Bibione is one of the most popular seaside tourist destinations in Italy. It is an idyllic beach holiday destination, famous for itswide beach of fine golden sand, eight kilometers long, for the infinite natural green spaces, the splendid thermal baths and the panoramic cycle paths that eliminate the need for a car.
Located in the region of Veneto in the north-east of the country, Bibione is one exceptional base for a beach holiday. Its strategic location within easy reach of a number of great attractions also gives the opportunity for amazing day trips to the surrounding area.
The blue flag beach is the main attraction of the city with its lines of sunbeds, umbrellas and Wi-Fi on the beach. And while sunbathing is certainly one of the main reasons why many tourists visit this seaside town in the summer months, Bibione is not just a destination for a quiet holiday.
You will also find numerous outdoor activities, from zumba and salsa lessons on the beach, to nature walks, cycle paths and horseback riding along the coast.
Its thermal baths are also not to be missed, recognized for their quality, where you can enjoy mud baths, saunas, hammams, massages and healing treatments. For the boating enthusiasts, the port of Bibione also hosts a nautical club.
Beach holiday in Bibione: what to do
With a population of around 2.500 inhabitants and an area of just 28 square kilometers, the city of Bibione may seem small, but it certainly offers a large number of varied attractions. Here are the best things to do in Bibione, whether you come on vacation alone, with friends or with family.
Relax on the beach
Home to one of the largest beaches in Italy, it's no surprise that Bibione is a popular European beach destination. Along the eight-kilometer stretch of its Blue Flag beach, you'll find free Wi-Fi and plenty of sun beds and umbrellas.
Also there are many outdoor things to do in Bibione with free workshops for families, sports and games held on the beach, as well as spinning, salsa, yoga and sea gymnastics lessons.
The Caorle lagoon
It is a protected natural area which can be explored aboard tourist boats. The lagoon gives the opportunity to discover a particular flora and fauna.
Immersed in the lush vegetation and the only symbol of human presence in the lagoon, they can be visited i Casoni, characteristic houses that, in past centuries, were used by fishermen and hunters as a base for their activities.
Discover the markets of the city
Once a week in the city of Bibione, in the Spiaggia district, there is a flea market where you can find practically everything you need - from household items to accessories, fresh produce and clothing. Prices are much cheaper than in the supermarket so it is definitely worth spending a few hours in this market.
Il Bibione fish market is another suggestive market to visit in the city. Located in Piazza Mercato, the Fish Market is open every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 8:00 to 13:00. During the summer it is open every day. There is also a fruit and vegetable market nearby.
Bibione thermal baths
Bibione Thermae è a spa on the sea, located in Via della Colonie. Known for its healing qualities, the temperature of the baths is on average 52 ° C. Bibione Thermae offers a wide range of treatments, beauty services and day packages for adults and children.
For those with skin, vascular, and joint disorders, specialized treatments are available such as hydromassage sessions, mud baths and thermal hydrotherapy. If you are not looking for something specific and just want to relax, you can opt for one massage in the wellness center or just immerse yourself in the thermal pools.
- Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday »: from 10.00 to 13.00 and from 14.00 to 19.00.
- Saturday, Sunday and holidays: from 10.00 to 20.00
Go shopping in Bibione
All shoppers can head to Via Orsa Maggiore (which is the main street) or reach Palmanova Outlet Village e Noventa di Piave Designer Outlet, which are just a few kilometers from Bibione.
Explore the surrounding nature
Located both on the ocean coast and on a sheltered lagoon, Bibione is the ideal place to go out and explore the great outdoors. Surrounded by endless waterways, forests and protected natural parks, it is a paradise for nature lovers.
The two areas of the Bibione lagoon, Valgrande and Vallesina, are of great natural interest. Together, these natural areas make up approximately 475 hectares that span 320 picturesque streams and ponds, dense forests and farmland.
It is a protected area that is home to flocks of flamingos, deer, wild horses and wild boars and his amazing flora and fauna it can be admired on foot, by bicycle, on horseback or by kayak.
What to do in Bibione with children
Punta Verde Zoo Park
One of the best zoos for small children in the area. The park extends over 100.000 square meters and it hosts about 1000 animals belonging to hundreds of species including Mammals, Birds and Reptiles. It is clean, neat and very interesting. The description of the animals is represented in a way suitable for children.
The visit of the Punta Verde Zoo Park lasts about 2 hours e gives emotions to adults and children. You can spend a day of leisure in a pleasant environment in the midst of a luxuriant flora.
Gulliverlandia e Aquasplash
It is a theme park especially addressed to families with children. Gulliverlandia stands on an area of about 40.000 square meters, a stone's throw from the Aquasplash Water Park, in the tourist resort of Lignano Sabbiadoro.