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The City Discovery Game - The Alternative Tour of Venice

Product ID: 209955
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Done following maps? Not really one for following a tour guide? Play a riddle game to see Venice's hidden gems and unlock forgotten stories.
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Duration: 2 hours
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  • Get an unconventional and authentic view of Venice's less traveled paths
  • Discover the Jewish Ghetto, the casino of Venice, and the grand canal
  • Solve riddles and unlock local stories
  • Go beneath the surface of Venice
Full description
Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Venice. You’ll solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. Your challenge starts on n Campo San Geremia in Cannaregio. All the information you need for your adventure is in your email after booking.

Solve 12 riddles. Each riddle takes you from one (hidden) location to the next. You’ll unlock local recommendations and fun facts - as well as the history of the city. This game was developed by a local Venetian tour guide.

Venice is filled with secrets that are off the beaten path. This discovery game takes you through the hidden backstreets of the Cannaregio district. Riddle by riddle, you will traverse through the immense history of Venice, uncovering pieces of the city’s identity that have been lost in the maze of time. You’ll discover spots in Venice that most locals don’t even know about. You’ll see popular sights from a different angle.
  • A link to the web app game (received via email). The game is played in the browser of your phone. You need a little bit of data, max 2MB. No downloads
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

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Meeting point

Start on Campo San Geremia in Cannereggio.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• This is a self-guided city discovery experience. There is no tour guide that will join your urban adventure. No one will wait for you at the meeting/starting point. All you need for your exploration will be written in your email from the supploer
• Games are available in English only
• There are a few rules to the games - and the supplier will remind you of them before playing, but just so you know: every riddle is made up of (cryptic) directions and a question. To answer the question, you can try as many answers as you like. If you’re stuck, you can ask for a hint
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From US$ 32.67 US$ 27.77 Per group up to 5

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Product ID: 209955