Valentine’s day in Venice: Romantic Getaway

Venice is the most romantic city in the world, therefore perfect for your romantic getaway. If you want to surprise your lover then give him a holiday in Venice, maybe just for Valentine’s Day.

Events in Venice for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day Night Ball: Piazza San Marco will host the dance schools of Venice that will entertain you throughout the evening with their dances. The event will begin at 19:00, during the course of the evening there will be DJ sets. If you want to make a declaration of love live directly from the stage, contact the organization by mail. They will help you in this!

Valentine’s Day at Hard Rock Cafè: On the occasion of Valentine’s Day, the Hard Rock Cafè of Venice organizes special evenings with themed music. Food will surely be the centerpiece of the evening, with a different course menu created especially for this special occasion!

Valentine’s Day at M9: You will have a discounted access to the exhibition entitled “Lunar City”. In fact, this museum of the 1900s, multimedia and interactive, will offer a discounted ticket to all couples in love. Don’t miss this exciting and engaging journey.

Lido in Love: Also this year the edition of Lido in Love returns to Venice. Perfect to take a break from the center of Venice to the Lido of Venice you can find parties, dances, music and much more. On the site you can find the complete program of the evening.

Where to eat on Valentine’s Day

We recommend looking for typical Venetian trattorias or taverns, perhaps little frequented by tourists and especially suited to your needs. Find out about the menu and prices before booking.

Venice offers many suggestive places and you don’t always need to go to the usual restaurants. Even simply by getting lost walking through the calle you will discover a lot of interested niches. We list some of them below:

Osteria Al Squero: Venetian wine and croutons in an old-time restaurant with exposed bricks, wooden counter and vintage photos. Here you can really relax and eat some good food!

Trattoria da’a Marisa: Venetian fixed menu in a no-frills restaurant with black and white images, wooden counter and dehors. Excellent place that will take you back to the past. The place is not very big, book in advance!

Ai Mercanti: Creative Italian dishes served in an elegant atmosphere between candles and decorative design elements. The restaurant is located in a small square not really easy to find but, believe me, it is definitely worth it! The price is a bit high, but for once you can afford it from 😀

Osteria Al Portego: Near the Rialto Bridge, it is an excellent place for an aperitif and cicchetti. The environment is informal and the staff are very kind, they eat very abundant typical Venetian dishes. Tables are limited so you have to book in advance!

Venice in the evening on Valentine's Day

Gondola ride

It is one of the first things to think about when you hear the word “Venice”. The gondola ride in Venice is certainly a romantic idea and allows you to discover magical glimpses between the canals and calle.

It is advisable to book in advance through this website. By doing so you will also avoid the surcharges added at the moment by the gondoliers that you can find nearby any canal in Venice.

You could also consider taking the complete package to have priority access to the Doge’s Palace, usually very crowded.

Where to sleep in Venice

If you want to spend an unforgettable evening it is also important to book a hotel near the center, convenient to the most famous attractions. Here are some of our tips on where to sleep in Venice during the Valentine’s weekend.

Al Theatro Palace: Located in Venice, Al Theatro Palace is located a few steps from the La Fenice Theater, a shuttle is available from the airport and the reception is open 24 hours a day.

Ca Maria Adele: Definitely a not inexpensive hotel, but one that will give you a true experience in the heart of Venice. Ca Maria Adele is located in a building dating back to the 16th century and offers luxurious rooms and breakfast, served on a panoramic terrace. Here too, the reception is open 24 hours a day.

Splendid Venice: It is only 5 minutes walk from Piazza San Marco and has a terrace on the top floor from which you can watch the sunset over Venice. It has a private pier and shuttle service to and from the airport. The breakfast is fabulous and very abundant!

And what do you think of it? What is the most romantic place in Venice?

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