CYCLING IN VENICE
Actv begins a
new connection for lovers of bicycles
and nature with a specially equipped
waterbus service. Starting from
San Giuliano, the Venice Lido
and Punta Sabbioni, this connection
allows you to reach the island
of Sant' Erasmo where most of
the fruits and vegetables displayed
in the Rialto market are grown.
Riding around San'Erasmo by bicycle
throughout the beauty of its gardens
and lush nature makes for a different
and unforgettable day out with
friends and family.
Since the waterbus
can take only 60 persons with
bikes, for those of you keen on
trying out this experience, please
book (and pay for) your tickets
in advance. Booking and buying
is possible from the following
Vela ticket offices and gencies:
At the "Le Barche" shopping
centre in Mestre, and in the towns
of Mirano and Dolo; in Venice,
at Piazzale Roma, Santa Maria
Elisabetta (Lido), and Punta Sabbioni.
The overall price
of the return ticket for passenger
and bicycle is euro 9.30.
This includes the fare for taking
one child per bicycle on the children's
seat. The outward and return journeys
must be completed on the day and
route your booking was made for.
Reductions are available for families
and also for organized groups
of more than 10 persons.
The routes are:
San Giuliano, Sant'Erasmo Capannone,
Lido San Nicolò, and return;
Punta Sabbioni, Lido San Nicolò,
Sant'Erasmo Capannone and return.
With the same
ticket you can return from Lido
to Tronchetto with the ferry-boat
services of 17:10 and 18:15, only
for bicycles and motorbikes.
The service runs
on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays.
No refunds can be given to those
who decide not to use the service.
If extra spaces
are available upon departure,
you may pay on board without pre-booking
on the availability of places,
please contact Prontovela/Events
on tel. 899.909090 (service with
a charge) every day from 7:30
ON SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC