Guided tour

Venice: Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour

Venice: Ghosts and Legends Walking Tour

From £21.42 per person

Explore Venice’s haunting Castello and Cannaregio districts on an evening walking tour. Learn about the city’s ancient legends, popular ghost stories, and famous mysteries.

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Duration options: 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, French, Spanish, German
Small group available
Highlights
  • Discover the ghosts and legends of Venice on an evening walking tour
  • Experience the Castello and Cannaregio districts after dark
  • Stroll through hidden alleys, eery squares, and an underground crypt
  • Hear about popular Venetian superstitions and infamous murders
Full description
Join a unique evening walking tour and learn about the famous ghost and legends of Venice with a local guide. Discover the ghostly Castello and Cannaregio districts and uncover the city’s secrets and mysteries. Experience a tour that covers areas of Venice after dark that you might otherwise not have the courage to visit. See places that have been the scene of unexplained events and mysterious apparitions. Be led by your guide and explore hidden and supernatural corners of the city. Walkthrough the winding streets and eerie squares of Cannaregio and Castello districts. Listen for ghostly sounds coming outside the Malibran Theater. Hear the story of the unburied child, said to be seen in the murky lagoon. Visit an underground crypt that has been forgotten for years illuminated by the light of a candle. Hear some scary tales of more recent times that will keep you alert during your walk.
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  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments

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    Bucintoro Viaggi agency, Campo San Luca

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    • Comfortable shoes

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    • In case of adverse weather or a change in tidal conditions, the tour is subject to change
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    3.8 / 5

    based on 339 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.1/5
    • Value for money
      3.6/5
    • Service
      4/5
    • Organization
      4/5
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    A really interesting tour with unexpected stories and interesting facts and knowledge that you wouldn't have found otherwise. Our tour guide was Julia - she was really friendly, lovely and great at keeping the group together, telling stories and looking after everyone. She spoke really well and you could always hear her even in busier areas. It was nice to see small corners and hear the mysteries surrounding the city - something that's new from the facts you find in tour books! Great tour thank you!

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    2 February 2020

    Giovanni was an excellent tour guide. He took us around all the little nooks and crannies of Venice, sharing interesting historical facts; legends about gruesome murders, suicides and public executions at the behest of the Doge. In addition to the ghosts and legends, he recommended some wonderful eateries and quiet, more authentically Venetian places to go to escape the crowds and get a proper taste of what makes Venice so special. My favourite part was the theatre with the missing statues of the two lovers - it was charming and intriguing! An excellent tour guide- but be warned, it’s not exaggerating when it tells you to bring sensible shoes. Even with practical footwear my legs were killing me! Thoroughly enjoyable and definitely worth every penny!

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    30 October 2019

    At the meeting point you have to exchange your online ticket in paper form. Totally pointless in my opinion and that was not properly communicated in advance. Otherwise everything was fine. : D Unfortunately, the tour had to stop shortly before the end due to heavy storms. I can recommend it

    17 July 2019

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    Product ID: 202633

    VA ID: 397228