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City Wonders (Formerly Dark Rome Tours) operates Skip the Line Access tours in Venice, visiting all the most important sites of the city on a series of walking, water taxi and gondola tours. To ensure the quality of every traveler experience, we...more
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Venice, Italy
San Marco
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+39 06 8336 0561
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We are a family of 5 with teenagers so keeping them engaged is key! This was OK, it's not thrill seeking by any means but it's worth a trip. We stomped our way through the streets of Venice and met up on the canal with...More

Thank Seoman32
Reviewed yesterday

very interesting and informative though instructions as to where to meet the guide was confusing perhaps have some one with a logo or flag woul dhelp

Thank suecornall
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked the Italian version of this tour because English was fully booked. Had a lovely guide called Sandra who was kind enough to speak slower than normal so I could keep up with what she said and translate to my daughter. She was very...More

Thank Marina L
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this tour of some of the quieter areas of Venice and were able to hear some good stories. It was definitely a little more relaxed than some other tours we've been on. The gondola ride was quiet and relaxing (we were in...More

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Elena was awesome and very informative. Also very aware when we needed a bit of a rest. The walking tour around the less crowded parts of Venice was much appreciated since we wouldn't have ventured that far.

Thank 14sarah1987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don’t think we got much more than an expensive boat around the islands and time to roam. We left around 2pm, got back at 6:30pm, and spent 1.5 hours on a stuffy boat with a roof that was incredibly hot. In theory the extra...More

Thank eurotabz
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi eurotabz, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I'm sorry to hear that your tour did not go as expected. At City Wonders, we are always looking for ways to improve. Client feedback plays an important role in the growth of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Lara was wonderful and gave very thorough explanations of everything we visited. She speaks English very well and has a great sense of humor. It's great that she is a resident so she really had a lot of info to share.

Thank k8tie2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We don’t recommend this tour in August or ever if you are at all claustrophobic or can’t climb tons of stairs. The tour guide was lovely and knowledgeable but after the tour there were plenty of prison cells to see. We did the 9am tour...More

Thank Leigh T
CityWondersCS, Manager at City Wonders, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Leight T, Thank you for posting your review on Trip Advisor. We are sorry to hear you experienced issues with the heat during our tour. One of the reasons why we run it early is that one, but unfortunately the building you visited during...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very enjoyable day on this tour. Our guide Elisa was very personable and informative. The slow boat ride was nice on the way to Murano and then on to Burano. The glass blowing demonstration was exciting to watch but it was very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lara made this tour incredible. She was so bubbly and full of energy. We left the tour with lots of new knowledge about venice and some great recommendations for pizza and the best gelato to get after the tour! Thank you Lara (Croft) for the...More

Thank Kian K
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San Marco
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
...More
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Padmeh
13 July 2015|
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Response from CityWondersCS | Property representative |
Padmeh: Thank you so much for your question and interest in City Wonders. Our Murano Glassblowing and Burano Lacemaking tour is 5 hours and costs €35 per adult. It runs daily at 2:30pm currently. It includes round-trip... More
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May2015145
19 May 2015|
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Response from CityWondersCS | Property representative |
Hello: We don't offer tours in Cyprus, but our research found this on Wikipedia: "According to one legend, this rock is the site of the birth of the goddess Aphrodite, perhaps owing to the foaming waters around the rock... More
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