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DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Fredrick was our guide for a Free Walking Tour of Venice. About a 3 hour tour that was great. Fredrick was well informed and full of answers to our questions. He showed us Venice with a fun point of view. Highly recommend.


Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Story time: I had booked a tour with Anotella (one of their tour guides) several months in advance. But when we arrived in Venice, I realized I had never received the final confirmation that she said she would be sending to me. So she was not in St. Mark's Square waiting for us when we arrived. I sent several frantic emails and eventually got a call from Anotella explaining that there had been some kind of miscommunication. But she still wanted us to have our tour, so she would give it to us for FREE! She took several hours out of her afternoon to give us an absolutely amazing, in-depth, fascinating tour of Venice, and wouldn't take any payment from us. I'm really glad things worked out, because we never would have known all that we learned about Venice without getting to take the tour. And Anotella was so kind and knowledgeable!

Date of experience: March 2018
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DiscoveringVenice, Proprietario at DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Thank you so much for your kind feedback. I'm really happy that you could have your tour and that you loved it!
I hope we'll meet again, all best wishes, Antonella

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

While visiting Venice I scheduled a walking tour of St Marks Square and the basilica through Discovering Venice. Federica was our guide and she was wonderful from the start, the communication and planning was easy, she met us exactly where and when she said she would and within minutes it felt like we were touring around Venice with an old friend. Her detailed knowledge provided us with so much more prospective and information we could have ever gained on our own. Not only would I recommend her but I will likely be back and work with her again!

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was our first trip to Italy and Venice was the first stop. A good friend of ours in the states recommended we take this tour and we are so grateful that she did. Patrizia Bracceschi was our guide and from the moment we met her, we knew we were in excellent hands. Patrizia is a native and her love for the city is evident. She had terrific communication with us prior to our arrival. She also planned a 3 hour walking tour which was customized to what we most wanted to see and do. She even included an extra special visit to an artist's studio which was delightful. Our daughter is an art student and having the opportunity to meet and speak with a working artist in Venice was really the perfect ending to an already wonderful tour. (Our daughter was not with us but she will be studying in Europe and will be in touch with the artist. So very thoughtful of Patrizia to arrange.) We simply cannot recommend her enough. Her English is spot on and her knowledge of a city she adores is truly priceless. (But the price was also more than fair.) We are so thankful we found Patrizia. She set our vacation off to a fabulous start.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We had a custom, three-hour tour as a couple with Frederica whilst we were in Venice for the Carnevale. She talked with great knowledge and enthusiasm. I was particularly impressed by the little details she told us, for example about local artisans we saw through shop windows and about the buildings we passed on our way between sights.

Date of experience: February 2018
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