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Isaac Martinez

Lido di Venezia

Beach Front at Lido, Venice, Italy

June 4, 2006. 4:15 p.m. Local Time

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The Lido forms the main land barrier between Venice and the open sea. For many years a succession of Doges made their way out to the shallow waters of the Lido to celebrate a the Ceremony of Venice's marriage to the sea by dropping a ring into the waters. Acknowledging the important role the sea has played in the history of Venice, and illuminating how Venice depends on the mercy of the sea for its continued survival.

The main attraction for many to the Lido is the famous beach celebrated in Thomas Mann's “Death in Venice ”, and frequently mentioned in many publications ( mainly Venetian) as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

The Lido continues to be a popular destination for holiday makers as its hotels offer great value for money to visitors vacationing in Venice.

The Lido is at its most popular during the first week of September when it hosts the famous Venetian film festival. During this time the whole island is besieged by Hollywood and film-makes and press from around the globe. Amongst the famous movie stars that make their annual homage to Venice for the film festival are Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, George Clooney, Johnny Depp, and a host of other stars who make Venice their home during the week.
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Europe / Italy

Lat: 45° 24' 49.87" N
Long: 12° 22' 40.31" E

Elevation: 0 m

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Caption in [Spanish]
Lido es una isla que se encuentra junto a Venecia, comunicada a través del Vaporetto. La isla tiene 12 Km. de longitud bañados por el mar Adriático. Es una de las estaciones veraniegas más famosas de Italia. También tiene un pequeño aeropuerto.

Sus principales atractivos turísticos son: La playa y andar por el paseo marítimo, disfrutando de los edificios y del mar.

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