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Venice Carnival Treasure Hunt (from Saint Mark’s area)



    • Carnival treasure hunt game
    • Discover Venetian hidden secrets
    • Be part of the Carnival 
    • Get 2 Carnival masks included
    • Easy participation (downloaded and printed maps) 
    • Family, Children and Couple Game
    • Photo Contest with final prize
    • Get 1 ticket, play 2 people

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Free Carnival Events map in Venice 2019 Included

Lucky you! Enjoying the Carnival Treasure Hunt experience you have included an incredibly useful tool: the Carnival Events map in Venice!  We are glad to make your Carnival experience easy to plan and for this reason unforgettable! Our Carnival Events map will give you all the information about the free events in the city, moreover the app will guide you to the locations where the events will take place. Now you will be able to plan your Carnival based on your own dates in Venice.

A carnival treasure hunt in Venice to uncover the city’s hidden treasures by playing.

A fantastic route, at the discovery of Venice’s secrets and its famous Carnival. You’ll be given a map to start you on the treasure hunt, but that’s not all: after downloading the App on your phone, this will become your compass and… your personal automatic storyteller, recounting the secrets of the city and of this festive period.

People playing the Carnival Treasure Hunt

The game will take you across the whole city, leading you into unexplored corners, and of course passing through the heart of Venice and the Carnival: St. Mark’s Square.

During the hunt, you’ll have to take a picture of at least 3 points

highlighted on the map. In the end, the treasure will be yours: two Venetian masks, one beautifully decorated in traditional style and the other one white, just waiting to be painted. A professional Mask-maker will happily give suggestions to personalize it!

Before you rush home to decorate the second one, put your finished mask on and take your carnival super selfie!

Post your masked selfie on our Facebook page and invite your friends to like it. The most creative, fun and bizarre pics get a reward!

  • Discovering hidden treasures like the Scala Contarini del Bovolo.
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    Carnival Treasure Hunt Itinerary from san Marco Area

  • This game is ideal for groups and families too. Guaranteed you won’t forget it in a hurry!


  • Start at Bottega Testolini (Bacino Orseolo), adjacent to St. Mark’s Square
  • Through impressive squares, among which Campo Manin, Campo Santo Stefano, and Campo Sant’Anzolo. These
    are not squares per se, as the word “campo” actually means “field”.
  • Then, the ancient Calle degli Assassini.
  • Across the ponte delle Ostreghe, a bridge which is a testament to Venice’s ancestral fishing tradition.
  • And, of course, the churches. Most have incredible anecdotes to tell and sometimes even scandals. The church of san Maurizio, not so scandalous, does however host a great collection of musical instruments. Venice is after all the city of music.

Summary of Treasure Hunt and Photo Contest

  1. At the start, you’ll receive the map to look for your treasure and you’ll download the App on your phone: this will be the compass guiding you and the voice tell you stories along the way.
  2. On the map, you will see 4 hidden places to take a picture of.
  3. You will have to show a picture for at least 3 of the places to the Mask-maker, and then he w
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    Carnival Treasure

    ill give you two masks. One will be white.

  4. Take a selfie with a ready-made mask in the mask-maker’s shop, and after coloring the white one, take a selfie with that one too.
  5. Post one or both pics on our Facebook page.
    Invite your friend to like your pics. Only the first 10 most-liked pics will be considered by the jury, who will then pick a winner.
  6. The winners will receive a wonderful Mask created especially by the professional mask-maker.
  7. Want to know more? Download the terms and conditions.

Are you curious? Discover the itineraries, collect the masks and…of course, the final prize!

Good luck and have great fun! #carnivaltreasure


    • Start (show up at the meeting point to collect map and instructions): in the city-center at the Bottega dell’arte Testolini, S. Marco 1758. From Monday to Sunday, 10:00-11:30-12:00-14:00-15:00-16:30
    • Availability: from 15th February to 25th February 2019
    • Duration of game: 2h approx.
    • Deadline for posting pics: 15th March 2019
    • Where to post pics: our Facebook page (link)
    • Winners’ announcement: 31st March 2019-01-16
    • Languages : English, French, Italian

Any curiosity on the Carnival game and assistance, don’t hesitate to contact us at: [email protected]


Bottega Artistica Testolini, S. Marco 1758, Venezia, VE 30124

Additional information

Departure Time from the city center (San Marco 1130)

10.00 – 11.30 – 12.00 – 14.00 – 15.00 – 16.30

How does it work 

– Online reservation
– During the booking you will choose the date in which you prefer to play
– Once booked the service you will receive on your e-mail the instructions of how to download the itinerary using the QR on your device (mobile phone, tablet)
– On the chosen day you must show up on the meeting point indicated
– The Testolini Bottega is the start point of the walking tour and game.
– Our staff will give you a paper map in addition to the itinerary already dowloaded on your device. We will also assist you if necessary, in the downloading of the itinerary on your device.

Meeting Point

Bottega dell’arte Testolini, S.Marco 1758

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