Lido Island Tour, Venice

Lido Island Tour, Venice
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This self-guided walking tour is included in the iOS app "Venice Map and Walks" on iTunes App Store and the Android app "Venice Map and Walks" on Google Play.
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Lido is the largest island of Venice city. It is long, but not wide at all, very different from the circular form of the main city. Lido is known for its very popular places, a movie was made here and there are some other secrets that this particular guide offers you. Ready for adventure? Ride on!

Lido Island Tour - Route Map

Guide Name: Lido Island Tour
Guide Location: Italy » Venice
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 9
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 km
Author: nicole
Lido

1) Lido

The Lido — or Venice Lido (Lido di Venezia) — is an 11 kilometres (7 miles) long sandbar in Venice, northern Italy; it is home to about 20,000 residents. The Venice Film Festival takes place at the Lido every September. The island is home to three settlements. The Lido itself, in the north, is home to the Film Festival, the Grand Hotel des Bains, the Venice Casino and the Grand Hotel Excelsior. Malamocco, in the centre, was the first and, for a long time, the only settlement. It was at one...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Hotel Des Bains

2) Hotel Des Bains

This is one of the wealthiest hotels in Venice. The novel "Death in Venice" was written here, and the movie of the same name was shot here in 1971. The building itself was erected in 1900 and it always reflected the rich, sumptuous, magnificent wealth of Venice. It contains a few buildings with wonderful parks and swimming...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Planetarium

3) Planetarium

Venice is the city where Galileo Galilei first unveiled the telescope in 1610. From ages 4 to 104 - this is one of the most amazing places in this city. It is able to accomodate 60 persons at a time and the astonishing view upon celestial bodies will stay many years untouched in your...   view more
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Lido Beach

4) Lido Beach

Even though surrounded by the sea, Venice is not exactly a beach city. If looking for a warm and large beach, get "stranded" on the Lido island. Other than the beach itself, the island boasts magnificent sunset views. There are many little gift shops, Italian fast food restaurants and, of course, friendly locals to complete the picture. The place is also famous as the shooting location of the "Death in Venice"...   view more
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Trattoria Favorita

5) Trattoria Favorita

Trattoria Favorita is a cozy restaurant in Lido, where locals and tourists have the joy of drinking some great wines, taste wonderful food and make conversation. Sometimes, the restaurant hosts local weddings. For some, this is one of the points that divides the northern and central parts of Lido...   view more
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Canal Alley

6) Canal Alley

Lido island is not as fragmented by canals as Venice, this is why a canal alley is a rare thing in Lido. The authorities built this magnificent canal alley to give the city a fresh, green area that surrounds the water. The canal is not as large as the Great Canal of Venice, but if you're lucky you might get a chance to go on a little boat...   view more
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Lido Graveyard

7) Lido Graveyard

A big part of Lido Island is occupied by a wonderful, green and peaceful place, the cemetery. No, no, it does not look like a typical, scary movie graveyard. The tombstones are mostly very old, each of them bearing a little part of the artistic heritage of Venice. The entrance is free. The flora within the cemetery is very varied and it looks more like a piece of...   view more
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Parrocchia San Nicolo' Di Lido

8) Parrocchia San Nicolo' Di Lido

San Nicolò al Lido is a church in Venice. It is located in the northern part of Venice's Lido, and houses the relics of St. Nicholas, patron of sailors. Here is celebrated the traditional thanksgiving mass of the Sposalizio del Mare ("Marriage of the Sea"). The complex is held by the Franciscan order. The convent and the church, located to its main access to the sea, date to the origins of the independent Venice, in the early Middle Ages. From here, in 996, 998 and 1000, sailed...   view more
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Sight description based on wikipedia
Lido Airport

9) Lido Airport

This is a truly, amazing place. It is not a traditional, huge modern building. The place is covered with green grass, not very big planes and even a cafe. The style of the main building is typical for Italy, and it is painted in warm, pleasant...   view more
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