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Sant'Erasmo

Sant'Erasmo, 30141 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy

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About Sant'Erasmo

Sant'Erasmo is an island in the Venetian Lagoon that is located northeast of Lido Island and east of Venice, Italy.  though it's only sparsely populated. For years this has been Venice's countryside, the agricultural zone which produces the fruit and vegetables consumed by the hungry city. The island is a long strip of land running from the south-west to the north-east.  There is a ferry service to this island.


Attractions near Sant'Erasmo

Burano3.64km from Sant'Erasmo

Burano is actually an archipelago, just like Venice, it has four small islands connected by bridges and crossed by three canals and it's located on the northern end of Venetian Lagoon, near the island of Torcello. Burano is famous for its colored houses and for lace production. The island is linked to Mazzorbo by a bridge. The current population of Burano is about 2,400. It is one of the main attractions in this area.

Glass Museum (Murano)3.66km from Sant'Erasmo

The Glass Museum, founded in Murano in 1861, is part of the Venice Civic Museums Foundation. Its headquarters are in the historic Palazzo del Vescovi di Torcello, a flowery gothic style building formerly home to Bishop Marco Giustinian.  It was born as a project for the establishment of an archive that would bring together the testimonies of the history of the island but quickly evolved into its museum form.

Murano4.04km from Sant'Erasmo

Murano is an island located northeast of Venice, along the Canal Marani. It has about 5600 inhabitants and is composed of seven smaller islands separated by canals and rivers, linked by bridges. It was founded between the 5th and the 7th century and it became the manufacturing centre for Venetian glass, exported in large quantities to all of Europe.

ARSENALE DI VENEZIA4.26km from Sant'Erasmo

The Arsenal of Venice is an ancient complex of shipyards and workshops that forms a very large part of the island city of Venice, at its eastern end. It was the heart of the Venetian naval industry starting from the 12th century and is linked to the most flourishing period of the life of the Serenissima: thanks to the imposing ships built here, the Venetian Republic was able to fight the Ottomans in the Aegean Sea and conquer the routes of northern Europe.

Isola di San Michele4.5km from Sant'Erasmo

A beautiful island which was in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy. The island was a popular place for local travellers and fishermen to land. Mauro Codussi's Chiesa di San Michele in Isola of 1469, the first Renaissance church in Venice, and a monastery lie on the island, which also served for a time as a prison.

Giardini della Biennale4.52km from Sant'Erasmo

Giardini Della Biennale is an area of parkland in the historic city of Venice which hosts the Venice Biennale Art Festival. The traditional site of La Biennale Art Exhibitions since the first edition in 1895, the Giardini rise to the eastern edge of Venice and were made by Napoleon at the beginning of the nineteenth century. The gardens are also famous for the many cats which run wild in the vicinity and for some of the sculptures such as the statue of Garibaldi situated at the entrance.

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The area was a part of the Roman Empire until the 5th century AD. Although being a heavily industrialised region, tourism is one of its main economic resources; one-fifth of Italy's foreign tourism gravitates towards Veneto, which is the first region in Italy in terms of tourist presence, attracting over 60 million visitors every year, second after Emilia-Romagna in terms of hotel industry structures.