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  Storia dell
The Mazzorbo fortress is one of the 34 little islands of the lagoon not considering the greater urbanized ones and the coast-lines.
It was then advanced in the present position and enlarged and strengthened by the Austrians and Italians becouse all the dydtem guarded the nord-east area toward the fishing valleys and terra-firma eaves, watching over with its artillery the Sile and the Piave rivers flowing into Adriatic sea.
The Mazzorbo Fortress, not so big, is made-up in its present form, by a lined up battery with six artillery stationating, situated over the casemate partially interred on the west side.
digilander.libero.it /quagliati/storiaing.htm   (445 words)

 Forum per la Laguna di Venezia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Mazzorbo was founded by people from di Altino escaping from Attila and was previously named Majurbium (the "biggest city").
Much evidence can be found of its days of splendour, when it was in competition with Torcello for its riches and the beauty of its houses.
Nowadays it is considered the island of Burano's "residential area", to which it is connected by a bridge.
www.forumlagunavenezia.org /english/isole/mazzorbo.html   (78 words)

 Mazzorbo - Venice for Visitors
The villas, gardens, and churches of earlier centuries are mostly gone, although the tower of the medieval Chiesa di Santa Caterina continues to dominate the bucolic landscape.
The most interesting sight on Mazzorbo, at least for fans of architecture and urban planning, is the government-assisted "case soziale" housing project designed by Giancarlo De Carlo.
The houses, which are painted in Buranese colors, were built from 1979 to 1986.
europeforvisitors.com /venice/articles/venice-islands-tour-mazzorbo.htm   (212 words)

 ALATA -The Islands in the Upper Venetian Lagoon
To the north-west, the island of Mazzorbo is bordered by the canal of the same name which divides it into Mazzorbo and Mazzorbetto, to the south-east by the island of Burano, to the north-east by the canal that separates it from Torcello.
At Mazzorbo there is still a part of the Austrian defence line.
It is the fort of Mazzorbo, abandoned until 1981, which is now being slowly restored.
www.alata.it /deu/itinerari/tappa_natu.asp?IDitinerario=57&IDtappa=214   (338 words)

 The Doves Of St. Marks - Venice
Or if the borin blows hard from the east, the pigeons sit in long rows under the eaves of the Procuratie; their necks drawn into their shoulders, and the neck feathers ruffled round their heads, till they have lost all shape, and look like a row of slate-coloured cannon balls.
They have even found their way to Malamocco and Mazzorbo; so that all Venice in the sea owns and protects its sacred bird.
They are boundlessly greedy, and will stuff themselves till they can hardly walk, and the little red feet stagger under the loaded crop.
www.oldandsold.com /articles07/venice-20.shtml   (735 words)

Not far from Burano, once the Canale Mazzorbo is doubled, there is the third among the most famous Venetian isles: Torcello.
Torcello, inevitable tourist destination, is a joyful isle with prosperous farm-lands, that maintains the charm that used to be.
Very long ago it used to be the centre of an austere and flourishing civilization.
www.turisticaazzurra.it /torcello_eng.html   (55 words)

 Discoveritalia - Agenda Eventi - Burano Burano (VE)
Fondata nel VI secolo, l'isola ebbe una crescita lenta a causa della vicinanza di Mazzorbo e Torcello, tanto che solo nel XIII secolo vi comparvero i primi complessi religiosi.
Il centro abitato è celebre anche per le sue case policrome: è infatti abitudine degli abitanti dipingere la propria abitazione con colori molto vivaci e in contrasto con quelli delle case limitrofe.
Accanto a Burano sorge Mazzorbo, piccola isola collegata alla prima da un ponte di legno, dove sorgevano ricche ville nobiliari e conventi e dove oggi si estendono vigneti e campi coltivati a frutteti.
www.discoveritalia.it /agenda/schedaEvento.asp?IDevento=4729&lingua=en   (277 words)

 Discoveritalia - Notebook of events - Burano Burano (VE)
Founded in the 6th century, the island developed slowly as it is near Mazzorbo and Torcello, and the first religious buildings were built only in the 13th century.
The town is also popular for its multi-coloured house: indeed the inhabitants paint their house with bright colours contrasting with those of the houses nearby.
Near Burano there is Mazzorbo, small Island linked to the first one with a wooden bridge, where rich aristocratic villas and convents were and where today there are vineyards and orchards.
www.discoveritalia.it /agenda/schedaEvento.asp?IDevento=4729&lingua=en   (284 words)

 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If your gondolier is young and handsome he will never let you leave Burano without escorting you to the lace school, where he will pose in a fascinating attitude, and "break to the girls the heart," as he will afterward explain to you if he is questioned on the subject.
Its canals are lined, not with masonry, but with sloping banks of green; and picturesque bits of ruined arches, and solitary marble columns lying half hidden in the luxuriant grass, show that Mazzorbo was once a city, though nature and cabbages have now reclaimed it.
George, with its church and campanile, is familiar to every one, and is properly part and parcel of Venice.
members.aol.com /ralbrizio/1888/5_26_88-374.html   (4464 words)

