Tronchetto

Tronchetto (also known as Isola nuova, meaning "New island") is an artificial island in the Venetian Lagoon, northern Italy, located at the westernmost tip of the main Venice island.

Tronchetto
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Landing place of ferry from Tronchetto to Lido di Venezia
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Geography
Coordinates45°26′26″N 12°18′18″E / 45.440556°N 12.305°E / 45.440556; 12.305Coordinates: 45°26′26″N 12°18′18″E / 45.440556°N 12.305°E / 45.440556; 12.305
Adjacent bodies of waterVenetian Lagoon
Administration
RegionVeneto
ProvinceProvince of Venice

The island was created in the 1960s, and now is used as a car park for tourists, who cannot bring their vehicles into the city.[1] The Venice People Mover connects Tronchetto with Piazzale Roma, the main Venice bus station, which lies at the edge of the city center.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tronchetto Parking Garage". Europe for Visitors. Retrieved August 26, 2011.