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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...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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Reviewed yesterday

This was not our first trip to Venice, but I am a big fan of walking tours because you learn something new each time. La Bussola Free Tours was, by far, one of the best walking tours I've taken. Shannon led us on a 2-1/2...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great tour from Shanon american girl :) She was very kind and the tour was very interesting and educational.

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lots of info that you wouldn’t know if you didn’t have a great tour guide like Mateo, very knowledgable and fun. They also recommended restaurants, one of which we went to which was very nice and full of locals! Thank you!

Thank Robyn T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wonderful tour and tips! Unfortunately I forgot the tour guides name but highly recommend! Great content and history lesson

Thank Anna B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Matao was great! I learned so much of the history of Venice. He was very knowledgeable and gave excellent recommendations, tips, and guidance. The tour far exceeded my expectations.

Thank 532ericag
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Shannon gave a great tour this morning of Dorsodoro . Really enjoyed learning the history and structure of venice. Thank you. Anne and Peter 👍

Thank 729AnneC
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My wife and I did the morning and afternoon tours. Both were great, and there was no overlap. Shannon and Margherita were both fantastic guides, and very knowledgeable about the city. Highly recommended.

Thank jonjekel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have Samuel guide us around Venice in the afternoon. He was very knowledgeable about Venice and spoke excellent English. The tour was full of great hints and tips and information about the city. Would 100% recommend the tour!

Thank juzzap
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What a great way to learn about Venice and understand its culture in 3 hrs. We have always done walking tours of cities wherever we visit and have never experienced a bad one. This was no exception. Shannon (the American) was our tour leader. She...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 4 days ago 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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The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
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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4 September 2018|
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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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