A few km south from Ravenna, between the mouth of the Fiumi Uniti and the iconic Pine Forest of Classe, raises the little town of LIDO DI DANTE.
Escaped the wild construction boom of the last century, Lido di Dante is a true paradise. Here, you will have a quiet holiday in direct contact with nature.
Safeguarded within the protected area of the Po Delta Park, the place has, besides the small inhabited centre, very few beach establishments. The rest is all free beach.
There are no luxurious hotels or residences, just terraced houses, mostly on rent. Moreover, you will find countless pitches for campers and anyone seeking for an open-air experience.
As soon as you pass the few establishments, within a short walk through the beach or the pine forest (access is allowed only on foot or by bicycle), you’ll arrive in the Natural Reserve of the Bassona. The Bassona is maybe one of the most beautiful stretches of sand on the Romagna Riviera. It’s here that you can sense the real essence of Lido di Dante.
For its reserved and secluded character, this area has been for decades a privileged destination for naturists from all over the world (recently acknowledged and legally regulated by the town of Ravenna), offering a full experience of direct contact with the surrounding environment.
Of great suggestion are the guided tours to the naturalistic areas of the mouth of the river Bevano and of the nearby Oasis of Ortazzo and of Ortazzino, which are some of the coastal areas with the greatest environmental diversity in Emilia-Romagna, part of the Po Delta Park.
The area offers many tours. Do birdwatching on a canoe, have a tour on an electric boat, or walk or cycle on one of the many available itineraries. You will discover the secrets of the local flora and fauna, led by expert guides of the Visitor Centre Cubo Magico of Bevanella.
Don’t miss the suggestive trail that from Lido di Dante leads to Ravenna, walking along the river bank of Fiumi Uniti. Enjoy this 9-km walk frequently trodden by runners and walkers, sided by traditional fishing huts and private vegetable gardens.