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Guided Florence Tours

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Address: Via Nazionale 24, 50123, Florence, Italy
Phone Number: 00393287521221
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Paola Angelini, tour guide since 1998, founded Guided Florence Tours to...

Paola Angelini, tour guide since 1998, founded Guided Florence Tours to show everybody her love of Florence, so to show how the Renaissance is so contemporary and how much we can learn from art. See, feel and experience Florence from the inside, with different iteneraries that will leave you with lasting memories. You can have a personalized tour, or you can sign up to join a small groups (min 4 max 12 people): city and museum tours.

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$57.10*
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Small Group Discovery Tour of Florence
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$60.52*
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Afternoon Small-Group Uffizi Gallery Tour

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Full of information, rich depth from an expert!

If you want to understand Florence you must take this tour, Paola was excellent, we covered buildings, banking, trade, social and political history! This is a very small group so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Eileen M
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you want to understand Florence you must take this tour, Paola was excellent, we covered buildings, banking, trade, social and political history! This is a very small group so you can ask questions and discuss what you see. I cannot recommend this tour enough, when I go back I will be going on another tour with Paola! The tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paola was excellent. She was very knowledgeable and helpful. She was able to keep our teenage children (18,16 and 14) engaged and interested.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

Our private guided tour of the David and Florence was absolutely one of the highlights of our trip. Paola was so knowledgeable and friendly and it felt more like being lead through the tour by one of your favorite college professors - in the best way - than just an average tour guide. We feel like we got to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Before traveling to Florence I read many reviews of potential guides. We had spent time in Florence before and I wanted an experience different from the standard highlights tours. I wanted someone especially knowledgeable about art history with an academic grounding, who would also be a pleasure to be with. Paola Migliorini of Guided Florence stood out and I contacted... More 

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Roseville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Our guide, Daniela, was fabulous! She was extremely knowledgeable and sincerely enthusiastic about the history of Florence. I would highly recommend Guided Florence Tours and be sure to request Daniela for your visit to Florence!

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Florence, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Excellent walking tour. Well worth the money. Not one of the many large group tours where it's difficult to hear the guide. We had 5 people total plus the very knowledgable guide. She was willing to customize the tour for our needs and was very personable.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

organizing a privat tour for my picky art-friends group, i was more than happy having chosen Paola! everything was perfect and interesting from the 1st second until the end. even the rain could not shadow the tour ;-)

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

Paola was easily the best tour guide we had during our stay in Italy. It's quite simple - she has a wonderful ability to communicate lots of information in an easily digestible way. Two hours in, and you are still interested and still engaged. She doesn't overwhelm you, and in this sense her tour is carefully considered from the viewpoint... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

My husband and I only had a couple of days in Florence and were trying to figure out the best way to tour it without missing anything. I looked up Paola on tripadvisor and booked her because of all the wonderful reviews! We scheduled two days of private tours with her and it was by far the most memorable part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

We arranged a 2hour 30minute Discovery Tour of Florence with Paola. Our small group tour turned into a private tour for my husband and I because the other visitors did not make it. Paola tried to make contact and accommodate the others with no success. Paola was well informed about history and art and she made the tour very interesting.... More 

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paola a, Owner at Guided Florence Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Our small group tours are always very small, as we promise. I am happy that you have enjoyed it! I look forward to having you on another of our small group tours: the Accademia or the the Uffizi Gallery More 

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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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