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“Thank you Laura”

Venice with A Guide
Ranked #67 of 182 Tours in Venice
Type: City Tours, Tours
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Owner description: We are ten registered tour guides offering a wide range of city tours in Venice. Book your Venice tour chosing among different guided tours, exclusive walks and itineraries, unique excursion to explore the hidden secrets and sights of Venice. Think of us as your keys to the City of Venice, and enjoy the countless reasures of the Most Serene Republic!
Reviewed 6 July 2014

We were a party of 4 and took a 3 hour tour with Laura which consisted of an hour in St.Mark's Square and Basilica, an hour walking the back streets and the final hour on a water taxi exploring the Grand Canal and side canals. So, a well-balanced afternoon giving us an excellent insight into Venice's history and present day life. Laura was a wonderful guide, as others have attested. Knowledgeable and a good communicator on all levels (historic factual, anecdotal, etc.) she used visual aids (photos, images on her tablet) to illustrate the points she was making which helped us to understand what life was like, and is today, for Venetians. Overall there is nothing to beat the personal insight of a resident such as Laura..

We were meant to be part of a tour share with another couple who pulled out at the last minute. Laura's understanding and sympathy, (and ultimately, generosity) allowed the tour to continue so you can be assured that if you are booking with this company you are dealing with people with integrity.

Thank you Laura.

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Reviewed 1 July 2014

We enjoyed our time with Laura on our first, but not last, visit to Venice. Despite some delays on our part, she did an excellent job showing us the highlights of this beautiful city, including providing history and facts that you would not get with a large group tour. She certainly showed us to look beyond the main tourist sights. Thank you again Laura for a wonderful first day in Venice.

Thank AdventuresbyKathy
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Reviewed 21 June 2014

We spent 2 hours with Laura, she had the kids (aged 7-11) hanging on her lips and shared so many fascinating insights - I cannot believe how much she crammed into the short time we had with her. Skipping the long lines into St Mark's was a bonus and her stories made the mosaics come to life for us all. Laura is funny, charming and really great company. We discovered a few hidden gems during our walk with her from San Marco to Castello - we will definitely find her again next time to lift the lid on a few more Venice secrets!

Thank SaKi_London
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

I just spent almost a month touring all over Italy. We engaged nine local tour guides including Elisabetta in Venice. We spent a half day with her and she is one of my favorites of the trip.

She knows her city and is very fluent in English. I found her to be engaging and funny too. It is great having someone help you to get around this city with no cars, and to help you get through the key sites in a time saving way.

I'd highly recommend spending time with Elisabetta to feel the emotion she conveys and to learn about the city she loves.

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2  Thank Trek-Always
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

A native Venetian and noted historian (see the you tube video from the link below), Laura was absolutely awesome. We spent two days with her, 4 hours the first and 3.5 hours the second. As first time visitors to Venice she took us to the main attractions but also many historic places off the beaten path. Her passion for the cities history is evident, her English is perfect and her presentation of facts is captivating. We found the time with her flew by and she left us wanting more.

If you are traveling to Venice and want an incredible experience, don't miss a chance to reserve some time with Laura. You will not be sorry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kx8Sl7ZHSg0

Thank Mike H
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