Thanks to the fascinating tour Shadows of Venice you will have the opportunity to spend a magical and unforgettable night tour in Venice, during which you will hear historical facts, anecdotes, mysteries and legends of Venice.
Accompanied by an expert guide, you will enter the intricate maze of narrow streets that wind through Venice to discover ancient stories, legends and mysteries that will be revealed to you in this unique tour of Venice at night.
Starting in St. Mark's Square, underneath the Clock Tower, this night tour in Venice will take you to Campo Santa Maria Formosa, stopping along the way to admire the splendid Palazzo dell’Angelo, the ancient residence of beautiful Bianca Cappello, mistress and later wife of the Granduca of Tuscany Francesco I de’ Medici.
Before arriving at the Rialto Bridge you will stop to admire the masterpieces of the area around Campo San Giovanni and Paolo, amongst them the equestrian monument of Bartolomeo Colleoni, built in the 15th century by Andrea del Verrocchio, and the Church of Miracles, considered one of the first examples of Renaissance style in Venice.
Our Shadows of Venice tour will then lead you to the site where the house of Marco Polo in Venice once stood and you will hear the adventurous tale of the most famous merchant of Venice on the very location from where he set off on his epic voyage.
During our hidden Venice walking tour additional anecdotes connected with Venetian merchants will once again be brought to life in the ancient economic heart of Venice: Rialto and the Church of St Giacometto, one of the oldest in Venice.
Whilst crossing the Rialto Bridge, you will be able to admire the extraordinary view of the illuminated Grand Canal, before continuing to the very famous La Fenice Theatre and the sumptuous Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo famous for its peculiar external spiral staircase.
Far from being the usual list of things to see, our Shadows of Venice night tour offers a charming stroll in Venice at night, during which you will be involved first hand thanks to the communicative and stimulating character of the tour.
Created by an experienced guide in Venice, our Venice night tour will show you the most significant corners of Venice at night when churches and ancient palaces are silhouetted against the magic night sky.
An incredible Venice legends tour at night to learn about dark secrets, ancient Venice legends and fascinating mysteries of this wonderful city after sunset ... an unforgettable experience that only Venice can offer to you!