In Burano, the colours of the houses follow a specific system originating from the golden age of its development. If someone wishes to paint their home, one must send a request to the government who will respond by making notice of the certain colours permitted for that lot.
Burano is a cluster of four islands linked by bridges in the Venetian Lagoon, about 7 kms from Venice – about 40 minutes by vaporetta. It’s known for its colourful and brightly painted houses and for the impressively-leaning bell tower of the 16th church San Martino.
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After gloomy spooky Hallowe’en, Ailsa has designated this week’s travel theme as: Bright