This tour operates 3 times a week from April to October and once a week from November to March.
Departures are at 7 pm and 8 pm.
1 hour 30 minutes
What It Is
As the sun sets and darkness falls upon the city of romance, a sinister side if Venice emerges from the shadows. Some say that if you listen closely you can hear the wails of the insane drifting across the lagoon from old island asylums, others say that ghosts still appear the Piazza San Marco and that mysterious shadows lurk within the darkest corners.
On a 90-minute Legends & Ghosts tour you'll be guided through the darker aspects of Venice's past. Let your experienced guide lead into deserted alleys and eerie squares, while you hear of the thieves and assassins who once roamed the streets. Hear the tale of the murderous butcher, Biasio and feel a chill run through your spine as you walk upon graves hidden beneath paved streets.
You'll see some of the city's legendary architecture, such as La Fenice Theatre and Fortuny Palace, and learn about the debaucherous activities that went on within Venice's finely decorated casinos and brothels.
Decide for yourself if the sea creatures and ghostly White Women " are fact or fiction as you guide bids you goodnight at the end of your tour.
Your Experience With Venice Legends and Ghosts Tour
Take a 90-minute walking tour of Venice with a sinister twist, delving into the ghostly myths, horror stories and grizzly secrets of the city.
Leave the crowded squares and explore the city's twisting streets with an expert guide.
See the mysterious city of Venice in the evening light.
What Venice Legends and Ghosts Tour Includes?
90 minute walking tour.
Qualified English speaking guide.
Things Before Go
This tour may not be appropriate for young children.
Please wear comfortable walking shoes and appropriate clothing for the weather. This walking tour will only be cancelled in the event of severe flooding.
Maximum of 25 people per tour.
Come prepared to hear some spooky stories and sinister tales.
Is It Suitable for Me?
If you have already seen the main sights of Venice or want to see an alternative side to the city then you should take this tour.
The Legends and Ghosts tour will take you to hard to reach places and tell you stories that you won't here on any daytime tour.
This evening tour has an average 4-star rating from over 700 reviews on Viator.
Most comments on this platform have recommended the tour guide and said that the tour itself is fun and interesting.
Travellers say that they went to places that they would never have found on their own, so it seems to be a good tour for getting away from the main touristy areas.
Best Times to Visit
This tour is best during low season (November to March) when streets are almost completely empty.
Address / Pick up Location
Meeting Point: Central Venice (please check with provider for exact location.
Not wheelchair accessible.
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