We are an Italian/German family with (grown-up) children & we live on the top two floors of a Liberty style villa built in the first decade of the 20th century. The position is perfect - in front of the house you can see San Marco Square and also the Biennale-Aerea - both places you can reach in 7- 10min by ship, The beach is at the end of our street, just 5min by foot. In 2000 we opened up our house & started our (1 room) B&B experience. During these past years we have accommodated & got to know persons from all over the world, all of them very different. Nearly all of them though had the curiosity of a traveller whom is not happy with the superficial outlook of the typical tourist. We welcome our guests with cordiality and respect for their privacy. If desired we are glad to give information about special places, traditional celebrations and other local events in order to let you have a lively and more authentic impression and make your holiday in Venice a unique event. The visitor- tax isn' t included. Position Lido di Venezia - The Beach of Venice Its position in the Lagoon makes Lido an excellent choice of stay for its proximity to Venice. From S.Maria Elisabetta (island's centre) transport can be taken to all parts of the lagoon: Saint Marks square 10 minutes; Santa Lucia train station 35 minutes; Marco Polo Airport 50 minutes; the islands of Murano, Burano, Torcello.) Our house lies exactly in the centre of Lido, only 3 minutes walk from Piazzale S. Maria Elisabetta where all water services: water-buses; taxis & ferry-boats arrive from & leave to Venice & the mainland. We are also only 5 minutes walk from the beach & less than 5 minutes drive from the car ferry dock, there is also free parking in the close proximity of our street for guests arriving by car. We look forward to welcoming you into our home. The Lido is a long and straight island very near the city, facing historic Venice with a terrific view over the lagoon on one side and the open seaside on the other ("…between seaside and lagoon…"). It’s a beautiful island, well-known as a seaside resort, with its fantastic beach and a romantic promenade along the lagoon. The island is still characterized by tranquility with its long stretches of beach & romantic sunset walks along the promenade overlooking Venice. Alternative lagoon – tours with a typical venetian boat, called Sanpierotta. for 2-4 persons. Venice, the Serenissima watertown, mysterious, beautiful, unique in the world.Constructed on 120 different islands and over 1 milion wooden stakes, passed through by 175 canals with 38km total lenght, connected with 444 bridges, surrounded by around 30 islands in the lagoon and situated in front of the adriatic sea. In the lagoon of Venice, land and sea are an unique and incredible balance. Do you want to discover this wonderful town from the water perspective? Thereupon you' re at the right place with us! With our traditional venecian boat, sanpierotta, we can pass througt all canals in the town, arrive to the islands and even to the open seaside. With our sightseeing- tour in Venice you'll become a feeling of the the historical atmosphere seeing the palaces & churches, bridges and places from the water perspective. With our island – tour, we' ll bring you to the most beautiful and silent places in the lagoon where you can discover another, untouched part of Venice. A boat trip to the open seaside offers you the fantastic view of Venice seen from the adriatic seaside. Having a bath at the bacan (a sandbank in the middle of the straits channel) let you feel like venetians.