La Certosa

La Certosa

La Certosa, close to Venice, yet abandoned since 1960; has now been developed into a fully serviced marina and green recreational space, popular with families and children and for hosting events.     Above: La Certosa, newly redeveloped with its marina and...
Le Vignole

Le Vignole

Le Vignole is a sparsely populated island just 1km northeast of Venice; predominantly agricultural in nature, but also a military site with restricted access. It is a world away in character from the main city, yet close-by and rarely visited by tourists. It lies...
Isola Santa Cristina

Isola Santa Cristina

Isola Santa Cristina, now a private island and luxury retreat, was once the largest island of the “Ammiana” archipelago in the northern lagoon; much of which has disappeared, due to environmental degradation, depopulation and submersion.      ...
Isola di Murano

Isola di Murano

Isola di Murano, is located in the northern lagoon and is world famous for its glass-making industry, attracting many tourists. It is composed of seven small islands, linked by bridges and eight channels. It lies about 1.5 kilometres (0.9 miles) north of Venice and...
Isola di Burano

Isola di Burano

Isola di Burano, is renowned for its lace work and picturesque brightly coloured homes. Its primary economy is now tourism and is a popular destination; often combined with a visit to the other islands of Murano and Torcello,       Above: Isola di Burano,...

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