One of Italy’s most popular resorts, Lido di Jesolo is where sun-seeking holidaymakers come to relax. Ideal for families, this beach town treats guests to miles of golden sand, a variety of family activities and lively nightlife. Leave the kids to explore the play areas while you perfect your tan, or take a break and enjoy a pizza lunch and an afternoon of shopping along Via Bafile. For a fun escape from the beach, don’t leave your holiday in Lido di Jesolo without braving the 42-metre Spacemaker ride at Aqualandia water park.
Things to do
Just a short ferry ride from Venice, Lido di Jesolo offers a safe and charming base to soak up the Mediterranean sun. Children can enjoy Aqualandia water park and a variety of family-friendly activities, while adults take advantage of 10 miles of sandy beach. In the evenings, this pleasant town transforms into a popular party hub. Choose between late-night bars and cool beach chill-outs, or simply soak in the atmosphere on an evening stroll down Via Bafile avenue.
Shoppers: Browse the impressive range of clothing, jewellery and other trinkets on offer along the Via Bafile.
Sun-seekers: Find your perfect tanning spot on 10 miles of golden sand.
Families: Brave the giant slides at Aqualandia water park.
Language: The language spoken in Lido di Jesolo is Italian.
Currency: The currency used in Lido di Jesolo is Euro (€).
Local time: Lido de Jesolo is 1 hour ahead of GMT/UK time.
Fly to: Venice Marco Polo Airport. Lido di Jesolo is about 1 hour and 15 minutes away.
Flight time from UK: The flight time to Lido di Jesolo is 2 hours.
Tourist Information: Further Lido di Jesolo tourist information can be found at https://www.jesolo-tourism.com/en/.
Visa / Health: Before your holiday to Lido di Jesolo visit https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/italy for recommendations and advice on visas and health.
By bus: Most of the tourist areas in the resort can be accessed by the local buses. Purchase a ticket from a newsstand and board at your nearest bus stop.
On foot: Taking a stroll along Via Bafile, Europe’s largest pedestrian avenue, is a fantastic way to explore the resort. Browse the shops and choose a restaurant for dinner while you walk.
By ferry: Escape the beach on a day trip to Venice. Daily ferries can get you there within 90 minutes.
International Sand Sculpture Festival: A highlight of the Jesolo calendar, this annual competition transforms the town’s main piazzas into a spectacular sand sculpture exhibition. Held from mid June to late August, this cultural event draws internationally known sculptors to the resort each year.
Summer Beach Festival: Party people won’t want to miss this annual festival held from late May to early September. Taking place in in various venues throughout Jesolo, you can expect live music, dance shows and a party spirit around town.
Food Fiesta: Food For a real taste of the local culture, plan your visit to coincide with the annual Feste Marinare (Fish Festival). Held on selected weekends in July and August, this annual event is your best opportunity to taste delicious local dishes.