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Venice mystery: discover Venice legends with our night tour!

Venice, emblematic romantic city, has so much more to tell. Crimes, tales and mysteries, discover the hidden stories of the Serenissima. Through this thrilling night walk you will see Venice from another point of view!

WHY DID WE LIKE THIS EXPERIENCE SO MUCH?

  • Venice by night: a truly experience where you can explore the floating city from a different perspective!
  • Dive into the hidden history of Venice, discover its stories and legends between truth and myth.

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Venice at night is tinged with mystery – why not take one of our venice night tours and discover what goes on after dark! When darkness descends into the lagoon, the city comes alive with ghosts and strange characters wandering around the winding Venetian streets! You have been to the Rialto bridge, had your gondola ride on  the grand canal and seen the other architectural gems that venice has to offer
In the sestieri of San Marco and Castello, there are still visible traces of witchcraft, killings and satanic legends. Ghost stories and legends – fantasy or reality?


Myths, stories and legends are widespread among the inhabitants of Venice. However, there is no better way to discover them than going to the places where these things happened and hear about them for yourself.  How can we believe in the vision of a ghost, if we do not see it?

 

One such gruesome story is that of the butcher Biasio. All the number 1 ferry stops along the Canal Grande are named after a church or an important monument, except one: Riva de Biasio.

Who was Biasio? At the time of the Serenissima Republic, on this stretch of the shore there was Biagio Cargnio’s shop, famous for his sausages and meat dishes.

One day a worker found on his plate a small portion of a human finger and immediately called the police who found, in the back of Biasio’s shop, children’s bodies that had been killed by the monster in order to add more taste to his sauces. Biasio confessed but it was never established how many children he killed or how he got hold of them.

The serial killer was dragged by a horse to the prisons where he had his hands chopped off and was then tortured and beheaded in St Mark’s Square.

His house and shop were consequently demolished but the name Biasio has been maintained in the collective imagination and that is still the case nowadays when you get onboard or disembark the ferry.

 

Here is a private tour that lets you discover secret venice, and offers you the chance to listen to all the legends, but at the same time follow the narrow passageways in this venice walking tour and see the places inhabited by these strange characters.
From the devil’s bridge, to the street of the priests, without forgetting the ghosts of the island of San Michele, your tour guide will take you in search of the ghosts of corpses that years later reappear from the lagoon!  Your guide will explain everything to you on this ghost walking tour of venice.

 

Legends of Venice: discover the itinerary


We do not want to spoil the surprise, but we’ll give you some small details about our itinerary!
What we are really anxious to tell you is that even apparently innocuous and talented characters, like the good Vivaldi, actually have skeletons in the closet! The same can be said of the sculptor Cesco Pizzigani, who created grand facades in st mark square. The geniuses of art and music have always some hidden secrets and in learning about this you will see another side to venice and its inhabitants.What we will see aswell as the stories we


Starting point: Metropole hotel
Parish of San Giovanni in Bragora
Calle del Dose
The covered street of the Priest
Calle del diavolo and devil’s bridge
Campo Santi Giovanni e Paolo
Marco Polo’s House

 

Have a look at other interesting tours in Venice by night!

 

FEATURES

    EXPERIENCE DETAILS

    Price

    Adults: 24€/pers
    Group reduction (min. 6 adults): 21€/pers
    Children 13-17 y.o: 10€/pers
    Children up to 12 y.o: free

    Duration

    2 hours

    Availability

    On Wednesday and friday evening at 7.30 pm from June to September

    Spoken Languages

    • English
    • German

    Included / Excluded

    Included :

    • Guided tour

    Excluded :

    Sales Conditions

    The tour is confirmed with min. 6 participants.
    The experience is 90% refundable up to 24 hours before use.
    No refund is provided for later cancellations and in the case of NO SHOW.
    In case organizers cancel the tour due to weather conditions,  is possible, or the experience is 100% refunded, at the client’s choice.

    Other practical information

    MEETING POINT: Riva degli Schiavoni, stop Hotel Metropole (5 min on foot from S. Marco).

    The tour ends at Rialto bridge.
    The experience can be bilingual in English and in German.
    Semi-private tour for min. 6 -max. 8 people.
    For any other information, please contact us!

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