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“venice area”(3 reviews)
“few hours”(4 reviews)
elcome to the glorious, incomparable city of Venice, Italy. With its grand marble palaces and churches seeming to float atop the city's many canals, and boasting the world's most artistic masterpieces per square mile, this city will amaze you. Take...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
30123 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+1 866-844-6783
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Silvia was an outstanding and well informed tour guide. She was prompt and well organized; and led our tour with an excellent mixture of Venetian history culture; and, importantly, food and drink. Silvia was friendly and very attentive to the needs of the 10 family...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Barbara P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fernando's tour was, by far, the highlight of our 4-day visit to Venice. He was informative, humorous and very perceptive regarding the things that we would like to see and learn. The restaurant he recommended for lunch was exactly what we had been looking for....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daniela designed a tour just for us, starting by meeting us near the cruise ship as we didn’t know our way around Venezia. She spoke impeccable English (and is fluent in several more), could answer all our questions, arranged a private water taxi ride around...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank paul t
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Giovanna was simply the best! "An Unforgettable Day - Venice and Murano" is the perfect description for our tour. Giovanna was enthusiastic, engaging and extremely knowledgable. She led our group at an enjoyable pace, guiding us through the use of the water bus system, exploring...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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VanBCLocal, Manager at Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your review of your "unforgettable day"! We're glad you loved your time with Giovanna, and the other ToursByLocals guides you met with in Italy. Murano glass is a beautiful souvenir!

Reviewed 5 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Sözüm. She was a great guide and truly gave us a great sense of the food and atmosphere of Istanbul. We saw parts of Istanbul that we may never had discovered on our short trip that make the weekend...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank noreendireland
Reviewed 29 October 2018

It was a delight to meet our guide Eva. She is very friendly and interesting and we both enjoyed her fascinating tour that showed parts of Venice not seen by many tourists. The light was good and she had picked the best time of day...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KeepItSharp
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Elisabetta is amazing -- upbeat, professional, interesting, knowledgeable, energetic, fun to hang out with, plus she shares a vast amount of knowledge about her very special city in such a way that it comes alive for you. She can customize any type of tour to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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VanBCLocal, Manager at Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

No doubt about it - Elisabetta is a gem! We love her too, and we're so glad to hear you enjoyed three tours with her during your recent stay in Venice. Thank you for taking the time to share your review!

Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This was our first trip to Venice and after reviewing several guides I selected Fernando based on ratings by his past clients. Fernando did an outstanding job and we had a great time touring the Murano glass works as well as St. Marks and several...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank John L
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Nicoletta - was a great guide for our afternoon at Doge's Palace and St Mark's - arrived on time and described and showed us around both of these venues. Nicoletta - also walked us to where we needed to be later in the afternoon pointing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leah B
Reviewed 10 October 2018

We loved our two tours with Eva. Both professional and friendly Eva gave us real insight into how Venice works - she is married into a very old Venetian family. We were on honeymoon and Eva took our pictures in various places to a very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Alan K
VanBCLocal, Manager at Tours By Locals, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thank you for the lovely review of your ToursByLocals guide Eva! having a guide who's also an extremely talented photographer is a huge bonus - we're so glad your tour left you with amazing photographic souvenirs of your honeymoon.

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San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Response from VanBCLocal_Sara | Property representative |
Hello Dawn! You've gotten some answers already, which is great. TripAdvisor is such a helpful community. :) As Sarah mentioned, you just go to the website (TripAdvisor won't list the web address, but a quick google of... More