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Lido

Venice, Italy
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Ranked #55 of 218 Attractions in Venice
Type: Islands
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Wow! We took a tour of Murano and Burano in the morning and decided to escape the crowds with a public transit ride to Lido. Thi was not on our radar and we did not plan to go over there, but it was so peaceful. We enjoyed a nice lunch at a café and walked 15 minutes to the beach.... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Lido is cute, less expensive and quiet. A perfect place to stay when you visit Venice. A short ride with the vaporetto and you are in the quiet Lido. Very nice atmosphere, many little stores and a great supermarket. Lido had it's glorious days in the 50's but did not loose it's charm. We very much liked to spend the... More

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Southport, United Kingdom
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We used the Lido as a holiday base this year as a quieter and less expensive alternative to the city itself. The beaches are long, sandy, relatively uncrowded and safe and because the lido is rarely more than a few hundred metres wide, you’re never very far from it. The north side (near to the ferry terminals) is more populated... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Lido is a very nice contrast to Venice. I visited during the Venice Film Festival and even with the film crowd, it was much more relaxed than Venice. There is a nice public beach and many great cafes. It is easy to get to by Vaporetto. If you are only making a short trip to Venice, I probably would not... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

What a surprise, a great public beach and only a few water bus stops from San Marco, well worth a visit and bring you gear, the sea is warm and clean, there is a testing information board before you enter the beach showing the cleanliness ratings and test results

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San Gwann, Malta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

The beach on Lido and nice, and the main road is nice to walk along, since trees provide a good amount of shade. Not much else to do though.

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Much quieter than Venice. There are buses, cars and bikes... hundreds of them parked near the vaporetto station. :) It has a nice long beach, quiet streets with buildings that have a little bit of colonial flavour. If one is tired with Venice crowds, even 2 hours in Lido can help you get some air and relaxing atmosphere. They have... More

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Calgary
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Picturesque side of Venice, lots of trees and beautiful Villas. Bus service through the island and very frequent boat service to and from different parts of Venice. Great beach (with actual sand, not pebbles as it is common in Europe) I found it by chance as I booked the only reasonably priced hotel in Venice a few days before our... More

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

After the husstle and bustle of San Marco and the Rialto Bridge,a trip to Lido with its wider avenue,less crowded restaurants and beach is a welcome break. Get a towel, go for a swim and refresh yourself before you head back to the City Centre.

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Durban
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We hired a self drive boat from Le Boat and cruised the Venice Lagoon going as far down as Chioggia which is a marvellous village, on our way back we anchored at St Erasmo and were treated to a spectacular sunset. A dream holiday.

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