Venice Carnival Tour: traditions, masks & music
This tour is led by a fun, informative and local tour guide that speaks great English and is top-rated online with dozens of raving reviews.
arnival is a special event in Venice. Every year at the end of Jenuary or February thousands of people disguise in elaborate XVIII century costumes and participate to parades, parties and all sorts of celebrations and exagerations.
Our tour will take your to some of the most popular venues where Carnival takes place. You will meet the artisans who make the masks and learn about their history and characters.
We will visit Campo San Barnaba, the bridge of punches and Campo San Maurizio. You will see the Fenice theatre, one of the most prestigious opera houses in the world. You will learn about Vivaldi and the music played during Carnival. We will stop at a famous local parlour to taste some frittelle, galani and other typical pastries.
We will cross the Accademia Bridge and Campo Santo Stefano and learn about some inconfessable secrets of Venice
This tour is aimed at providing guests with a clear understanding of Venice Carnival traditions and masks taht play such an important period in the history of the city.