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Summer officially starts for the locals of Venice once the Aurora Beach Club packs up its San Marco locale for the sandy shores of Lido. Here, tropical-inspired cocktails, seafood specialities, king-sized teak daybeds, bare feet and dance music are de rigueur.
Lungomare D’Annunzio 2
Lido di Venezia
Phone: +39 041 5268013

The rooftop venue, part of the Club Del Doge Restaurant at the Hotel Gritti Palace, is all about the location — high above the Grand Canal — and its world-renowned wine list. The experience here is one of exclusivity, elegance and fine wine.
San Marco 2467
Phone: +39 041 794611

Enjoy classic cocktails and celebrity watching with a Grand Canal view at B Bar, located inside Bauers Hotel Venezia. A popular haunt of Daniel Craig, Benecio del Toro, Al Pacino and Sting.
Bauers Hotel Venezia
San Marco 1459
Phone: +39 041 5207022

The Enoteca al Volto, a cozy little wine bar near the Rialto Bridge, is a diamond in the touristy-rough. The dark rooms with vintage vino labels plastered on the ceiling provide the perfect backdrop for the classic Venetian fare.
Calle Cavalli, San Marco 4081
Phone: +39 041 52 28 945

Bellinis in the late afternoon at Harry’s Bar have never gone off trend. Opened by the Cipriani family in 1931, this charming old-world bar has been a literary watering hole since, playing host to Proust, Hemingway and Capote.
Calle Vallaresso 1323
Phone: +39 41 528 5777

A trendy atmosphere has its place, especially during the film festival, and the Skyline Rooftop Bar at the Hilton is just right. Enjoy views of Venice, drinks, dancing and an atmosphere that is beloved by Venetians and visitors alike.
Giudecca 810
Phone: +39 041-2723311

Submerge in the Venetian culture at the artist enclave Hotel Ca’ Pisani. Share stories and a Prosecco or two with local artists and designers, then head out on foot to explore the artistic community.
Phone: +39 041 2401411

Relax and drink at the PG’s Club Restaurant located within the Palazzina Grassi — one of Johnny Depp’s regular stops during the filming of “The Tourist.” This modern edifice, with its endless wine list and tailor-made chef experience, is the latest local hot spot.
Palazzina GrassiSan Marco 3247
Phone: +39 041 5284644

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