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The Venice Experience Backstreet Tour, Italy

 
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Belle's pictureby Belle Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 4th of October, 2010
When we decided to visit Venice we booked in advance a tour of the small alleys and narrower canals of the city. The Venice Experience Backstreet Tour gave us a glimpse on the more private and intimate side of the famous city.

Though maybe a bit expensive (fees for food and transportation not included) it was a worthwhile experience. We saw Venice in another light, not the popular, famous and touristy side of the city but a more traditional and intimate aspect that cannot be experienced by visiting only the major attractions of the city.

Address:
Venice, Italy

Price:
175 EUR/person

On the web:
http://www.theveniceexperience.com/

 
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