10 Best Cities To Experience The Nightlife In Italy

10 Best Cities To Experience The Nightlife In Italy

Being the most popular European country and one of the top tourist destinations in the world, Italy is not just a typical honeymoon destination but is also known for its energetic nightlife. The nightlife in Italy is of its kind and it's something which you may never experience in other European countries. 

The Good thing about Italian nightlife is that each of the cities offers a unique nightlife experience that you will hardly find anywhere in the world. From nightclubs, beaches, streets, and night cruise tours, there are plenty of options to choose from in order to experience nightlife in Italy. 

Top 10 Cities For Best Nightlife In Italy

1. Milan

Milan is regarded as the best city for nightlife in Italy due to the majority of the young population. While in Milan, you can either hang out with Italians, attend a night party in one of the nightclubs, or visit the Italian souvenir shops. The nightclubs in Milan are quite desirable and engaging that will surely bring out the fashionista within you. 

Also known as one of the world’s fashion capital, the city has the most number of nightclubs that remain open throughout the year from evening until late at night.  The party scene in Milan is diverse as it offers something for everyone regardless of their age and preference. Enjoy the live music, take a sip of finely made wine or get involved in late-night dance parties. 

Best Time To Visit: April and May & September and October

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Tempio del Futuro Perduto
  • Dolce & Gabbana Bar Martini
  • Masada
  • Organics Sky Garden
  • Q Club

Also Read: 15 Most Incredible Tourist Attractions In Rome 

2. Versilia

Situated in the Tuscan region, Versilia city is popular for night beach parties. The city is quite popular among youngsters from all over the globe. Versilia is home to some of the most lively disco clubs in Italy that make a worth a visit if you want to experience the best nightlife in Italy

If you want to experience beach night parties then Versilia is the place you must not miss. Here you will some of the most amazing beaches where daily night parties are held. The top beaches for night parties are the Lido di Camaiore, Forte Marmi and Marina di Pietrasanta. 

Best Time To Visit: April to October

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Ostras Beach Club
  • Seven Apples
  • La Capannina DI Franceschi

3. Florence

Florence is the cultural capital of Italy and the nightlife here is usually filled with stage shows, live concerts, and other cultural events. The top musical event that took place in the city is the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino at the Artwork of Florence. The romantic atmosphere of Florence makes it perfect to enjoy the Italian nightlife with your partner or even friends.  

To experience the unmatchable nightlife, head towards Piazza Della Signoria and Oltrarno which lies in the Historical center. Make sure you are aware of the schedule and timings as some clubs may open seasonally and remain closed during the off-season.   

Best Time To Visit: May & September

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • The Lion’s Fountain
  • La Cite 
  • The Blob Club
  • Club TwentyOne 
  • Mad Souls & Spirits

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4. Gallipoli

Gallipoli is yet another best city in Italy for that houses numerous remarkable venues for night parties, especially for youngsters. During the warm season, a huge crowd of young people gathers in Gallipoli at beach parties, nightclubs, and international live concerts, where the fun continues from evening until late at night.

The night entertainment at Gallipoli will surely give you the most amazing experience thanks to the various festivals, events, and a number of nightclubs. The nightlife in Gallipoli is enough to give tough competition to that of Ibiza which is globally popular for its crazy nightlife, thus regarded as the queen of nightlife.  

Best Time To Visit: June to August  

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Blu Cafe 
  • The Beach Bar 
  • Hobo Club
  • Oasi Lounge Bar
  • Vecchio Ingrosso

5. Riviera Romagnola 

Riviera Romagnola is without a doubt one of the best destinations in Italy if you love spending some time relaxing on the beach or looking for the perfect place to experience the Italian nightlife. Apart from its crazy beach parties, also explore some of the famous Italian clubs where late nights parties are held until morning.

Being the Homeland of late-night parties in Italy, the night scene in Riviera Romagnola are seen to be crowded during the summer and winters. The streets, shops, and restaurants remain full of international as well local tourists during the late night. 

Best Time To Visit: April to June 

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Peperttima Beach Club
  • Paramore Cafe 
  • Capogiro Rimini 
  • Lemon Bar
  • Disco Bar Corallo

6. Salento 

Situated in the southeast region of Puglia, Salento is a peninsula that houses some of the small Italian cities with plenty of popular tourist destinations and beaches. Over the year, the place is gaining the attention of young people due to several trendy discos and amazing night scenes. 

Summer is the best time to visit Salento in order to get yourself involved in beach parties, international concerts, and nightclubs. Salento is no less than a paradise for sea lovers and those who love to spend their evenings on seaside resorts. Don’t forget to attend the night festivals and other cultural events while touring Salento. 

Best Time To Visit: July to September 

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Cafe Jesus Martin
  • Laurus
  • Concept Bartending 
  • Laurus Bar Lecce
  • At The Aia 

Also Read: 10 Best Italian Islands To Visit In Summer

7. Sicily 

The list of best cities for nightlife in Italy would be incomplete without mentioning the dream island of Italy “Sicily”. In Sicily, you can choose from an array of bars and cafes and most of which give an Arabic vibe taking inspiration from vintage bars. Furthermore, there are various dance clubs among which General market is the most popular. 

Best Time To Visit: May to June/September to October

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Blue Five Disco Club
  • Migo Club
  • Mercati Generali
  • Waikiki Disco Prive 
  • Discoteca Tropicana

8. Venice

The Floating City of Italy, Venice is one of the most modernized cities and here you will find a range of restaurants and bars to spend your time until late at night. The night scenes in Venice are very similar to that you may see in Rome. During the weekend, most of the locals as well tourists spend theirs either in wine shops or coffee shops.

Other than clubs and bars, you have a range of options to choose from while in Venice in order to hang out after the evening. If you want to taste authentic Italian cuisine, then visit any of the famous hotels which usually open till 4 am or explore some of the local markets. 

Best Time To Visit: April to June 

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • American Bar Tarnowska”s 
  • Harry” Bar
  • Skyline Rooftop Bar 
  • Casino di Venezia
  • Veniz Jazz Club

9. Rimini 

Rimini is listed among the top party places in Italy which are also referred to as “mini Ibiza”. During the summer, you can choose from the list of bars and clubs as per choice and budget. However, Rimini is not so touristy as very few international tourists come here. 

It is best advised to plan a stay of 2 days or more in one of the hotels that have a party organizer who promotes various events as well as transportation leading to the top bars and clubs of the city. 

Best Time To Visit: April to June

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Altromondo Studios
  • Life Club
  • Coconuts 
  • Carnaby Club
  • Lo Street Club

10. Sorrento

Lying across the Bay of Naples and resting at the top of cliffs that separate the town from the harbor is the small town named Sorrento. The town will let you the most beautiful and picturesque sea views in addition to several historical landmarks. Though being an untouched place with so much tranquility, the town is no short of oceanfront clubs, discos, and nightclubs. 

Best Time To Visit: June to August 

Best Nightclubs and Bars:

  • Vista Sky Bar
  • Bellavista Terrace
  • D”Anton
  • Fuoro 51
  • La Pergola Bar a Champagne

Also Read: 5 Must-Visit Historical Sites In Italy

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