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Chiesa di Santa Fosca
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Locanda Cipriani information
A rustic retreat run by the Cipriani family since 1934, the Locanda is Harry’s Bar gone wild. Go with seasonal specialities like bigoli (fat wholewheat spaghetti) with rabbit, lamb with wild herbs, or plan a lazy afternoon around the €45 Torcello menu fit for a famished Hemingway. Lunches and dinners are served by the fireplace or in the garden under the rose pergola.