Venice Island Trips

The Lagoon of Venice and its surrounding islands

The Lagoon is full of many uninhabited islands each of these has a morphology completely different from the other. Just think that in the lagoon there are the beauty of 124 islands which most of them that are little or even not known at all. Venice island trips has been specially designed to make you discover the beauty that you can find traveling around the lagoon. In most of these islands, theare are some Trattorias where you can decide to stop over for a few hours.

The majority of these places can be reached by the local water bus called “Vaporetto” by the venetians, while, others, just with private boats.

Also worth a visit the islands of Murano famous for its glass processing, the island of Burano known for the lace processing and the Museum and the island of Torcello with its enchanting Basilica.

murano island tour

Ex Convent of Sisters Murano island tour with the Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli with the adjacent bell tower of the ancient monastery of Murano whose origin dates back to 1187, is a church that covers a large area where there were some salt marshes, lakes and mills. Today’s building retains traces of numerous

san lazzaro venice

Charm and mystery The striking island of San Lazzaro Venice is located in the lagoon where stands the Monastery of the Mekhitaristi. On the island, was born a prime location in the world for the dissemination of Armenian culture. In the past, the island boasted a perfect location for the quarantine, in the twelfth century,

venice lagoon

Venice lagoon with sandbanks and ghebi Venice Lagoon covers an area of 550 square kilometers and only 8% is made of emerged earth. It is connected with the Adriatic Sea by three outlets: Lido San Nicolò, Malamocco, and Chioggia. The north consists of the islands of Murano, Pellestrina, Burano, Torcello, Mazzorbo, and Vignole; in the

venice islands

Venice Islands rich of beauty and mystery Mazzorbo is connected to Burano by a wooden bridge. Today, it is inhabited by a few families involved in the cultivation of kitchen gardens, vineyards, and orchards. In the past, there were five parish churches, six monasteries and a number of noble villas. Today, the church of Saint


Chioggia with its glorious past Thanks to some evidence, the origin of Chioggia dates back to 2000 b.C., when the Pelasgians, a population from Thessaly founded it under the name of Cluza (artificial city). There are also proofs of its existence in the Roman Empire, but it was only during the barbarian invasions with the


Time stands still in Torcello Torcello with its port, metallurgical, glass and woolen industries was, before Venice, a thriving center of commerce. During the peak period, on the island flourished noble families and the number of inhabitants reached 50.000 units. From 638 until 1689 it also was the Archbishop’s Holy See. From the thirteenth century

lace tablecloths

Colorful houses and production of lace tablecloths Lace Tablecloths. Burano was one of the first colonized islands by the Altino’s inhabitants who tried to get away from the barbaric peoples who were invading northern Italy. Situated in the north-east position of the lagoon was and it is still subject to bora winds, for this reason,

murano glass

Masterpieces at Murano glass Murano Glass is probably the most famous islands of the lagoon and, like Venice, is made up of a number of islands connected by bridges and crossed Grand Canal. Since the middle ages, it took benefit from an administrative autonomy with its own mayor and a Grand Council; autonomy that remained

bragozzo boat

History of Bragozzo Boat Bragozzo boat was used for fishing and transportation of goods from the islands of Kvarner. It sailed inside the lagoon and off the coast. The spread of bragozzo boat developed in the eighteenth century when the fishers from Chioggia replaced it for economy reasons to the tartan. The hull had a


White beach of Alberoni Alberoni is a pristine stretch of beach, pine forest and Sand Dunes of absolute beauty. The coasts of the Adriatic represents the remaining deployment of dunes that defined since Roman times the extended system of lagoons from the Po Delta until the Venice Lagoon, continuing up to the valleys of Caorle and