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Veneto Tours - Private Day Tours

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Address: Piazzale Roma, 30135 Venice, Italy
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Vegan picnic atop the Dolomites!

Miriam was incredibly accommodating to our vegan diet! She went out of her way to research and provide. She took us on a special hiking excursion through the Dolomites! She was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Dublin, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Miriam was a disappointment on many levels. My husband had arranged this tour with Miriam many months before arriving in Venice. We were very specific about what we would like to see and had read extensively about Palladio. I have an MA in fine art and a minor in art history so this experience was to fulfill my interest in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Miriam was incredibly accommodating to our vegan diet! She went out of her way to research and provide. She took us on a special hiking excursion through the Dolomites! She was super knowledgeable and made for easy conversation. We could not recommend her enough! Thank you, Miriam!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Miriam was excellent. My wife and I were in Venice and really wanted to go and see the Dolomites. Miriam came highly recommended, so we took the advice of the reviews here on TripAdvisor. Miriam was friendly, informative and took us on an all day tour of the Dolomites. If we're ever in Venice again, we'll definitely be looking to... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Miriam's tour of wine country was one of our favorite activities in Europe. We visited a small Valpolicella winery where one of the brothers who owns it took us behind the scenes to his cellar and explained how his wine is made. Tasting was in a room filled with large windows overlooking the surrounding hills. For lunch had the best... More 

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

In short, I want to give Miriam's Prosecco tour into the Veneto my highest rating. Our day in the Veneto was one of the high points in our week-long visit to Venice. Miriam picked us up right on time at the Piazzale Roma as planned and we drove off into the Veneto. We passed the country villas of the wealthy... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My husband and I were desperate to get away from the Venice crowds during a very busy holiday weekend, and I found Veneto Tours on Google. I sent a request for a next day booking at 2:30 pm on a Friday, and luckily Miriam was able to accommodate our private tour on Saturday WITH a baby seat for our 11-month-old!... More 

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This tour was one of the highlights of our week in Venice. We wanted a soave wine tour rather than the usual prosecco tours. We only called on Tuesday and Miriam had everything organised by Thursday. We visited two vineyards in the Soave region. The morning tour was of the vineyard and was incredibly informative as to the area, soil... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

What can I say this was the highlight of our hoilday to Venice. We booked a fabulous tour to visit two family run prosecco producers. Both were very informative, friendly and generous with the tasting and snacks. Lunch was in Asolo, a picturesque mountain town with lovely views. I definitely recommend this trip. It is a really nice day out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

My sister and I enjoyed a private tour fully catered to our needs with our friendly and knowledgeable guide Miriam from Veneto Tours during our trip to Italy in April 2014. It was a particularly beautiful and clear day so we enjoyed some awesome views and sights we will never forget. The tour was well worth the price and covered... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

My husband & I took a tour of the Dolomites and the town of Cortina. We loved the entire region and would go back there again. I am not sure we would go back with Miriam. She was very nice, but not as informative as I would have liked. She did have lots of interesting facts that she shared with... More 

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Address: Address: Piazzale Roma, 30135 Venice, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce

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Staying in Santa Croce

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighborhood identity.