"On the Way to Burano" Burano by grandmaR
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I didn't take many pictures on Burano and I hate to waste any of them on the intro. But I did find this description of the trip to Burano - since I can't definitely identify any of the places, I'm copying the description to the intro
Along the route to Burano, you can see on the right the cemetery (San Michele), then on the left, Murano (there is a stop near the lighthouse as well). Entering the "Canal dei Marani" you get in the open lagoon, on the right you can see the Arsenal and Certosa, then the islands of Vignole and Sant'Erasmo, real truck-farms of the City (whose agricultural products arrive daily to the Rialto market). Then you pass near to the islands of San Giacomo in Paludo and the Madonna del Monte. The latter is really ruined.
You get to Mazzorbo, the ancient Maiurbum, long time ago a place of residence for noble Venetians, is now full of truck-farms and vineyards. At the end of the "Canale di Mazzorbo" you can see on the right the small Santa Caterina Church, built in the fourteenth century. Then on the left there is the ancient Torcello island.
One of the main things to do in Burano is to take pictures. It is hard to move without seeing a picture that you want to... more travel advice
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