"Lido - Protector of the Venetian Lagoon" Top 5 Page for this destination Lido by victorwkf
Lido Travel Guide: 69 reviews and 161 photos
Lido is a slender 12km land separating the Venetian lagoon from the open Adriatic Sea. By doing so, it prevents the strong waves of the Adriatic Sea from damaging Venice and the other islands of the lagoon such as Murano and Burano.
Lido can be easily reached from Venice, Murano or Burano by taking the frequent vaporetto (water buses). It offers a different kind of experience from Venice as it has a more relaxed atmosphere with a long beach facing the Adriatic Sea, and there are actually roads and vehicles here unlike Venice.
Let me share with you my trip to Lido, which will hopefully be useful to you if you are planning to visit this place while at Venice.
This is a typical scene of the beach at Lido. This beach is crowded during the warmer summer months but less so during the cooler months. Check out my VT tips for more information and photographs.
This is a typical street scene at Lido, which is filled with shopping, restaurants etc. Yes, there are roads and vehicles at Lido (unlike Venice).
- Pros:Good getaway from Venice, feel the beach and sea
- Cons:The beach and sand of Lido is not so fantastic as compared to other places
- In a nutshell:Without Lido, Venice will not be what it is due to the open Adriatic Sea
One of the significant moments of my honeymoon in Europe (June 2007) is to finally reach the Adriatic Sea at Lido beach.... more travel advice
The public beach at Lido offers different types of beach sports such as beach volleyball, beach soccer etc. Because the... more travel advice
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