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DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours

Sestiere Dorsoduro 2268, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Don't visit Venice without a private walking tour with Federica

We booked a private customized 5 hour walking/boat tour with Federica and can't recommend her... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Strackage
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Sacramento, California
A day in Venice with Antonella

We experienced a walking tour of many of the sights in Venice with Antonella. We visited the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JSAldridge
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Elizabethtown, Kentucky
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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 3 days ago

We booked a private customized 5 hour walking/boat tour with Federica and can't recommend her highly enough. We started at the Doge's Palace. Instead of the usual tour group walk around, she started us with a geographic overview of Venice, We then went into the...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We experienced a walking tour of many of the sights in Venice with Antonella. We visited the Palace, St. Mark's Square as well as other important sites around Venice that ended in a spectacular boat tour. She was very knowledgeable and answered all of our...More

Thank JSAldridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

5 of us joined Antonella for a 2 hour walking tour , followed by a 1 hour boat tour . Because our accommodation was in Dorsoduro , Antonella confined our tour to this area and we saw local crafts , various activities , wonderful Campos...More

2  Thank DavidandPen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from Venice and Federica was our amazing guide. We contacted Federica online and she'll get back to you asap. Her English is impeccable and her sense of humor and English cliches made the event quite the fun tour. This was a private...More

2  Thank Skibum001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you, Antonella for making our anniversary day more memorable in Venice. We had a lovely 2 hour tour of the Doge's Palace and Saint Mark's Basilica. Antonella is very knowledge, very welcoming, and accommodating. Worth the extra money to skip the lines of both...More

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most amazing tour with Antonella!!! It was a custom walking tour for 4 of us and we were shown areas of Venice we never would have seen on our own. She shared so much history and was gracious about answering our questions....More

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DiscoveringVenice, Owner at DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Grazie! Thank you a lot for your very positive feedback. I'm really very happy you enjoyed the tour and especially that you learned some new things about Venice. Hope to meet you again to discover new neighborhoods. All best wishes, Antonella

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Up close and personal, we began our 3-hour walking tour in St. Mark's Square with a no-lines tour of the Doge's Palace and the neighboring Basilica, with Antonella Fantonia in the lead. We also spent time wandering the local squares and getting a better understanding...More

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DiscoveringVenice, Owner at DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you a lot for your wonderful review! I'm really happy you had a good time and that you learned something more about our beautiful Venice. I wish you all the best, Antonella

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and teenage daughter and I had just two days in Venice. We wanted to get the history, get oriented and hit the highlights with Antonella - and then have a day on our own. And that is just how it worked! We enjoyed...More

Thank susan k
DiscoveringVenice, Owner at DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Susan, thank you very much for your positive and warm feedback. I look forward to meeting you in Venice again. All best wishes, Antonella

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Frederico was an excellent guide! He answered all of our questions patiently. Showed us parts of Venice we would have never seen on our own. Definitely recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We met Patrizia on the Rialto Bridge and 5 mins later it started raining! Patrizia was great and smiled constantly despite the weather. She adapted the morning from the one planned to give us a little more inside time but took it all in her...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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spangles_10
What's the best walking tour with a gondola ride?
4 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
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peggylorainh
my husband and i will be coming to venice on the fast train from Rome. He has some problem walking slow we are seniors would this be good r to fast. The guide spoke english? How long did it take to get a water taxie if you had to use one. We will be arriving at 10:35 am. Trying to get the estimate the walk time to the entrance of Royal garden.
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
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Sue C
How much is it for 2 people?
2 January 2017|
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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
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