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Lido Photos: Transportation

From: Lido di Venezia (Venice Lido)

ACTV motonave

ACTV motonave at Lido S.M.E.

For a pleasant experience on the water, take a double-deck ACTV motonave to Punta Sabbioni (north of the Lido) or to the Venezia Pietà stop just north of the Doge's Palace and the Piazza San Marco in Venice's historic center.

Lido S.M.E. vaporetto stop

From the Lido S.M.E. station at the foot of the Lido's business district, you can take a number of different water buses to Venice and other locations in the Venetian Lagoon.

Quadracycle on the Lido

In this photo, a young girl and her little brother approach the Lido S.M.E. station on a rented quadracycle. (Unlike Venice's historic center, the Lido allows wheeled vehicles.)

No. 17 ACTV Ferry to Lido San Nicolò

ACTV Ferry sign on Lido

ACTV Linea 17 car ferries arrive at the Lido San Nicolò ferry pier, north of the town center.

Water Taxi at Albergo Quattro Fontane pier

Water taxi on the Lido di VeneziaIf you have money to burn, you can travel between the airport and the Lido by water taxi. (Plan on spending 100 euros or more for the convenience.)

Hotel Albergo Quattro Fontane pier

The Albergo Quattro Fontane, south of the Lido's main business district, is one of the few hotels that does have its own pier. Here, a porter watches guests leave after helping them from the hotel (which is a short distance away).

Hotel Excelsior marina

Hotel Excelsior shuttle boat

The five-star Hotel Excelsior doesn't just have a private pier--it has its own harbor, where boats that resemble large water taxis provide a shuttle service to Venice.

Tiny cars on Lido di Venezia

Motorized vehicles are legal on the Lido di Venezia. However, the island has no high-speed roads, so it's the perfect place for tiny, underpowered cars.

Vintage Fiat on the Lido di Venezia

Vintage truck on Lido di Venezia

As you walk around the Lido, you'll see many vintage cars and trucks.

Canal on Lido di Venezia

Canal and car on Lido di Venezia

Boathouse on Lido canal

You'll also encounter canals and the occasional boathouse.

Next page: Lido photos: General scenes

In this Lido travel guide:
Lido di Venezia - Introduction
Layout and orientation
Getting to the Lido
Lido to Venice by waterbus
Hotels: Lido's main street
Villa and resort hotels
Restaurants and food
Beaches and recreation
Photos: Transportation
Photos: General scenes
Photos: Beaches
Lido map

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