Lio piccolo: flamingos & birdwatching bike tour in the Venetian lagoon

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Pricing Info: Per Person

Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Venice, Venice

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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This bike tour is an extraordinary opportunity to discover a hidden and off the beaten path part of the Venice lagoon: a bike itinerary to Lio Piccolo and Mesole, little towns nestled between the sea and the Venice Lagoon.
Fauna, history and nature: indispensable elements in an unforgettable excursion along the Venetian lagoon, crossing an incredible variety of landscapes shaped by nature and human activities. A unique opportunity to immerse yourself in one of the most beautiful areas of the Venetian coast, pedalling surrounded by a lush vegetation and myriads of birds that will frame an unforgettable day.
Thanks to the convenient pick up at Venice Fondamente Nove and the transfer by water bus to Treporti, this fun Venice bike tour is the ideal solution for those who want to discover the less well-known and crowded areas of the lagoon, wonderful landscapes rich in history, traditions and scenery of rare beauty, just outside the hustle and bustle of the most famous destinations

What's Included

Organisation and booking of rental bikes (if needed)

Tour Leader & Nature and Interpretive Guide

What's Not Included


Use of bicycle

Water bus ticket to Treporti

Traveler Information

  • YOUTH: Age: 0 - 17
  • ADULT: Age: 18 - 99

Additional Info

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not recommended for travelers with spinal injuries
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Not recommended for travelers with poor cardiovascular health
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

What To Expect

We will meet in Venice at Fondamente Nuove and we will travel through the northern lagoon up to Treporti with a water bus, passing by several lagoon islands.

5 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Lio Piccolo
Not only flamingo but a huge number of birds are likely to be seen in the lagoon: In total, around 300 species of birds live in the lagoon. An incredible diversity featuring birds connected to the tides, to the marshy land and to the sea. Ducks (mallards, teals, pintails, wigeons, shovelers), herons, seagulls, waders, shorebirds, even 4,000 flamingoes that would once migrate from Tunisia to France and then to Sardinia, now stably reside in the lagoon and its surrounding area. Or cormorants, reaching Venice from Poland, Sweden or Denmark.

15 minutes • Admission Ticket Free


Zoo Safari in bicicletta
Hendrik56988, 18-12-2022
Pedalare in questo angolo di laguna è stata una esperienza coinvolgkente. Abbiamo avuto fortuna perché c'erano davvero molto uccelli e mi è sembrato uno Zoo Safari in bicicletta!
Ornithologisches Wunderland unweit Venedig
Uta_K, 16-08-2021
Prima Tour! Wir waren zu dritt mit dem sehr netten Guide. Haben viele Vögel gesehen obwohl nicht die beste Jahreszeit. Wir hatten allerdings auch ein Fernglas dabei. (Stelzenläufer, Grünschenkel, Rotschenkel, Brachvögel, Kiebitzregenpfeifer, Ibis, Flamingo, Rallenreiher, Seidenreiher, Flussseeschwalbe, Neuntöter, Säbelschnäbler, Graureiher). Außerdem schöne Salzwiesen mit Strandflieder/Meerlavendel. Es lohnt sich wirklich diesen Teil der Lagune zu besuchen. Sehr empfehlenswert!
Grandiose, naturbelassene Lagune
Brunetti-Freund, 29-04-2021
Echt cool: Vor den Toren Venedigs ein Schmuckstück Natur, besonders für Vogelliebhaber: Seidenreiher, Flamingos, Stelzenläufer, Stockenten und Kormorane sowieso, ... So nah kommt man den Salzwiesen nirgends, auf dem winzigen Pfad quasi durch die Lagune. Und dann mitten drin ein unglaublich idyllisches Gartenlokal mit Spaghetti allo Scoglio zum Niederknien!
Magnifica giornata in mezzo alla natura!
Elerick0711, 13-11-2020
A causa del covid mi sento tranquilla solo all aria aperta e questo tour era proprio quello che cercavo. Valerio ci ha guidato in mezzo alla laguna, ci ha saputo indicare molte specie di uccelli ma soprattutto l emozione unica di vedere i fenicotteri rosa!!!! Meraviglia. Valerio ci ha portato a pranzo in un posticino carino, questo ragazzo ci ha fatto dimenticare per un giorno il brutto periodo che stiamo vivendo. Raccomando a tutti il tour per passare delle ore veramente spensierate!

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