From city treasure hunts to skip-the-line tickets, this 9-day itinerary is perfectly crafted for your next family adventure. Hunt for hidden lion statues and go for a family bike ride in Venice, then tour medieval piazzas and learn to make the perfect pizza in Florence. End in Rome where you'll go on a kid-friendly tour of the Vatican and dive into Roman history at the Colosseum.
Continue along the Adriatic Sea through the San Nicolò Natural Reserve, a protected zone with scenic open spaces. Pedal along the old pier between the sea and the harbor until you reach the lighthouse. Here is the perfect spot to enjoy views of the Lido coastline and some distinctive architecture, such as Grand Hotel des Bains and Hotel Excelsior.
Next, bike along the canals in the colorful fishing village of Malamocco, similar to a scaled-down version of Venice. Then, with your guide leading the way, continue cycling through the nature reserve, passing the beautiful dunes where Byron loved to ride horses at sunrise. Finally, take a break and relax as the locals do by heading to the quiet Alberoni Beach for a drink or a swim.
You’ll return along the Lagoon, enjoying views of the Poveglia, Lazzaretto Vecchio, and San Lazzaro degli Armeni islands. End your adventure at the Lido Market for a well-deserved spritz, the most popular Aperitivo drink in Venice!
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Itineraries with Bike Tour on Lido Island from Venice
Families with teens who want to get out and explore (and find the perfect backdrop for their photos) should give this two-week itinerary through the Veneto and Tuscany a try. You'll start in Venice, where you can explore secret passages, craft your own masks, and paddle a gondola. Then head to Verona and Lake Garda, biking through both urban and natural attractions. Wrap up in the Tuscan cities of Siena and Florence with a hot air balloon ride, gelato-making, and more.
Your whole family can fully engage with Italy on this adventurous itinerary, ideally suited for teens with energy to spare. You'll begin in Venice, where you'll craft Carnival masks and explore the secret passages of the city's famous landmarks. After a stop to wander the streets of Verona, you'll head to the park-lined shores of Lake Garda, filled with attractions for all ages. Finish the tour in the Tuscan city of Siena, your base for hot air balloon rides, hikes, and more.