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Venice a la carte

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Venice, Italy

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

I spent a half day tour with Alvise and enjoyed my time with him. He tailored a tour through the back streets of Venice. It was quiet and peaceful. His knowledge of Venice is encyclopedic and he was generous with his insights into Venetian culture,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank r0patat
Reviewed 7 November 2014

We had an in-depth tour of St. Marks and the Doges Palace with Alvise and were totally engaged with his presentation. There is no end to his knowledge on every topic. He had answers to our many varied random questions but also expertly kept the...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

We had one full day in Venice and contacted Alvise regarding a personal tour. He was very prompt in his correspondence and recommended an excellent itinerary. He met us at our hotel and we began our day on foot. He whisked us through the crowds,...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Christina S
Reviewed 9 May 2013

we have found Sabine mail through internet and she has been very responsive in our short term demand. We have booked 2 tours : 3 hours for saint marc church and ducale palace and 2 hours from rialto to saint march. Sabine is a great...More

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank Helene_94
Reviewed 26 December 2012

After much review I booked two half day tours with Alvise. The email communication was great and he was extremely helpful in planning our two days in Venice before we left on our Mediterranean cruise. I was disappointed when Francesco introduced himself as Alvise's brother...More

Date of experience: November 2012
2  Thank jts430
Reviewed 24 August 2012

Venice for the uninitiated is an essence of Italy shrunk to a couple of thousands square meters. Visitor car parking is nicely done in one of the parking buildings on Isola Nuova (Tronchetto) with easy access to main atractions via boat. Be ware of "private...More

Date of experience: August 2012
5  Thank GeorgePodzimek
Reviewed 8 April 2012

Stay close to river hotels Buy 48 Hours Taxi Ticket if you are staying that lone , it will work out cheaper. Visit Morena Factory Buy Items only if You have extra money Walk through lanes Take a Gondala ride

Date of experience: March 2012
3  Thank sorabh
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Venice has so much to offer so take your time and enjoy. We were on a Globus Bus tour that covered all of Itay. Even though it was busy it was well worth it. Our guide Lino arranged all the tickets in advanced and the...More

Date of experience: June 2011
8  Thank livingmauitime g
Reviewed 17 October 2011

I took several tours with Alvise of Venice a la Carte when I visited Venice for the first time as part of a small tour group in September. Alvise was very knowledgeable about Venetian history, architecture, and art. He was patient with answering lots of...More

Date of experience: September 2011
2  Thank fireflywoods
Reviewed 19 September 2011

Alvise's vast knowledge of the history and symbolism of art and architecture of Venice provided an invaluable experience. He is patient and provides the type of detailed information that creates a sturdy bridge to the past.

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