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“In-depth Titian and Tintoretto in Venice”

Context Travel Venice - Day Tours
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US$ 73.83*
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Private Tour: Daily Life in Renaissance Venice
Ranked #38 of 221 Tours in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Date of experience: June 2018
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"private tour"
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"architecture tour"
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"doge's palace"
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"walking tour"
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"art historian"
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"in depth knowledge"
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"rialto area"
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"food wine tour"
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"off the beaten path"
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"rialto market"
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"bottle of prosecco"
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"great tour"
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"highly recommend this tour"
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"ca' rezzonico"
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Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Our tour of the Venice Market was guided by Cecilia Sitran who provided wonderful insight into the Venetian food scene. Great service.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

We took the architecture tour of venice and it was fascinating. It was guided by a art historian living in Venice. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in art history or what makes Venice so unique. We covered a lot of ground including St Mark's Sq and off the beaten path. We found it fascinating and gave us a better appreciation of Venetian buildings when touring around on our own. We'll definitely do another Context tour when in Venice (we did 2 others in Rome... all excellent).

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I did the Venice Art Tour for families with my parents (they are in their late 70s/early 80s), myself, and my 11 year old daughter. Our docent was Louisa. Louisa was absolutely FABULOUS. She focused the tour on my daughter (which we wanted), but we all enjoyed it, and she kept my daughter so interested and engaged. It was my daughter’s favorite part of Venice, and she is still talking about the things Louisa showed and taught her. I highly, highly recommend this tour (and Louisa). We have another Context Travel tour lined up in Florence, and if this one is as good, Context will be my new go-to tour group. Thank you Louisa!

Date of experience: March 2018
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Dear Katie R,

Thank you for your review of your recent Venice Art Tour for Families with Louisa. We are so glad you loved it and took the time to tell us so.

We will look forward to hosting your family again on your next trip!

Best regards,

Megan

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We went to Piazza San Marco with Matteo Gabrielli, he was incredibly passionate when describing each thing we saw, and helped distill a visit which could be overwhelming, into something unforgettable! We toured the church, walked up to the Rialto area, and were enriched at every step.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank L L
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Dear LL,

Thanks so much for your great review! We will be sure to share your thoughts with Matteo, too.

Our small group format and emphasis on the way sites fit into cities and stories make for an interesting and enriching tour experience. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your time with us in Venice.

We will be very happy to host you again on your next trip - where to?

Best regards,

Megan

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