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Venice Private Guided Tours

Castello, 2512, 30122 Venice, Italy
041-528-2815
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Ranked #11 of 99 Activities in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Prior to coming to Venice I searched for a knowledgable kid friendly tour guide. Came across Fiona Giusto and read many positive reviews. She is very prompt with her response and reasonably priced. I am so glad we booked her tour. We travelled with three kids ages 10, 8, and 5. Fiona had their attention from the get go. She... More

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Mombasa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Just arrived in Venice,we had a magical guided visit of the Dodge's Palace.Fiona drive us through with passion and captured all the attention from our two teenager with all sort of stories related to the Palace and Venice history.Thank you Fiona.

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Raleigh, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We took two fantastic walking tours with Fiona in May 2014. In the first tour, she guided us through Dorsoduro. She showed us the sights in a way that made us feel like locals. In addition, the stories she told were priceless. In the second tour, at our request she guided us to where Donna Leon's fictional detective, Commissario Guido... More

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Oahu, Hawaii
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

During our recent stay near Venice, our party of 6 (two adults and two twelve year old children) took two private tours with Fiona Giusto. We had reached her through a recommendation from one of the other highly rated guides on this site. We would very strongly recommend her to anyone exploring Venice with or without children. After an initial... More

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London, England
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14 reviews 14 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Our time with Fiona was magical. I wish we had managed to book more of it! She took us around the Doge's Palace and St Mark's Church on one tour which was fascinating. Later that day we had a private 1 hour boat tour with her which I highly recommend. We went through narrow back canals and saw areas we... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Based on good Tripadvisor reviews, my wife and I engaged Fiona Giusto for a half day private tour of Venice in late June. Fiona is genuinely friendly, caring and passionate about her subject. We learned so much about Venice, it's history, politics and society in a few hours! This is the way to see Venice and the expense is well... More

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Santa Monica, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We found Fiona on Tripadvisor and she more than lived up to the great reviews. We were able to book her for an afternoon and a morning which was fine and we learned so much and this was our 7th time in Venice, this time with our 12 year old granddaughter. When most people visit a church or museum you... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

The only way to see Venice properly is with Fiona. After hearing everyone rave about her on Tripadvisor I booked her and was so glad I did. She took myself, hubby & 2 kids around the main sites of Venice as well as to places I would never have come across exploring on our own. She pointed out things along... More

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Bedford, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Highly recommend. Fiona is a true professional. I just returned from Venice and toured with Fiona on two consecutive days. She is knowledgable, passionate and able to hone in on what you are looking to do. She was able to provide tremendous incite on items on our itinerary that we're not related to our tour. She was invaluable in making... More

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Miami, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We had a fantastic Tour Guide, he was so informative and we learned a lot about Venice which we did not know before. It was my second time in Venice and I would certainly go back. I think it is one of the most unique places I have ever been throughout all the travels that I have done. The gondola... More

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