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Torcello is an island north of Venice in Italy.

Understand

Get in

Vaporetto from Venice and Punta Sabbioni.

Get Around

The island is small and entirely walkable. The cathedral, museum, and inns are a 10 to 15-minute stroll down Fondamenta Borgognoni, a path along the canal, from the vaporetto stop. You can also take a gondola down the canal to the cathedral.

See

  • Basilica S.M.Assunta, +39 041 730119. Nov to Feb 10-17, Mar to Oct 10.30-17.30. Precious mosaics in the oldest cathedral in the lagoon of Venice. Campanile closed for restoration. sea also [[1]] € 5.00, reduced € 4.00.
  • Archaeological Museum (Museo archaeologico), Palazzo del Consiglio (Vaporetto line 12 to Torcello), +39 041 730761. Nov-Feb 10-17, Mar to Oct 10.30-17.30. Collection of Greek and Roman finds, archaeological finds from the estuary from Paleo-Veneto and Etruscan periods. € 3.00, reduced € 1.50.

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Sleep

  • Locanda Cipriani, Piazza Santa Fosca 29, +39 041 730150, fax: +39 041 735433, . Mar to Dec, restaurant closed Tue. A rustic and romantic 5-room inn that has hosted several famous guests, including Ernest Hemingway, who wrote Across the River and into the Trees here. Rooms have no TVs but instead a small selection of books. Also has a popular restaurant (reservation required). From €140.00 per person per night; half-board €50 extra.

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