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Address: Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
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+39 338 919 6695

Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian...

Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.

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Discover the real Venice

There is the tourist Venice and the real Venice. There is St Mark's Square and the pigeons, souvenir sellers etc and then there is the living, breathing heart of Venezia with its... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There is the tourist Venice and the real Venice. There is St Mark's Square and the pigeons, souvenir sellers etc and then there is the living, breathing heart of Venezia with its secrets, histories and idiosyncrasies. This lady is Venetian and she is the real thing. UNMISSABLE !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to see the real Venice, book with Nadia. She is truly your "friend in Venice." If you want to see St. Mark's or the Rialto Bridge, do that on your own. But if you want to get away from the mobs of tourists let Nadia show you some of the most fantastic and private places in Venice.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Found on Trip Advisor and what a find! Warm, friendly local who loves her city with a passion. Off the tourist track tour with fabulous off the regular track water taxi trip. Nadia showed and told us invaluable insights of Venice. A super lovely lady, money and time well worth spending. Do her trip first to make the rest of... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

The name really does say it all. I now have a friend in Venice. Booking Nadia will be the best thing you can do during your time in Venice. She is personable, extremely friendly, great sense of humor, and knows the city like the back of her hand. She will show us the real Venice. The one away from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Nadia was recommended by a friend. We took a walking tour off the main thoroughfares in October 2015 and for people new to Venice she was informative and interesting. We did not walk too far but the information and insight Nadia provided enabled us to wander freely around the city and take paths we would not have known without her... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

We had found friend in Venice here in trip advisor, communication was great. Linda proposed a wonderful day based on both " not to miss" sites and our areas of interest. She was an excellent tour guide who is not only knowledgeable, personable bit also lots of fun to be with. It truly was one of our favorite days and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We just got back from a quick trip in Venice. Since we were there only a short time, I wanted to get a good feel of the city and thought a walking tour would do just that. Luckily Nadia was free on the day we wanted! We have a 6 and 10 year old and Nadia did a great job... More 

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Casper, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Giorgia was very informative and offered a wonderful tour I was on a solo trip and she made me feel very comfortable! I visited in June 2015.

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Valencian Country, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

It was our first time in Venice and we where warned by friends that it would be swarming with tourists, long queues and big price tags. Still we absolutely wanted to get to know this beautiful place and so our research led us to Nadia. This was the best decision we could have made. We took the "Venice experience" tour.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Friend in Venice is very aptly named. From the moment you meet Nadia you are enveloped by the warmth of her personality. Beyond that she is also an excellent guide with a thorough knowledge of the city which she is eager to share. With Nadia one sees the real Venice beyond the usual tourist sites including small details that one... More 

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