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15 Jul 2018
“Zen Tranquility in the farm-heart of Venice”
22 May 2017
“Peaceful island away from Venice madness”
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Laguna di Venezia | Sant'Erasmo, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

A 25 minute boat ride across the Venetian lagoon brings you to the island where almost all of the local fruits and vegetables sold in Venice are grown. There is virtually nothing to see on Sant'Erasmo, but that is the whole point. After a few...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

We stayed in an airbnb on this island, it was so quiet and peaceful. Ideal after a day with the mass of tourists in Venice. Just don't forget the vaporetto time table as there is only one every hour. easy to reach Murano and Burano.

2  Thank 936yannc
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Just a short vaporetto trip from the hustle and bustle of Venice, is this wonderful island. It has lovely walks round the island, you can either do the long way round or anti clockwise and get to the beach quicker, where you will find a...More

3  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

I'd long wanted to visit Sant'Erasmo , much taken by tales of tranquility and fields full of the fruit and vegetables I'd seen in the Rialto market . I'm very glad I finally got there. An easy 30 minute Vaporetto ride away ( Line 13...More

1  Thank Flynn59
Reviewed 5 May 2017

When you have had too much culture and are tired of the crowds in Venice take the number 13 vaporetto and escape to the country. There are three stops to get off at the island. If you get off at Campannone there is a bike...More

1  Thank Maureen1937
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Fed up of the crowds of tourists and endless souvenir shops in central Venice? The island of St Erasmo could be the perfect antidote. Here you will find nothing but fields of aubergines, peppers, tomatoes and the famous St Erasmo artichokes - "the vegetable gardens...More

4  Thank carolinewood2016
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We went for the annual artichoke festival in May. Definitely crowded but very memorable. Nice walk from the vaporeto station to the festival (about 15 mins). Take sun protection! The island is very beautiful, definitely countryside. On the way to the pavillion and restaurant/bar you'll...More

Thank Rolita12
Reviewed 8 May 2016

After the hustle and bustle of Venice, take a vaporetto to St Erasmo. Apart from a lovely boat ride, the island is so peaceful and quiet. Loads of fruit and vegetables are grown on the island. Great walks from the drop off points. On the...More

3  Thank Colin B
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Gorgeous island accessible by vaporetto from fondamenta nova in venice. the island practically houses cars and bikes however there is no public onland transport availabl. there are only 2 major roads (as in 1.5car narrow roads). It gives you beautiful walks and extremely quite, nature...More

2  Thank Miguel V
Reviewed 16 July 2015

We visited the islands of Murano and Burano and on the way home we traveled the length of the island. San Erasmo like many other islands of the lagoon outside Venice is where the actual citizens of Venice live. It was great to see the...More

1  Thank Grover R
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