Palazzo della Mostra del Cinema
Lido di Venezia
The main draw here is the beach, but the water can be polluted and the public areas are often unkempt. Some of the beaches at the...
Monastero di San Lazzaro degli Armeni
Tours start in the glittering church and are conducted by multilingual monks, who amply demonstrate the order’s reputation for...
With its sexy baroque curves, stately porticos and exuberant sunburst demilune above the front door, the Lion’s Bar is the Lido’s most...
Keeping it low-key on the Lido, this local hangout serves decent pizza at fair prices, plus respectable cicheti to a regular happy-hour...
Palazzo della Mostra del Cinema information
A seaside Fascist monument, this rigid airport-terminal structure seems as ill-suited to the playboy Lido as a woolly bathing suit. And C+S Associates’ 2003 ‘Wave’ entrance just begs for a skateboard. But once the red carpets are rolled out and the stars arrive for the Venice International Film Festival, it all makes sense.