Would you actually know where to take your sweetie for a romantic walk while in Venice? If you have no clue, here is some inspiration since this post is fully dedicated to some of Venice’s most romantic backdrops, very interesting alternative to the classic Saint Mark’s Square which remains still impressive at night!
Campo San Boldo, Corte del Tagiapiera
Located very close to Campo San Boldo, Corte del Tagiapiera is a tiny backyard used in the past as workshop of a stonemason; it is an oasis of peace; surrounded by houses, there is a marble water well right in the middle of it while the balconies and porch around it are covered by flowers and plants
Zattere is a very long embankment in the Dorsoduro District which goes from the Punta della Dogana to the Marina at San Basilio; as well as being one of Venetians’ favorite places for jogging, it also is the best location where to enjoy sunsets while sipping prosecco or enjoy an icecream at Nico’s
Madonna dell’ Orto e Campiello Mori
The district of Cannaregio hides a square called Campo dei Mori, named after the statues of 3 middle eastern merchants who had their warehouse right there: if you walk further it you will end up to Madonna dell’ Orto which surprisingly stands massively among ordinary houses in front of one of the few herring bone red bricked squares left in the city
Punta della Dogana
Right on the junction between the Grand Canal and the Giudecca Canal, Punta della Dogana used to be Venice’s Custom House. Since 2009 it belongs to the François Pinnaul Foundation and houses a collection of contemporary art. The top corner of this triangular building offers a terrific vantage point for a stunning view on Saint Mark’s Basin
View from San Marcuola Church
Look for San Marcuola Church, located just 10 minutes walking from Santa Lucia railway station as from its forecourt you can enjoy of a peaceful view on the Grand Canal with the massive Fondaco dei Turchi, lit in grand style standing right in from of your eyes. Stop for a minute, sit back and enjoy!
Carmini ad San Sebastiano
Just off Campo Santa Margherita, beating heart of the Venice’s night life, you can actually go for a peaceful walk starting from Carmini Chruch all the way to San Sebastiano Church through Fondamenta del Soccorso; follow the canal and enjoy the shimmering lights on the water and Palazzo Zenobio
As you can imagine this does not mean to be an exhaustive list of romantic place in Venice as there are tons out there that are just waiting to be discovered; if you find any interesting one do not forget to share it on HostelsClub Facebook page
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One last piece of advice, if you really want to get the most out of a Romantic Venice, we suggest you visit in winter when the city is completely wrapped by the fog and it is misty