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Siena Tours

Siena, Italy
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Ranked #15 of 48 activities in Siena
Type: Tours
Owner description: My tours are conceived for small groups, families, single travellers interested in making their holiday a real experience of life, out of crowded and... more » Owner description: My tours are conceived for small groups, families, single travellers interested in making their holiday a real experience of life, out of crowded and unpersonal standard guided tours. Structured on the visitor's main interest, from art to food, my tours are based on a deep knowledge of the area and on a fifteen years experience in communication. « less
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Lugoj, Romania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Center of study for one of the best universities in Europe, it is not just recognised for the quality of study, and even for greatness and structure of the buildings of the medieval times. the Cities like that it's part of culture of the great Roman imperium who ruled the south Europe for more than 800 years. A city that... More

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india
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

another medevial city with a cathedral and duomo.also well known for piazza del campo which is famous for the palio.the city,streets,was full of buzz...people just walking to the cathedral to the piazza,to restaurants ,loads of shops some of them being designer shops.saw some shops selling posters-a closer look showed different kinds of door knobs.at first i didn't understand why would... More

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Boston
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Barbara did an evening tour for me, and after spending time with her I felt as though I really understood the people of Siena. I was even explaining the finer aspects of the Palio to other Italians later in my trip! Siena really has a very interesting history with respect to the 17 contrade, and everyone born in Siena belongs... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

My mother and I had only 1 day to spend in Siena. That's why I chose to hire Barbara as our guide. It was by far the best decision I made during our 10 day trip to Italy. Barbara has such an intimate and personal relationship with the city. She brings the history and culture to life. Siena is an... More

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

I am very happy to be in Tuscany, especially in Siena. Nice place for relax, delicious meals and drinks in historic centre. Very kind people, unique view from our hotel Palazzo di Valli. I have to recommend so lovely accommodation during the stay in Siena. Its garden is really the most beautiful! I love this place. CHE VOGLIO VIVERE IN... More

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Hazel Bluff
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Barbara did a fantastic job of conveying the rich history of Siena and the values of people who live there. Siena appears to be trying to hold on to a sense of community and to keep a focus on family values. Something that many communities are at risk of losing. Barbara has a wealth of knowledge to share concerning all... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2012

Barbara is a Siena native -- and it really shows. Her walking tours includes much personal knowlege of Siena -- in excellent English. I think her touring approach is perfect for small groups -- say two to six people. Unlike large group touring, which goes from spot to spot in gaggles, small group touring is best done in ongoing walking... More

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Ann Arbor
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012

Our tour of Siena was the highlight of our visit to Italy. Barbara is an amazing tour guide. Siena is her home town and her love of the history, culture and people of Siena made our stay there so much more meaningful and rich. Through Barbara's narrative we could visualize life in this medieval town in both the past and... More

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Barbara C, Proprietario at Siena Tours, responded to this review

Dear friends, if you want to reserve a guided tour with me you can still find me at the following adress: info@toursinsiena.com More

Halifax, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

As the operator of a small culinary tour company, I've come to rely on Barbara for our Siena tours. Barbara delivers a level of enthusiasm and unparalleled knowledge of Siena (as well as San Gimigiano). Barbara is very dependable and adapts to the needs of each group.

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Baltimore, Maryland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2011

Barbara made the history, culture, and people of Siena come alive during our 2 hour walking tour of this beautiful medieval town. Her passion and enthusiasm for her hometown and its unique traditions made all the difference. As a member of the "Goose" Contrada, Barbara arranged a private tour of their museum. This was the highlight of our tour. She... More

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