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La Bussola is a Cultural Association that organizes free walking tours in Venice. We provide two different tours, in the morning and the afternoon, focusing on all aspects of the city, such as history, architecture, touristic activities and local...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Campo Santo Stefano, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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+39 320 937 5932
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Me and my partner went on a walking tour at 10 with Shannon and I was very impressed with her knowledge, will to answer all our questions and building pleasant atmosphere. The group was rather small (three more people and two of us) which made...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

We went on a morning tour last Tuesday. Our guide Shannon had a great knowledge of Venice and was able to tell us a lot about both the social and cultural aspects of Venice and Venetians. We enjoyed the tour so much that we then...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the tour we Gucci. Well organised and providing details that you can only really get from someone who lives in the city. We did the morning tour. Although the tour is free the guides make money through happy customers leaving a tip.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Tackyboy
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was a good sight seeing walking tour. Not much of info because the group is big and our guide Gucci from Netherlands speaks too softly to be able to listen what he explained. Not very interactive as well. Just for sightseeing is ok.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This free tour brings you around Venice and explains you some unusual antidotes and facts that you wouldn't know unless guided. I attended the English morning class with an American lady who guided us through the Dorsoduro's calle. It was an enjoyable morning and she...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Two separate tours - a morning and an afternoon tour. ‘That American girl’ and Matthias are good guides with lots of detailed knowledge.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank stevel269
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We booked a morning tour which included the Dorsoduro district. We were guided by the friendly and knowledgeable Matteo (hoping I’ve spelt that correctly). We were not first time visitors to Venice which is why we chose this tour not the one around San Marco....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very intresting tour, very nice and informated guide - Hema :) thanks a lot :) recomend for everyone - the best Guide :) thanks :)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tomas S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did the afternoon walking tour with Matteo and the morning tour with Samuel - both young and enthusiastic fine arts majors students with a passion for Venice. I would highly recommend both these yours for tourists who want to get a different perspective of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Engaging tour with some great recommendations for food and other attractions. One suggestion for food proved to be amazing and we enjoyed a great meal because of it. Would do again.

Date of experience: December 2018
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orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
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Response from erinwoolford | Reviewed this property |
The afternoon tour include the area of San Marco and Castello. The main sites on the tour is learning about pizzazz San Marco. So the sites include St. Mark square, the basicilla, doge palace and the bridge of sighs. The... More
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These free tours worked really well for us - We selected the topic we were interested in, and then were able to walk with the group, exploring areas of Venice we would not have actually seen. Also, it gave us ideas of other... More
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I booked online at Venice free tours and then went into La Bussola tours .
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