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Marta was a wonderful guide! She really knows Venice and the history. She made it interesting for... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Jessica Z
London, United Kingdom
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I am an American living in Italy for about 35 years now. I had visited Venice numerous times over... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2015
Carolyn C
Genoa, Italy
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We are three licensed professional guides, we love our city and we know it deeply, we're suggesting a set of different itineraries from where you can choose to enter with us into the myth of Venice. Or you can decide a special one of your own, even the most proficient traveler would be impressed by something unexpected.
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Castello 4654, 30122 Venice, Italy

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Reviewed 16 March 2016

Marta was a wonderful guide! She really knows Venice and the history. She made it interesting for all ages and was especially good with children. She is very knowledgeable and was flexible!

1  Thank Jessica Z
Reviewed 16 November 2015

I am an American living in Italy for about 35 years now. I had visited Venice numerous times over the years, sometimes with my trusty guide book and sometimes just with some authentic Italians to do the guiding but I had never quite had an...More

2  Thank Carolyn C
Reviewed 17 October 2015

We booked a 2-hour walking tour with Marta. It was perfect! She gave us the historical context really appreciate and enjoy the city. At the end of our 2-hours, she also helped us map out the rest of our time in Venice by recommending things...More

1  Thank dck_333
Reviewed 8 August 2015

A private tour, for my husband & I, to three artisan workshops was a highlight of our time in Venice. We met our guide, Barbara Tasca, in St. Mark's Square: her enthusiasm & warm personality immediately made us feel like old friends!! We walked "off-the-beaten-path"...More

Thank sofia56
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Vencie is one of my " GO BACK TO SEE AGAIN" places. There are so many places there I never saw. The island is made up of 6 neighborhood and some are where the popular things are to see and do. I want to go...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

My family of five- including three teenage girls, took a tour of Doge Palace and the Basilica with Marta Gabassi. She was a wonderful tour guide! She was informative, fun, interesting and could answer any question we posed. I had visited both places in the...More

Thank Bruno999
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

We recently visited Venice with our 19 year old daughter and 11 year old son. Barbara Tasca was wonderful! She personalized a tour for us that included all the major sites in St. Mark's square and charming local neighborhoods. She even made sure we saw...More

Thank Hara E
Reviewed 7 June 2015

Barbara Tasca organized a tour for my sister-in-law and her husband on their honeymoon. I contacted her from the U.S. because I wanted to give them a Venice Tour for a wedding gift. Barbara Tasca was so kind and generous with her time. It was...More

Thank Briney D
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Ten stars!!!!! GREAT prices, courteous, punctual drivers, nice cars/vans... I cannot say enough about how impressed we were with this company. They were half the price of many others I checked. We used them on 4 occasions while in Italy & couldn't have been more...More

1  Thank apope72
Reviewed 13 August 2014

This tour was interesting and we visited places we might not have gone to on our own. The guide was pleasant and well spoken.

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Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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