The island where Venice began

Torcello, in the north of the Venetian lagoon, has a handful of residents -- but one of Europe's finest Byzantine churches. Legend has it that this is where Venice began -- but now archeologists think differently.

The island where Venice began
Torcello, in the north of the Venetian lagoon, has a handful of residents -- but one of Europe's finest Byzantine churches. Legend has it that this is where Venice began -- but now archeologists think differently.