Biking on the Venice Islands! Radfahren und die Inseln von Venedig! Scoprire le isole della Laguna Veneta in Bici!
Have you ever dreamt of biking around the charming islands Venice Lagoon?
There is a unique bike route that takes you between sea and lagoon. You will discover the nature and the small towns, enjoying Venice shining in the background.
The route explores a fascinating environment from Chioggia to Venice through the elegant island of Lido, the thin fisherman island of Pellestrina and the natural reserve of Ca’Roman.
The Venice Islands Route starts in Chioggia: you can bike around the alleys and the canals, in the old town where the nice buildings are.
You can take the ferryboat 11 from Vigo or the Raffaello ferry (remember to book it!) with your bike and arrive in the natural reserve of Ca’ Roman, with its several bird spieces. Biking along the walls divinding the sea from the lagoon you will reach the ancient town of Pellestrina with the colourful houses of the fishermen.
From the port of north point of the island with its vineyard you will take the ferry to Lido.
In the famous Venetian island you will encounter the dunes and then the route will take you to the town of Lido: you can visit the jewish cemetery, the church of St. Nicolò or enjoy the sunset embraced by its palaces and squares: the VIP location of the International Movie Exhibition.
The Route is ca. 40 km roundtrip, you can decide to come back to Chioggia or to rest the night in Lido and visit Venice. Details and App for your device here
The Venice Islands Route is section of the Venetian Ring, a bike road connecting Treviso, Padua, Venice and Vicenza.
PS: There are many other different routes to explore the region by bike, try also:
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