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Freya's Florence Private Tours

Piazza della Repubblica, 50123 Florence, Italy
+39-349-0748907
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Ranked #22 of 322 Activities in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Owner description: Freya Middleton is a private tour guide of Florence with ten years of experience. Renaissance Art...
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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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London
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96 reviews 96 reviews
13 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
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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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were lucky enough to have Sara take us around the Uffizi for two hours. We were travelling with my parents and our 3 girls aged 10,7 and 5. Sara's ability to keep everyone engaged was truly amazing we really enjoyed our tour. Having been to the uffizi many years ago by myself this was soo much more interesting and... More 

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Ringoes, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We had a private walking tour with Joanna and she was wonderful. This is the only way to see and learn about Florence as far as I am concerned. The amount of information that she knows is amazing. She can virtually answer any question that you ask. I highly recommend booking a tour with this company.

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Nashville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

On July 30, 2014, my wife, daughter and I had an outstanding tour of Florence. Freya herself guided us through the narrow streets of Florence impressing us with her deep knowledge of this Renaissance gem, her wonderful Australian humor and her flexibility. She earned a Masters in Art History in Florence which makes her particularly qualified to share the rich... More 

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Pleasanton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

For first-time visitors to Florence it was very helpful to have a guide through this ancient and beautiful city. Sara, a native Florentine, shared her passion of history, art and architecture for six hours and never lost her enthusiasm. We were educated, entertained and enthralled by her knowledge of the Medici to Michelangelo. I highly recommend this tour and especially... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Excellent choice in a tour of Florence. Our guide was Rachel and it was like having our own private art historian with us. Perfect English, very knowledgable and friendly. Extremely educational tour, got right into the museums, took us to a wonderful place for lunch, and we do not hesitate to recommend this tour company to anyone. Completely worth the... More 

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St. George, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Our guide Jo met us at our apartment and proceeded to take us on a wonderful journey through Florence. Her knowledge of the history, architecture and art was mind boggling. Tales of ancient families, feuds, folklore and her obvious passion for Florence made for a great experience. We couldn't have found a better tour guide. Thank you to Freya's Florence... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We spent a day and a half with Lisa as our guide - she was fantastic! This was our first time to Florence, so we knew we wanted a guide to help us explore and understand the city. On one day we did the Florence Overture tour, with the Accademia, and then the next day we did a 1/2 day... More 

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