Traveler Reviews for Private Tour in Venice, Veneto, Italy by Tour Guide Giovanna G.

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Venice, Veneto, Italy
Giovanna G.
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Pete Bergmann

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Nov 4/18

Giovanna was simply the best! "An Unforgettable Day - Venice and Murano" is the perfect description for our tour. Giovanna was enthusiastic, engaging and extremely knowledgable. She led our group at an enjoyable pace, guiding us through the use of the water bus system, exploring both the iconic attractions as well as the back streets of Venice. We took 5 yours tours in Italy, all from Fluent English tour guides and Giovanna was the most fluent. Even got a deal on Murano glass because of her connection

Elizabeth Hosmer

United States
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Tour: #246806, Venice and Murano- Elizabeth Hosmer- October 2nd 2018, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Oct 2/18

Giovanna was very flexible, allowing us to customize our tour to fit our time constraints. We learned so much from her - the history of Venice, the construction methods, and the best day to buy fish at the market. We walked through streets off the beaten path, seeing the true Venice that we never would have seen without a local guide. Her knowledge of Venice is extensive, and her enthusiasm is contagious. I would take another tour with Giovanna without hesitation.

Cathy A Hurley

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Sep 28/18

We Adored Giovanna from the moment we met her. She is intelligent, energetic, and lots of fun. She knows every inch of Venice. Our entire day was as close to magical as a day can get. Giovanna has great knowledge of art and history which she studied at University. She taught us so much about buildings and places we were seeing. She was able to take us to less touristy areas of Venice which was a delight. We hope to return to Venice to take more tours with Giovanna. Much Love to you! Cathy & Murray

John Sofley

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Sep 7/18

Giovanna was a excellent guide. She was very informative as she guided us around the City. We had a group of four and she took time to talk with everyone and find out their interests. Her personality was bubbly and her knowledge of Venice seemed unending. She showed us not only the sites you would expect, but also showed us sites that are not in the "tourist" areas. She even took the time at end of tour to make sure we knew where and how to get to the train station for our departure. Just excellent.

Bruce Bowden

United States
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Tour: #246806, Mr Bruce Bowden August 12th, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Aug 12/18

Giovanna is a lovely person and has very good and detailed knowledge of Venetian history and architecture. She had nice connections to skip lines and access preferred seats at the Murano glassmaker. The only small complaints that took us from 5 to 4 were a bit of an unstructured approach to the way she presented information, and a little too long spent at one of our stops (the Doge's palace). But we are picky...and would definitely recommend her!

Ernie Philip

Canada
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Tour: #246806, Ernie Philip August 5/6 - customized tour, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Aug 5/18

Giovanna was an excellent guide. Her English was excellent and her local knowledge of Venice was so helpful. She made the tour interesting for our 2 kids as well as she is so expressive. She was highly flexible and customized our experience.

Laura Lipson

United States
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Tour: #246806, Ms Laura Lipson July 30th, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 30/18

Giovanna was fantanstic. My kids and I thoroughly enjoyed our time with her. She has a wealth of information and told it like a story. She also shifted our original plan with ease when I wanted to see another area. I would recommend her highly.

Adrienne R.

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day in Venice- Adrienne Riskin July 12th 2018, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 12/18

We had a fabulous day with Giovanna. She had a great energy and was highly knowledgable about everywhere we went. She was able to customize our experience and show us parts of the city that few tourists visit. We were able to see all the places we wanted to see and was able to learn so much thanks to Giovanna.

Raphael R.

United States
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Tour: #246806, Multiday tour- July 6th and 7th- Raphael Rahamim, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 6/18

Giovanna was the best. We hired quite a few guides on our Italian trip and out of all - Giovanna stood out. We were a big group with 4 kids and Giovanna did well with them as well. Thank you. Better yet: Grazie Mille.

Martin Stiles

New Zealand
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Tour: #246806, Martin Stiles July 5th morning, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 5/18

Thanks for orientating us to Venice. The tip to go up to Tedeschi roof was an excellent one.

Leigh Spokes

Australia
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 26/18

Thank you so much Giovanna. We had such a wonderful day. Your friendly smile greeted us & immediately made us feel comfortable. It was just as if we were being introduced to a new destination but someone in our family. The local knowledge was amazing. Grazie, Grazie Giovanna

Roy Dotson

Texas, 77094, United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day in Venice 05/25/2018, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 25/18

Giovanna was extremely helpful, informative, & energetic. She not only planned tour as we discussed, but made changes to accommodate our needs. She was funny, personable, and made our Venice tour a real treat. She went out of her way to insure we were happy. You can not go wrong Booking any of her tours.I Roy Dotson Houston, Texas

Rodney McCalla

United States
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Tour: #246806, Mr.Rod McCalla- May 19th and 20th, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 19/18

I wish there were 10 stars we could use to rate Giovanna. We are a large family of 6, with children aged 9-19, and Giovanna did an amazing job keeping everyone engaged. She was wonderful with the children and a pure joy to be around. She made our visit to Venezia an experience we will never forget!

Dawn Resanovich

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 1/18

Giovanna was our guide and we really enjoyed being with her. She was very nice, spoke English well and really had so much information to share with us. We started the day at Murano to see a master glass maker and it was fantastic. Then we went to Venice and seeing and learning about Rialto Bridge, St makes square, Doges Palace, St. Marks Campanile, Bridge of Sighs and so much more. I know there were quite a few of us taking notes. Overall our day was awesome and I recommend Giovanna as a guide.

