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Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour

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US$ 28.12
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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 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!
  • Experience Venice after dark on an evening walking tour
  • Hear spooky stories and terrifying tales about Venice from your guide
  • Views of the illuminated Rialto Bridge and Venice canals
  • See Venice without the crowds on an after-hours tour
What to Expect
Meet your guide near the famous Rialto Bridge in central Venice and set out to explore the moonlit streets of Venice. As you stroll the eerie backstreets and canals, learn about the ghosts that haunt the city’s royal palaces, the ancient cemeteries that lie beneath the city streets, and the mythical creatures that reside in the Venetian canals. Stop to admire the Gothic façade of the Fortuny Palace and the distinctive Bovolo staircase, which look even more impressive by night, and hear gruesome stories about the butcher Biasio, infamous for mixing human remains into his sausages. Finally, venture down a secret passageway, guided by torches, and visit Calle dei Assassini (Assassin’s street) and learn how it became notorious for robberies, murders, and gangsters. Your tour ends back by the Rialto Bridge in central Venice.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Campo San Bortolomio, Campo S. Bortolomio, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional guide
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This tour is NOT wheelchair accessible
  • 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.
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed this walking tour with our English speaking guide. She took us through narrow all that we would never had known were there. The tour guide was knowledgeable of happenings and stories of the past. Great, fun tour. I would recommend this tour while...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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AvvBell, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Client Thank you for your positive feedback about our Venice ghost and legends tour. I am very pleased the tour was informative and allowed you to explore the less known off the beaten track parts of Venice. I appreciate your recommendation and I hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very enjoyable tour however not really suited to children/ young teens who got bored of the tour quite quickly as it’s more legends stories than ghostly. The tour guide was excellent, would recommend for couples/adults.More

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvvBell, General Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Client , Thank you for your feedback . I’m glad you’ve enjoyed our tour and our guide’s commentary . In regards to children and teenagers , I must say that it depends as not all teenagers or children get scared by ghost / legends...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on this tour as they are usually good This one was very boring the guide was nice but the stories were horrible quite gruesome in parts It was good to see some of the places but i lost interest after the 1st 15 minsMore

Date of experience: August 2019
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AvvBell, General Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Client , Thank you for your feedback and I’m sorry you did not enjoy the tour . We’ve been operating this tour for quite a few years now and I must say that majority of people likes the stories featured . Of course I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This tour was a lot of fun. The tour guide had a great personality and sense of humour. We saw parts of Venice we never would have seen otherwise, and learned about the local culture and history. We'd definitely do it again!More

Date of experience: August 2019
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monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Laura, Thank you for your positive feedback about our ghost and legends tour in Venice. I am very pleased the tour was informative and entertaining - would you mind letting us know your tour date so that we can forward your comments to the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour guide Christina was friendly, funny, and enthusiastic. Booked online and had no problem. Very historical and educational as well as fun, spooky, and entertaining. 100% recommended !!!

Date of experience: August 2019
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monica368, Manager at Avventure Bellissime, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Alice We appreciate your recommendation! Cristina will certainly be happy to receive your 5-star feedback. Thank you for booking with us! Kind regards, Aleksandra Sales Dept

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Response from Ben0B |
S Marco side as far as I can remember
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Response from D-PPlanning | Reviewed this property |
There are a LOT of bridges in Venice. A LOT. And they all have stairs. ( I wasn't expecting the stairs) Tour does go over a lot of bridges but at a very slow pace. I would bet the walk covered less than 2 miles. It was... More
2 September 2018|
Response from Becki B | Reviewed this property |
I really don't know. If you have internet, please try to reserve tonight's tour.
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