Torcello Island

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Torcello is a small community in the lagoon of Venice. It holds now only 100 inhabitants, but around the Vth century it was very important place: it reached a population of 20,000 people. At the moment interesting to visit the Church of Santa Maria Assunta and the Church of Santa Fosca. The Church of Santa Maria Assunta has one of the walls completely covered with a wonderful Byzantine mosaic representing "Il Giudizio Universale". The Church of Santa Fosca has outwardly an octagonal frame with three apses. The central one has two rows of arcades and an harmonious colonnade. On the altar you can admire a beautiful sculpture from XV century which represents Santa Fosca

Choose to visit the island by boat or water taxi!
If you wish you can also ask for a guided excursion

Possibility of joining (with/without guide) full day mini cruises to the islands  



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