Discover the mysterious and lesser-known side of Venice on our two-hour walking tour. Visit the infamous Rio Terrà dei Assassini, the street known for its historical association with murder and deceit. Explore the hidden corners and tunnels of the city, including the haunting Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto, known for its underground crypts. Discover the historic Santa Croce and Dorsoduro districts, where tales of terror, mystery and intrigue still linger. Immerse yourself in the city’s eerie history and uncover the intriguing stories and events that have shaped it. Join us on a journey through the mysterious and hidden side of Venice.

Read more


  • Wander the eerie Rio Terrà dei Assassini, echoing with dark tales.
  • Explore the ancient Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto.
  • Uncover hidden stories in the atmospheric Santa Croce District.


  • Professional local tour guide


  • Admission fee to Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto: 3 EUR

Route & Duration

2 hours
  • 1

    St Mark's Basilica

    While beautiful to behold, this iconic basilica is said to hold the remains of the four horses that were once stolen from the temple of Jerusalem, bringing bad luck and misfortune to the city.

  • 2

    Rio Terrà dei Assassini - Assassins Street

    Assassins Street: This narrow street, located in the heart of Venice, is known for its chilling history of murders and assassinations. Walk down this historic street and learn about the dark and twisted tales that have taken place here.

  • 3

    Chiesa di San Giacomo di Rialto

    This ancient church, located near the famous Rialto Bridge, is said to have secret passages and hidden chambers that were used by merchants to store their valuables. Uncover the hidden history of this church and discover its creepy stories.

  • 4

    Santa Croce District

    This district, known for its charming canals and narrow alleyways, holds tales of dark and eerie events. Explore the hidden corners of this beautiful neighborhood and learn about its frightening history.

  • 5

    Dorsoduro District

    This peaceful neighborhood, located across the Grand Canal, is known for its beautiful palaces and ancient churches. But, beneath its charming facade lies a dark history of ghostly apparitions and chilling legends. Discover the hidden secrets of this captivating district.

Meeting Point

In front of St Mark's Basilica
( San Marco, 328, 30100 Venezia VE, Italy) See Map

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.