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Top 3 activities in Venice
Make your stay in Venice complete with these things to do
- With Valerio
1Fish shopping in Rialto and home cooking in Murano3 hours • home dinnersExploreFrom €136 per person
- With Valerio
2Bike tour with honey tasting on Sant' Erasmo Island4 hours • sports & leisureExploreFrom €135 per person
- With Valerio
3Discovery tour by bike on Lido Island4.5 hours • sports & leisureExploreFrom €24 per person
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- With Valerio5.0 214 reviews3 hours • home dinnersfrom €136 per person
- With Valerio5.0 214 reviews4 hours • sports & leisurefrom €135 per person
- With Valerio5.0 214 reviews4.5 hours • sports & leisurefrom €24 per person
- With Valerio5.0 214 reviews2 hours • workshopsfrom €59 per person
- With Valerio5.0 214 reviews4 hours • sports & leisurefrom €24 per person
- With Lucia5.0 119 reviews2 hours • workshopsfrom €72 per person
- With Lucia5.0 119 reviews2 hours • workshopsfrom €80 per person
- With Adair5.0 100 reviews1.5 hours • food & drink tastingsfrom €78.82 per person
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Highlight of Venice
"After having travelled through Rome and Florence to Venice, this was my girls, favourite all because of Lucia’s insightful, fun tour. She managed to engage all three of my girls, including my teenagers. Thank you so much Lucia for making this the perfect tour for adults and children. We appreciate the restaurant recommendation as. "SandraAbout local LuciaVenice, June 2023
The only way to see Murano
"Valerio was timely, fun, friendly, knowledgable, hit all the key points and was relaxed in the process- trusted us as a group. He’s great in many languages. I avoid tours at all costs as i dont being told where to look, where to step, what not to touch, etc but this tour was very enjoyable and a fun quick way to meet some people that are also having fun in your same area! :D"Spectrum SpanishAbout local ValerioVenice, April 2022
Lisa about Valerio
"A great tour courtesy of Valerio. Many guides introduce themselves and then it's off to reciting a script of facts. Valerio was nothing like that. He took the time to engage with each member of our group directly and, being a current resident of Murano, ensured we had a less touristic adventure. We thoroughly enjoyed seeing the different glass work techniques from independent female artisans. And that 12th century Byzantine church is a must see even for those who are not religious."LisaAbout local ValerioVenice, February 2022
"My family and I just loved the experience of the tour with Valerio, it was fun, interesting, complete, friendly. Everything we expected and more. Totally recommended for adults or families with children. "taliaAbout local ValerioVenice, August 2021
The best tour we have ever had!
"From the moment we met Lucia she was friendly and very attentive to our four children. The kids had a fantastic time. Lucia had the kids really engaged with the ‘treasure hunt’ and it was clear they were having lots and lots of fun, even our 3 year old got really stuck in! - Lucia really has a natural way with children and they really enjoyed her company! The tour was really informative for the children and for us! I think without Lucia we could only enjoy the outside beauty of Venice but actually it has so many hidden gems and history which Lucia shared with us. The kids ended with an exclusive workshop session to make masks, we were comfortable to leave them with Lucia and safiyya (from the workshop) while we enjoyed some quiet time and a coffee in a nearby cafe. I would highly recommend a tour with Lucia to all friends and family visiting Venice! Lucia is definitely a Friend in Venice! "AsimAbout local LuciaVenice, September 2020
"We had a great time with Lucia. This was a marvellous way to discover Venice very intertaing with kids and full of fun facts and interesting historical facts about the city. Great to share It through the eyes of a real Venizian. Highly recommended "MarinaAbout local LuciaVenice, August 2020
Magical Venice tour is a must do!
"We took the Magical Venice tour in June. Lucia is friendly, knowledgeable and fun! She really made it a unique experience for our 9 year old niece. She shared lots of history and introduced us to talented artists. My niece made a mask at the end of the tour and it was a once in a lifetime experience! Lucia and the artists spent extra time with her and we couldn't be happier with our time together."ElizabethAbout local LuciaVenice, September 2019
Nicole about Lucia
"Having already visited several Italian cities throughout our holiday, I decided to book with Lucia to get an understanding of Venice on our first day in the city. All the guides on withlocals sounded great and luckily, I ended up booking a family experience with Lucia. For the children and myself, this tour with Lucia was a highlight in Italy. Lucia's historical knowledge was brilliant and she related interesting facts that the children (13, 11 and 5) found relevant. She also knew all the quiet "calles" and out of the way "campos"; one of our stops had the most incredible view of the grand canal. As well as being knowledgeable, Lucia was warm and attentive and managed to keep everyone's attention engaged simultaneously. The children absolutely adored her and my 5 year old has plans to marry her in the future... The children also loved the mask making workshop with Sofia. Sofia took such time and care with our masks; her passion and knowledge of the theatre were clear and we learned a great deal at her quaint workshop. Her work is beautiful and we really loved her studio. After braving it alone on day 2, I tried to book another withlocals tour for day 3, but all the experiences we wanted were unfortunately already reserved. If we're ever in Venice again, we'd love to have Lucia as our guide. Thanks to her and Sofia, I don't think we could have had a better start to our Venetian adventure! "NicoleAbout local LuciaVenice, September 2019
Mask making fun in Venice
"A wonderful tour around a quieter part of Venice with a treasure hunt and gelato - finished with a mask workshop. A truly special tour with a wonderful homemade gift. Naomi adored it - and Lucia & Sophia (from the mask making shop!). I cannot recommend this tour enough."SarahAbout local LuciaVenice, August 2019
"Our day with Valerio was brilliant. He took us on an adventure around some of the islands around Venice and shared a mountain of his knowledge and enthusiasm with us. We strolled. We cycled. We tasted local honeys. We had a great lunch. We swam. We relaxed on a beach. What a great day and the highlight of 4 days in Venice. Thanks Valerio. Sensational. "SharanAbout local ValerioVenice, August 2019
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Like a Local
Private & Personalized Activities in Venice with a local
Hey, fellow adventurer! As you step into Venice, get ready to dive headfirst into a world of local activities that redefine exploration. We're all about personalized adventures that showcase the best of Venice through activities that reflect its beating heart.
Imagine having a local buddy eager to show you the ropes of the city's activities scene. That's what our local experts bring to the table. They're the ones who'll take you to hidden home dinners that'll make your taste buds sing, cooking classes that'll turn you into a culinary wizard, wildlife and nature escapades that'll make you one with the outdoors, sports and leisure experiences for those chill vibes, food and drink tastings that'll make your belly do a happy dance, and workshops that'll spark your creativity. Whether you're a foodie, a nature enthusiast, a sports junkie, or an art lover, our local guides have got a whole range of activities up their sleeves to make your Venice experience uniquely yours.
Here's the best part – it's all about you. No cookie-cutter agendas or places you're not vibing with. With personalized activities, you're calling the shots. Whether you're clicking Instagram-worthy shots, diving deep into local history, or getting artsy, the activity adapts to your groove and pace. Consider it your express pass to the awesomeness of Venice, guided by a local who knows the city like the back of their hand.
So, next time you're in Venice, forget the usual routine. Dive into local activities and unlock the city's real magic – the flavors that'll make your taste buds cheer, the stories that'll tug at your heart, and the experiences that'll make Venice, well, Venice. It's time to explore like a local – ready to dive in?
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