Pedalling the Lido
A 3 hour exciting, bicycle ride enjoying the beautiful beach island of Venice, its early 20th century villas and the amazing Murazzi - the 18th century sea wall between the Lagoon and the open Adriatic sea. The Lido island is only few minutes by water bus away from Venice city center.
The Lido is an island, a natural barrier that separates the laguna from the open sea, a few minutes by water bus from St.Mark square. Come with us on a voyage of discovery of the beach of Venice by bicycle to enjoy on a private, guided tour.
Enjoy the impressive and elegant Liberty style and many other eclectic early 1900 post-Victorian style villas and luxury hotels – Des Bains and Excelsior – built at the turn of the 19th century. The Des Bains was the location for the famous films Death in Venice and The English Patient . You’ll see the Venice Film Festival Palazzo : the oldest international film festival in the world !
On this wonderfully refreshing cycling tour, while enjoying the amazing beauty of the Lido you’ll ride the bicycle along the Murazzi – an amazing and innovatively engineered sea wall from the 18th century, this long expanse of white limestone a dramatic margin between land and sea. You’ll see the private beach with the cabanas along the Lido and experience the more luxurious beaches by the sea wall!
Once you have pedaled along the impressive Murazzi, at this time, you’ll be ready for a glass of good local wine and a gourmet local food tasting in Malamocco, a beautiful little ancient village at which we’ll stop.
Highlights: a bicycle ride of 3 hours, beginning of XX century villas, Murazzi XVIII century sea wall, Malamocco village
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Which Venice will you discover?
These tours are intended for first time visitors who wish to become acquainted with Venice’s main sights and landmarks, gaining an overall picture of its history and modern-day life.
Art, in all forms has been a unique ingredient of Venice’s success. Discover the magnificence of the grand Venetian architects and painters. For the ones that live in the now the contemporary art, contemporary architecture and the truly authentic glass studios where masters are at work.
These tours are intended for visitors who wish to experience areas and sites rarely seen by tourists, in both urban locations and beyond. Take this opportunity to discover truly authentic art studios, furnaces and lagoon islands with us.