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13 Sep 2017
“Fascinating walking tour with Chris”
19 Aug 2017
“Castle in the Piedmont”
We organize custom private tours in Italy for small groups, immersing you in the local art, history and culture, particularly in Florence and Tuscany. Chris Dobson is a professional art historian with over 30 years’ experience, but more than that...more
50125, Florence, Italy
+44 7749 123265
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We did a private historical waking tour with Chris Dobson, who is one of the most well read and respected art historians I have ever met. My wife and I opted to do a private tour instead of one of the group tours. We learned...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jluros
Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Delighted you both enjoyed it so much. Looking forward to seeing you again!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great experience! Italy really is the country of art and poetry, and not just the famous cities! Hidden away in the Piedmont countryside we found some real medieval treasures. To guide us we had our very own ‘troubador’ Chris Dobson. He showed us the palaces...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi Cathy, Thanks for the positive feedback! Perhaps I'll bring a lute next time ;-) Best regards, Chris Dobson

Reviewed 4 January 2014

Mr.Dobson has an encyclopedic knowledge of historical Florence,as well as its art and architecture. He imparts this knowledge in a very friendly way and will give you as much or as little detail as you want. He can point out things that you might miss...More

Date of experience: July 2013
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Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2014

Very happy to have been able to have fulfil your dream to see the Palio. Many thanks.

Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and
history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti
Palace, which houses five museums alone, introduces
visitors to the green lungs of spectacular Boboli
Gardens. Any visitor can wander through statues,
fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
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Karen W
23 August 2018|
Response from Chris D | Property representative |
Dear Karen W, Unfortunately we have no availability at such short notice. Apologies. Best regards, Chris Dobson