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We enjoyed our waterbus trip to Torcello and walking to this oldest of churches in North East Italy. The inside is magnificent and there are 2 exposed areas of Byzantine floor mosaic, one of only 3 in Italy. The ambience is spoiled by people showing...More
I know Torcello is one of the furthest islands in the Venetian complex, but don't let this discourage you from visiting. Several companies offer inexpensive rides, and depending on your choice you can also combine with a visit to Burano and Murano.
Once you arrive...More
Don’t expect super glam basilica like you may have seen across Italy. This is old and has some art but mainly just OLD lol. There isn’t much description so we wished we got the audio guide. No photos allowed inside. Same dress code as the...More
We spent a couple of hours here. It is short boat trip from Murano and the basilica is a short but pretty walk from the waterside. We went to the church and up the tower. The mosaics in the church are impressive and the tower...More
this and the campanlile or the only things to see on torcello, its an interesting church with very large paiinting/artwork on the one wall as you go in, get the free audio guide, it explains it all, no photos allowed, was it worth 5 euros,...More