17 Most Romantic Things to Do in Venice, Italy, for Couples

We can never get enough of the city. Its canals and singing gondoliers.  The fact is that Venice is not only one of the most beautiful places to see in Italy, it’s also impossibly romantic.

Whether seeking a memorable way to spend your honeymoon, celebrate an anniversary, rekindle the feelings that brought you together years ago romantic Venice is the place to do just that.

Take a romantic Venice gondola ride

Picture yourself in one of those postcard-perfect scenes, cozying up to your love as you slowly glide through the dreamy canals of Venice in your own gondola.


Walk arm-in-arm as you explore the lavish interior, including rooms decorated with marble carvings and frescoes.

Explore the Doge’s Palace


Kiss under the Bridge of Sighs

Take a gondola that passes underneath the bridge to share this romantic moment. Maybe go as the sun goes down and the city is bathed in soft orange light.


Attend an opera at Teatro La Fenice

Catch a performance of “Aida” or perhaps “La Traviata” in this 362-seat venue, complete with 23-carat gold leaf details.


Feed the pigeons at St. Mark’s Square

While there, feed fluttering pigeons as they land on your outstretched arms. Also, admire in the spectacular views surrounding the square.


Visit the colorful island of Burano

Wander hand-in hand-along the narrow passageways, passing colorfully painted houses separated by winding canals.


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