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Free Tour Venice

#41 of 215 Tours in Venice
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Historically, the first free tour in Venice. With the best guides with open hearts who are willing to show you the real city and give you great tips about where to go and what to see. It's probably the best welcoming tour in the city.
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
+39 345 901 8639
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Took the tour with Simona as the guide and she was amazing. Very knowledgeable, funny, and made the tour interesting and interactive! Open to questions and answered all of them very well. Also, gave some very useful tips such as what to eat/drink and where...More

Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Always would recommend a walking tour when visiting any city as it gives a great insight into the local area and history. The tour with Shannon delivered just that, very informative tour. Covered areas of the beaten track, Academia area and Dorsodura area.Relaxed tour by...More

Thank AngelaP786
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took this tour with Simona and it was the best one that I ever had. She is a professional tour guide, had all the knowledge of the city of Venice, excellent English and sense of humor. Gave very useful tips about Venice including places to...More

Thank Vlad S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late the previous day and took the morning free walking tour with Shannon starting in Campo Santo Stefano. She took us across Ponte Accademia and around the Dorsodura area. Shannon was an excellent tour guide sharing so much information about Venice with our...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this interesting tour that gave us an idea of what living in Venice really means. The guide was very welcoming and ready to answer all our questions. I really appreciated the tour because it was informal and the young guide, not a professional...More

Thank R18Nazareno
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went on an afternoon tour with Ricardo. He was funny, highly informative, and gave excellent recommendations afterwards. Highly recommend him and this tour for anyone visiting Venice.

Thank Iris A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I really enjoyed our tour of Venice with Shannon this morning. She was articulate, knowledgeable, funny and very interesting. A great introduction to our 4 days in Venice.

Thank Pinomarion
Reviewed 15 September 2018

We enjoyed the morning tour away from crowds. Enjoyed the newly renovated wooden Accedemia Bridge, learning about early life in Venice, controversial issues here, how to make friends with Italians, what specialties to try, legends, and more! Shannon's speaking style lets information sink in. Her...More

Thank Diane G
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

We went on morning South tour with Alice, and afternoon North tour with Ricardo. Both were college educated, very intelligent licensed tour guides--just wanting to share their love of the city. Rather than be in the chaos of St Marks Square, the Rialto bridge, etc...More

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We were very fortunate to get the American girl Shannon, as our guide. She knew her stuff,gave enough facts about a certain place without overloading us, introduced humour where appropriate. We are both in our mid 70’s but found the pace easy to maintain. Would...More

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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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3 March 2017|
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Response from Chrisgale | Reviewed this property |
Yes get skip the line tickets, I spent most of the morning in Doges palace it's very big. Venice Free Walking tours has a Facebook page, there are two firms with similar names . They leave you near something else... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from AbbyUmer | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are different areas covered at different times of the day. There is a morning tour and one that starts at 4:00. Check on the free walking tours website (just google it). You have to register and your name has to be... More