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Address: Via Mons. Longhin 45, 30170 Venice, Italy
Phone Number:
+39 339 600 8709
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

Hi! My name’s Rossana. I’ve been a local guide here in Venice for 9 years...

Hi! My name’s Rossana. I’ve been a local guide here in Venice for 9 years now and I really love what I do, especially meeting new people from other parts of the world and showing my Venice from an insider's point of view. Not only important monuments and museums but also little alleyways picturesque squares where you get in touch with everyday life that in this water town may sound a very special way of living.

Since I have two young twin boys, I particularly enjoy working with families and kids!

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Wonderful Private Tour

We were referred to Rossana by some friends who travel extensively and know what they're talking about, so I had high expectations which were absolutely met. She is personable... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bridget L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were referred to Rossana by some friends who travel extensively and know what they're talking about, so I had high expectations which were absolutely met. She is personable, candid and knowledgeable. Her style is friendly and conversational. We will definitely engage her on our next trip (which will probably include children), and put her kids' scavenger hunt to the... More 

Thank Bridget L
Nieuw Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rossana was marvellous! She is clearly very knowledgeable, and kept our 2 children (aged 7 & 9) mesmerised and engaged from beginning to end. The tour was just over 2 hours long, but it flew by. As we walked through the streets of Venice, she told us all about its history and its famous characters. We discovered hidden away treasures... More 

Thank Mariarosa M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a good walk with Rossana, who kept our 6 year old busy solving puzzles and spotting details to find out more about Venice and its famous son. Super introduction to the city.

Thank CFMacColl
Frankfurt, Germany
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rossana chose a very nice approach to explain the history and the art of Saint Mark's Basilica to our little children, taking them on an adventurous treasure hunt. Especially our five year old son was fascinated by the description of fantastic animals, such as the griffon and the winged lion of Venice. At the end of the tour, the children... More 

Thank AandC-Plus
Santa Monica, California
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rossana was wonderful with our children! She kept the four children (aged between 8 and 11) fully engaged and very sweetly ended the tour with a bag of gold coins for each of them. We would recommend her to anyone wanting to have an interesting tour for their children!

Thank maconfamily2017
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Thank you Rossana for a wonderful tour! My son and daughter so enjoyed the scavenger hunt and the rest of us enjoyed seeing and hearing about parts of Venice we would never have found ourselves. Highly recommended!

Thank karenss21
Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We found Rossana after reading all the wonderful reviews on trip advisor and we weren't disappointed! Adults & kids both found her tour to be fun & informative. The Doge's Palace wouldn't have been the same without her leading the way!

Thank mkuryla
Acworth, Georgia
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

Rossana was fun, very informative and had a great plan to see as much as possible in our tour. We were a family of two adults and our 9 year old daughter and we were only in Venice for the day. Booking the tour was easy through email and she tailored the tour to meet our needs. Rossana met us... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

We had already spent a very full day in Venice the day prior, so our kids came into our tour with Rossanna a bit tired and likely a bit difficult to engage. Despite this, Rossana easily engaged them into the stories of the Doge's Palace and kept their attention well throughout our time together. We were meant to go from... More 

1 Thank Marci-Beth M
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We booked a private 4 hour tour of Venice with Rossana Colombo in August 2016. She is very knowledgeable and informative about history, culture and architecture. She is a very friendly person who makes you feel like a family member. While planning our trip, Rossana responded immediately to emails. She was very punctual, accommodating and flexible in structuring the tour... More 

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