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La Bussola Free Tours

Campo Santo Stefano, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 320 937 5932
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Lovely tour with a lovely tour guide

We did the morning tour as we only had half a day in Venice. The meeting point was easy to find. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Fay L
via mobile
Amazing tour

Rubina was our guide through this tour and she wove a great story around the history of Venice... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Niharika A
via mobile
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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 way of living.
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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“morning tour” (329 reviews)
“great tour” (222 reviews)
“walking tour” (184 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Campo Santo Stefano, 30124 Venice, Italy
San Marco
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+39 320 937 5932
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the morning tour as we only had half a day in Venice. The meeting point was easy to find. We were promptly checked in, made to feel very welcome and set off on our tour shortly afterwards. Our tour guide was Shannon who...More

Thank Fay L
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Rubina was our guide through this tour and she wove a great story around the history of Venice while taking us to the concerned locations. The tour was well paced, very informative and one of the best walking tours I’ve taken! Highly recommended!

Thank Niharika A
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My father, my husband, myself and our children aged 16 and 10 took this walking tour this morning. We enjoyed every minute. Anastasia was informative and spoke with passion and a good sense of humour. We learnt about the structure of Venice, Venetian culture and...More

Thank Felicity G
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Reviewed yesterday

Shannon was an informative guide. We really enjoyed our English morning walking tour! Just as good as any prepaid tours we have been on. Would def take a tour from this company again.

Thank Lara S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Anastasiya was our tour guide. Amazing architectural tour. Just the right amount of time and details for bbn our family.

Thank Brian C
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our walking tour with Margherita was great. She provided a lot of interesting information about the history of Venice, some of the churches, great restaurant recommendations, suggestions on non-touristy places/areas to visit, etc. I would highly recommend these FREE La Bussola Tours!

Thank LindaL123
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We followed both the morning and afternoon tour in Venice and we had a great guide: Margherita. I would definitely recommend this agency.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I had a wonderful tour given by Shannon. We got a great insight into the life of people in Venice and felt the time fly by. A great experience.

Thank Glend5
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We took the morning tour on our second day in Venice and it gave us a much improved appreciation for the cities roots and architecture. We were taken to some excellent churches to see some of their architectural and artistic masterpieces - places we would...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

The 3 hours tour was great. What a great way to see and understand the history of Venice. We learn so much from our guide Shannon. She provided us with history and understanding of Venice. Even my kids enjoy the tour very much. I would...More

Thank lyau
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Furtson
8 July 2018|
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Response from Rosetta S | Reviewed this property |
I booked online at Venice free tours and then went into La Bussola tours .
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Furtson
8 July 2018|
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Response from AnaLeitao | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I just googled up free tours in Venice and the best reviews were on Bussola Tours so I just connected to their website and made the reservation online. Enjoy your tour!
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Lisa L
2 July 2018|
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Response from LeeFreo | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Maria S. with only two nights one tour is best for some background about the city and then leave yourself time to explore - Venice is great for wandering.
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