Venetian Lagoon

Venice Italy Tourist Information and City Guide

The Venetian Lagoon (Laguna Veneta) is the large bay area in which the city of Venice is located.  It is a shallow, salt water inlet in the Adriatic Sea.

The Venetian Lagoon is a busy transportation corridor for small boats, gondolas, commuter ferries called "vaporetti" and large cruise ships.

Venetian Lagoon, Venice Italy
Venetian Lagoon, Venice Italy

There is a beautiful pedestrian walkway that runs along much of the lagoon in Venice Italy.

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