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Guide in Siena

Address: loc il poggiolo 1, 53035, Italy
Phone Number: +393386114618
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Ranked #289 of 1,298 Activities in Tuscany
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Owner description: Viviana Girola (guideinsiena), REGIONE TOSCANA licenced tourist guide in the province of Siena...
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Owner description: Viviana Girola (guideinsiena), REGIONE TOSCANA licenced tourist guide in the province of Siena, lives in Tuscany in a medieval village near Monteriggioni. With her you can visit and appreciate Siena, measure the height of the towers in San Gimignano, drive through the Classic Chianti area, taste the Brunello wine in Montalcino, discover Pienza and Montepulciano, learn everything about the Francigena way. Book a guided tour with guideinsiena,you'll get a key to reading this gorgeous territory!

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

A group of 8 family members had a 3-hour walking tour of central Siena with Viviana Girola in the afternoon of August 11th. She was friendly, knowledgeable and spoke excellent English (very helpful since we knew only scattered words in Italian). She provided a great introduction to the city. As we were there the week that the Palio was taking... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My sister and I had one day to see Siena. We spent a half day with Viviana and she was excellent! It was definitely worth paying for a tour guide to get to hear all of the history of the city and see so many interesting things that we never would have found without her. I would definitely recommend Viviana... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Viviana is a highly educated , knowledgable and enthusiatic guide who showed us the beauty of the small Tuscan towns surrounding Siena. Her English is excellent and she was able to answer all of our questions .Her perfect time management allowed us to see and enjoy all the locations we desired to visit .

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Racine, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013

Last week we (family of 6 including my mom who is 70 and my three children ages 9 to 13) took a day trip to Siena from Rome and took a half day tour with Viviana. It had always been my mom's dream to visit Siena. I didn't want to take a chance that we could do it justice all... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

When staying in Florence , let one day to have a nice trip to Siena . Everything in this village is ART . From the coloured lamposts on the ancient walls , to the original buildings . Traffic is restricted , so vans from tours or private cars have to park outside the city . You have a main street... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Siena with Viviana. She was so attentive to our needs, allowing us to rest in the shade while she got tickets or maps for us. She provided meaningful narrative inside the Duomo and the pace was good with enough stops to rest from the hilly streets. She took us through some back streets... More 

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Siena with Viviana. We included a visit inside the Duomo with her and it was so much more meaningful than just going in on your own. The pace was good with enough stops to rest from the hilly streets. Her commentary throughout was excellent - we used headphones so she could talk during... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Dario Castagno is the perfect guide to give you great information about Chianti wine and at the same time showing you all the history associated with it. He is very pleasant, funny and interesting. The wine tour included a delicious lunch He has written some good books; light, funny easy readers.( Too much Tuscan wine) He also gives very interesting... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

My adult family and I were challenged relative to limited time that we had for our vacation together. Siena was a definite must. And I now can state another definite "must;" that of having a Siena tour from Viviana. In addition to being friendly and accommodating, Viviana is knowledgable and a wise choice for seasoned travelers who wish to effectively... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

We hired Federica for a private two-hour walking tour of Siena. She is a lovely person, very warm and knowledgeable. A private guide can be an expensive luxury, but well worth mixing in with group tours and self-guided walks in order to get the most out of a visit to Tuscany. If your budget allows, and Federica is available, we... More 

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