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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

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.

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. 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.
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.
This is a very specialised tour and we recommend that you book early as we only have a select group of guides who can guarantee this tour!!!


Program

ITINERARY

• FeniceTheatre (external);
• Ridotto (the Casinò in Venice);
• Malipiero Palace (external);
• Saint Samuel Church (external);
• House of Giacomo Casanova (external);
• 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.

from:

45.00

2-Hour
In front of la Fenice Opera House next to the Well
English
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Essential Information

Dress code

Please come in full costume or with a Venetian cape and mask

Included

• 2-hour guided tour
• Live tour commentary in English
• 1 hot cappuccino and 1 venetian frittella

Excluded

• Costume
• Gratuities
• Hotel pick up and drop off

Tickets

€ 45,00 per person

Where

In front of la Fenice Opera House next to the Well

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