 Venice Restaurants | Antica Trattoria alla Maddalena
Mazzorbo is the little island you don't normally bother to explore, the vaporetto stop alongside Burano.
On a good day however you may well wish to sit in the sun outside this little trattoria.
Homemade biscuits typical of the neighbouring island of Burano make a moreish pudding.
www.restaurantsomh.com /v16.htm   (98 words)

 Venice - Traveler Reviews - Venice - magical city - TripAdvisor
Again a vaporetto heads across the lagoon to the north of the City past a large cemetery island and on to Murano – long famed for its glass factories.
You could be forgiven for thinking all the houses showed different shades for an advertising campaign for a paint manufacturer but the truth is that the colours were intended for fishermen to spot their own homes from a distance as they returned.
Across a wooden bridge is the larger island of Mazzorbo.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g187870-r3604441-Venice_Veneto.html   (2027 words)

 Lagoon Day Trip - Venice for Visitors
ABOVE: Your excursion begins at the Fondamenta Nove waterbus station, which faces the Venetian Lagoon on the northern edge of the historic center.
Plan your own day trip to San Michele, Murano, Burano, Mazzorbo, Torcello, and the Lido di Venezia.
Mazzorbo, a small rural island connected to Burano by a footbridge.
europeforvisitors.com /venice/articles/venice-islands-tour.htm   (487 words)

 The accidental treasures of Venice - Los Angeles Times   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
A footbridge connects Burano to the island of Mazzorbo.
I headed for the distant campanile, but when I arrived at the church, I found it closed.
Mazzorbo was once a major port, but there's not much left now but a couple of villas and the Roman-Gothic church of Santa Caterina, which dates from 1283, small and lovely with a wooden ceiling and a number of interesting paintings.
www.latimes.com /travel/la-tr-venice15dec15,0,198767.story?coll=la-headlines-travel-manual   (1548 words)

 venice   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The second day we toured a few other islands by way of the public transportation (boats - as close as we could afford to a gondola ride).
We saw Murano, famous for its glass, Burona, where they make a lot of lace, and Mazzorbo, a tiny island connected to Burona.
Even though it was a little chilly, the lack of tourists made up for it.
www.geocities.com /wsujen/venice.html   (190 words)

 The Venetian Lagoon
Lace and fishing are still very important to the Buranese and merchants to the well-to-do from Europe still make a pilgramage here to buy their lace.
Linked to Burano by a foot bridge, Mazzorbo is an island of orchards and gardens.
The only surviving church is the Romanesque/Gothic Santa Caterina although one or two others lie nearby in ruins.
www.canaan.demon.co.uk /roleplaying/venice/VenGeog-Lagn.html   (1416 words)

 Burano   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Burano –; a half hour from the crush of Venice - is a world apart.
Distinguished from a distance by the tall dramatically tilted tower of its church, Burano is one of Venice’s main islands – the others are Torcello, Burano, Mazzorbo and the Lido.
Part of its charm is that is not overrun by marauding tourists feeding pigeons in the Piazza San Marco, hanging over the Bridge of Sighs, bargaining for leather at the Rialto, or buying silly straw hats for their long-awaited sunset gondolier ride.
www.globaltravelwriters.com /Burano.html   (245 words)

 Carefree Italy - Veneto, Rustico Mazzorbo - villa on private island in venice lagoon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Carefree Italy - Veneto, Rustico Mazzorbo - villa on private island in venice lagoon
In the heart of the North Lagoon between the charming Venetian islands of Murano and Torcello and in the neighbourhood of Burano, surrounded by water on the private verdant island of Santa Caterina you find the Rustico Mazzorbo.
The perfect escape from the busy streets of Venice, especially as there are no Hotels on Burano - all the tourists have to go back to venice at nightfall; you can live life on the lagoon with the Venetians as they have done for nearly 1700 years.
www.carefree-italy.com /content/RusticoMazzorbovillaonprivateislandinvenicelagoon.asp   (670 words)

 VENICEBANANA - (almost) everything about Venice-Italyvogalonga
The initiative wanted to revive the Venetian tradition of rowing and has now become an authentic Venetian event: initially about 500 Venetian-owned boats took part but the number has now risen to over 1700 with more than 5000 rowers who come from all over the world.
The race covers a distance of approximately 30 kilometres and starts from S.Marco, crosses the lagoon to the lesser known islands such as the Vignole, S.Erasmo, S.Francesco del Deserto, Burano, Mazzorbo and Murano.
The competitors then come back to Venice via the Canale di Cannaregio and the Canal Grande, ending at the Punta della Dogana opposite S.Marco.
www.venicebanana.com /eng/ev004.htm   (161 words)

 Venetian Lagoon - Venice for Visitors
My 10-page illustrated guide tells how to reach the islands by public transportation or on an escorted tour.
Also see my page about Mazzorbo, which is connected to Burano by a footbridge.
In 1296, the glassblowers of Venice moved to an island called Murano.
europeforvisitors.com /venice/planner/blp_venice_lagoon.htm   (462 words)

