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Context Travel Venice - Day Tours

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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. We are a network of architects, historians, art historians, and other specialists who organize over 300 different walks in 15 cities around the world. Florence teaches that art does not...more
Venice, Italy
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Reviewed November 27, 2018
Review of: Venice Boat Tour

We arrived in Venice one evening and took this tour the next day. We were staying 7 nights and wanted an introduction to Venice before beginning our adventure. This tour met our objective and more. It was one of the best tours we have ever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

A fascinating & educational tour of the ecology issues facing Venice. Lucca, our guide, was excellent. Highly recommended for curious adults. I would not recommend for young children.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This is a tour that transforms how I look at Venice. It is great to look around and to understand the forces at work on foundations, pilings, and the people of the city. Their ability to adapt is really impressive: from smartphone Apps to raised...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 21, 2018

The half day Architectural tour was led by an architect who was not only knowledgeable but could address many of our queries. An ideal opportunity to experience Venice bridges, alley ways and squares while learning about the architecture of Venice, including the historical and social...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

What a great day we had with amazing guide Lorenza! Not only did she take us through the incredible works of Venetian artists Titian and Tintoretto, but also gave a bigger picture regarding both the history of art and of Venice, enabling us to understand...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

To research a Vivaldi related project we booked a private tour through Context Travel with one of their guides. Andrea was wonderful! He is a very talented musician, composer and conductor himself so in addition to his broad knowledge of Vivaldi's life and times, he...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Dear Zoxil, Thank you for taking time to write a review of your Context Tour in Venice! It was absolutely our pleasure to arrange your Custom Vivaldi Walk. We love digging deeper into the cities where we operate and letting our docents' specialities shine. Andrea...More

Reviewed June 23, 2018

Short visits to Venice focus on the sites around St. Mark's Square. We recently had the opportunity to spend six days there, allowing us to visit the other islands and the other districts of Venice itself. A highlight was this three-hour tour from Context Travel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Our tour of the Venice Market was guided by Cecilia Sitran who provided wonderful insight into the Venetian food scene. Great service.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed April 4, 2018

We took the architecture tour of venice and it was fascinating. It was guided by a art historian living in Venice. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in art history or what makes Venice so unique. We covered a lot of ground including...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

I did the Venice Art Tour for families with my parents (they are in their late 70s/early 80s), myself, and my 11 year old daughter. Our docent was Louisa. Louisa was absolutely FABULOUS. She focused the tour on my daughter (which we wanted), but we...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 19, 2018

Dear Katie R, Thank you for your review of your recent Venice Art Tour for Families with Louisa. We are so glad you loved it and took the time to tell us so. We will look forward to hosting your family again on your next...More

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