Secrets of Venice Carnival and the life and times of Giacomo Casanova

Our entertaining Carnival tour starts by following Giacomo Casanova's footsteps, taking you back to the Venice Carnival of the XVIII century.
On this informative and fun walking tour, our masked guide will acquaint you with the story of Venice Carnival, then and now; learn about the history of masks, once used to hide the person's identity, and how they are made.
Casanova was a great lover and adventurer, extremely extravagant.
A completely different narrated walking tour filled with desire and passion, pleasure and entertainment.

per adult from

$76

NZD

Duration

2 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Fun walking tour with a Guide in a traditional 17th century venetian costume
    • Hot cappuccino and venetian ‘Frittella’ in a local coffee shop
    • Live tour commentary in English
    • Entry/Admission - Campo Santo Stefano
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pick up and drop off
    • Gratuities
    • Costume
    • Extra food or drink
    • Entry/Admission - Teatro La Fenice
    • Entry/Admission - Palazzo Malipiero
    • Entry/Admission - Casino di Venezia
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Teatro La Fenice, Campo San Fantin San Marco 1965, 30124 Venice Italy

    We meet at La Fenice opera house and our entertaining tour starts by following Giacomo Casanova's footsteps, taking you back to the Venice Carnival of the XVIII century.
    On this informative and fun walking tour, our masked guide will acquaint you with the story of Venice Carnival, then and now; learn about the history of masks, once used to hide the person's identity, and how they are made. Casanova was a great lover and adventurer, extremely extravagant, a freemason and a servant of the establishment.



    Duration: 50 minutes

    Stop At: Palazzo Malipiero, Campo San Samuele, 30124 Venice Italy

    Born in Venice. He grew up in the area of San Samuele.
    Following your guide through the narrow Calle (alleys) passing his home and also the house of the famous poet Giorgio Baffo, who introduced the young Casanova to the worldly pleasures.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Casino di Venezia, Palazzo Vemdramin, 30121 Venice Italy

    Learn about the Ridotto, the first Casinò in Venice often an easy meeting place for Casanova and the beloved Venetian Aristocracy.
    Hear fascinating stories about the Venetian Courtesans who also did their part to make the city as animated as possible.

    A completely different narrated walking tour filled with desire and passion, pleasure and entertainment.



    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Campo Santo Stefano, San Marco District, 30124 Venice Italy

    We end our tour with a hot cappuccino and a typical Venetian Carnival cake "Frittelle" in a typical Caffe approx. 10 mins walk from St Mark’s Square.



    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Teatro La Fenice, Campo S. Fantin, 1965, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Departure Time :
    2:00 PM
    Return Detail :
    Le Café, S. Marco, 2797, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Venice Events srl

Activity ID: V-3303P57

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