4 star rating: Recommended 19 Reviews

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  • Location: Venice, Italy
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This was great fun and the appropriate thing to do on a Saturday night in Venice. Emanuella was a fantastic host and we enjoyed the Ghetto tour as well as quafing wine and cicchetti in three very interesting bacari.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This was a well organised fun tour. A good group, lots of conversation and pretty tasty food. Emmanuelle was a super guide with a lovely manner.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

This tour was fascinating as we learnt about the history of the Jewish Ghetto as well as experiencing some of the local wine and cicchetti which were delicious. We wouldn't have had this experience if we had been on our own. The tour also included a lot of the surrounding area and it was interesting to see how the places linked up. The water transport described in the itinerary to reach the meeting point is expensive so check the map and walk if possible.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
October 2014

Loved it!! We met the guide at restuarant at the foot of Guglie Bridge with no problems. There was 8 of us on this tour all of which were very friendly and the guide was great too. We went into the Jewish Gheto which we loved and it was somewhere we returned back to during our trip. It has some nice restaurant/bars and great shops. All the bars we went to had a great atmosphere, wine and Cicchetti. The cicchetti was really tasty but it does only give you a flavour of Venice so id eat something before to soak the alcohol up; if like us you remained in the last bar for a few hours after. I'd recommend this tour earlier in your trip.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

This was our first tour in Venice (on the evening of our arrival). It was a most pleasant way to get a feel for the city and have some nice eats and wine too. Francesca (with the darker hair) was a delightful hostess and guide - she took us to some very authentic eating/drinking establishments. This experience and history lesson was a great start to our vacation. I recommend this tour and Francesca.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
August 2014

Fun tour! Tour guide was very knowledgeable about this area and Venice as a whole. Good wine, good walk and ample delicious snacks.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

The guide was very informative and the three stops at local bars were great fun

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
June 2014

The tourguide was knowledgeable and personable. The small size of the group (4 plus guide) was also a plus. Snack quantity was ample enough to be called "dinner."

4 star rating: Recommended
November 2014

This tour was very good because it got us out of the tourist heavy areas of Venice and took us to a very different area. I doubt we would have gone here if not for the tour. The area was quiet and full of history. However, since it was getting darker earlier, and there not being lots of lights in Venice at night, it was difficult to see some of the buildings and areas our guide was pointing out. Otherwise the tour was a good experience.

4 star rating: Recommended
November 2014

This tour was awesome and a lot of fun (guess all the wine drinking didn't hurt either). We were shone a different Venice from the touristy area. The food was tasty, and the whole "excursion" was fun and interesting. A neighborhood where the real Venetians lived their lives.
An excellent and informative tour guide, as well.

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2014

Got a great tour to the "local" places. The wine glass sizes could have been a bit bigger. Food was f od

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2014

Turned in to a pub crawl and had to buy extra drinks and food as not enough food given.

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2014

Enjoyable tour with a very pleasant and knowledge tour guide.

4 star rating: Recommended
June 2014

Great area of venice. 9 of us on tour. Didn't learn a lot about Jewish Ghetto but thoroughly enjoyed the tour. More like a pub crawl withTapas. Great group of people. Would recommend this, atmosphere in bars was great, it was a Saturday evening when we went so not sure what mid week would be like? Caught the vaparetto to stop recommended. Was very busy lucky to get on first one and arrived with minutes to spare! Directions supplied were superb. Considering how easy it is to get lost in Venice finding meet point was easy. Walked back to St Marks square took us about 30 mins after end of tour. Do it you will enjoy.

3 star rating: Worth doing
October 2014

Not enough historical detail or touring of actual sites; arrangements might be made to see a synagogue or speak with those with knowledgeable. The food at the first food sites were no more than satisfactory, while the wine was good. The food at the last stop was excellent fresh seafood.

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