Venice walking Theatre Show – the Codega

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Fascinating tour of Venice with a theater actor as your personal guide to live the real soul of Venice Carnival.
Listen to tales about the city’s historical “Codega” – servants who used to light the way for the rich families narrating anecdotes along the way in the past centuries
Join to the actor guide from the well-renowned Pantakin theater company to explore this tradition and discover the endless mysteries and legends hidden in the Venice Lagoon.

The actor will drive to the heart of Venice Carnival telling myths, tales and legends of Venice: learn about the gondolier that became a priest, or about the elephant that found shelter in a church, or about Devil’s Bridge.

This is a fascinating event for the entire family: a unusual and funny way to discover the Venice Carnival!

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Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Starts: Venezia, Italy
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Fascinating tour of Venice with a theater actor as your personal guide to live the real soul of Venice Carnival.
Listen to tales about the city’s historical “Codega” – servants who used to light the way for the rich families narrating anecdotes along the way in the past centuries
Join to the actor guide from the well-renowned Pantakin theater company to explore this tradition and discover the endless mysteries and legends hidden in the Venice Lagoon.

The actor will drive to the heart of Venice Carnival telling myths, tales and legends of Venice: learn about the gondolier that became a priest, or about the elephant that found shelter in a church, or about Devil’s Bridge.

This is a fascinating event for the entire family: a unusual and funny way to discover the Venice Carnival!

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Pass By: Piazza San Marco, 31024 Venice Italy

In Venice, from the middle of the fifteenth century, the nobles and the wealthy were preceded by a servant called “Codega” equipped with a lantern to lighten their path in the darkness of night, delighting them with anecdotes and stories.

Today, an experienced company of Pantakin actors from Venice will be happy to play your personal host who will guide you through the maze of mystery that belongs to the lagoon.

Pass By: Merceria, Between Rialto and San Marco, Venice Italy

A leap in the past that will inspire you to be the actors in a moving mise-en-scene and will push you into the heart of the life of the Serenissima Republic !

Pass By: Basilica dei Santi Giovanni e Paolo (San Zanipolo), Campo SS. Giovanni e Paolo, 30122 Venice Italy

Plunge yourself into a real theatrical scene, where your professional guide-actor will lead you to become the main character in this authentic living theatre.

Through the stories of the “Codega” the visitors will be escorted to unusual and secret places of Venice that differ from the crowded centre, to find out some interesting facts of the history and daily life of the Serenissima Republic.

A captivating event for the entire family, a new and unusual way to live Venice Carnival!

Pass By: Campo Santa Maria Formosa, Castello, Venice Italy

Discover the secrets of the city! You will learn about Casanova and the Levantine, about the gondolier who become a priest and about the elephant that found shelter in a Church. You will discover why an angel was put as a guardian of the palace and why the bridge between two convents was called “The Devil’s Bridge”, but also the secret language of fans and the legends of several ghosts that are said to still live in Venice.



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