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A Guide In Venice

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Address: Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 389 961 8900

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A great tour with Fernando

I hired Fernando through AGIV, for a tour in Venice for myself and my 22 year old grandson. I think that the guide measures the customer in the first few minutes and adjusts to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2013
Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2013

I hired Fernando through AGIV, for a tour in Venice for myself and my 22 year old grandson. I think that the guide measures the customer in the first few minutes and adjusts to meet the customer's interests and enthusiasm. Our interests were wide ranging and very genuine. Fernando is extremely knowledgeable. He answered all of our questions and gave... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2013

Sabrina led us on a "never to be forgotten" tour of Venice. She met us at our apartment in Cannaregio and for three hours kept us absolutely enthralled with her knowledge and passion for this amazing city. She first acquainted us with our local neighbourhood (wow!) and then showed us highlights of Venice, at the same time giving us historical... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

We were in Venice--our first visit--for three days at the beginning of a Venice/Dalmatian Coast cruise. Since our group tour included San Marco and the Doge's Palace, we contacted AGIV to book a private tour for our group of 4 to cover other parts of the city. We were primarily interested in getting a good orientation to the city as... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

I was trying to book a tour for 13 which included a mix of young children, teens and adults for our first day in Venice. Luckily we found a guide in Venice. We had Fernando as our guide and he was completely accomodating to our large group. They were able to work out a tour for our timing as we... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Sabrina was our guide. From the moment our party of 5 (2 adults and 3 children aged 17,13 and 10) met Sabrina we were entranced by her descriptions of buildings, the history of Venice and clever invovlement of our children in the tour. I have to admit I was worried whether a 3 hour continuous tour was too long but... More 

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los angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2013

Our family of 4 visited Venice for the very first time this summer, and I'm so glad we hired A Guide in Venice to give us a private tour. We enjoyed a 3-hour walking tour, plus a 1 hour boat tour with Helene Salvadori, one of the principals of A Guide in Venice. Helene was very knowledgeable, not only about... More 

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Bend, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2013

I have had the pleasure of walking the districts of Venice with both Sabrina and Helene. Both are lovely ladies filled with excitement and love of their city. The hours went by all to fast. They left me wanted more. Whenever I visit Venice my first appointment is with A Guide in Venice. With them I know I will learn... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2013

We were so happy to have Helene give us a private tour of Venice. She was extremely knowledgeable, easy to understand, and helpful. She recommended a lovely restaurant for lunch which was so wonderful that we returned for another meal the next day. It makes such a difference when visiting a city for the first time to be shown the... More 

Thank Janet W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2013

My Mother and I decided to go visit Venice for the first time and Fernando was our tour guide for 4 hours! He was a very pleasant and passionate person! We started the tour by visiting the morano glass factory which was a great experience! We also visited the Grand Canal and Saint Marco and the Church. Our Favorite part... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

We were in Venice in June and engaged Fernando's expertise to tour the Jewish Ghetto and Cannerigio District. He was very friendly, informative, obviously very passionate about the area. He took us interesting places we would never have found on our own. Absolutely enjoyed our time and would recommend this tour.

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