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Address: Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 338 9196695
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Description: Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian...
Life is a journey, travelling is living twice.” – Omar Khayyam – (Persian poet of XII century)I am a tour leader. I visited many countries… not to find myself, tot o learn how to live. And from you, and all of those I met during my journeys I learned something.This is the reason why I love my job. For me it represents an opportunity to meet men and women from different places and with different cultures.
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Was in Venice for just a short time to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, and we really wanted to ensure that we captured the best of the city. We spent 3 hours with Linda on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Was in Venice for just a short time to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary, and we really wanted to ensure that we captured the best of the city. We spent 3 hours with Linda on a private tour, where we firstly spent an hour on a water taxi, followed by 2 hours walking this beautiful city. It is a must,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Nadia is a proud local Venetian that does have a wealth of information about Venice for tourists visiting the city. If you do not understand Italian accents very well especially in noisy environments (like on a water taxi between Venice and Murano) then you will probably miss a lot of information like I did. That is not a short coming... More 

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Nyack, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We only had a short time in Venice, my first time there, and wanted to get a good sense of the city. This tour was just the thing - history, culture, shops and insights to things about Venice we never would have learned had it not been for the walking tour we did. I would recommend these folks without any... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

My family did a 3 hour tour with Nadia (2 hr walking + 1 hr water taxi). The first 45 min was spent sitting outside our hotel getting a history lesson on Venice by going through a children's book. Our background is Italian so we knew most of it. It should of taken no more than 10 min but maybe... More 

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friendinvenice, Proprietario at Friend in Venice Private Tours, responded to this review

Mamma mia! I can’t believe it. This is not a review, it’s a REVENGE!! It took you almost one year to write such a review. Honestly you could have done better. I am the kind of person that the more she knows the more she knows of not knowing much. You, instead, since your background is Italian, knew most of... More 

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This is the second tour we've done with Linda. We did a 3 hour tour (2 hours walking and 1 hour on a private water taxi) in July 2014 and it was such a highlight of our trip tht we made a point to be in Venice again this year. The 5 star reviews here are consistent for a reason... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Our family had an absolutely wonderful full day tour with Giorgia. Our group of 8 consisted of grandparents, parents, teens and kids. Somehow she was able to keep EVERYONE interested and happy. Words cannot describe what a great time we had with her. She is very insightful and fun. Most importantly, she makes you feel comfortable right from the start.... More 

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Westport, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Two thumbs up…. We completely enjoyed our 2 hour walking tour with Georgia from "Friend in Venice". She was charming, very informative and introduced us to areas of Venice that we would not have found on our own. It was a great experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

10 friends travelling together wanted a private tour before leaving Venice for a cruise. After much research, decided on Nadia and easily booked a 3 hour private tour for our group. We were 6 adults, 2 teens and 2 children. Nadia met us on time at our designated hotel and the fun began! We had a lovely sit down 30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Giorgia met us at our hotel right on time and took us on a neat walking tour of the hidden Venice which included a boat ride on the Grand Canal. This was the start of a Mediterranean cruise for our family (my husband and I and three teenagers) and it was a nice way to get started. Giorgia was so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This is our second wonderful trip with NAIA, who makes the term friend a reality? Two years ago we came with my cousin from San Diego, a psychologist (like me) and a glass blower! We had special tours of some maestros on Murano, places one can't get to without Nadia, or someone like Nadia, dinner at Lele!s, and I'll shortly... More 

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Address: Dorsoduro, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 0039 338 9196695
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice

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