Exploring Venice at night is somehow even more magical than during the day. With its famous canals shrouded in darkness, an air of mystery and romance takes over. All of your favorite Venice, Italy landmarks are lit up and more beautiful than ever. I first arrived in Venice in the evening, so my first taste was after dark. Explore Venezia by night with me and see why I fell in love with the city at first sight.
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Gondolas line the famous Grand Canal at night, making for gorgeous photo opportunities.
St. Mark’s Square is much less crowded, so I got to enjoy it and soak up its beauty without hoards of tourists.
The moonlight makes everything more beautiful.
The canals sparkle under the evening lights.
The beautiful decor on the Doge’s Palace is incredible when lit up at night.
The Rialto Bridge is bustling day and night.
You can’t explore St. Mark’s Basilica in the evening, but the front of it is still gorgeous.
The Chiesa di San Giorgio shines across the water.
The Campanile di San Marco is striking all times of day.
A Venetian street bustles even after the stores close for the night.
More gondolas in the moonlight.
You won’t find the Piazza San Marco this empty during the day.
Activity on the Grand Canal never stops and soaking up the view from the top of the Rialto Bridge is the best way to enjoy it.
If you’re looking for things to do in Venice during the day, check out the Leonardo da Vinci Museum for some fun, hands-on experience with his famous inventions.
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