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Great tour, bad weather and amazing Anastasia

The tour was great, Anastasia - amazing. The weather was horrible, though I thought the tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sisi V
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Inu =best tour guide!

We did a evening tour around Venice. Inu was our tour guide. She was fantastic. She put the tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Historically, the first free tour in Venice. With the best guides with open hearts who are willing to show you the real city and give you great tips about where to go and what to see. It's probably the best welcoming tour in the city.
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30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour was great, Anastasia - amazing. The weather was horrible, though I thought the tour shouldn't be taking place,because it was really cold and raining,Anastasia kept going with her amazing energy and passion about the city. She told us such interesting stories about everything...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did a evening tour around Venice. Inu was our tour guide. She was fantastic. She put the tour into a chronological story to assist us in the understanding of Venetian life. She was very knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. The tour itself...More

Thank jenlou93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a donation based tour and is not "free". If you take this tour and do not tip the tour guide at least 10 dollars per adult then shame on you. It is a 3 hour long tour, sort of off the beaten path,...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It is the best way to learn about the city. We did 2 tours and learnt loads. Our guides were passionate and told us great stuff about the city, history and customs. One of our guides was Frederico and unfortunately, we don't recall the second...More

Thank Paulina_Bali
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Margherita gave us a tour and she was fantastic! I highly recommend booking this tour if you go to Venice as we learned so much and she was a very entertaining guide. Please make sure to bring some cash for a tip as it's only...More

Thank Kerry M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

My family of 7 (ranging from age 3 to 70s) took this tour on the second day of our two week trip to Europe.It was just excellent! Mirna is knowledgeable, energetic, and gave us lots of inside tips and information. We all really enjoyed our...More

Thank Allison E
Reviewed 29 May 2018

This walking tour is one of the best we have done. Shannon was very informative with her knowledge of Venice and it's history. Would highly recommend to any one visiting Venice. Shannon made you feel you were the only ones on tour, even though we...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 29 May 2018

The tour was very informative and our guide, Margherita, was knowledgeable and very engaging. She was also quite good with kids, who were very attentive throughout. Overall, our experience was wonderful and I’d recommend this tour without hesitation!

Thank AlexisKlios
Reviewed 24 May 2018

We wait at the assembly point for everyone to turn up and started the tour no less than 30mins as we came in early. A lot of turns and corners plus stories that really help to understand Venice A must for first time Visit. Quite...More

Thank WMWM64
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Shannon was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable about everything. She was an American who lives and Venice and gave us a great tour. We would highly recommend this!!

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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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3 March 2017|
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Response from Chrisgale | Reviewed this property |
Yes get skip the line tickets, I spent most of the morning in Doges palace it's very big. Venice Free Walking tours has a Facebook page, there are two firms with similar names . They leave you near something else... More
3 February 2017|
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Response from AbbyUmer | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are different areas covered at different times of the day. There is a morning tour and one that starts at 4:00. Check on the free walking tours website (just google it). You have to register and your name has to be... More