Venice: Venetian Style Carnival Pub Crawl

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Venice: Venetian Style Carnival Pub Crawl

From $58.86 per person

Go on a 2-hour pub crawl of Venice, and experience the Carnival spirit of the water-logged city. Hop from bar to bar, and experience how the locals live. Enjoy a glass of wine or two at civilized venues, and wander a labyrinth of small alleys.

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Duration 2 hours
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English

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit some of the local bars of Venice known as "bacari"
  • Hop from bar to bar with a fun and passionate guide
  • Taste regional wines, and try the popular "spritz" cocktail
  • Learn about the local dialect and how to order a glass of wine in Venetian
  • Taste the typical venetian cicchetti (tapas) in each bacaro
Full description
Go on a fun, Venetian style pub crawl of Venice, and discover traditional bars frequented by locals. Meet like minded travelers on a sociable tour that aims to show you how Venetians enjoy life. Meet in front of the Ca Rezzonico Museum at 5:30 PM, where you will be met by your guide. Then, meander through a labyrinth of small alleyways and campi (city squares) to visit 4 local bars known as ”bacari” in the Venetian dialect. Upon arrival at each bar, you will be offered an ombra (a glass of local wine). At the final bar you will have the chance to try the very popular Venetian, orange-colored cocktail known as “spritz,” usually served with an olive or two. You will also taste the typical venetian cicchetti (tapas) in each bacaro. Experience a great way of seeing the city as the locals see it, and chat to new friends. Great for singles, couples, or small groups, you never know who you might meet and who is behind the mask…
Includes
  • English-speaking guide
  • 3 glasses of wine, and a spritz with cicchetti
  • 2-hour walking tour to 4 bars
  • Optional gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Extra drinks, other than what is described in the itinerary
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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    Meeting point

    Meet at the Ca Rezzonico waterbus stop, in front of Ca Rezzonico on the Grand Canal

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    Important information

    What to bring

    • Passport or ID card

    Not allowed

    • Oversize luggage
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • The tour ends close to the Rialto Bridge
    • Please arrive at least 10 minutes before the tour departs, as it leaves punctually and it is not possible to catch up with the group once they have departed
    • Late arrivals and no-shows will not get a refund
    • You must at least 18 years old to participate in this tour
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.4 / 5

    based on 10 reviews

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    Revelry, comradery, history, and yumminess!

    February 26, 2019

    Great night out. Highly recommend

    Was great to see some parts of Venice we wouldn't normally have found. Our guide was great and we learned some fantastic things about Venice. Great group of people we met as well.

    February 25, 2019

    Unfortunately disappointing

    I've already booked some trips here. So far everything has always been great, unfortunately it wasn't at all. The tour guide took us from pub to pub and then sat down at the bar (far away from us guests). So his role and function was neither clear nor necessary. The bars themselves were nice, unfortunately we had to talk to the waiters to find out more about them and the surrounding area. When asked, the tour guide gave why the place was so hot, the answers, because the church was so hot ... There was Turkish wine (only available when asked by the waiter). There were always little things to eat. The tour guide then took the rest that we couldn't manage to eat at the bar in peace. When walking, no attention was paid to whether everyone followed (in costume - so no race possible). We were very sad in the end. I could imagine that the tour with other guides we know from other tours would have huge potential!

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    February 16, 2018

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