The Devil’s Bridge is one of the two bridges of the island of Torcello, in the Venetian Lagoon.
It is very characteristic in that, along with the Chiodo Bridge in Cannaregio, it has the features of the ancient Venetian bridges, without a parapet. Cross the Maggiore canal, the waterway that connects the small historic center of Torcello to the lagoon.
The origin of the bridge name is still unexplained. Some say that Devils was the nickname of a local family, others make it go back to a legend.