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Fantastic Florence

141 reviews
Florence, Italy
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About Fantastic Florence
Fantastic Florence is an idea of a young tour guide of Florence. Fantastic Florence aims to show you not only the places of historical and artistic interest, but, and above all, it aims to let you know the real spirit of the city by telling you its history and adding amusing and funny anecdotes. We provide extremely high quality, yet fun and informal, fully guided tours of Florence, designed for small, independent and open-minded travelers.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour of Florence with Francesca. She was responsive in the planning, met us at our hotel on time, her English was great and she was a wealth of knowledge on Italy's history and Florence in particular. It was a great...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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franguideforflorence, Owner at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Brigette! Thanks a lot for taking the time to write this commentary. I really enjoyed spending that morning with you and show you my wonderful Florence. Gelato is my religion, so I definitely know where are the best ones!! Ciao e a presto! Francesca

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family spent a few days in Florence and Francesca was fantastic! She brought the city alive with her impressive knowledge of all aspects of the city - history; art; architecture, etc.More

Date of experience: April 2019
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Margaret, Thanks for sharing your experience! You have a really lovely family and I had a great time with you. I loved guiding the girls inside Uffizi gallery and seeing them taking notes in front of Botticelli’s Primavera!! Give my best to all of...More

Reviewed April 13, 2019

My husband and I had 2 of our 5 days in Florence with Francesca Papi. She spent time with me in advance via email planning the itinerary and was very responsive and had great suggestions. We had a 3 hour tour the first day where...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Grazie mille a te, Hillary!! I was delighted to spend my time with you and Michael! At the end of tgw tour I really felt we were friends! Uffizi is a marvelous and engaging museum at the same time, so having someone to help you...More

Reviewed March 28, 2019

We are a family of 4 from New Zealand. We travelled to Italy in October 2017 and did a 2 hour walking tour with Francesca in Florence. I was finding her details to recommend to a friend when I discovered I hadn't reviewed her tour!...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2019

Hi Bridget! I wasn’t expecting this review after 2 years! What a beautiful surprise! You still remember every detail of the tour, the Baptistery’s doors, the the road signs (the artist’s name is Clet), even the contemporary art statue in Piazza della Signoria, which fortunately...More

Reviewed March 7, 2019

We had a great experience with Francesca. She was very accomodating and her knowledge of history was impressive. She shared with us very interesting facts that had never been shared by other guides. She was great with adults and children. Spoke English and Spanish perfectly....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Thanks Mary for having toured Florence with me and for this great review! I love talking about the history of my city, the Renaissance, the political and social life of that time. History and Florence are a true passion for me! I’m glad that you...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

We were extremely pleased with Francesca and her attention to every detail. We felt like we were visiting a family member. Two tours were booked during the busy holiday season. Each was handled with ease and care. The best things came from the little details...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Grant, thanks a bunch for this magnificent review! We had a great time together and I enjoyed to guide you through the rooms of Uffizi Gallery and see Michelangelo’s David. Take care and a presto! Francesca

Reviewed January 14, 2019

We had pre-booked a tour with Francesca to the Accademia based on her amazing Trip Advisor reviews and we were not sorry!!!! We toured with our two children, ages 9 and 10 and my parents - Francesca kept the process moving smoothly and the content...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded February 5, 2019

Sarena!! I can’t belive I missed this! I just saw it now for some inexplicable reason, sorry for not answering before. I wasn’t expecting such an enthusiastic review, I’m impressed! I agree with all you say: it was a great experience! Your kids are just...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

We had such a wonderful tour w/Francesca! We didn’t want our ~4-hour vegan food/culture/history tour to end. She was soooo knowledgeable and personable - a walking history book of Florence. Can’t say enough good things about her! Would come back to Florence just to take...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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franguideforflorence, Owner at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded December 16, 2018

Dear Matthew, You made my day with this great review!! I had the best timewith you and your daughter! I’m very happy that you enjoyed the vegan food tour in Florence. Being vegan in Florence is extremely easy: the bread soup, the chestnut flower cake,...More

Reviewed November 9, 2018

Francesca did a great job in sharing her City with us. It was easy to make arangements with her and when we had to make a last minute change ( due to unforeseen weather conditions !!) she was extremely accomodating. She expertly guided us through...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2018

Dear Michael, Thanks for taking the time to share your experience here on TripAdvisor! You are a delightful company to be with! We had to move the tour to another day due to a storm. Nevertheless, your drive to Florence was uneventful and we spent...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Giulia was absolutely fantastic and I recommend her without hesitation. This was basically a private, personal tour by a Firenze native. It was like having a great family or friend show you the real Florence. I found her through Fantastic Francesca after an internet search...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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franguideforflorence, Owner at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2018

Dear Genevieve, Thanks for taking the time to write this fabulous review about your experience in Florence with us! The early morning tour is one of the best, I believe. Since the crowds are not yet around, seeing Florence is a pure joy. The earlier...More

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Hello! Yes. Check my website and contact me privately please. I hope to see you soon in Florence! Francesca
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Hi Colin, Please send me an e-mail and I'll give you all the details. You find my contact informations on my website! Thanks, Francesca
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Hi jack, I'm afraid I don't understand what you mean. I give tours in Florence, Italy. But you are saying Aruba..? Francesca
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