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Venice Urban Adventures

Address: Cannaregio, 30121 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 348 980 8566
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Ranked #5 of 86 Sightseeing Tours in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Fee: Yes
Owner description: Local Food & Wine Tour in Venice/ Off-The-Beaten track tour...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Local Food & Wine Tour in Venice/ Off-The-Beaten track tour itineraries on request / Yoga, Beach & Brunch Summer Tours.
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Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

The tour was excellent. The guide, Giovanni, was very enthusiastic and made the tour a learning experience about her city. We tasted many foods and sampled many different wines. She also showed us how to get authentic Venetian food instead of just the tourist traps. Wonderful tour, worth every euro.

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CeciliaCy, General Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your great feedback! We are really happy to read you had a fantastic time on our Cicchetti & Wine tour. We are glad you enjoyed the time with our Tour Leader, Giovanna and we hope to see you again soon in another Urban Adventures destination! Kind Regards from the entire team of Venice Urban Adventures. More 

Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed our cichetti and wine tour immensely. The appetizers were delicious and the wine fantastic. Our guide, Elizabetha, was perfect. As a true Venetian, she took us off the beaten path to a Venice only known to locals.

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CeciliaCy, General Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Karrie, Thank You! / Grazie! for your fantastic review about our Tour. We are really happy to read you had a proper off-the-beaten-track experience with us on tour, enjoying the food & wine included on it and of course, Elisabetta's knowledge! We hope that you will come back to Venice soon, now that you know all the insights of... More 

Montclair, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

A highlight of our trip to Rome and Venice! Elizabetha was an enthusiastic guide, sharing information and knowledge of her native Venice. She took us away from the tourists to the side streets and small wine bars where the natives gather for a glass of local wine and chichetti, Venetian appetizers. We had such fun with her and the other... More 

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CeciliaCy, General Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Renee, Thank you for your amazing feedback! It is a great feeling to read how much you enjoyed every part of the tour! From Elisabetta's knowledge to the local Venetian Cicchetti Food on tour to our Regional Wines! We are sure you will come back to Venice with another view of our beautiful city! Kind Regards from the entire... More 

Essex, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

TOP MARKS to Elisabetta was really informative, friendly, took us to some really great off the beaten track bars/restaurants. Great local history knowledge and showed you the true Venice. Well worth the money would highly recommend the tour.

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CeciliaCy, General Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing feeback! We are really happy to read your great words about the Tour and our great Tour Leader, Elisabetta! Also, we can see that you were on the tour that ended up in the middle of the "Zombie Walk" during the Carnival Festivities! I hope you enjoy that extra on tour even more! We hope... More 

Marblehead, MA
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Elizabetha is an outstanding tour guide. A Venetian native, she knows and loves her beloved Venice. The night was spent off the beaten path, exploring the Venice of the true Venetians and not the tourists. We learned so much from her. All of the wine and food was authentic. Be sure to pace yourself though...otherwise your might wake up with... More 

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CeciliaCy, General Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Dear Jenn, On behalf of the entire Venice Urban Adventures team: Thank You/ Grazie for your fantastic feedback! We are really glad you got to discover a much local and less touristy side of Venice with our Tour Leader, Elisabetta and her knowledge! We hope you come back to Venice soon and now, we hope to have you in another... More 

Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Get off the beaten path right away and enjoy delicious food and wine with a local. You'll get a feel for getting around the city and love every minute of it. I'd recommend doing the tour your first night in town, even if you think you'll be too tired.

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Dear J, Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Has been a pleasure to have you on tour and see the great experience you had with us in Venice! We look foward to have you in another Urban Adventures destination soon! Kind Regards from the entire team of Venice Urban Adventures. More 

Nottingham
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59 reviews 59 reviews
14 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Been to Venice many times & visited the odd bacaro, but not those round the market. This is a great introduction into that style of eating (& drinking) if you're a little nervous about exploring on your own (which we aren't). A lot of the enjoyment comes from those you meet & swap stories with. Elizabetta was a great &... More 

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you! Thank you for your amazing review with the explanation of how much you enjoyed our Cicchetti & Wine tour! We hope you come back to Venice soon and we really hope to see you again in another Urban Adventures tour! Perhaps in other destination too! Kind Regards from the entire team of Venice Urban Adventures! More 

Morpeth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Elizabetha was a wonderful guide who gave us a history lesson and a friendly introduction to bars we would not have had the nerve to visit otherwise. It was like friends going out together and I loved it. Just glad I didn't have to cross the canal after all the wine! Just go on this tour - you won't regret... More 

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your amazing review! We are really happy to read you had a great time with Elisabetta on tour! We are aware you love the Cicchetti samples and the wines, thumb up to the Venetian cuisine! We hope to see you soon in another Urban Adventures destination! Regards from the entire team of Venice Urban Adventures. More 

Chicago, Illinois
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We did the same type of tour with Urban Adventures in Barcelona (Tapas Tour) and this was not even close to as enjoyable. Portions were small and we were rushed. Complained to Venice office of Urban Adventures and even though we told them that we loved the Barcelona tour all they could say was that the tour "must not have... More 

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Dear George R., As already mentioned in the several emails we share, we do believe our product, itinerary and inclusions were to the regular level of quality & service on tour. Five fantastic historical & family own venues with 5 sample of local organic food and 5 local wines included on the price of the tour. We also believe our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Really good tour with some interesting venues and great food. Elizabetta always went out of her way for us. Highly recommend. Was my favourite tour in Venice.

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CeciliaCy, Manager at Venice Urban Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review! We are really happy to read the fantastic time you had on tour with Elisabetta! Also a big thank you for consider us the best tour in Venice! We hope to have you back on Urban Adventures soon! Kind Regards from the entire team of Venice Urban Adventures. More 

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