Ostia Lido

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Ostia Lido

 

(also, Lido di Roma), a city in Italy, in the region of Latium, on the coast of the Tyrrhenian Sea, at the mouth of the Tiber River. Population, 26,000 (1966). Ostia Lido is a seaside resort for Rome. Its sandy beaches bordered with pine groves make Ostia Lido a center for tourism and water sports.

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One day, wanting some sand between our toes, we caught a bus to Ostia Lido, picked a private beach and handed over about PS20 for a parasol and deckchairs.
Ostia Lido is the closest resort to the city if pressed for time, with more than adequate facilities for a day on the beach.