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Sicilian Guide Francesca Lombardo

Foro Umberto I 7, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Fantastic Trip

My mother and I had a fabulous time touring with Francesca. We went through Castelbuono and also... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chris S
via mobile
A morning in Palermo

We had a wonderful morning walking tour of La Kalsa district with Francesca, who knows her Palermo... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
charlescarlo
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Melbourne, Australia
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Hello! Enjoy your visit of Palermo and Sicily with a native sicilian guide! I am a private Licensed guide and driver (with registered car) in Palermo and around Sicily since 1991 and a certified sommelier. Shore excursions.
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“sicilian food” (6 reviews)
“wine tasting” (5 reviews)
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Foro Umberto I 7, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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"sicilian food"
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"great companion"
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"wine tasting"
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"speaks excellent english"
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"a wonderful tour guide"
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"female guide"
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"local history and culture"
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"doric temple"
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"went out of her way"
in 3 reviews
"walking tour of palermo"
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"without reservation"
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"hour tour"
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"local foods"
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"safe driver"
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"olive oil"
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"great driver"
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"piazza armerina"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My mother and I had a fabulous time touring with Francesca. We went through Castelbuono and also did a private cooking demonstration and wine tasting. Francesaca was full of great information and was able to easily translate for us. We have done many tours before...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful morning walking tour of La Kalsa district with Francesca, who knows her Palermo very well. Her tour included a number of churches, an oratorio, the Palazzo Mirto and locations associated with Tommasi di Lampedusa, the author of The Leopard. She was...More

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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Francesca provided us with an excellent tour of Erice and Segesta and provided another outstanding guide for our other days in Sicily. Very knowledgeable and our guests loved her our day with her.

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Reviewed 10 November 2017

My wife and I booked a 6 hour tour with Francesca. We have found that we get so much more out of a new place when we have a really good guide, and Francesca is among the best we have had. She is a Palermo...More

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sdilly, Owner at Sicilian Guide Francesca Lombardo, responded to this reviewResponded 12 November 2017

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I hired Francesca for tours of Palermo, Monreale and Cefalu over two days for my group of 23. She is prompt, courteous and above all extremely knowledgeable and informative. It is amazing all the details she offers at each site visited. She also will not...More

Thank Bob M
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Francesca provided my wife and I with a six hour tour of the historical sights of Palermo, and also drove us to Monreale to visit the beautiful cathedral (Duomo) there. Francesca was timely meeting us; she is fluent in English; and she is from Palermo,...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We travelled as a couple to Sicily in Oct 2017 and what a wonderful experience we had. Based on Francesca's reviews particularly regarding her driving and spoken English skills as well as her great interest in food and wine we tried to arrange a 7...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We arranged for Francesca to meet the 4 of us at our hotel in Palermo and drive us in her car to Monreale. She was on time, efficient and extremely knowledgeable. She dropped us off directly at the magnificent cathedral while she went elsewhere to...More

Thank Judy-Cucin
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Booked with Francesca prior to my trip to Sicily. I am a female travelling alone so I was quite picky about hiring a guide and had wanted a female guide. She outlined the cost etc...so there were no surprises. Francesca arrived to pick me up...More

Thank Kim P
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Francesca seemed bored or perhaps not feeling well, to give her the benefit of the doubt, the day that we met her for our tour of Palermo. She did not take control of the tour, instead asking us what we'd like to do. We didn't...More

Thank AliciaWhitney
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Patrica C
21 May 2018|
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Response from sdilly | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your kind request but regrettably I am not available that day. Kind regards Francesca
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Barbara T
3 November 2017|
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Hello Barbara and thank you for your kind request. Yes of course I can help you,. Please write me at the email address you find in my information . Kind regards Francesca
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AliciaWhitney
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Hello and thank you for your kind request. You can find my email on my page if you click website or email. Thanks again Francesca
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