San Clemente

San Clemente

San Clemente for centuries housed a monastic settlement, more recently a mental asylum and since 2016, a luxury hotel complex. The island is 6 hectares in size and lies about 2 kilometres south of Piazza San Marco; between the Giudecca and the Lido    ...

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The Venetian Lagoon and its Ecosystem

The Venetian Lagoon and its Ecosystem

The Venetian Lagoon and its Ecosystem, is the most important survivor of a system of estuarine lagoons, that in Roman times extended from Ravenna north to Trieste. During the 5th to 6th century, the lagoon gave security to people under Roman rule; fleeing Hun and...

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