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Address: Via Dupre 3, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 710 3833
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Description: My name is Gianni. I am a Ph.D. geologist, certified nature guide and tour...
My name is Gianni. I am a Ph.D. geologist, certified nature guide and tour operator. Let me show you around the undiscovered Tuscany and set up your trip.I organize active tours. You will be able to enjoy beautiful walks in the countryside and through small villages, interact with the locals and sample great food and wines in Tuscany and Italy. I am a 43 year old resident, so passionate about my country. Only private tours or small group joinable tours. No bus crazy crowds! Let me put together a great active and cultural vacation for you and your friends. Please read my reviews.
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Outstanding guide, wonderful experience!

This five day trip through some of Tuscany's most beautiful landscape is something I will never forget. One of the main reason for this trip to be such a great experience was the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Reykjavik, Iceland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This five day trip through some of Tuscany's most beautiful landscape is something I will never forget. One of the main reason for this trip to be such a great experience was the tourguide Gianni Stanghellini. We were travelling in a group of 19 persons and his personal approach and care for the group made this an unforgettable trip for... More 

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Kopavogur, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Travelled with a group of 19 people to Siena and Pienza, with Gianni as our guide for five days. The tour was excellent in all respects and well organized. Our walking distance varied from 6 to 16 km. per day and all walks were very interesting and filled with useful and interesting information from our guide. I found Gianni to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Gianni, a geologist turned fabulous tour guide, is nothing shy of everything said about him in all the previous reviews. While travelling through the back roads of Tuscany, immersing ourselves in the charm of rolling hills, wheat fields, sunflower patches and secluded villages, we stopped by a tiny little stone church with pagan symbols carved on the walls. It was... More 

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corowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our outstanding guide Gianni, delivered a magnificent, personalized walking tour one of which I can highly recommend and will never forget! 8 days of getting to know Sienna and the surrounds of Tuscany while walking the vineyards, villages and hills experiencing fabulous local foods and exploring historic towns. We were two Aussie ladies that had the time of our life,... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Tania, I can only say fun fun fun... you have been wonderful guests; I felt very comfortable at suggesting changes in the itinerary based on what I imagined would have been your interests. Easy easy easy and lots of laughs. I really hope to see the two of you again and explore other parts of this beautiful country. Arrivederci,... More 

sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

For a unique experience of local rural and historic town life in Tuscany I can wholeheartedly recommend the Walking in Tuscany Tour. What made this tour exceptional for me is Gianni, the very personable tour operator, organised my 9 day programme so that everyday I experienced a unique aspect of what it means to live in Tuscany. More importantly, I... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Gregory, when you first booked my guided walking tour, since you were traveling on your own, I thought "well, it will be hard to find topics to entertain one solo traveler for so long". Not true! Time flied. Officially I was the guide. In the end we both have got new friends. A presto! Gianni More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We chose Walk About Tuscany for the flexibility it provided and Gianni's ability to accommodate our quirky needs from diet to dexterity. But this guided tour of Tuscany was much more than we imagined. Gianni is gifted in so many ways - thoughtful and thought provoking as he engaged us in conversations about the fascinating history, art, landscape, and politics... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear Vick, in my 15 year long career I have learned that being flexible is what makes my guests feeling comfortable. Being a private tour it is easy to change program anytime according to your needs; and, on top of that, I am a flexible person. Can't help it! I have enjoyed your stimulating company and our talks about politics,... More 

Deer River, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

In October 2014, along with two other couples, my wife and I spent 7 days walking with Gianni in Tuscany. The six of us have traveled together on other occasions. From the moment we met Gianni he made us feel comfortable. His knowledge of the history, culture, politics, geography and geology of the area was extensive and deep. The accommodations... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear timg, I still remember the walk in Valdorcia ending with a thermal spring bath with three of you. So relaxing! Just perfect :-) I can't wait to walk with you and the other couples in the Bella Italia some other time. Ciao! Gianni More 

Kansas City, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

You should stop what you are doing and e-mail Gianni right now as this will be the best tour you will ever go on! We were a group of 6 who booked Gianni for 5 days of touring the Tuscan countryside in November. We based ourselves out of Sienna (staying at Hotel Italia which I recommend) and had a new... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Dear tcl, thank you very much for your amazing review. My time with you and your family has been a memorable time. I am very happy that you described my service as "authentic" and "accommodating". That's exactly the way I want to lead all my tours, seeking for authenticity of the experience and relax of my walking guests. This said... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

You'll have to look up Gianni when you visit Tuscany. A local in Siena, Geologist and Historian...and an absolute gentleman as well! Even our 3 kids, ages 10, 13, 16, were awed by his knowledge and charmed by his easy nature. We had possibly the best day in our 2 weeks in Italy and will certainly look him up again... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Ciao Mark! As soon as we met I had the good vibes from you and your wife. The day was a little rainy but I felt it was not a problem for you. Very much "easy going". The good vibes were confirmed as the day went on. It's not difficult to guide people like you: you all were so avid... More 

Millburn, New Jersey, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

When we decided to include Tuscany in our itinerary for our trip to Italy, I did some research on private walking tours through Tuscany. We had learned from previous trips that having a private tour guide truly maximized the enjoyment of the experience for us. I found Walk About Tuscany and Gianni Stanghellini online and loved his description of the... More 

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WalkAboutTuscany, Owner at Walk About Tuscany Private Tours, responded to this review

Ciao Roz, I am amazed by your great review. I must have said this more times but when I am guiding I really feel like the ambassador of my homeland. It is such a pride to represent my country and my country's traditions so I really hope I did it well. Hopefully I will see you again on another walking... More 

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Additional Information about Walk About Tuscany Private Tours

Address: Via Dupre 3, 53100 Siena, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 710 3833
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Siena
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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