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“rich history”(2 reviews)
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Tour operator specialized in unconventional tours in Venice. Our proposals are organized into: - Walking Tours: a) by area (off the beaten track); b) thematic (Music in Venice, History of the Venetian cuisine, Photography Tour, Theatrical tours...more
Fondamenta Santa Lucia, 30121, Italy
+39 327 256 5008
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Reviewed 26 August 2018

Walter Fano is a Venetian-in-the-heart, who leads strangers through Venice with the eyes of its residents, With sensitivity and passion! Awesome!

Thank Trek80778
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Guided by Walter you get to know the real Venice, of the beaten track and encounters with the rich history and real Ventians. Even in an overcrowded season he kows where to go for a nice, interesting and even sometimes quiet experience.

Thank Kees d
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Forget the crowds and the disneyland-style touristic spots. L'altra Venezia really knows how to take you inside this unique and special island with its knowledgeable local guides and stunning off the beaten path experiences!

Thank And S
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Chiara (sp.? - young woman) came to our hotel and took us on a 2+ hr walking tour-- it was rainy that morning. But we all put on our rain gear and visited the Rialto Bridge, the fish and food market,s a local opera house,...More

Thank IowaTraveller68
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We offered my mom a visit of the city + cooking lesson with Andrea and she really enjoyed it! They met at the local market, visited the area and got a brief history of the place and culture of the city. Then they stopped at...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Chiara came to our hotel on time and then spent the day with us unlocking the beauty of Murano (glass); Burano (lace) and Tercello (the first island settled in the lagoon). She was bubbly, had high energy and answered all of our questions about the...More

Thank PCinUSA
Reviewed 22 July 2017

We live in the US and had visited Venice a few times in the past. For our teenage daughter, this was the first time. We planned our tour following Walter's recommendations (all options offered under The Other Venice actually sounded interesting and juicy...but because of...More

Thank GabrielaZ406
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Walter is a fantastic guide who works and talks in concepts rather than just historical dates. So easy to follow and so much easier to remember! Thank you, Walter, for taking us to hidden gems in Venice that we will never forget!

Thank Ulrich K
Reviewed 21 April 2017

My family and myself spent an afternoon with Walter, and it was the best decision we made. We roamed Venice streets seeing sights off the beaten path while Walter gave us insight of the life in the old times with anecdotes and colourful stories. As...More

1  Thank Jazzhappy
Reviewed 7 April 2017

we have 28 people in our group, we are happy that Walter organized our two days tour in Venice after the Viking cruise. Walter and Andrea have done excellent job to show this beautiful city to our group. We all enjoyed it.

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Cannaregio is the second largest sestiere (district)
with its busy Santa Lucia train station. Many
transplanted Venetians commute from the outlying
areas, “terra firma” to the locals, which is shorthand
for any place that is not Venice. Two Grand Canal
bridges serve Cannaregio, the newest (Constitution,
2008) still a local hotbed of controversy. Ponte degli
Scalzi is a busy link to the train station. Nearby
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29 May 2017|
Response from Jazzhappy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Rose, just saw your question, yes Walter works for L'Altra Venezia, feel free to contact him. Have a wonderful trip to Venice! JH