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Venice treasure hunt

A treasure hunt for the whole family is the perfect activity if you are in Venice with Kids! Enter the Sestiere of Cannaregio, between Fondamenta della Misericordia and Campo dei Mori, where legendary characters await you. Find their house and discover their story with our Venice Treasure hunt !

WHY DID WE LIKE THIS EXPERIENCE SO MUCH?

  • Great fun for friends and family!
  • Different trails to choose from
  • Learn about secret stories and legends of the city!

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Are you in the city with your family members and looking for a fun activity in Venice with kids?  Then this could be the answer to your prayers! This activity is both child friendly but also adapted for adults. What better way to spend an afternoon than learning about the city and having fun visiting Venice!. Discover a secret Venice which goes beyond the classic St. Mark’s Square, Doge’s Palace, Rialto Bridge and Bridge of Sighs!  For example, do you know what lies behind the Bell Tower Mask? Come along and you will find out! This treasure hunt will intrigue adults and children alike with fascinating stories and legends of the city on the water! Wear a pair of comfortable shoes and discover all the hidden corners thanks to this family activity which will be fun for everyone!

Venice with kids – riddles, puzzles and enigmas!

Whether you are a tourist or a local with a curious mind, this city is full of intrigues, mysteries and legends! No matter if you’ve been here a million times, you will always miss a detail, a statue or a corner! Remember … there will always be a totally new way to discover this city! Starting from the tiny calli of Sottoporteghi, Venice is a perfect setting for a scavenger hunt!

The best way to explore Venice is to wander the historic centre with the all family!. You will discover hidden gems, amazing monuments, breathtaking sites and interesting secrets of the city on water.

The game is led by a local licenced guide whose role is to be the hunt master giving you points, asking questions, providing you with clues and hints and finally when you reach your goal – give you prizes! Phones are used only to take pictures, for nothing more. The hunt is based on human communication and interaction. We aim to make you help each other, build a team, work together and see the highlights of the city. We do not want you stuck in front of a screen!

Comfortable shoes and a smartphone?

And if you think this game is only for kids, nothing could be further from the truth! This experience is ideal for the all family, for groups of friends, for hen parties or company team building too! Your guide will customise it according to the age and requirements of all participants!. You need to know that there is no way to cheat, because google maps does not work well in Venice Italy! You must sharpen your wits and work together as a group!

But you must be careful  even if you have an excellent sense of direction because there is always a canal around the corner! You will need to navigate by the bridges!

Between the streets and bridges, you will set off to wander through the secret corners of Venice in search of hidden works of art, and decipher the world of alchemy, in order to reach the booty of the treasure hunt!

Venice treasure hunt : map in hand and start!

You will definitely have fun doing the treasure hunt but you will also learn a lot about Venice. This is why the trail is made so that it is not  just a hunt for clues, but a Venice treasure hunt made up of riddles to be solved using artworks, statues and monuments! In short, a beautiful lesson in art and culture in the open air while you are enjoying the treasure hunt experience.

Strange characters, mysterious statues and a series of riddles, puzzles, will accompany you throughout the journey. And if you really want to discover the sestiere in which we are going to play, we leave you some little clues:

  • Fondamenta della Misericordia,
  • The charming Jewish Ghetto
  • The enchanting Campo della Madonna dell’Orto.
  • Campo Santa Maria Formosa
  • Piazza San Marco (St.Mark’s Square)

Confused? Here is a little help, there are two possible sestieri which both have trails, with two different paths, you choose what you prefer!

Venice tresure hunt : additional information

This is one of the best activities in Venice with kids! The experience can be attended either by children alone (from 6 years old) who will be accompanied by a guide or by children and parents together. It is also suitable for groups of adults only! For example some main features on the hunt list might include lions, pigeons, doorbells, bridges, gondola boat details, a Venetian glass animal, and a mask!

If you are interested and want to be added to an existing group or if you are a larger group and want one treasure hunt organised for your, do not hesitate to contact us!

Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes as there will be quite a lot of walking involved! You will need to go around the streets and bridges of Venice quite a bit in order to track down your clues and find your prize!

To take things easy after an energetic day on your Venice treasure hunt, why not have an ice cream or a gondola ride and then take a look at our other tours which we can organise around the game?

The experience is available everyday on request. Get in touch to find out availability and price for your chosen date!

You can see our other articles to discover Venice with Kids:

    • Venice with children
    • Things to do in Venice with kids
    • Venice Children Activities
    • Venice attractions for kids
    • Things to do in Venice with family

FEATURES

  • Child Friendly
  • Private Experience
  • Sustainable

EXPERIENCE DETAILS

Price

Starting from 179 Euro for the activity for each family up to 5 people.
Starting from 25 Euro extra for each additional participant.

 

Duration

Around 1 hour and a half.

Availability

Every day available on request

Spoken Languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Included / Excluded

Included :

Staff attending the whole activity; small gift as final prize.

Excluded :

Anything not listed in the ‘included’ section.

Sales Conditions

Should the experience be cancelled up to 48 hours before the event, a 40% cancellation fee will be applied.
We regret that no refund will be possible in case of cancellation within 48 hours from the event or in case of NO SHOW, i.e. not attending the experience at the time and place agreed for the experience to be carried out.

Other practical information

Experience for 1 to 5 people.

Additional partecipants at extra charge.

Price may vary according to itinerary and season.

Meeting point on top of Guglie bridge.

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