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Underground Venice: Legends and Ghosts
Activities in Venice

Underground Venice: Legends and Ghosts

9.10 / 10
35 reviews
The guide was a love of person and told us very interesting data while setting the whole route. I really recommend it.
10 Elina Ishcander
  • English English
  • 2 hours

Get lost in the Venice suburbs on this tour through the crypts and subterranean tunnels hidden under The City of Canals. By torchlight, you will glimpse skulls, skeletons, and... just maybe, ghosts.

Itinerary

The tour begins at the Santa Lucia train station, just as the last rays of daylight are fading. Under cover of the Venetian night, we make our way into the suburbs of a city full of tortured souls chained to this world.

Passing through the sparsely lit streets the tour arrives at one of Venice's underground crypts. Accompanied by torchlight, the tour dives into the labyrinth of tunnels, left abandoned over centuries. You will pass next to macabre cadavers and contemplate the skeletons drawn on the walls, charged with guarding this place of death.

Once again above ground, we will make our way into one of the most sinister areas of Venice: Santa Croce. As we walk through this sestiere, we will discover the unsettling stories of the ghosts which fill the area.

The last stop on the tour is Dorsoduro, the highest district in Venice. Crossing bridges we will pass along the canals, and listen to the inexplicable happenings which this area has lived through, in the not so distant past...

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protection and safety, to help avoid the spread of Covid-19. Specifically, the provider of this tour will apply the following measures:

  • The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
  • Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.
  • All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
  • Disinfected radio units will be provided, and headphones will be single-use.
  • The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
  • Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
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Price

Adults Children under 6
English Language Tour
US$ 45.20
Free

English Language Tour

  • Adults

    US$ 45.20
  • Children under 6

    Free

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Duration

2 hours.

Language English

The tour is exclusively in English.

Included

English speaking guide

Not included

Entry to the subterranean crypts (approx. €2)

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

You can book up to 2 days before (Venice local time) if there are still places available.

Ticket

Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).

US$ 45.20
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Meeting point

Santa Lucia Train Station

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.