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It is possible to reach the island of Torcello from the Fondamenta Nuove, taking the line N vaporetto , or by taking the line T motor boat from Burano. Torcello is an extremely romantic and charming place. Venetians love to go there once in a while as they are attracted by its calm and the greenness of the island. Unlike Murano and Burano, Torcello is practically uninhabited and still has a lot of archeological proof of its glorious past. From the wharf, walk along the pleasant Fondamenta dei Borgognoni where you will immediately see the famous Ponte del Diavolo (the Devil’s Bridge). Further on there is Piazza Torcello, with its original grass flooring where you can see the wonderful, ancient Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta. A whole part of the interior of the church is a wonderful mosaic showing the Universal Judgement. There is also a pretty church, the Church of Santa Fosca in the square, and in front of it there is the famous sedia di Attila, the throne on which the tribunes once sat to administer justice. A short distance away we find the Estuario Museum that contains some interesting archeological finds from the Roman, Byzantine and Medieval periods. If you have the time, we recommend a romantic dinner at the Locanda Cipriani, one of the plac