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Explore the hidden Venice

Duration: 3h
Languages: English
Guru: Francesco
Quality Verified Registered on January 11, 2020

Hi to all the tourists out there who are excited to get to know more about my hometown of Venice. I'm licensed tour guide, I've been doing walking tours for seven years, and I was born and raised in Venice. Over this period, I have met people from many different cultures and had the chance to share some of Venice's most beautiful places and many of it's hidden secrets. I have enjoyed the experience so much, that I have earned over 250 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor for my tours in Venice.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Venice! Join my tour if you want to know more about everything this amazing city has to offer. Being a native, I know all about the interesting stories that Venice and its famous streets, canals and buildings have to tell you. I love helping tourists discover the lesser known and more hidden history of Venice. On my tours, I have many fascinating anecdotes that really make the city and its colorful past come to life.
This tour includes, but is not limited to these iconic places:

  • the Jewish ghetto
  • the oldest Jewish ghetto in the world
  • Casino di Venezia, the oldest casino in the world.
  • The Church of the Illuminati,
  • The Rialto fish market,
  • The Rialto Bridge (featured in the 007 film Casino Royale)
  • The site of the old brothels


What are you waiting for!? Book your tour with me and discover a side of the city that many tour guides never give you the chance to see. Find out why so many travelers have given me a 5 star review on TripAdvisor! Thank you so much my friend!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Campo San Geremia, 30121 Venezia VE, ...
    Campo San Geremia, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy
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    Find me near the old well in the middle of Campo San Geremia with my official guide badge

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Campo San Geremia
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Carampane

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

1240 ratings
4.8
By category
Professionalism
4.73
Fun
4.72
Expression
4.65
Quality
4.77
Route
4.84
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5 stars
1076
4 stars
125
3 stars
25
2 stars
8
1 star
6
Lesley 24 Apr 2024
London

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
It was an extremely interesting tour with Francesco providing a multitude of facts regarding the hidden areas of Venice. We enjoyed the tour very much. Thank you Francesco.
Svetlana 24 Apr 2024
New York

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
We were pleasantly surprised by the amazing quality of the tour. Francesco was so passionate and knowledgeable, and the 3 hours flew by like a second. We had so much fun and were fascinated by the history.
Tatyana 23 Apr 2024
Tel Aviv-Yafo

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
I absolutely loved a tour! Fell in love with Venice that is not for show or masses, maybe a little bit fell in love with Francesco for making me fwll in love with Venice... We walked the real streets, less touristic places, were blown away with beauty of the ceiling in San Pantaline church. Felt squeesed between the old ghetto walls and then in the narrowest streets. Saw and heard many funny and scary stories. But I wont spoil it. Come and join Francesco, and you'll remember me too for your winderful time with him
Gleb 23 Apr 2024
Tel Aviv-Yafo

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Francesco is genius - his extremely knowledgeable and talented guide who knows how to keep the group engaged and in focus. It is definitely a must do in Venice!
Tina 22 Apr 2024
Manhasset

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Travelled in family - Apr 2024
Francesco was very knowledgeable, caring and funny. My entire family enjoyed his tour!! My 12, and 14 years learn a lot from him. Thank you Francesco!
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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