Venice scavenger hunt and city tour
Venice scavenger hunt and city tour was created to offer you the best way to
explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The romantic city of Venice is located in the Veneto region of Italy —
one of the northernmost states. This ancient and historically important city was originally built on 100 small islands in the Adriatic Sea.
Instead or roads, Venice relies on a series of waterways and canals.
One of the most famous areas of the city is the world-renowned Grand Canal thoroughfare,
which was a major centre of the Renaissance.
Explore Venice, playing our scavenger hunt and city tour!
What to expect
- It is an outdoor activity that combines playing, walking and learning!
- Explore the city in a fun way by solving riddles and puzzles.
- Discover fascinating facts and stories about the city.
- Let the game reveal hidden gems and places.
- Have the best walk of the city and visit 10 of its most important attractions.
Full description of Venice scavenger hunt and self guided tour
- Uncover the highlights with an interactive smartphone app. Solve location-based riddles on this walking tour.
- Visit 10 of the most important attractions in the city as you walk. Stop and find clues at each attraction to reveal your next destination.
- Enjoy the challenge of using logic, imagination, observation, and team spirit to finish the game.
- Feel the thrill of completing each riddle. Start or pause the tour whenever you want. See the city at your own pace.
- Read interesting information and facts. Stop to snap pictures as you go. Reveal an exciting a puzzle at the exterior of each attraction.
- Mobile app and login credentials
- Self guided tour
Important information about Venice scavenger hunt
- Cost: Each game costs 20 EUR (per group) , up to 5 players. For more players you can purchase more games. For example for 25 players, you can purchase 5 games.
- Average duration: 2 hours including total walking time 1 hour
- Supported languages: English, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Portuguese, Dutch
- Museum admission fees: Visits to museums and other attractions do not require a ticket, as the puzzles are related to
their outdoor areas. Admission is purely your choice.
Not suitable for…
- Wheelchair users
- People with mobility impairments
- Unaccompanied children
What to bring
- Weather-appropriate and comfortable clothing and shoes
- Charged smartphone
- Internet connection in case of the online-mobile application.
What you need to know about Venice scavenger hunt ?
- No one will be waiting for you anywhere, it’s just you and your smartphones!
- You can start playing anytime, any day, every day! You can even pause your game and resume later or any other day within a year !
- You can use one language per serial number. If your group is multilingual, you will need to buy more games if you need more languages.
- The city Self Guided Scavenger Hunt provides information about the city and its attractions, but the escape games do not offer a city tour.
- The outdoor escape games provide total points and a leaderboard and are a bit more difficult than the city Self Guided Scavenger Hunt.
- There is no time limit for the game. You can complete it at any time at your own pace.
- Our game is completely outdoor, so it depends on the weather. The game can continue on the same day or another day if it is interrupted.
- Prefer to start the game in daylight, as the lack of light may make it difficult to solve puzzles. However, the game can still be played at night.
- For groups of more than 5 people, you must purchase 1 game per 5 people. For example, for a group of 25 people, buy 5 games.
- Children must be accompanied by an adult. It is a nice and very educational activity for them if an adult helps them solve the puzzles and explains them.
- Puzzles do not require knowledge. Players must use their imagination, logic, combinatorial thinking and cooperation.
- Every attraction hides a puzzle ! The puzzles are independent and not connected to each other through a story. The goal is for players to interact with the attractions and their surrounding areas !
- Our game is completely covid19-free as it is an outdoor game!
Venice scavenger hunt and city tour starting point: Basilica S.Maria Gloriosa dei Frari and ending point: San Giorgio dei Greci
You will visit:
- Campo San Polo
- Rialto Bridge
- Campo S. Salvador
- Teatro La Fenice
- St. Mark’s Square
- Saint Mark’s Basilica
- Doge’s Palace
- Chiesa di San Zaccaria
San Giorgio dei Greci and more…
Losing yourself in the charm of Venice is the main reason to visit this floating city. However, there are numerous must-visit attractions here that you need to consider.So, here we go with the places you will visit in Venice.
1.Basilica S.Maria Gloriosa dei Frari – starting point of Venice scavenger hunt and city tour
This is an impressive church of Gothic style. It is a building from the 14th century. However, the exterior of this church is minimal. It is because Franciscans wanted to depict their beliefs of living with poverty through its architecture. At the same time, the interior of this church is a completely different story.
Also, here you can see the work of famous Italian artists, which makes this church a must-see attraction here.
2.Campo San Polo
This is the largest Campo you can visit in Venice. At the same time, it is the second-largest Campo in Republic Square. Originally, dedicated to agriculture and grazing. However, it was paved entirely in 1493. At the same time, this is still the most popular carnival venues famous for open-air concerts and screenings during the film festival of Venice.
This is one of the oldest and also the most lavishing bridge across Venice’s Grand Canal. To enjoy the spectacular views and beath the crowd at Rialto Bridge, you must visit it earlier. Visiting this bridge at your leisure will never disappoint you.
4.Campo S. Salvador
This is a Holy church in Venice. The first consecration of it happened in 1177 by Pope Alexander II. However, the present building of the church is by Giorgio Spavento. However, the façade of this church is by Giuseppe Sardi and was constructed in 1663.
Overall, this Campo contains multiple interesting things from architecture to history. So, you must plan a visit to it.
5.Teatro La Fenice
Blown to the Teatro La Fenice is an amazing experience to have. Also, you don’t have to be an opera enthusiast to visit this Teatro. It is because this is one of the most important yet impressive venues to visit here, due to its impressive history in arts.
6.St. Mark’s Square
Three of the major sites of Venice are located in this square. Most importantly, the Square itself is pretty majestic. The wooden platforms here are set to let the visitors move around. However, numerous restaurants and cafes are here as well. All of these things make this square a perfect place to take in the local culture and relax.
7. Saint Mark’s Basilica
The St. Mark Basilica is undoubtedly a jewel in the crown of Venice. With the intricate facades, stunning mosaics, and multi-leveled domes, it is definitely a marvel of the architecture of Italo-Byzantine. Overall, this Basilica is worth your visit.
The wow factor of the Doge’s Palace is in the majestic marble exterior of it. Tourists love to see classical art’s aficionados and history buffs here. However, once you are here, the magical atmosphere and impressive classical art are something you will never want to leave.
9.Chiesa di San Zaccaria
This is a beautiful site that’s a combo of Renaissance and gothic style architecture. However, this church is dedicated to the author of the Bible. In contrast, the walls of the church are covered with artwork and lit up with giant gothic windows. This is pretty uncommon in the gothic architectural style.
Overall, this is the best place to visit in Venice to experience a unique mixture of art and architecture.