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Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour

Venice Ghost and Legends Walking Tour - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 90 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

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$31.09

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 ... More info ›

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!

Meet your ghost-expert guide near the Rialto Bridge and set off on your 1.5-hour walking tour to discover Venice’s haunted corners.

As darkness descends and the crowds of the day disappear, you will feel as if you have Venice to yourself, with only the sounds of lapping water and your group’s echoing footsteps to accompany you.

Step down narrow passageways, trace silent canals and roam empty squares as your guide recounts six intriguing ghost stories and legends. Hear about the apparitions that stalk the city’s medieval palaces, listen to tales of strange sea creatures and shiver at the story of Venice’s 15th-century butcher, Biasio, who murdered children and added their limbs to his tasty stews.

Walk over flagstones that hide ancient underground cemeteries and delve down sidestreets to stumble across architectural follies such as the Fortuny Palace and Bovolo Staircase, an ornate stone spiral staircase. Hear ghostly tales about the staircase and how it enabled a medieval nobleman to climb to his living quarters on horseback.

Delve into one of the city’s last secret passages (access subject to water levels) and, as you walk, hear dark tales of the lover who used the alley to visit his married lover under cover of night.

Then, feel your blood run cold in the Calle dei Assassini, a shadowy street once frequented by killers and criminals, as your guide recounts the brutal murders that took place here.

After around 1.5 hours, make your way back to the Rialto Bridge, where your tour finishes.

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Dan Brown's inferno - the movie - tour of Venice

Dan Brown's inferno  - the movie -  tour of Venice - Venice, Italy

Duration: 1 day
Location: Venice, Italy

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$2238.49

Inferno is a famous best seller, written by Dan Brown. Form the book the movie "Inferno" has been taken and now it is possible to visit Venice following the images of the movie! You will visit all places involved in the scenes and in the plot of the movie, with the help of a specialized local guide, to learn many things about Venice in a different and fun way.

If you have enjoyed the movie "Inferno" you can't miss to book this tour ... More info ›

Inferno is a famous best seller, written by Dan Brown. Form the book the movie "Inferno" has been taken and now it is possible to visit Venice following the images of the movie! You will visit all places involved in the scenes and in the plot of the movie, with the help of a specialized local guide, to learn many things about Venice in a different and fun way.

If you have enjoyed the movie "Inferno" you can't miss to book this tour. You will be able to follow the tracks of the main characters during this one day tour of Venice that will allow you to experience the city in a different way.
The tour starts at Rialto Bridge (or at your hotel if centrally located). The guide will take you to the historic centre of Venice to discover Saint MArk's square and Saint MArk's Basilica.
After that you will be taken to the church of Saint Geremia, during a lovely walk off the beaten path. During the walk you will discover a lot of secret places, normally hidden to the eye of travelers.
From the church you will take a private motorboat to reach the island of Murano where you will enjoy the experience of a glass demonstration at one of the most ancient factories. After that the guide will show you the best of Murano, during a nice walk among calli and campielli until the cathedral.
Finally you will go back to Venice's main island on a private motorboat and will arrive next to the arsenal (you will see it also from the water onboard of the motorboat) to enjoy the last site taken from Inferno.

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Secret gardens of Venice tour

Secret gardens of Venice tour - Venice, Italy

Duration: 3 hours
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$746.16

The guide will meet you in Campo S. Stefano and will take you on a walking tour off the beaten path.
 You will arrive at a private palace with a beautiful garden that you will be able to visit with the guide (about one hour) ... More info ›

The guide will meet you in Campo S. Stefano and will take you on a walking tour off the beaten path.
 You will arrive at a private palace with a beautiful garden that you will be able to visit with the guide (about one hour). Later, the guide will take you to explore a different area of the  city to reach the second palace where you will have the opportunity to discover a second secret garden.

This tour will allow you to enjoy secret Venice through the venetian secret gardens. You will be able to expolre the city off the beaten path while reaching the first palace.  Once there, will be amazed by the beautiful garden with a wide range of particular roses and statues, together with a wonderful view over the Grand Canal.
You will also have the opportunity to visit an original private palace, still inhabited by the owner.
After that, the guide will take you on a walk to reach the second private palace and you will be able to admire a new wonderful garden.

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Doge's Palace, Unusual Venice and Gondola Ride Tour

Doge's Palace, Unusual Venice and Gondola Ride Tour - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

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$101.98

Admire Venice from the land and water on a fascinating combo tour that includes a guided visit of the Doge's Palace, an unusual walk through the lesser-known areas of Venice and a charming gondola ride. An extraordinary tour that allows you to save money and enjoy an unforgettable afternoon in Venice!

Enjoy the most appreciated and traditional sides of Venice combined in a single itinerary lasting approx ... More info ›

Admire Venice from the land and water on a fascinating combo tour that includes a guided visit of the Doge's Palace, an unusual walk through the lesser-known areas of Venice and a charming gondola ride. An extraordinary tour that allows you to save money and enjoy an unforgettable afternoon in Venice!

Enjoy the most appreciated and traditional sides of Venice combined in a single itinerary lasting approx. 3 hours and 30 minutes... A unique experience to learn the history of this ancient city and get in touch with the genuine everyday life that survives in the less tourist places of the historical center!

Meet the guide near St. Mark's Square and start your tour at the Doge's Palace: here, you will enjoy a complete guided tour of the environments that have shaped the history of the Serenissima. Marvel at the Doge's private apartments, see the Giant’s Staircase and admire the picturesque views of St Mark’s Square by the floor of the Lodges. Cross the famous Bridge of Sighs and visit the terrible prisons of the Venetian Republic. The guide will accompany you in one of the most interesting tours of the Doge's Palace!

