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Context Travel Venice - Day Tours

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Context provides an in-depth alternative to traditional tours. We are a network of architects, historians, art historians, and other specialists who organize over 300 different walks in 15 cities around the world. Florence teaches that art does not exist in a vacuum. Here in the churches, palaces, and other Renaissance-era institutions we encounter art in its original setting enveloped by social and political context.
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“lion hunt” (16 reviews)
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"lion hunt"
in 16 reviews
"daily life"
in 15 reviews
"family tour"
in 6 reviews
"private tour"
in 10 reviews
"architecture tour"
in 3 reviews
"information presented"
in 2 reviews
"challenges facing"
in 2 reviews
"doge's palace"
in 12 reviews
"art historian"
in 3 reviews
"in depth knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"food wine tour"
in 2 reviews
"rialto area"
in 4 reviews
"walking tour"
in 10 reviews
"learned a great deal"
in 2 reviews
"off the beaten path"
in 7 reviews
"rialto market"
in 5 reviews
"answered all of our questions"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour of the Venice Market was guided by Cecilia Sitran who provided wonderful insight into the Venetian food scene. Great service.

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

We took the architecture tour of venice and it was fascinating. It was guided by a art historian living in Venice. I would highly recommend it for anyone interested in art history or what makes Venice so unique. We covered a lot of ground including...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I did the Venice Art Tour for families with my parents (they are in their late 70s/early 80s), myself, and my 11 year old daughter. Our docent was Louisa. Louisa was absolutely FABULOUS. She focused the tour on my daughter (which we wanted), but we...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Dear Katie R, Thank you for your review of your recent Venice Art Tour for Families with Louisa. We are so glad you loved it and took the time to tell us so. We will look forward to hosting your family again on your next...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We went to Piazza San Marco with Matteo Gabrielli, he was incredibly passionate when describing each thing we saw, and helped distill a visit which could be overwhelming, into something unforgettable! We toured the church, walked up to the Rialto area, and were enriched at...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2018

Dear LL, Thanks so much for your great review! We will be sure to share your thoughts with Matteo, too. Our small group format and emphasis on the way sites fit into cities and stories make for an interesting and enriching tour experience. We are...More

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We booked the "Lion Hunt" Family walking tour, but as it was February and it was raining cats and dogs, our guide took a look at our somewhat miserable kids and asked if we'd like to see something inside instead. :-D What followed as a...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

We loved this tour. Fascinating history of Venice and the Doges plus an insight into the art of the period. Local tour guide Nadia was excellent and really knew the subject - as you might expect given her qualifications. The tour was everything we had...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 January 2018

Dear Ric S, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your tour in Venice. We are delighted that you enjoyed it and we will be sure to share your praise with Nadia. Thank you for making Context a part...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

I unfortunately cannot recommend Context Tours. We recently used them for 5 different private tours on our trip to Italy (Rome, Florence, and Venice), spending 3-7 hours with each guide. The tours were not cheap: approximately EUR 150 per hour plus tickets. We took several...More

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ContextTravel, Manager at Context Travel Venice - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Dear Catherine, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback about your experience with Context in Italy. Though it's always more pleasant to receive rave reviews, it's comments like yours that help us maintain our high standards and keep our amazing reputation as a...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had a fantastic tour of a portion of Venice showing the ecological impacts and what is happening in Venice and what is proposed. We learned so much, had a marvelous guide. We'd recommend this to anyone interested in Venice.

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