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Lido S. Maria Elisabetta (Lido S.M.E.)

From: Venice Waterbus Stops

Lido Santa Maria Elisabetta is the boat and bus transportation hub of Venice's island beach resort, the Lido di Venezia.

On the land side of the station, you can catch buses to other parts of the Lido and to towns along the long, narrow strip of land that runs south between the Venetian Lagoon and the Adriatic Sea.

Lido S.M.E. ACTV stop

Lido S.M.E. is served by local vaporetti, ships to the northern reaches of the Lagoon, and Alilaguna Marco Polo Airport boats.

Boat services include:

The station is quite large, so check the signs above the embarkation bays before going to your boat. (Ticket counters and machines are available.)

From Lido S.M.E., you can cross the street and reach any number of hotels along the Granviale Santa Maria Elisabetta, the Lido's main business street, which runs from the station to the Adriatic beaches. If you're looking for a more relaxed experience, see our listings of Lido villa and resort hotels.

Back to: Index of Venice ACTV and Alilaguna waterbus stops

Also see:
Introduction to ACTV & Alilaguna boat stops
Types of Venice waterbus stations
What to do if you don't have a ticket

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Durant Imboden photo.Durant Imboden has written about Venice, Italy since 1996. He covered Venice and European travel at for 4-1/2 years before launching Europe for Visitors (including Venice for Visitors) with Cheryl Imboden in 2001.

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