The second part of the itinerary will take you on a fascinating walk to discover some hidden sites between St. Mark’s Square and the Rialto Bridge. Admire the exterior of the La Fenice Theatre and the unusual Bovolo Spiral Staircase of Contarini Palace, before joining the Rialto area and enjoy one of the most characteristic sights of Venice.

Finally, experience the magic of Venice from the water on a 30-minute gondola ride. Marvel at the majestic architectural masterpieces overlooking the water and see some lesser known corners of Venice accessible only by water.

Please consider that this is a combo tour formed by three individual tours: book now these fascinating must-do experiences in Venice and save on the final price! The combo tour is cheaper than purchasing the single itineraries!

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Unusual Perspectives of St Mark's Museum and Basilica

Unusual Perspectives of St Mark's Museum and Basilica - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 45 minutes
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$26.12

Get the unique opportunity to visit St.Mark’s Basilica and the nearby area from a different perspective, enjoying a bird’s eye view of the wonderful St. Mark's Square in Venice ... More info ›

Get the unique opportunity to visit St.Mark’s Basilica and the nearby area from a different perspective, enjoying a bird’s eye view of the wonderful St. Mark's Square in Venice. Walk into one of history's most beautiful cathedrals, and explore away from the big crowds. Marvel at St. Mark's bronze horses which used to adorn the hippodrome of Constantinople, the symbol of St. Mark's Cathedral. This tour will give you the extraordinary opportunity to access St.Mark’s Cathedral and its external lodge, where you’ll feel breathless at the beauty and enchantment of St Mark’s Square and its buildings viewed from above.

This unique tour will guide you through the most beautiful points of St. Mark’s Museum and Cathedral while giving you a unique and wonderful vantage point. See this majestic Venetian artwork from above, feeling the emotions of a unique panoramic view and discovering its charming beauty.

The tour starts at St. Mark’s Museum where scale models show how the Basilica was originally built, and you’ll see how it appeared to visitors and worshippers in the past age

You can then admire the famous mosaics of St Mark’s Cathedral from an advantaged place that will let you observe them from a close-up and appreciate the different construction stages of the mosaics of this wonderful Basilica, discovering how they were crafted. A set of panels illustrate the time-honored techniques and a private presentation of them will take place later in the tour, away from the crowd

Then, following a narrow passage, you’ll be able to reach and delve into the ancient hall of the Venice Doge’s Palace.This palace houses ancient tapestries that were used in the Cathedral during important liturgical celebrations.

Anyway, the fundamental point during our guided tour in St Mark’s Cathedral will be the visit to the gilded bronze horses - masterpieces of the Greek Hellenistic sculptures once used to decorate the hippodrome of Constantinople and today a symbol of the Venice Cathedral.

The grand finale of the tour is in the Cathedral’s lodge.Marvel at St. Mark’s Square panoramic view from above. Your guide will describe all the main buildings that surround Venice’s most famous square, while you’ll be probably still astonished, admiring this enchanting beauty from an unusual and new perspective.

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Private Tour: Venice Film Locations Tour

Private Tour: Venice Film Locations Tour - Venice, Italy
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Duration: 3 hours
Location: Venice, Italy

From USD
$370.60

Discover the main film locations of one of the world’s most photogenic cities on a 3-hour tour of Venice. See where “Everyone Says I Love You” and “The Tourist” were shot and experience the city’s monuments through the eyes of great film directors.

Follow in the footsteps of Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Woody Allen and many more on an exclusive 3-hour cinetour of Venice! One of the most filmed (and photogenic) cities in the world, Venice has played host to hundreds of films through the history of the cinema ... More info ›

Discover the main film locations of one of the world’s most photogenic cities on a 3-hour tour of Venice. See where “Everyone Says I Love You” and “The Tourist” were shot and experience the city’s monuments through the eyes of great film directors.

Follow in the footsteps of Johnny Depp, Angelina Jolie, Woody Allen and many more on an exclusive 3-hour cinetour of Venice! One of the most filmed (and photogenic) cities in the world, Venice has played host to hundreds of films through the history of the cinema.

Every film buff remembers the suggestive scenes of ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ set in Venice ‘calli’ (narrow streets) and buildings, or the Doge’s Palace depicted in Orson Welles’ ‘Othello’. Joining the tour you will be able to visit the locations in which these scenes were shot and learn about the anecdotes, legends and stories related to the shootings and their protagonists.
If you like romance films, you can focus on the romantic scenarios you saw in movies like ‘Anonimo Veneziano’, Luchino Visconti’s ‘Senso’ or David Lean’s ‘Summertime’. On the other hand, if you are a Hollywood movies fan you will be able to walk the streets walked by Harrison Ford and Sean Connery in Steven Spielberg’s ‘Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade’ or visit the locations of the 2010 film ‘The Tourist’ starring Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie.

Thanks to Venice rich history, costume drama is maybe the most common among the genres of the films that you will discover in the tour: big productions like ‘The Merchant of Venice’, starring Gerard Depardieu, and ‘Casanova’, portrayed by Academy Award winner Heath Ledger, were shot in the exclusive framework of Venice in recent years.

In the light of this, comes as no surprise that Venice is the city of the oldest film festival in the world, founded in 1932.
Discover real life city scenes immortalized by films such as ‘Mambo’, with Vittorio Gassman, the Italian comedy ‘Honeymoon’, and Woody Allen's wonderful musical ‘Everyone Says I Love You’.

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