There are two very important historic churches on the island of Murano in Venice. Basilica di Santi Maria e Donate, the older of the two, was built in the 9th century, however rebuilt in the 12th century when Saint Donate’s remains were transferred to the church.
It is famous for its beautiful mosaics and its attractive decorations and interior design.
You can order an authentic Venetian dish at the local restaurants in Murano.
Sarde in Saor is an antipasto (appetizer) dish composed of sweet and sour marinated sardines with onions, crunchy pinoli (pine nuts) and succulent raisins.
The traditional Venetian masks that are worn in the exciting Carnival of Venice are also depicted in other cultures and modern-day movies and games! The masks are worn in the movie “Eyes Wide Shut” are actually from the stores Ca’Macana and Il Canovaccio which are both situated in Venice!
The weather in the summertime in Venice is very cool and permits you to go to the beach!
Why not visit the Lido di Venezia while on vacation when you get tired of sightseeing in the main historic centre of the city.