Night Life

Piccolo Mondo, Dorsoduro 1056

You are in vacation and there is one thing you want to do: dance, dance, and dance! So where do you go in Venice? Here, there is not exactly a rich crop of dance clubs and discotheques. But don’t despair, there is one quiet famous, or maybe even infamous one: Piccolo Mondo. This dance club […]

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Casino

Gambling was a Venetian passion even back in the golden times of the old republic. If you stay in Venice in the time between November and April you can see this still today, when you visit the Casino Municipale di Venezia, as then it is housed in a grand renaissance palace that was built under […]

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Teatro La Fenice

In January 1996, the famous theatre La Fenice (San Marco 1965, on Campo San Fantin) burned down. With this disaster, Venice lost its most popular venue to watch performing arts like theatre plays, opera, ballet and classic concerts that was beloved by locals and tourist alike since its construction in 1836. After the fire, artists […]

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Devil’s Forest Pub, San Marco 5185

Venice is not exactly a worldly metropolis with a buzzing nightlife. It rather is a quiet small town where locals like to wind down their days in a nice and comfortable pub. If you always wanted to know, where authentic Venetians go to do just that, the Devil’s Forest Pub is the right place for […]

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Harry’s Bar, San Marco 1223

Since 1932 is Harry’s Bar one of the most famous bars in Venice. It was founded by the local celebrity restaurateur and hotelier Giuseppe Cipriani, who named it after his son Arrigo (English Harry). Many international celebrities like e.g. Woody Allen have been here. Ernest Hemingway is believed to have sipped either Bloody Marys or […]

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Paradiso Perduto, Cannaregio 2540

In a tourist hub like Venice, it is not easy to find a restaurant that serves a great selection of good pizza and pasta dishes and all that for prizes under €10. You can have this in the Paradiso Perduto. The food alone would justify, the restaurant being packed on a regular basis. Add to […]

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Bácaro Jazz, San Marco 5546

If you like Jazz music and cocktails, you are in the right place, if you go to Bácaro Jazz across Rialto post office at San Marco 5546. Especially recommendable are the Bellinis, a Venetian cocktail made from champagne or Prosecco and peach puree, and even the food in the restaurant in the back is tasty […]

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