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    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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    Departure Point
    People Mover - Tronchetto station, Isola Nova del Tronchetto, 33, 30135 Venezia VE, Italy
    Duration
    4h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Use of bicycle
    • Use of helmet
    • Local guide
    Exclusions
    • Return ferry boat tickets to Lido (approx. €17 per person)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • Comfortable shoes are recommended
    • A maximum of 10 people per booking
    • Children under the age of 18 must be supervised by a parent/ guardian.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 8 July 2019

    I would highly recommend this tour. Marco is very friendly and knowledgeable about Venice and the lagoon area. The cycling was at a leisurely pace (14kph average) on the flat (ideal in 30 degrees plus), with frequent stops to point of places of interest. The...More

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    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank DesCal7
    Reviewed 7 July 2019

    There is no doubt central Venice is beautiful, but joining Marco on a bike trip around the island of Lido is next level. We had a wonderful trip on the ferry where Marco explained the Lagoon that surrounds Venice. Riding our bikes around Lido was...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Jackie P
    Reviewed 22 May 2019 via mobile

    We met Marco at the ferry to Lido. The whole trip was nice. First part is very interesting about architecure on Lido. After a break at a nice place we continued and saw the beaches of Lido. Marco tells a lot about Venice and the...More

    Thank Wendysolar1971
    Reviewed 18 March 2019 via mobile

    Thanks Marco This was the best day we had in Venice. The trip over to Lido on the ferry had the best views of the canals. The bike tour was very easy anyone can do this. We had some fun on this tour and got...More

    Date of experience: March 2019
    Thank Skyemat
    Reviewed 23 November 2018

    This is definitely what I needed to get away from the crowds of Venice. The Lido ride was easygoing and so pretty. We started off riding a short distance to catch a ferry. Our guide kept us informed about the different historical buildings. Once we...More

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    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Meander08987779338
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    lyntonhudson
    28 June 2018|
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    Response from Phillip M | Reviewed this property |
    No you pick them up in Tronchetto 😀
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