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Venice Tour with Patrizia

I was in Venice with my wife and 4 adult children . Patrizia was able to give us insights on little... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Joseph P
Awesome private walking tour with Patrizia

Patrizia took my wife and I on a wonderful walking tour including Rialto bridge, farmer's market... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Eric B
Chicago, Illinois
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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...more
Sestiere Dorsoduro 2268, 30123 Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
+39 340 293 3701
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was in Venice with my wife and 4 adult children . Patrizia was able to give us insights on little known areas out side of the more well known tourist sights. She gave us tips to see Venice without spending a lot of money...More

1  Thank Joseph P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Patrizia took my wife and I on a wonderful walking tour including Rialto bridge, farmer's market and inside the Doge’s Palace and St Mark’s Basilica, She also took us to the top T. Fondaco for a spectacular view from above (great for photos!). Patrizia also...More

Thank Eric B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patrizia led my wife, our 13 year old daughter and I on an enjoyable and memorable tour of Venice on July 3. I first contacted Patrizia by email several months before our trip. She speaks fluent English, so that part was easy. On the day...More

1  Thank kazimlevenson
Reviewed 8 July 2018

Patrizia gave us a great tour of the Doge’s Palace, St Mark’s Basilica, and St Mark’s Square and lots of valuable information about life in beautiful Venice. Even better, the next day, when no guide was available to take us to Miranda and Burton, she...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 4 July 2018

My wife and I were on our first trip to Italy and so we wanted a tour of Venice to get a better understanding of the city and culture that we were going to see. We found DiscoveringVenice on TripAdvisor and it looked good so...More

Thank Warrendad
Reviewed 4 July 2018

We loved our tour of Venice with Patrizia. Not only did we see amazing sites like St. Mark’s, we are saw off-the-beaten-path kinds of things that gave us a real insiders understanding of Venice. Our group consisted of an eight-year-old all the way up to...More

Thank Timothy D
Reviewed 29 June 2018

I researched having a private guide tour with a an English speaking guide through Rick Steve's book. Discovering Venice Tours was not available the day we wanted a private tour but recommended contacting Patrizia Bracceschi. Lucky for us Patrizia was available. Having Patrizia Bracceschi as...More

Thank CK B
DiscoveringVenice, Owner at DiscoveringVenice - Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2018

Dear client, Thank you so much for your amazing review! Patrizia is an outstanding member of our staff and alltogether we create a very close team. We are pleased you learned a lot and enjoyed our beautiful city. To get in touch with us and...More

Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Thank you Antonella for the beautiful morning spent in Venice walking us around. Had such a lovely time. Taking us through the small quite streets of Venice missing the crowds but seeing the sites and also the beautiful district of the unique galleries & Murano...More

Thank Allyson K
Reviewed 26 June 2018

We can not thank Patrizia enough for being so flexible! Our teen daughter uses a "manual" wheelchair and all stops were accommodating. Of course the stone streets and in and out of the boat taxi wasn't "easy" but everyone Patrizia has partnered with made it...More

1  Thank Amy Y
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Francesca zanatta created an amazing experience for our first day in Venice. She led our family including two teens on a walking tour combined with a canal tour. Her knowledge was endless and she provided amazing recommendations which we used the rest of our stay....More

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighbourhood with
street artists, students, painters, sculptors,
restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and
heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's
collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for
evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
buttresses the neighbourhood to the east. Gondolas bob
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Byron T
4 July 2018|
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Response from heidiram | Reviewed this property |
They offer many types/length of time of private tours . Best to email them and inquire based on your interests.
19 June 2018|
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Response from Vici F | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was totally customised for us. The big expense was the hour in the water taxi. Tours without a water Taxi would be relatively less expensive. They have quotes on the website.