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Francesca R.

Venice, VE, Italy

Hello, my name is Francesca and I'm a certified guide in Venice.

I was born in Sicily a beautiful island in Southern Italy where I lived for 20 years. I moved later on to Florence to attend university there where I graduated in Byzantine Archeology.

I completed my studies in Siena where I've got a master in Preservation of Cultural Heritage.
In 2008 I moved to Venice where I fell in love with this unique city and I decided then to stay for ever!

I became a tourist guide because I like people and impress them. I love to show my city and let visitors discover its many woders.

My tours are not just meant to provide knowledge on the art, history and architecture of Venice but they are a fun experience too. I'm not a teacher delivering a boring lecture but a friend ready to fulfil your curiosity. Don't worry, weird questions are allowed too!

A Recent Review of this guide

I had the "jet lagged and complaining crew" yet everyone still managed to have a nice time...all thanks to Francesca!
Brent Mills

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Credentials

Venice Tourist Guide license 64718 (Province of Venice)

Restrictions

Licensed Guides in Venice have no restrictions in: churches, historical buildings, all public museums and galleries and in most private collections.

Guide Requirements for Italy

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Tours by Francesca R.

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Venice for beginners

A private guided tour of the most important venitian highlights

394 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours

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Golden Venice

A private guided tour of the most famous Venetian highlights in Saint,...

420 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours

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Venice ghost tour

A walking private tour around Venice about ghost stories and legends

361 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 hours

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Venice from water private tour

A private guided tour to discover Venice from two different points,...

604 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours

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Venice Ghetto

A private guided tour about the history of the oldest ghetto of the,...

392 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

2 hours

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The secret Doge's palace

a private guided tour in the most famous palace of Venice, visiting,...

441 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

3 hours

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Private guided tour of Castello district,...

A fantastic walking tour discovering the charming Castello district,...

324 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Neoclassical Venice: Correr Museum and,...

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A private guided tour of the Museum Correr, the royal palace in the,...

417 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

3 hours

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Another Venice: Dorsoduro

Tour of this charming and quite district and the Accademia Museum

431 USD per tour

(for up to 7 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Full Venice

A private guided tour of the most famous Venetian highlights

550 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

4 hours

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A trip in Murano

A private guided tour of the famous island of glass

392 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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Junior Venice

A private guided tour of Venice for children

310 USD per tour

(max 8 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Splendors of Venice Private Tour

A private guided tour of Ca' Rezzonico and Scuola dei Carmini

374 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

3 hours

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A VIP day in Venice with a private guided,...

A private guided tour of the most famous Venetian highlights and a,...

1083 USD per tour

(max 5 people)

8 hours

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Private tour from Venice cruise terminal

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A private Venice shore excursions from the main cruise terminal

689 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Murano, Burano and Torcello Private Tour:,...

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A private guided tour of the most famous Venetian islands

903 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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