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Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39-349-0748907
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Description: Freya Middleton is a private tour guide of Florence with ten years of...
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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Excellent Private Tour and Overview of Florence

Suzanne was our American Tour Guide and she was so positive and enthusiastic. We loved how she engaged the kids (16, 19 and 22) in the art and history of Florence. We wanted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Suzanne was our American Tour Guide and she was so positive and enthusiastic. We loved how she engaged the kids (16, 19 and 22) in the art and history of Florence. We wanted someone who was articulate and could walk at a quick pace and pack as much into 3 hours as she could and she delivered! Thank you Freya's... More 

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Jupiter, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We booked a 3 hour tour in downtown Florence, concentrating on MIchaelangelo. Our guide was an American expat, Sylvia, who was totally responsive and helpful, and intermingled facts and historical lore throughout this walking tour. The tour began at our hotel then off to the Oltrarno, the Piazza della Signoria, the Academia, and the Medici chapel. Highly recommended!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Lisa was our guide for the Uffizi for Families tour. She was extremely well informed, spoke perfect English and really brought alive the history and art Of the Uffizi. We have three teenagers and although the private 2 hour tour was expensive it was well worth the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Everything was smooth and lovely on a 3 hour tour with Joanna! We were 4 families with children ages 8-12. Our guide did a great job of keeping the kids interested, adjusting the content to the right level and showing all the great sights.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

May 24, 2015 - Thank you to Freya and Elisa for putting together two days of custom tours for my husband who wanted a Dante's Inferno Dan Brown tour as we have been to Florence numerous times, and his brother and wife who were first timers. Elisa knew exactly what to suggest to keep the sightseeing itineraries interesting and new... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

My wife and I and two boys, ages 14 and 11 went to Italy for the first time this summer. We were advised by some people that our kids might be bored sightseeing in Italy. We contacted Freya to arrange private tours, hoping this would make some of the attractions more interesting to our kids. During our four days in... More 

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Remich, Luxembourg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We took two tours thanks to Freya. The first one was with 6 members of the family aged 10 - 72. It was fabulous. Sara was so passionate about her city that she managed to convey her enthousiasm and the wonders of Florence to even a 10 year old and a potentially moody teenager. It is an experience that will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I've been to Florence many times but not with my family, who prefer active vacations and activities than urban culture. I reached out to Freya, asking for a tour that made the greatest Renaissance city in the world come alive - someone who could explain the mix of politics, religion and art. She had Nicholas lead us around - and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Our guide was Joanna and she was magnificent. British with an incredible command of Florence and all of the museums and collection. We were traveling with 4 children ages 3-14 and she was great engaging them. After 22 days with 8 different guides we found the best. So. "When in Florence call Joanna" I can't wait to return

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Edina, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had booked a tour with Freya's Florence Tours. Highly recommend booking a tour guide, especially if you want to go to museum. Helped minimize the wait to get in with a tour guide. We hardly had to wait in line to see Michelangelo's famous statue of David. Our guide Sara was truly wonderful and knowledgeable. We were a family... More 

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Address: Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39-349-0748907
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence>  > Duomo

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city. The historic center is characterized by the immensity of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city as it was in ancient times, with maids walking in the main square and horses carrying coaches. Nowadays, roads are busy with street artists. Rustic Tuscan bakeries give way to fashion shops; just stop for a few minutes in the middle of Piazza della Repubblica to enjoy the colors and sweet melody of the carousel that will bring back great memories from anyone’s childhood.
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