Original Venice ghost and legends walking tour by night
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Original Venice ghost and legends walking tour by night

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Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 1 hour 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Listen to your guide telling ghost stories and legends about Venice
  • Enjoy a delightful stroll through the alleyways of the Hidden Venice
  • Discover all the secrets of the city with a guided tour by night
What to expect

Your Venice ghost walking tour features a delightful sightseeing route through the Hidden Venice, that provides the perfect stage upon which your guide will introduce you to ghost stories and legends from Venice's past and present.

Stroll through narrow passageways, cross sleeping canals and abandoned piazza's (Campi) to discover that Venice by night is a city of romance and mystery. During your tour, you'll hear six intriguing ghost stories, that will bring a chill to the night's air.

Throughout the walking tour, your knowledgeable and entertaining guides will also entertain you with legends about sea monsters and the Venetians themselves, that will include the tale about Marco Polo's wife.

Mind your step, as you follow your guide - you won't want to wake the dead! You'll cross several ancient cemeteries hidden beneath the streets and campi of the modern day city of Venice. As you navigate the labyrinth of the Hidden Venice, you'll see numerous architectural gems lost in the back-streets of Venice, that include the famous Bovolo staircase. Built by a wealthy Venetian, at a time when Venetians still traveled around the city on horseback, this elaborate staircase enabled the nobleman to ride his horse up to his private apartments. You'll explore a secret passageway, one of the few remaining ones, left in the city. The lover of a noble Venetian lady used this passageway to gain access to her private apartments without the knowledge of her husband (access subject to water-levels).

With stories of rat-infested prison cells that flooded during high tide and a stroll along the Calle dei Assassini, you'll enjoy your Venice ghost walk with many surprises along the way.

The tour will end close to the Rialto Bridge.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Expert English-speaking Venice tour guide
    • Venice ghost stories and legends
    • A delightful stroll through the dimly lit alleyways of the Hidden Venice
    What's not included
    • Gratuities
    Reduced price
    • Infants (0-5)
    • Children (6-12)
    Where

    Campo S. Bortolomio, 30124 Venezia VE

    Meeting point:

    At Campo San Bartolomeo, by the statue in the middle of the Square.

    What to remember
    • During high water, the tour will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions
    • This tour takes place in a historical area and is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly for alternative routes suitable for you
    • Please wear comfortable footwear as this tour involves a lot of walking
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    When

    Please check the calendar for availability

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    Provider
    Avventure Bellissime
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 72 hours before the experience begins.
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