A walking tour in Venice at the time of Giacomo Casanova

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Activity Level



City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10



Spanish (conversational), French (conversational), English (fluent)

Explore the city of leisure and pleasure of the 18th century wit your private guide

Follow me on this walk to learn about one of the characters that populate the history of Venice, Casanova is definitely the most famous . . . The gentlemen of countless love affairs, traveling through Europe , spy on behalf of the Serenissima Repubblica and tireless writer: Casanova certainly marked his era, becoming a symbol of the '700 Venetian period tied to the greatest glory of the Venetian Republic, but also to its worst vices and transgressions . . . and the century of moral decay, heralding the end of its long history.
I will take you my special discovery tour of Venice, to help you discover the legendary life of Giacomo Casanova to to retrace the adventures of Giacomo Casanova in the places where they were actually carried out! Together from Rialto to the Accademia and Saint Mark square.


Starting from the Accademia area, we are exploring some of the most important areas of Venice where even our Giacomo Casanova had come of the most incredible adventures! All the areas like: san Samuele ( where he was born, Santo Stefano, proceeding toward Rialto, Rialto bridge, the market area. We will stop for a drink here. We will continue to cross the Grand Canal, the walk will go toward some very important areas for the life of Casanova. santa Maria Formosa and from here to proceed to Saint Mark square. A stop on the way to visit a ridotto ( a small casino) most fashionable during ej 18th century. When reaching Saint Mark square we will spend some time exploring the Square. Continuing to see the bridge of sights and finishing in front of the prisons.
I will be happy to give you a map and suggestions for the free time.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Accademia bridge

End location: Rialto

Duration: 3 hours

The weather can affect the duration of the tour.


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

The service of a professional city guide for 3 hours
The entry to an old private club famous in the 1700
A drink in a historical winebar

Estimated Local Cash Needed

10 Euro - Coffe and small snack

What’s Extra

Any personal purchases.


•I am a licensed guide, no restrictions

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