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Freya's Florence Private Tours

Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39-349-0748907
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Ranked #22 of 326 Activities in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Freya Middleton is a private tour guide of Florence with ten years of experience. Renaissance Art...
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Type: Private tours, Sightseeing Tours
Owner description: Freya Middleton is a private tour guide of Florence with ten years of experience. Renaissance Art History undergraduate and postgraduate degrees provide the solid foundation for her knowledge of the monuments and sites, and this, mixed with abundant enthusiasm, humour and a genuine love for Italy make Freya's Florence tours a memorable and thoroughly enjoyable experience. Specialising in all ages and covering artistic, historical and gastronomic interests. Full and half day options.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Great experience from the start. I inquired via email and all questions and arrangements were promptly answered and made. Our private day consisted of two galleries, a market tour and a cheese/cured meats/wine tasting concluded with gelato. Sashia was incredible. She is so passionate about the art. She would build us up to the piece before we saw it. She... More 

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We loved our Freyas Florence walking tour. Our guide Sara was passionate about Renaissance art, and helped to bring alive the stories and the spirit of Renaissance Florence. Our two teenage boys (who know little of art or history) really enjoyed the tour, and learned a lot. This tour really helped to enrich the remainder of our time in Florence.... More 

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My family and I came to Florence not knowing what to expect from such a beautiful city. We toured with Ann and she told us everything we needed to know about Florence; this tour is the best, and most informative tour I've ever been on. I came home to confidently beat my artist friends with Italian art history facts. I... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We toured with Freya, and from the moment we met her, we hung on her every word. She made Art History and the Renaissance come alive for us. I believe another reviewer said "Freya is Florence" and that is absolutely accurate. Her passion for art and the renaissance is something to be experienced for yourself, so treat yourself to a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This tour was definitely money well spent. We thoroughly enjoyed it and so did our two college aged kids. Our guide, Helen, did a great job and even helped us get tickets to the Uffizi and made recommendations on where else we should go. She customized our tour to our interests. This was definitely one of the highlights of our... More 

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Brisbane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

There are tour guides and there are tour guides. We've seen them all - the boring, the bad, the mediocre - some are good - some are very good. However superlatively above them all was Sara. An obviously proud native Florentine, engaging, very knowledgeable, amusing, Sara kept us (including the 3 teenage Brissies) entertained throughout a long day of Florence... More 

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Fort Myers, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We booked Frey for two half-day tours on our stay in Florence. We wanted to get an orientation and then get a deeper dive after we had been through the city. Frye herself led the first tour and we were absolutely delighted. She is charming, articulate, funny and very knowledgeable, but best of all, she is able to put it... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We got so much more out of our time when we did a half day tour with Helen. Her expertise (academic and painter) may have been visible but she delivered her stories in a warm style with a fun sense of irony too. Highly, highly recommended.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We were in Florence for a quick 2 nights so we wanted to plan a full day of touring to catch all the major sites and history. After a lot of research, I was attracted to Freya's tours because she offered a lot of flexibility with the itinerary. We wanted to see both the Uffizi and Michelangelo's David, as well... More 

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Woodstock, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Our group of seven family members booked a private tour of the Uffizi Gallery with Freya's Florence Tours on Wednesday afternoon, October 29, 2014, and it was a fantastic way to experience the Uffizi. Our tour guide was Ann: she was warm, friendly and very knowledgeable - and she introduced us to the world of Italian Renaissance art in an... More 

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