San Francesco del Deserto, Venice

#7 of 15 in Nature in Venice
Island · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
San Francesco del Deserto is an island in the Venetian Lagoon in Véneto, Italy, with a surface of some 4 ha. It is located between Sant'Erasmo and Burano. It houses a minorites convent.
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  • Small island donated to order of monks now with 5 friars that care for the church and island. Beautiful small church, clusters and gardens. If you book is possible to stay as a guest of the monks for....  more »
  • S Francesco del Deserto, a small island in the Venice lagoon near Burano, is an oasis of calm, tranquility and spiritual uplift in the midst of a busy, bustling world. I have often read about it and.....  more »
  • Nice place.
  • A place of silence and prayer. The minor friars who have him in custody are kind and welcoming. Place full of spiritual energy
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