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Discover Venice with your kids and ..gelato tasting!

If you are visiting Venice with your family this is the perfect tour for you! Choose this Venice Family Friendly tour, an orientation tour in the form of Scavenger/Treasure Hunt inspired  with game booklet, street time quiz looking for symbols and details including with reward at the end! The itinerary of my Venice kids tour […]

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Vecia col morter, san Marco, Lucia guida turistica Venezia

Conoscete Ea Vecia col Morter?

Questa è la storia della popolana che riuscì a sbaragliare la rivolta di Bajamonte Tiepolo! Non male! Tra le fine del Duecento e l’inizio del Trecento a Venezia era in corso una lotta per la conquista del potere tra alcuni esponenti delle famiglie patrizie e quelle della cosiddetta “media borghesia” che si erano arricchite con […]

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Today we met a wonderful puppeteer !

-Venice Family friendly and kids tour – Today I run a special your with an amazing Australian family (go Australia!)! We enjoyed a private tour including a visit to a very exclusive and nostalgic puppet atelier. It’s a true hidden gem that you can only visit by appointment. Your kids can play with the many […]

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January 6th – Italy Epiphany Celebration day

In Italy the Epiphany celebration is a national holiday that is celebrated on January 6. The Feast of the Epiphany traditionally commemorates when The Magi, known as The Three Wise Men or The Three Kings, visited Jesus. As the story goes The Three Wise Men visited Jesus in the manger bringing with them gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. […]

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The Pugni bridge

Departing from Campo San Barnaba turn left, after a short walk along the fondamenta, you will come to the “barca”. Have you ever seen a floating fruit and vegetable shop? In the past the citizens of were “divided” into 2 different factions, the Catsellani and the Nicolotti. Clashes were frequent and often took place on […]

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Discover the historical Venice Jewish Ghetto & Vibrant Cannaregio with Lucia your licensed tour guide

Avoid the tourist trail and explore a lesser known and magnificent secret corner of the floating city, Cannaregio. Discover why and where the Serenissima forced the Jewish people of Venice to live under strict rule and how they lived for centuries. As we explore the beautiful streets, we can see the 5 Synagogues, and I […]

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Venice for blind visitors – Thank you Dori!

Blind travelers can be intimidated by travelling and reaching our Venice too. It's certainly possible to enjoy Venice, thanks to the beautiful Dori and Ervin coming from Hungary, my colleague Federica (Isola Tour association) and I had the opportunity to create a route to visit in 2 different appointment the Gallerie dell'Accademia museum, Palazzo Mocenigo [...]

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Hi! I am Lucia – Venice walks and tours

Hi! I am Lucia, a tour guide, an art historian but first of all a truly lover of Venice! Everytime I have the opportunity to meet travellers  I feel really lucky to live in such a magic place like Venice, having the possibility to share my passion and love for this city with curious people! […]

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