Location and how to reach
An hour’s drive from Venice Bibione is one the most visited tourist destinations in Italy. The wide beach is one of its main and most appreciated features. The beach stretches for over 7 kilometres and is so wide as to be the ideal site to host top level well-attended beach events. Bibione is the first tourist destination in Europe to get the EMAS certificate and to follow sustainable development principles. It has always been one of the favourite national, and the other side of the Alps, tourist destination. Bibione offers a sun and beach holiday, trips in nature, guided tours to the neighbouring historical towns. A rich network of cycling paths – mapped on Google Maps – branches out from the center of Bibione. The paths are more and more interconnected owing also to two cycle and pedestrian ferries.
The Bibione spa establishment, close to the sports area, was born and has developed as a place where to attain true wellness. In Bibione Thermae you will be able to rediscover the joy of feeling healthy and fit. In addition to spa treatments, there are: a state-of-the-art beauty farm, big indoor and outdoor thermal water swimming pools with whirlpools and pool cascades, saunas, Turkish baths, hay baths, a cooling room, a sunroom and refreshment services. Thermal water springs at 52°C from a spring situated 500 meters underground. According to the temperature of the water and its fixed residue, this water is classified as hyper-thermal, medium mineral, alkaline bicarbonate, sodium fluoride. Owing to its properties the thermal water in Bibione Thermae has been recognized as therapeutic by the Italian Ministry of Health. Let yourself be enveloped in the exotic atmosphere of the Hamman, lying totally relaxed on heated marble beds immersed in warm scented steam. Participants to the sports event, with their personal passes, will get a 20% discount on the entrance price to the thermal water swimming pools.
How to reach Bibione
Take the A4 motorway (Venice-Trieste), exit at Latisana; a 20 km highway connects Latisana to Lignano and to Bibione.
The nearest station is the “Latisana-Lignano-Bibione” (on the Venice-Trieste line). A stone’s throw away from the train station there is a bus stop (www.atvo.it). The bus ride to Bibione takes about 30 minutes. The closest bus stop to the sporting event area is Bibione Thermae (about 100 meters).
The nearest airports are Venice, Treviso and Ronchi dei Legionari (Trieste). For those arriving in Bibione by train or by plane, the organizing office arranges a transfer service from Venice Airport and Venice-Mestre train station.
Please note: the organizers can arrange transfers from Venice, Treviso or Trieste’s Airports and from Venice-Mestre or Latisana’s Railway Stations (with additional cost based on the route).