Liz MccabeUnited Kingdom
Friendly true Venetian who shared his passion and knowledge of this beautiful city eloquently. Helped us discover Venice off the beaten track! We asked for an alternative tour and got exactly what we wanted.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thank you !!
Superb behind the scenes tour of Venice in 2 hours - away from the crowds and a chance to ask all the questions you want about this truly unique place from an actual Venetian. Ermanno is informative, interesting, funny and considerate - with 30 years experience in the tourism business as well. But it's his insider knowledge, and his passion for his home city, that makes this tour really special. Worth every penny - has whetted our appetite for a second visit.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you wonderful family !!
Loved this tour - so good to steer away from the crowds and see where the the real Venetians live. Ermanno was fabulous; so much information about the history, culture and people of Venice. We had our 3 children (22, 19, 16) and they really enjoyed it too. Would definitely recommend.
Shan GastineauUnited States
Ermanno is smart, energetic and native Venetian, so he knew all the great stories and history. We would highly recommend this tour with him to anyone and be prepared to be entertained.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much wonderful people !!
Anthony LodatoUnited States
Our tour with Ermanno did not disappoint. It was our first time in Venice and he did a wonderful job acquainting us with this beautiful city!!! He kept our children (ages 10 and 12) engaged and interested throughout the tour. We were all so thankful for his knowledge and love of Venice, it was contagious!!!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much to you and your children, very nice people....
Robert Hubbardlakeland, MINNESOTA, United States
Excellent. Highly recommend.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: thank you very much!!!
Jeff ApplebaumBellaire, TX, United States
Ermanno was polite and knowledgable. He gave us a wonderful tour around Venice, even adding 45 mins to accommodate a few extra sights. Ermanno also gave us a CD with vintage photos of Venice, very cool!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You ..wonderful people !!
Fabiola DominguezUnited States
Ermanno is all you can expect of a tour guide plus more. Already was waiting for us at our meeting location. The knowledge that Ermanno has about his Venice is outstanding, he easily accommodated to our schedule and pace, as a local resident of Venice he was able to show us parts of the city that we were not aware of its existence. Without a doubt we highly recommend Ermanno, if you are planning to visit Venice, Italy. Best wishes and thanks to Ermanno, Fabiola & Jorge
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Molte Grazie !!!!
John GoodaleUnited States
Did a great job of leading at our pace. Got us away from the noise and busyness of the crowds to show us what felt like Venice at a deeper, more authentic level than many probably experienced on that day. Would highly recommend! Thanks for providing this service that gave us the experience we were hoping for in Venice,
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you John..and thank at all the Group !!
Excellent tour with Ermanno who was very competent, pleasant and informative.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, nice people.
Jean LinkUnited Kingdom
We really enjoyed our tour with Ermanno! He gave acclimated us to Venice and gave us lessons on the history of Venice. :-) We are a family group (kids ages 9 to 15) and Ermanno kept both us and the kids engaged and interested the entire time.
We had a wonderful day with Ermanno. He is a genuine Venetian, passionate about his city and showed us off beaten corners of amazing Venice as we requested. You cannot go wrong by booking a tour with him.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, you are wonderful people.
Micky Moe Mya MyaMyanmar
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You very much !!You are wonderful people.
David BjornsonMissoula, MONTANA, United States
Very personal, very communicative, sensitive to my desires and preferences. I felt as if I had a very personal tourguide to the wonderful city of Venice. I heartily recommend it!
Auralee SeylerUnited States
Ermanno was very accommodating in taking our limitations into consideration when arranging our tour.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, always you ' ll welcome to Venice.
Amy BellinUnited States
Ermanno was fantastic! Very knowledgable, patient and friendly. We went beyond time limit, and he went with us on water bus back to our hotel to make sure we didn't get lost. Would highly recommend him for your private tours. A. Bellin California
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you very much !!
Charles DugganUnited States
A disappointing tour. Ermanno was unenthusuastic, and negative about Venice early and often. We get it, Venice is just a tourist city now, but we didn't need to hear how awful the situation has become for the locals. Especially in light of the fact that we are, of course, tourists ourselves. Ermanno needs to gain perspective, and realize that chastizing tourists (his clients) does not make for an enjoyable tour. Did not engage the kids at all. Regrettable.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am pretty sure this was a misunderstanding.
TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: Traveler comments were passed on to Ermanno's guide support manager who will re-assess his English skills accordingly.
We had a 3 hour tour of Cannaregio as well as San Marco area, which for us was a very nice combination. Ermanno ('one of the last Venetians') was very eager to show us the authentic Venice, not overloaded by tourism. He made clear that Venice has become 'Venice Land', a place for tourists and hardly anymore for Venetians. It gave a rather sad perspective to the beautiful city. Meanwhile Ermanno also showed us many very nice and interesting details that opened up Venetian history.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank You Ingrid...from "One of the last Venetians"!!!!