Grettel Perricone

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Apr 9/18

This was our favorite activity so far. GIovanna, our local guide, met ALL our expectations and surpassed them. She planned a tour for us that not only included the major sites, she threw in some amazing surprises that left us in awe. If you book Giovanna for this tour, you are in for an amazing experience in Murano. GIovanna, thank you for an amazing time...we will not forget you or Murano!!!!!!!

Anwen Keeling

Australia
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice February 10th, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Feb 10/18

Giovanna is a delightful, and always smiling guide. We spent a wonderful day with Giovanna exploring Venice- it's carnival so the crowds were crazy- she was fabulous and showed us the main sites and then whisked is away to quieter areas as requested!! She was flexible, knowledgeable, fun and charming- highly recommend this lovely guide in Venice!!

Bonnie Boyd

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Nov 5/17

Giovanna was a delight! She took us where we wanted to go and was just a lot of fun. She's so well educated and shared her knowledge in such a nice way!

Randa W.

Canada
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Oct 24/17

On a recent trip to Venice we had the pleasure of being guided by Giovanna G. Of course we did all the tourist sites but she also took us to parts of the city where there were not so many tourists. She is very knowledgeable, and delightful to spend time with. The only thing I would suggest is if you want to visit the Jewish Ghetto don't do it on the same day as a city tour, as Giavanna suggested but we didn't listen! It needs its own time, not rushed. Giavanna is a great guide, we loved our day.

Jane Mann

United Kingdom
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Oct 20/17

Absolutely Amazing! Giovanna is a kind, considerate guide who really loves Venice. We thoroughly enjoyed our day with her. Thank you Giovanna

Heather Briggs

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Oct 11/17

Giovanna was terrific! She accommodated our change of schedule and was so gracious to our small group. She shared her knowledge and love of Venice and took us to parts we never would have seen. She's the best!

Camelia Allen

Aurora, CO, United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Oct 7/17

We had a wonderful day with Giovanna. She really knew the area well. She has a delightful spirit, and was able to educate us about the area we are staying in and also about Venice. Really enjoyed exploring Murano island and seeing the beautiful.

Michael Reiman

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Sep 15/17

Giovanna was an excellent local tour guide. She is knowledgeable about the region and history. She was patient with us, taking time for a few side trips to the fish market and the view from the top of the Fondaco dei Tedeschi and helping with my Italian. Giovanna extended the tour for us while we selected and negotiated some custom glassware in Murano.

Michael Cain

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Sep 11/17

We really liked Giovanna. She met us at the train station and helped us to our hotel. The visit to Murano was a highlight. She met all our needs for the tour and are very satisfied.

Rebecca Baergen

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Aug 4/17

Giovanna met us at our hotel and gave us a personalized tour of Venice and Murano Island. It was extremely hot that day and she was very accommodating in trying to keep us in cooler areas and in the shade. We had a pleasant tour of parts of Venice before going to Murano island where we had an awesome experience with watching the masters in glass art. We had a really wonderful day and I would recommend her as a tour guide with enthusiasm and without reservation.

Erik Letko

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 9/17

Giovanna met us (family of 4) early in the morning and, from the moment our tour started, she filled us with fascinating information about Venice, its history, culture, people, geography, future. Her knowledge seemed endless as was her energy. Per our request, we were able to experience much of Venice without ever getting caught up in the Venice-tourist crowds. Traveling for us is about exploring, and Giovanna allowed us to discover Venice in a way most never will.

Elias Mizrachi

Panama
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 14/17

Sam Pincus

Las vegas, NV, United States
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Tour: #246806, Venice walking and boat tour: Saint Mark's square, Saint George's island, Rialto, Cannaregio, Dorsoduro, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 7/17

lots of walking but we saw the major "must see" things in Venice. Giovanna was excellent... well organized, spoke English well, VERY knowledgeable and personable.

Adam Filipkowski

Poland
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: May 6/17

Giovanna has been like a good friend to us. We spent with her the most amazing 6 hours in Venice. She was very accommodating and flexible with her tour. She knows her city and she knows how to convey this knowledge to her visitors. She was like a good friend whom one hasn't seen in a while and then met up with in one of the most original cities in Italy. She was a pleasure to be around.

Peggy Cannon

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Feb 22/17

Darryn Wolff

San Francisco, CA, United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice walking tour, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Nov 11/16

She was amazing and we throughly enjoyed our tour!!

Arnel Domingo

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Nov 6/16

Qing Pan

China
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Nov 4/16

I booked the tour on very short notice and was not sure if I could get a tour. But Giovanna was fast in response and flexible to meet our needs. She is highly qualified, patient, nice, responsible and very passionated to her profession. She is so far our best guide in all different countries.

Michael Tobey

United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Sep 4/16

Giovanna responded to a relatively late request to set up a customized tour for me and my wife and she responded in a big way. Great suggestions based on our interests, efficient use of our time and a engaging personality combined to give us another top rated Tours by Local experience. I recommend Giovanni to any visitor to Venice whether it be a first time visitor or a returning visitor.

Tracy Allard

Coppell, TX, United States
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Aug 14/16

This tour gave us exactly what we were looking for; an overview of Venice so that we could better decide how to spend the rest of our time in the city. Giovanna was a lovely host with excellent English and was a pleasure to spend the day with. She was very knowledgeable about local history and art and gave us recommendations for other things to do over the next 2 days we had in Venice based on what we showed interest in during our time together, and she was spot on!

Rosely W Singer

Brazil
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Tour: #246806, An unforgettable day- Venice and Murano, Venice, Veneto, Italy    
Date: Jul 23/16

Good

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