popular islands in the Venice lagoon. My friend and I boarded the tour one morning for this much anticipated day’s outing. Our first stop was Murano, the most famous of the small islands and the most visited. This is where the famous “Murano Glass” is created. We ... Read Full Article

The Outer Islands of Venice: Murano, Burano and Torcello

The colorful houses on Murano

The best of Venice can be seen in two days. So, if you'd like a different experience after the bustle of Venice, you may want to take a day trip to explore one of Venice's outer islands. The nearby islands of Murano, Burano and Torcello, are each unique and can easily be accessed by vaporetto (water taxi). Murano Murano, like Venice, is actually made up of many tiny islands linked by ... Read Full Article