The Island of Torcello is the oldest settlement in the Venetian Lagoon, that already existed in Roman times, and is the first residential nucleus of the future Republic of Venice.
Once inhabited by 20.000 people, today it has only 10 inhabitants, however it retains a legacy from Byzantine times of the highest importance. Every day, is the destination of thousands of visitors.
The restrooms are close to the basilica.
Monuments and points of interest in the surrounding area
All the historical buildings are characterized by the Byzantine origin of the settlement: the basilica of Santa Maria Assunta prior to the year 1000 and the Church of Santa Fosca are clear proofs of this.
Moreover, the museum of Torcello with its interesting archaeological section, the throne of Attila (probable backbench for the island’s rulers) and the bridge of the devil, one of the few that retains the characteristic lack of parapets, an original feature of all the venetian bridges.
Restroom technical equipment
- Entry through turnstiles with coins insertion
- 4 women’s toilets
- 4 men’s toilets
- 1 restroom for disabled people
- 1 nursery
- Electronic hands dryers
- Disinfection and sanitation with green products and ozone technology
- Constant presence of 1 operator to clean, control and provide coin exchange services
Opening hours from 9-10 am through 18-19 (depending on the season).