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About
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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Wherever we go I always try to do one of these. This time we did one in Florence with Eleonora and both morning and afternoon tours in Venice with Shannon and Mattia. These are great to do at the beginning of your trip to get...More

5  Thank Champagnencaviar
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Seriously you know when you have hit a bad one when your tour guide (Lara) starts off the tour "There isn't enough of you so it isn't worth doing the whole tour" Then she proceeded to say "I don't know why anyone would pay like...More

8  Thank Stephanie P
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Gucci was an excellent tour guide and answered the toughest of questions:) great tour and lots of different sights were covered!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I took the free walking tour in the morning with Shannon, and it was excellent! Venice is so interesting, and Shannon covered so many topics at such a deep level, that I really learned a ton! I then took the afternoon tour with Mathias (from...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Matteo was great in guiding us through the famous...and not so famous landmarks of Venice. Exceeded expectation!

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a lovely morning tour of Venice with our guide Margarita. We learn a lot about the history of Venice, as well as great places to eat and drink. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First a big shout out to Gurcan or Gucc, He did an exemplary job in giving us Venetian history. The details he gave are very Interesting and super clear. The jokes he gave are pretty funny. More than anything you can tell how passionate he...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We learned so much about Venice including ways to distinguish true Venetian food and beverages as to not be tricked into the typical tourist traps! Ana/Sisi was an excellent guide and took time to explain what we were seeing, as well as answering extra questions....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went on a walking tour the other day with Shannon. Very knowledgeable about the city and made the two and a half hours fly by!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

My friend and I spent 5 days in Venice and a week before arriving I booked the Afternoon Tour around the main landmarks with Margherita. The tour was highly informative and exciting, the way Margherita explained things and lead us through the streets was just...More

Thank Marina Z
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were very well informed by Matteo during the morning tour who speaks fluent english. Very friendly guy! I surely recommend one of these tours during your stay, it will help you get to know this magnificent town.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been to Venice quite e few times but decided to book a free afternoon tour. I didn't regret it, even though it was a big group and the weather wasn't ideal! I learned so many things about the city that I hadn't known...More

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The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
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clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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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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Response from Amy01886 | Reviewed this property |
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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Response from Rose S | Reviewed this property |
I booked online at Venice free tours and then went into La Bussola tours .
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