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DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours

Sestiere Dorsoduro 2268, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Private Custom Tour of Venice!

Our family of 4, two adults and two young children, experienced an amazing 4 hour tour of Venice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
whitney b
Venice made easy

Four of us enjoyed a 2 hour tour recently with Patrizia Bracceschi (E150 total). She met us at our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greg H
Adelaide, South Australia
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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.
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Sestiere Dorsoduro 2268, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Our family of 4, two adults and two young children, experienced an amazing 4 hour tour of Venice with Frederica! Despite the heat, she was able to keep us all engaged, which took some real creativity with the young children. We left with a sense...More

Thank whitney b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us enjoyed a 2 hour tour recently with Patrizia Bracceschi (E150 total). She met us at our hotel and despite being a bleak wet day morning we had a terrific experience. After some initial very useful background we then headed to the Doge's...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Patrizia guided us on the "Venice in your hands" tour on Aug 30th and we had a wonderful afternoon. This was a splurge for us, but this was our first trip to Venice and given the immensity of the city's history, and the strong reviews...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Once you understand the glorious history of Venice as told through my guide Federica, you will be more enamored with this city (if it hasn't already captured you). She knew so much and yet it wasn't overwhelming to digest. I would have loved to have...More

Thank outdoorvt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed an hour's walk around the centre of Venice - St. Marks Square vicinity with Federica followed by a ride on a water launch through the canals, again accompanied by Frederica. What does she not know about Venice and its history? Quite amazing! We...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Italy for the first time in May. Our first "big city" was Venice. Federica took us on a half day tour and it was simply incredible. All we knew about Venice was that its streets are all water and it...More

Thank MeganComer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three generations were in our little tour group and all three generations responded so well. I think that says something wonderful about our guide. Federica was so knowledgable, so personable, so engaging, and so delightful. She gave excellent advice, provided a great mix of history...More

Thank Kimmers U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful tour with Federica. She met us on the Rialto Bridge and took us on a walking tour of the Dorsoduro and San Polo neighborhoods, as well as a boat tour of the Grand Canal. She was very responsive by email leading...More

Thank KadyKay
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I booked a 2 hour private tour with Antonella. Our brief to her was to avoid the big tourist hotspots and head out into the rabbit warren of gorgeous back streets. Time flew by and we viewed work by Tintoretto with just...More

Thank Lucy C
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Patrizia met us at our hotel and showed us the best of what Venice had to offer. It was great spending the day with a long term resident and professional guide that knows the city like the back of their hand. Patrizia took care of...More

Thank Dan V
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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5 April 2017|
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Response from Hana L | Reviewed this property |
We got the walking tour plus the private boat tour around venice.. I dont think a gondola ride cn cover going around the districts of venice.. but if u do prefer that kind, maybe u cn check out their website if its available... More
17 March 2017|
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Response from Dimondii | Reviewed this property |
Hello Peggy As Neville said book a water taxi online. If you are arriving by train at the station in Venice you only have to go down some steps to the waterfront. I'm sure the taxi operator would tell you where to meet... More
Sue C
2 January 2017|
Response from Gail M | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 of us and the cost for 4.5 hours was 450 Euros- but she was very flexible and we were with her for at least 5 hours which included a private boat tour of Venice that was fabulous. Would be less depending on what... More