While it might not be the most beautiful beach in Italy, Lido offers location, location, location. One of the islands of Venice , Lido (just 10-minutes by vaparetto from St. Mark’s Square) offers a sandy beach escape in the middle of one of the world’s most visited cities. The grand old hotels along the 7-mile long island offer cabanas and other beach services. The public can also access the beaches for a small fee.
For more information on Italy, check out:
- Report from Maratea, Italy
- Tasting the Amalfi Coast
- Art & Culture in Italy’s Marche, Region
- Italy & Greece archives
By Kathy McCabe for PeterGreenberg.com. Kathy McCabe is the editor and publisher of the 10-year-old award-winning travel newsletter and website, Dream of Italy.
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