Tronchetto

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Tronchetto
Tronchetto-Fähranlegestelle.jpg
Landing place of ferry from Tronchetto to Lido di Venezia
Tronchetto is located in Venetian Lagoon
Tronchetto
Tronchetto
Geography
Coordinates 45°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 water Venetian Lagoon
Administration
Region Veneto
Province Province of Venice

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.

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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  1. ^ "Tronchetto Parking Garage". Venice for Visitors. Europe for Visitors. Retrieved August 26, 2011.  External link in |publisher=, |work= (help)