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Free Tour Venice

30124 Venice, Italy
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No Sign of Life

I’m not sure this tour is still operational. We booked the first day for the afternoon tour and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lina K
via mobile
Grazie Mille Francesco!

I was in Venice on a trip with my mom this month and was looking for something to do. We happened... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ela A
via mobile
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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.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“jewish ghetto” (36 reviews)
“free walking” (18 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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"jewish ghetto"
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"free walking"
in 18 reviews
"off the beaten track"
in 29 reviews
"great guide"
in 21 reviews
"main sights"
in 10 reviews
"useful tips"
in 10 reviews
"meeting point"
in 18 reviews
"interesting facts"
in 14 reviews
"great tips"
in 11 reviews
"three hours"
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"two hours"
in 13 reviews
"beautiful city"
in 14 reviews
"rialto bridge"
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"gondola ride"
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"grand canal"
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"francesco"
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"lara"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’m not sure this tour is still operational. We booked the first day for the afternoon tour and received a confirmation mail specifying the meeting place and time at 3 pm. When we showed up there was no one there! Then we checked the site...More

Thank Lina K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was in Venice on a trip with my mom this month and was looking for something to do. We happened on this free tour quite by accident, while wondering around in the morning. We saw a gentleman with an iPad waiting and approached him....More

Thank Ela A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked the free morning and afternoon tours but had to cancel the afternoon one as we were all exhausted! A really great tour, lovely guide Shannon. Very very good tour with lots of fascinating information shared.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this free tour that you decide what you want to pay at the end. Our guide Anna (Anastasia) was brilliant and so knowledgeable about Venice. We definitely saw parts of Venice that we would not have discovered without the tour. We were part...More

Thank kelwells
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

My partner and I both did the morning and afternoon tour while we were in Venice. Our guide for the morning tour was Elisabethe(?) who was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the city. She was more than happy to answer any of our questions and...More

Thank Britttsle
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

I have now taken quite a number of free walking tours throughout different cities in Europe. This was one of the best I have done. Oscar, our tour guide, was so knowledgeable about Venezia - it's history, architecture, art. He gave lots of good information...More

Thank James C
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

We took the afternoon tour that took in many of the main sites. Anna was very good and there was certainly no repetition of information. The tour went at a steady pace and the guide took care to make sure that everyone could hear what...More

Thank Russell H
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Great thank you for Elizabeth and her intersting excustion :) I strongly recomment it for all turist, wich have only 1-2 days in Venice. The organisation was perfect, all information useful and clear. From Russia with love)

Thank Polin M
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Anna the guide took us on a great tour around the "fish" with good tips and interesting stories. Very recommended. Started at 10 a.m near the academy bridge.

Thank Moshe A
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Lucrecia - smart, entertaining and informative guide. Thanks for the trip and useful recommendations!

Thank Laurynas T
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Nearby
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
...More
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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
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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
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