I am a fully qualified Florence tour guide. I was born in Tuscany and have lived here all my life. I can provide walking tours throughout Florence and guided tours to all the museums in Florence, including the ' skip-the-line' guided Uffizi Gallery and Accademia Museum tour. I offer private tours for groups, families and individuals, but if you prefer you can join a small group and take advantage of a reduced tour price in this way. Why don't you experience Florence with me, your official guide, and I'm sure you'll find that my tours are both informative and very enjoyable!
Why choose to visit Florence with a local tour guide?
It's definitely a way to establish closer contact with the true city - not a superficial glimpse or one influenced by stereotypes. It is also useful to save time, without getting lost in the frantic consultation of written guides, and it also allows you to discover places less known but equally fascinating, by taking unusual routes, off the beaten track of the mass tourist circuit. Through the guidance of those who grew up and live here, you can discover the true face of this unforgettable city!
Guided tours and itineraries contained in this web-site were designed and chosen on the basis of common expectations of those who want to visit Florence, but are just some of many that a city so rich in history, art and tradition has to offer.
Therefore I'll be most delighted to accommodate your personal requirements and arrange a guided tour tailored specifically to your needs, carefully considering your requirements of time, age, and interests. And please do not hesitate to contact me if you need a suggestion to organize your stay!
...Florence is a city to visit at least once in your lifetime. It's a dream come true for millions of visitors each year flocking to the art galleries, churches, monuments, gardens and Renaissance palaces. All the historical centre of Florence is under the patronage of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The collections of art are priceless - just think of all the statues of Michelangelo that you can find in Florence, as well as the paintings by Botticelli and Raphael. Consider also the dome of the Cathedral, universally considered as a masterpiece of all times. And then think that Dante Alighieri was born in Florence, and that Florence generated the Renaissance itself.
Take a stroll through the medieval alleys between the tower houses, once the scene of bloody clashes between the warring faction. Walk to the Ponte Vecchio found amidst the glittering gold shops and then follow the Vasari Corridor and the path of the Grand Duchy. Continue on to reach the Oltrarno hills and look down and see the unexpected views of the red roofs of clay...
Florence indeed harbours many surprises, every corner is a discovery and a piece of history itself...