What to Do in Venice by Day or Night


Daytime Things To Do see more daytime things to do in Venice


Nighttime Things To Do see more nighttime things to do in Venice

While an array of events and nightlife options makes the city attractive to a younger party crowd, the daytime pleasures should not be overlooked, and there’s no shortage of things to do in Venice regardless of the time.

The maze of streets and canals are a pleasure to wander, whether it’s merely to enjoy the stunning architecture, ogle the plazas and landmarks, or laze about in a waterfront park.

A gondola ride on the Grand Canal is one of the signature things to do for tourists, but just chilling outdoors at one of the endless cafés and watching the boats go by is sometimes even better.

Venice is also known for its shopping, especially in and around Piazza San Marco where everything from high-end fashion boutiques to small stores selling Venetian glass handicrafts line the picturesque streets.

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What are you in the mood for?

  1. Lucas

    Sports? Pub crawls? Rowdy bars? Good beer? Then check out these suggestions from Lucas:

    Lucas Likes: Beer Sports Rowdy Casual Anything goes Bar Flirty

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  2. Adriana

    Exclusive hotspots? Chic crowds? Bottle service? Posh shopping? Then check out these suggestions from Adriana:

    Adriana Likes: Exclusive Nightclub Fashion Forward Shopping Jetsetter Lounge Hotel Bar High End / Exclusive

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  3. Jonah

    Eclectic crowds? Authentic bars? Live music? Nothing mainstream? Then check out these suggestions from Jonah:

    Jonah Likes: Live Music Eclectic Indie Alternative Non-mainstream Laid back Conversational Creative / Art / Music Types

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  4. Emma

    Amazing drink deals? Unpretentious crowds? Karaoke with friends? Dancing all night? Then check out these suggestions from Emma:

    Emma Likes: Happy Hour Culture Dancing Lively Budget-friendly Sightseeing Party Groups

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... or find things to do by interest

  • Happy Hour
  • Live Music
  • Locals
  • Outdoor Area
  • Wine
  • Exclusive
  • Shopping
  • Live Entertainment
  • Buffet
  • Conversational
  • Expensive
  • Tourists
  • Theme Nights
  • Budget-friendly
  • Students
  • Free
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