Venice Legends, Anecdotes and Ghost stories tour


1 hour 30 minutes (Approx.)
Free cancellation
1 - 15
Mobile ticket

Overview

Venice by night is steeped in mystery and the ghosts of the past! This 1.5-hour evening ghost walking tour takes you on a journey to the city’s hidden corners, with a ghost-expert guide who recounts six spooky ghost stories and other legends as you walk. Recoil at gruesome facts about Biasio, the child-killing butcher of Venice; see from outside the beautiful and reputedly haunted Bovolo staircase; and hear strange and sinister tales about the Venice of old as you explore the shadowy squares and empty streets. Not for the faint-hearted!

Inclusions

  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Small Group tour with max 20 people or fewer

What to expect

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Ponte di Rialto, Ruga degli Orefici (Rialto) San Polo, 30125 Venice Italy

Learn about the many stories and legends that took place in the area of the Rialto bridge

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Scala Contarini del Bovolo, San Marco, 4303, 30124 Venice Italy

Discover the amazing architecture of Contarini Palace with its spiral staricase known as "Bovolo" (Venetian word that means snails) and elarn about its legend.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Riva del Carbon, Venice Italy

Many ghost stories refers to palaces, some of them now converted in hotels and our guide will entertain you with many stories and anecdotes related to people that have lived in here.

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: Rio Tera' dei Assassini San Marco, 30124 Venice Italy

We go down this small alley, called Rio' Tera' degli Assassini (the street of the murderers), perfect setting for the many "scary" stories that took place in this secret corner of Venice.

Meeting point

Campo San Bortolomio, Campo S. Bortolomio, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there is not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund. Please make sure to check your email prior departure.
  • During high water, the tour will take place, but it might happen we have to partly adapt the tour to the weather conditions.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Please wear comfortable footwear as this tour involves walking.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.
Henry_F
April 2022

Cristina was an incredible tour guide, bringing stories to life, the best part was the history shown

Ali M
June 2022

Excellent tour. Our guide was really fun and involved the whole group. Her knowledge of the area was second to none and we learned more on this tour than any of the other tours we’ve done in Venice. Not terribly spooky but enough to make you wonder!! Loved it!

Jennifer_P
June 2022

Wonderful opportunity to hear fun history. Great smile, organized, friendly and included many different people in the group. The earphones worked well except down long hallways. More than 20 ft /corners, they cut off in tall building areas. But you wouldn’t miss much. If it’s fast walking, no wor...

Annie_C
June 2022

The stories of Venice history and how adults enjoyed going out incognito/promiscuous behaviors. Our guide was fun, upbeat, and was able to keep the attention of all ages.

vicki_d
May 2022

Our guide enjoyed her work but the tour was basically a walk around quieter areas of Venice and a few ghost stories. Not something I could recommend really.

Ernest_T
May 2022

Finally called a few minutes after scheduled time to find out tour company had no record of our booking, they stated Viator never sent it to them. Not the first time we’ve had problems with Viator. I would advise not using them.

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from $33.13 / per person