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Venice Lido Bike Tour

Highlights
  • 4-hour small-group bike tour of Venice Lido
  • Ride a ferry (own expense) with your bike out to the Lido
  • Learn about Venetian history and culture from your expert guide

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Venice Lido Bike Tour
From US$52.17
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Afternoon TourMost Popular
This excursion aims to see a different side of Venice and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Explore the Venice Lagoon by bike! Tour departs at 1:40pm
US$52.17
Morning Tour
The perfect cycling choice for those who are looking for a unique experience in the Venice lagoon that matches breathtaking scenery, fun and culture. Tour departs at 8:45am
US$52.17
Overview

Discover the beaches of Venice on a 4-hour cycling tour of the Venice Lido.  Join a knowledgeable guide for a ferry ride to the Lido (own expense) with your bike in tow, hearing stories of Venetian history and taking in local sights as you travel across the lagoon. Then embark on a 9-mile (16km) leisurely ride along the waterfront, visiting such spots as the old Jewish cemetery and the Muzazzi fortifications, built to protect against flooding.  Enjoy exploring the unique culture of this part of Venice without the usual crowds.

What to Expect
Meet your guide in Tronchetto, close to Piazzale Roma, and take your bike with you on the ferry-boat (ticket at own expense) heading toward the Lido.

Pass along Canale della Giudecca and enjoy breathtaking views while listening to your knowledgeable guide. Learn about Venice's history, discover how the Republic of Venice dominated the salt-trade and the history of the salt warehouses.

Once in Lido, get on your bike and start your ride at a very leisurely pace along the lagoon. You will ride around 9 miles (16km), and the trip is suitable for all skill levels.

Follow your guide to unusual places, such as the old Jewish cemetery and enjoy the wonderful view of the minor islands of the lagoon.

You will discover and understand the history of the lagoon's fortification system, the ancient wells of the old town centre of Malamocco and see the Murazzi, a huge sea fortification built by the Serenissima Republic in the 1700s.

At the end of the ride, catch the return ferry-boat and say farewell to your guide in Tronchetto.
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1 - 5 of 33 reviews

Reviewed 18 May 2018
Beautyful day in Venice Lido

It was a pleasure to ride the bike throught the streets of Lido seeing the architectures, landscapes, the see, the lagoon etc... with the very good guide Marco!

Thank Albenato
Marco R, Direttore generale at Cycling Venice Lagoon, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2018

Thank you so much for your great feedback and your kind words. I’m glad you enjoyed the tour and I hope to see you in Lido again soon. Best regards. Marco Cycling Venice Lagoon

Reviewed 16 October 2017
great way to tour Lido in a half day

my wife and I really enjoyed the tour; Lido is a beautiful and quiet getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Marco was a great tour guide!

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Thank 734scott
Reviewed 30 August 2017
Excellent tour

I am so glad I did this tour. Marco, our guide, was wonderful. I got to get away from the crowds of Venice and discover this hidden gem. I bet a lot of people when they visit Venice are not aware that this island exists....More

Thank Erin E
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile
Great cycle tour to escape the busy city of Venice

Great cycle tour to explore the Lido and escape the busy city of Venice for a few hours. Marco was a great guide and was happy to share his knowledge and love of the Lido. It starts with an early boat trip from Tronchetto out...More

Thank johnoleary7
Reviewed 18 June 2017
Cycling the Lido of Venice is a great break from the crowd with terrific scenery

Marco was a really good guide who taught us about the amazing fortifications around the Venice lagoon, while showing us some interesting and very scenic sites on the bikes.

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Thank Nicole W
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