This is a beautiful ancient Church and we enjoyed the audio tour inside. We then climbed the bell tower for some great views. A wonderful place on this tiny island.
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I just visited the Basilica and the Bell Tower - I did not go into the museum as the day was nice and I preferred to spend it outdoors exploring the island. My combined ticket entitled me to an audio guide, which was good at...More
This church serves a small population, but is worth a visit as the mosaics are outstanding. We went up the tower which is quite a climb, about 80 steps. but the views are worth it.
This basilica is a wonderful example of an early church in the Veneto region, dating from 9th to 11th Century, when Torcello still rivalled nearby Venice for economic activity. The church is reached via a walkway just over 5 to 10 mins from the vaporetto...More
It was raining very heavily on the day we went to Torcello, maybe that influenced my experience. But it was lovely, a really calm place to go, a nice change from the packed city of Venice. The church is really nice, I can recommend going...More
if there is anything worth a boat ride on the laguna of Venice, then it is this little island and its two churches, standing side by side. the 5 Euro entrance fee for the church is definitely worth the money. we were stunning for more...More
I was disappointed with my visit. Guidebooks use words like "remote", "peaceful", etc. to describe Torcello, but it was heaving with visitors - the Basilica was very crowded. When I bought my ticket, I was told that the audioguide was included. When I went to...More
Torcello on its own is beautiful. It is so different than any of the other islands. The main draw on Torcello is the Basilica. I remember thinking the fee to get in was a little high, but now can't recall the price. We were lucky...More
It was easy to reach Torcello from Venice using public transportation. I bought a day pass and then Google maps told me which boat to use and the arrival times. Once landing in Torcello, it was easy to find the Basilica - just follow the...More