Visiting Venice and have some free time? Book a hotel in Venice lagoon and organise a visit to the Venetian islands! Murano, Burano and Torcello can be easily reached from the historic centre of Venice. Futhermore if the weather is nice and you have access to a bicycle, why not organise a pleasant trip to the southern islands of the lagoon starting off at Lido di Venezia all the way until Chioggia.
Since the 13th century this island has been important for its glass industry which is famous all over the world. It is still possible to watch and admire the professionals at work producing precious pieces of Murano glass along the streets of Fondamenta dei Vetrai and Viale Garibaldi.
This picturesque island is known for its lace workmanship, colourful houses and fresh serving fish restaurants.
Home to the oldest cathedral in the lagoon dating back to the Byzantine period 639 AD, the Museo dell’Estaurio and Santa Fosca are places not to be missed when visiting the island.
Situated between the lagoon and the Adriatic and stretching 12km across, this island is different to the other islands as it is open to cars and road transport. In September the air is filled with jet setting international stars as Venice Lido hosts the International Film Festival. Book a hotel in Venice Lido choosing among those we suggest you. You will be able to choose among different solutions: hotels from 1 to 5 stars luxury, located few minutes from the historical centre of Venice.
This lively fishing town is the main port in the venetian Lagoon. Fresh serving fish restaurants, a picturesque market, colourful boats are just some of the reasons why Chioggia is a must. San Domenico church has on show works of the Italian artist Carpaccio.