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7 best rooftop bars in Venice [2021 update]

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Last updated: September 8th, 2020

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Located in the shallow Venetian Lagoon, Venice is a truly unique city and one of a kind in the world. To see all the old buildings, canals and bridges from a new perspective, the best thing is to visit a Venice rooftop bar.

To help you find the top venues, this ultimate guide will help you out, packed with all info you need about every rooftop bar Venice worth a visit. Opening hours, dress code, pictures, maps and much more. From romantic rooftop restaurants to charming terraces perfect for an apertif, there is a Venice rooftop for everyone. Just scroll down and find the rooftop bar Venice best suited for you.

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Rooftop Restaurant Terrazza Danieli in Venice
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Restaurant Terrazza Danieli

$$$$$ | 5th floor | San Zaccaria
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar + Restaurant
  • Postcard views
  • Luxurious

Located on top of the very luxurious Hotel Danieli, just a short walk from from St. Mark's Square, you find this romantic rooftop bar / restaurant with a magical, postcard-worthy view of Venice and the beautiful lagoon. Here you can enjoy Italian fine dining for lunch and dinner year round, and during the warmer months out on the terrace, which then also is open for afternoon drinks, serving fantastic mixologist cocktails, apertevi and a wide range of martini's (among alot of other things). Expect great service in a fantastic and luxurious setting.

Rooftop bar Venice Skyline Rooftop Bar in Venice
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Skyline Rooftop Bar

$$$$ | 8th floor | Giudecca Island
  • Highlights
  • Rooftop pool
  • Magical views
  • Venice-inspired cocktails

A superb rooftop bar perched on top of the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice, really living up to its name by offering fantastic skyline views, from Canale Giudecca to Piazza San Marco. A chic and stylish cocktail lounge, with a mix of comfy lounge sofas and bar stools and tables more towards to edge. From the rooftop bar you can enjoy crafted cocktails inspired by different parts of Venice along with a set of Italian small bites and salads. Some summer nights means live music and DJs on the terrace, which also holds one of the world's most stylish rooftop infinity pools.

Rooftop bar Venice Settimo Cielo in Venice
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Settimo Cielo Rooftop

$$$$ | 7th floor | Chiesa di San Moisè
  • Highlights
  • Beautiful views
  • Romantic
  • Rooftop jacuzzi

A spectacular Venice rooftop bar, and actually the highest rooftop terrace in the city. Perched on top of the five star hotel Bauer Palazzo, here you can enjoy a some truly magical views of the lagoon and the city. Settimo Cielo used to be a venue exclusive to hotel guests, but since 2019, the rooftop bar and restaurant is also open to the public, so nightly anyone can enjoy a cocktail and/or a gastronomic experience proposed by Michelin-Starred Chef Cristiano Tomei.

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Rooftop bar Venice La Terrazza Bar at H10 Palazzo Canova in Venice
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La Terrazza Bar at H10 Palazzo Canova

$$$ | 4th floor | San Silvestro
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Panoramic views
  • Stylish & modern

Located on the Grand Canal, in the heart of Venice and just a few meters from the Rialto Bridge, the H10 Palazzo Canova comes with a charming and elegant rooftop bar, called La Terrazza Bar. The rooftop features two different areas, one covered and stylish indoor lounge and an open-air terrace, offering spectacular views over the water in the canal and the Rialto Bridge. Open to all during summer nights to enjoy a glass of wine or a mixed drink in a romantic atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Venice Blind Spot in Venice
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Blind Spot

$$$$ | 19th floor | Mestre
  • Highlights
  • Cocktail bar
  • Panoramic views
  • Stylish & modern

Blind Spot is a chic and stylish rooftop cocktail bar, perched on the 19th floor of the HTM Hybrid Tower in Mestre on the mainland part of Venice. Part sleek and dark indoor lounge with panoramic windows, and part sprawling open-air terrace, here you get some really impressive views over Venice and the surrounding area. The ever-changing rooftop menu focuses on a fine selection of modern and refreshing cocktails, and one floor below you also find the Asian-inspired AKI Rooftop Restaurant.

Rooftop bar Venice Sagra Rooftop Restaurant in Venice
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Sagra Rooftop Restaurant

$$$$ | 4th floor | Isola Delle Rose
  • Highlights
  • Private island
  • 360 views
  • Rooftop infinity pool

Not a venue you just happen to stumble upon, as it is set on top of the JW Marriott Venice, found at the Isola delle Rose, a private island about a 20 minutes boat ride from Venice. Very stylish in decoration, the Sagra rooftop offers some amazing 360-degree views, over the island park, the lagoon and the Venice skyline. The rooftop restaurant serves a menu that takes you on a culinary journey through Italy, while the poolside rooftop bar also offers everything from crafted cocktails to some of the best champagne's in the world.

Rooftop bar Venice Terrazza Panoramica at Ca' Sagredo Hotel in Venice
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Terrazza Panoramica at Ca' Sagredo Hotel

$$$$ | 4th floor | Chiesa di Santa Sofia
  • Highlights
  • Lush & charming
  • Canal views
  • Summer terrace

Set in a 14th century Venetian palace along the Grand Canal, the luxurious Ca' Sagredo Hotel comes with a lovely rooftop terrace, called Terrazza Panoramica. Open during the warmer months, this is a fantastic venue to enjoy a relaxing and sophisticated aperitif, all to some amazing views over the Venice rooftops and the action on the canal. Lush and charming in setting, the rooftop bar offers a variety of drinks, ranging from traditional Spritz and Bellini to refreshing fruit cocktails.

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This guide was made by The Rooftop Guide, the world's leading experts on rooftop bars. With over 600 rooftops visited over the last two years, we keep you up to date in the ever growing universe of rooftop venues.

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Rooftop bar Venice

Rooftop-grade: 6/10
Prime season: April-Oct
Residents: 270 000
Climate: humid subtropical

Which are the best rooftops in Venice? This complete guide will help you find the best rooftop bars in Venice. Given that city is very old and rather low-built, the range of rooftop bars in Venice is unfortunately not thatgood.

But you can find a couple of good and luxurious Venice rooftop bars that has everything you could wish for. Both in terms of coziness, view over the Venice skyline and for those who want to party all night long.

Most of the rooftop restaurants Venice has to offer, are located at hotels or fancy restaurants. You can say that the typical Venice rooftop bar have a beautiful sea view.

A Venice Hotel rooftop bar also, in most cases, has superb service and quite expensive prices. So get out there and find the best Venice rooftop bars! And here's a list of the best hotels in Venice with a view.

About Venice

Venice is one of Italy's and the world's most famous cities, mainly thanks to the city being built on islands and that many of the streets here are water in which you take your self around by boat or gondola rides. The city is built on the water on millions of wooden poles that are hammered into the mud at the bottom. You can’t take your car here. You have to go by boat, water taxi, gondola or by walking. The streets are often quite uneven and hilly, so for the elderly it can be a bit cumbersome.