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“Rita is a FANTASTIC tour guide” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Venice with A Guide

Venice with A Guide
Ranked #53 of 153 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!
fairfield county, ct
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127 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Rita is a FANTASTIC tour guide”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our private tour with Rita. She was wonderful with our two children (ages 13 and 11) and she found a perfect balance between showing us the "tourist highlights", wonderful art and architecture and the "true life of venetians". We loved the side streets that she taught us and she was so real and pleasant to talk with. It was as of a good friend showed us their beloved city. Many thanks.

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Two wonderful tours with Caterina”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our tours with Caterina. She is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. She was able to tailor the tours to our interests. I've been to Venice before, but this was by far my most enjoyable trip - largely because of Caterina's great tours. Thank you Caterina!

Visited July 2014
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cyprus
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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“Thank you Laura”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited June 2014
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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Terrific Tour with Laura”
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

Visited June 2014
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London, UK
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52 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Venice on a silver plate”
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Visited May 2014
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