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Description: My tours are conceived for small groups, families, single travellers...
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.
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Very informative and friendly guide - highly recommended

I only had 1.5 days in Siena and found Barbara on Trip Advisor the day before I arrived. I'm so glad to have been able to arrange the 2hour private walking tour. Barbara is very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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English first
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I only had 1.5 days in Siena and found Barbara on Trip Advisor the day before I arrived. I'm so glad to have been able to arrange the 2hour private walking tour. Barbara is very enthusiastic about her city which rubs off on you, making you love it as well! The history and stories she told were very interesting and... More 

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San Diego, California
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48 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Just finished a 3hr tour with Barbara, walking around Siena. Glad I found her on here and we did this. The town itself is very quaint and worth a visit. We are staying here just one night, and while is can probably be very nice just wandering around the cobblestone streets and alleys and wiling away a few hours sitting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were only in Siena for 2 nights and wanted to get a good understanding of the city and it's history and I found this site on TripAdvisor a couple of weeks before we visited and had never had a private guide before so we were unsure of what to expect. We were very pleasantly surprised. Our guide Barbara met... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We were a group of 6 friends on a short tour of the region. We wanted a taste of the real Siena over a half day visit and with Barbara we really got that . She loves and lives the town .She showed us how the town breathes and the history guides the day to day actions of the people.... More 

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Drums, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Barbara was fabulous! We did a full day tour with her and she provided so much insight and education we never could have gained on our own. Walking this beautiful city was the best way to truly experience it and having a friendly, enthusiastic resident of the city to narrate all we saw and share her personal experiences with us... More 

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Lugoj, Romania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 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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