Venice Legends, Anecdotes and Ghost stories tour – tickets, what to expect

The Venice Legends and Ghost Stories Tour takes you into the city’s mysterious and enchanting side.

Behind Venice’s beauty and colors, there is a different side steeped in dark secrets and haunting tales.

Walk through the labyrinthine alleys along the silent, moonlit canals with our Venice Legends, Anecdotes, and Ghost Stories Tour.

Led by a professional ghost-hunter guide, this adventure unveils the chilling mysteries that linger beneath the city’s romantic façade.

Listen to the spine-chilling ghost stories and legends weaving through the fabric of Venice’s history.

On this tour, you will visit some of the most haunted locations in Venice.

Your ghostly-minded guide will entertain you with commentary, uniquely blending historical insights and supernatural intrigue.

This article shares everything you should know before buying the Venice Legends Ghost Tour tickets.


Starts at 7 pm
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes (approx)
Ticket cost: From €35
Meeting Point

Address: Campo S. Bortolomio, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy.

What to expect from the Venice Legends Ghost Tour

Meet your guide near the iconic Rialto Bridge and start your journey through the city’s hidden corners and mysterious past.

Listen to the stories of noble-blooded ghosts lingering in the grand palaces and shudder at the gruesome legend of Biasio, the medieval child killer infamous for adding little limbs to his stews.

Stop at the captivating Bovolo staircase, an architectural gem concealed within the Contarini Palace.

Uncover the mysterious secrets hidden in its spiraling stone archways as you delve into the intriguing History of this remarkable structure, known as “Bovolo” in the Venetian dialect.

Descend to a secret passageway, where forbidden lovers once met by torchlight (water levels permitting).

Experience the romance of secret meetings in Venice’s hidden corners.

Embark on a venture into the shadowy Calle dei Assassini, a once-notorious haunt for hardened criminals and murderers.

After the guided tour concludes near the Rialto Bridge, you can continue roaming the shadowy city alone.

Tickets for Venice Legends Ghost Tour

You can purchase the tickets for Venice Anecdotes Ghost Stories Tour online.

Online ticket prices tend to be cheaper because of the exclusive discounts.

When you book early, you also get your preferred time slot.

Because Venice Ghost Tour is quite popular, the tickets may sell out during peak days.

Booking early helps avoid last-minute disappointments.

Ticket Prices

Adult Ticket (13+ years): €170
Child Ticket (7 to 12 years): €39
Infant Ticket (up to 6 years): Free

Note: This is a private tour, i.e., it includes only you and your family/ group. Ticket prices decreases as you increase the number of participants.

How do online tickets work

Go to the Venice Ghost Tour ticket booking page, select the preferred date, number of tickets and time slot, and buy them.

After the purchase, you will receive the tickets in your email.

You don’t need to get any printouts.

On the day of your visit, you can show the e-ticket on your smartphone to the tour guide and join the group.

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair Accessibility: Available
  • Tour strength: Private tour
  • Dinner and other beverages are not included in the ticket price
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included in the ticket
  • Near public transportation
  • Operates in all weather conditions
  • Visitors should be at meeting at least 10 to 15 minutes before the tour starting time
  • If the tour is canceled due to poor weather, you will be offered a different date or a full refund

Meeting point of the tour

Doge’s Palace is a short distance from the meeting point.

Address: Campo S. Bortolomio, 30124 Venezia VE, Italy. Get directions.

The easiest way to reach the meeting point is by ferry terminal.

By ferry

The ferry terminal Rialto (Ferries: 1, 2, 2/, N) is only a few steps way from the meeting point.

FAQs about the Venice Legends Ghost Stories Tour

Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Venice’s Best Ghost Tour

Does the Venice Legends Ghost Tour include hotel pickup and drop-off?

No, the ticket does not include this facility. However, the meeting point is near public transportation.

Is the Venice Legends & Anecdotes Ghost Tour a complete walking tour?

Yes, the tour is a complete walking tour. Locations in the itinerary are close to each other. The entire walk is less than 1 mile.

Is the Venice Legends Ghost Tour too scary?

No, the ghost tour is a family-friendly activity. While some stories may be spooky, the tour is primarily designed to be enjoyable for participants of all ages.

Are the stories and legends based on historical facts?

While the Venice Ghost Tour incorporates historical elements, some stories and legends may be embellished or rooted in local folklore. The goal is to entertain and provide a unique perspective on Venice’s past.

Does the Venice Legends Ghost Tour include the admission tickets for the locations?

Admission to the following locations is free: Ponte di Rialto, Scala Contarini del Bovolo, Rio Tera’ dei Assassini, and Riva del Carbon.

What if I miss the Venice Legends & Anecdotes Tour due to weather conditions?

The tour will be rescheduled in case of bad weather, or you will get a refund.

Will I see real ghosts on the Venice Legends and Ghost Stories Tour?

We can’t guarantee any such incidents. Please note that this is not a ghost-hunting tour. It introduces Venice’s hidden and dark side in an engaging way with lots of stories and history.

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