Carnival in Venice at the time of Casanova

Carnival in Venice at the time of Casanova

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You would like

The life of Casanova during Carnival in Venice
Learn how to dance the minuet
Try Venetian specialties
Glass of prosecco

Essential information *

1 hour 30 minutes



Starting time
3:00 PM , 10:30 PM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation.


Experience Carnival in Venice during the time of Casanova!

Upon arrival at the Palace of Prisoners, your actor-guide will be waiting at the entry to the building. They will then plunge you into the legends and history of Casanova's time in Venice. To begin your time travel, you must first put on the handmade Venetian mask offered at the entry.

Visitors will learn how to dance the minuet, a traditional baroque dance from the 1700's. There will also be Venetian pastries, such as Galani and Frittelle, accompanied by a glass of champagne and the chance to experience some of the board games associamed with the Venetian Carnival.

Alcohol abuse is dangerous for your health, please drink in moderation

Departure place

Good to know

Availability: February 15-25, excluding exceptional dates

Time: 3pm (every day); 10:30pm (February 21, 22, and 23)

Location: Palazzo delle Prigioni, Venice

This is not a traditional guided visit, but you will benefit from some commentary from your guide

Children under the age of 6 are not permitted

Children under the age of 18 are not permitted during the 10:30pm time slot

Price includes

  • Commentary from your guide
  • Hand made Venetian mask
  • Glass of Italian Prosecco
  • Tasting of Fritelle and Galani
  • Minuet dance class

Price doesn’t include

  • Transport to/from your hotel
  • Costumes and accessories
  • Food and drink not mentioned
  • Tips
  • All other extras



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