 StradaMazz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Public Steamboat (ACTV) from Fondamente Nove to Mazzorbo
Transhipment of the people and baggage from Mazzorbo to the island carried out by the wellcome’s leaders
Or by personal means of transport to Jesolo/Treporti And Then Public Steamboat (ACTV) to Mazzorbo
digilander.libero.it /quagliati/stradamazzing.htm   (53 words)

 Burano - Unipedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Heritage Guide Venice: Including the Islands of Murano, Burano, and Torcello, the Lido, and the Villas on the Brenta (Heritage Guides)
A Venetian Island: Environment, History, and Change in Burano (New Directions in Anthropology, V. by: Lidia D. Sciama
Enchantment of the lagoon: Murano, Torcello, Burano, Mazzorbo, San Francesco del Deserto
www.unipedia.info /Burano.html   (386 words)

 Villa Santa Caterina - Villa - Burano - Venice
: from Venice take public vaporetto to Mazzorbo's island stop.
From Airport first to Murano and then change to Mazzorbo.
Anyway, we suggest using our private transfer service as it is included in the price.
www.veniceby.com /caterina/pages/reach.htm   (163 words)

 icWales - Canal desires   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If you are lucky you might be treated to an impromptu singing performance in the main square from fisherman taking a break from net repairs.
Close to the Burano mooring is a wooden bridge linking the island to sleepy Mazzorbo, the home of a leaning tower which could have been inspired by architecture in Pisa.
You have the option of mooring just to visit a local market, admire the view or have lunch.
icwales.icnetwork.co.uk /1100holidays/0300features/tm_objectid=15675081&method=full&siteid=50082&page=2&headline=canal-desires-name_page.html   (263 words)

 Luigi Candiani   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
As a by then known painter, he got a lot of prizes and recognitions.
Candiani mostly painted landscapes, expecially local ones, such as Mazzorbo or Burano, Brondolo or Teolo, Monfumo or Breganze, Marghera or Malcontenta.
His works of art didn't ignore brought by Cezanne, Van Gogh and impressionists innovations to painting.
members.fortunecity.com /kiero/candiani1.htm   (243 words)

 Independent on Sunday, The: LETTER FROM THE LAGOON: Where everybody knows your business and
Boats to and from Venice are punctual and clean (if slow) and work around the clock.
If I must steel myself to go into Venice, I park and ride 10 minutes from home, leaving my boat tied up at a bar on the neighbouring island of Mazzorbo.
Shopping, parking, dentistry and trips to the vet all take place over the bridge on Burano.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4159/is_20030504/ai_n12739264   (922 words)

 Venice Burano Island, Region, Mazzorbo: Burano Island in Venice Area, Italy IT
Venice attraction-guides.com - Venice, Italy attractions guide Venice Burano Island, region, Mazzorbo information about attractions, fishing, lace marking industry, museum, parks, ferry journey, Mazzorbo, restaurants, location and address, general tourist information about Burano Island in Venice (Venezia) area, Italy (Italia) IT - Last updated 28/11/2005.
Most people that visit Burano do so as part of an excursion from Venice, that also stops at Murano and Torcello.
Whilst in Burano, be sure to cross over the wooden bridge into neighbouring Mazzorbo - which is a much larger island containing only a small number of houses, a couple of restaurants and a huge amount of open green space.
www.venice.attraction-guides.com /venice_burano.html   (250 words)

 Villa Santa Caterina - Your Island Country House in Venice
Catering, private cook and maid service on request.
Besides the service of transfer by boat from the house to the public line stop in Mazzorbo island, excursions to the Venetian islands with private boat are also possible, on request.
In the near Lido Of Venice island, you can find a wide 18 holes green, tennis courts, swimming-pools, horse-riding club and the beach.
www.santa-caterina.it /eng/accomodations.htm   (152 words)

 VirtualTourist.com - Librex's Venice Off The Beaten Path Tips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
If you like taking pictures, dont miss Burano at its best (btw, my pic is a bad example..
if you can, bring a picnic on Burano and eat it in the park near the vaporetto dockings or on the edge of Mazzorbo island.
Restaurants can be found on Burano but they are mainly of the tourist types and are not that great anyways.
members.virtualtourist.com /m/759a7/22643/6   (1020 words)

 Apartments Living Venice - rental apartment in Venice Italy
Venice around: Murano, Burano, Torcello, Mazzorbo, Lagon of Venice
Environs de Venise: Murano, Burano, Torcello, Mazzorbo, Lagune de Venise
Dintorni di Venezia: Murano, Burano, Torcello, Mazzorbo, Laguna di Venezia
www.livingvenice.com   (164 words)

 Tra Acqua E Aria : Un Progetto per L'isola Di Mazzorbo Nella Laguna Veneta
Tra Acqua E Aria : Un Progetto per L'isola Di Mazzorbo Nella Laguna Veneta
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