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DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours
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Owner description: DiscoveringVenice is run by Antonella, Eugenia and Federica. We are Registered Tourist Guides since 2000. We offer a wide range of private tours. We also offer semi-private tours: a perfect way to share costs with other travellers like you. The private tours we organize can be either on foot or by private boat (Gran Canal, small canals, islands of the lagoon - Murano, Burano, Torcello). We are keen to organize customized exclusive tours to make you discover the "hidden Venice" and its back-streets, as well as the monumental classic Venice.
Reviewed 25 May 2014

We did two private tours with Antonella, one of St Mark's Square and Palazzo Ducale followed by a 1h boat tour on the Gran Canale (3 hours) and the other of the Dorsoduro district (2 hours). We would highly recommend both of them to anyone visiting Venice. Antonella was great, she pointed out so many things we would never have noticed otherwise. Born in Venice, she did a fantastic job conveying how and why Venice became what it is today. Also, her English is perfect. Antonella was very flexible during the tours, always happy to stop for photos and tweak the itinerary to satisfy our curiosity.

Thank Doe_Sweeto
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

Antonella was a great tour guide that showed us some of the best parts of Venice. Her knowledge and love of her city were evident as we participated in a semi private tour. My wife and I would highly recommend Antonella!

1  Thank Jeremy P
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Reviewed 16 May 2014

we were in venice in may of 2014. we booked two private tours with this small firm. one of st mark's and the ducal palace with antonella. and the second with federica; a tour of the various ethnic and religious communities that made up historic venice. both tours ran between 2.5 to 3 hours. both were superb. the guides were extremely knowledgeable, professional and helpful. their english was perfect. i would highly recommend this company for small private tours. we were 4 adults and it was just the right size. the fees were in both cases 1/2 of what we found when we made inquiries with other groups. very reasonable pricing for all that we received from the tours. no need to look any further. this company was a lucky find for us. we would book them again without any hesitation

Thank richardjayfox
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

My husband and I did a semi-private walking tour of Venice with Frederica. There were 8 of us in the group. It was apparently the first time she had conducted a semi-private and I have to say, it was great!!!! The group was small enough to hear Frederica and she really handled our questions and the movement through the St. Mark's and the rest of town very well. We thoroughly enjoyed it and highly recommend it. Frederica is passionate and knowledge about her city and as a result, we really learned a lot about the people, the history and the sites.
Bravo to Discovering Venice!

1  Thank Suehawk54
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

This was our second day in Venice. We already had our plunge in Piazza San Marco, the Doge´s palace, the basilica and it´s surroundings, the Grand Canal... This time we wanted to go for the little venetian secrets.
Federica Chiuch was our secret agent for this important mission. Born and living in Venice, Federica walked with us for two wonderful hours. With her, we gained access to the venetians´ Venice: through the narrow streets, through the "out of the crowd" alleys, through times gone by centuries ago. Every stone in the pavement, every brick on the wall, every well, every story, everything!
We arrived in Venice as tourists. With Federica, we left as venetians!
It just can´t go any better than this!

Thank Estela P
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