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Guided Florence Tours

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Address: Via Nazionale 24, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 18:00
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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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US$60.37*
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Small Group Discovery Tour of Florence
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US$61.47*
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Afternoon Small-Group Uffizi Gallery Tour

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The Ufizzi Gallery beautifully explained

We took a 2 hours guided tour with Paola to the Ufizzi Gallery. On top of the magnificent works of art that we saw, we enjoyed a detailed, entertaining and deep explanation from... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a 2 hours guided tour with Paola to the Ufizzi Gallery. On top of the magnificent works of art that we saw, we enjoyed a detailed, entertaining and deep explanation from our guide. She managed to keep us hooked from beginning to end (considering we were 2 adults and 2 teenagers, what a job!) We must say that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Really enjoyed the tour in Florence. All these good experience attributed to my tour guide Paola. She is very informative about Florence history and the art. She is also very patient to answer all my questions

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

My first Florence tour with Paola was in 1990 and each time we have returned to the city I have engaged her anew. She knows Florence inside and out, art and architecture, history. She brings deep insights -- such as her observations on the statue of David, showing how slight changes in perspective create an entirely different idea of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

One of the best guided tours ever experienced, never boring and very informative. Three hours flowed so easily and quickly, I and I am left wanting more!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We asked to the Hotel Concierge to have a guide, considering that we have 3 kinds, 14,12,9 and we were really happy to find the right person. Paola was perfect ! First day ( 3 hours tour ) we start at 10.30 meeting the Guide in Hotel and we walked to the Academia,( David is amaziing and my kids still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

Not matter how much I write - I will be doing injustice in describing how great we felt about this tour. Family of four (12 year and 19 year old + us). Two tours - City discovery + Academia on day 1, Uffizi on day 2. Right off the bat - got started with brief crisp introduction(and about usage of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We booked Paola to take 10 adults and 13 children ages 2-11 through Florence. With the microphones and headsets Paola taught them Roman History, Renaissance Architecture and Medici lore all in a captivating story format that left them interested and entertained. She worked ahead of time with me to customise the tour so we got a break for pizza and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Paola transports tour clients straight back into Florence's ancient past during virtually every step of the 4-hour program (Accademia Museum + City Tour). The depth of her historical knowledge is spectacular and breathes so much life into Florence's marvelous sights. Two of our group had taken a city tour on previous visit, but they were equally as impressed as the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

My sister found and booked this tour for the 6 of us for our first day in Florence, and I'm so glad she did! Paola was an amazing tour guide. She had so many fascinating facts and details about the city and it's history that we were hooked from start to finish. I would definitely recommend this tour!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We did a one day Florence tour with Paola, and were not disappointed. Luigi picked us up at our port and delivered us to Paola an hour later with some history and fun details about Florence to begin our tour with Paola. The rainy weather and my mom feeling under the weather caused us to be a bit behind in... 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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