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The Venice Experience - CLOSED

San Marco Vaporetto stop, Venice, Italy
+39 340 994 2216
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They might not be Ventians but they are great

two hours after our arrival to Venice, we were guided by Karen in the backstreets of Venice. We... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2012
venice experience with Karen Henderson

Venice is a lovely city and there is much you can do, therefore you have to be very organized and... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2012
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San Marco Vaporetto stop, Venice, Italy
+39 340 994 2216

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Reviewed 19 April 2012

two hours after our arrival to Venice, we were guided by Karen in the backstreets of Venice. We have arranged our trip in advance by the internet. Karen was kind enough to respond to our email in which we requested a tailored guided tour. She...More

1  Thank Adelalzayed
Reviewed 18 April 2012

Venice is a lovely city and there is much you can do, therefore you have to be very organized and well oriented with it's streets. That is way me and my wife decided to book a tour on the first day of our visit to...More

Thank Adelalzayed
Reviewed 9 April 2012

We booked 2 tours - the pub crawl and the back street tour. We Met Mike on our Second Evevening. He took us to 3 completely different Bars that we would have missed ( just of the beaten track) with an imformative walk between each....More

1  Thank hellohellohellokent
Reviewed 7 February 2012

it is with the highest degree of confidence that I recommend The Venice Experience Backstreets Tour to anyone who wants to visit Venice and see the city with guides who are passionate and highly knowledgeable about Venice and what the city has to offer visitors...More

3  Thank Karen G
Reviewed 23 December 2011

I was not overwhelmed and felt that we were being rushed through the tour, like the guide had something more important to do.

3  Thank baysidemomof3
Reviewed 30 November 2011

Mike Henderson was organized, informative, and gracious throughout the tour. I have travelled in Italy nine times, and his tour was one of the most interesting tours, but it was also a calming, relaxed experience at the same time. Great deal for the money! Eric

1  Thank Eric L
Reviewed 14 November 2011

This tour was the most expensive of any of our tours in Italy and wasn't great. We loied the guide, but there was just no substance to the tour. We walked around a lot, but it certainly didn't help us gaet the lay of the...More

6  Thank KGREENW7
Reviewed 1 November 2011

What can be said about this tour, it was an amazing start to a wonderful city. Karen was our guide and was genuinely interested in making the experience a great one for us, one that we will never forget. We really appreciated the opportunity to...More

Thank Timmy373737
Reviewed 26 October 2011

Mike picked us up and delivered us back to our hotel (2 minute walk from Piazza San Marco). For 6 hours he showed us around his city pointed out features and provided some back ground details not in guide books. We saw many of the...More

Thank LyndenWilliam
Reviewed 24 October 2011

We took a day trip to Venice from Florence in Oct 2011. We arrived by train train and were met by Karen at the end of the station as we had agreed. We were swept away immediately into the heart of Venice by walking over...More

1  Thank mrmachine
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri
(districts), and the only one not facing onto the
Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated
within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over
one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime
neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side
streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals
criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a
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