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Context Travel Venice - Day Tours

Venice, Italy
+39 080 0691 6036
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Private Walking Tour: Venice's Jewish Ghetto
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Private Tour: Daily Life in Renaissance Venice
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Power and Glory in Venetian Art: Titian and Tintoretto
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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. We are a network of architects, historians, art historians, and other specialists who organize over 300 different walks in 15 cities around the world. Florence teaches that art does not exist in a vacuum. Here in the churches, palaces, and other Renaissance-era institutions we encounter art in its original setting enveloped by social and political context.
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+39 080 0691 6036
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on two Context tours when we were recently in Venice. One was of the Doge's Palace and the other was an architecture tour. Both were excellent. Guides were very knowledgeable.

Thank GG1072
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a custom tour with Context, as we were interested in two different tours offered but did not have time to do both. We asked if we could combine “Shylock’s Venice” with “Daily Life in the Renaissance” and do this at a custom time...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had a limited amount of time in Venice and wanted to put ourselves in the hands of an expert who could enrich the experience for us. The title of this tour really appealed to us and since the tour runs only...More

Thank Marian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went on the Art and Society in Historic Venice tour, and it was just great. Erika Cornali led, and she was so knowledgeable and interesting. I chose this particular tour because these churches seemed to be more off the beaten path and had incredible...More

Thank Ginalandscape
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

in the past Context Tours have been exceptional. But not the most recent tour which was neither a walking tour nor a food/wine tour. No discussion of sights in Venice, no discussion of the places we stopped at. Far too much information about poor. Very...More

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this tour, which provided insights into the history and development of the city with a knowledgeable historian. As she also lives in the city, we got an overview of many of the current challenges facing Venetians. Guide: Monica

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Context Tours are fairly specific and not for those wanting to do general "touristy things". Our group of 4 were delighted with the ecology tour of Venice led by Luca, a very personable and knowledgeable guy. This is a walking tour and we covered a...More

Thank Josh K
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We did the Daily Life in Venice for Families tour with Matteo. Our group of five, including two young children, enjoyed the insights afforded by this tour. The Frari was a particular highlight for the adults, more museum than church. Our guide, Matteo, was simply...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Very enjoyable and informative. 6 people including docent. Focus was on 14th and 15th century mostly.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

My husband and I took the Context Travel tour, DOGE'S PALACE AND THE POLITICS OF VENICE, with Stefano Croce in May 2017. We cannot say enough good things about the tour and about Stefano. He was extremely knowledgeable, approachable with questions, and personable. We learned...More

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