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Walking tour was informative and covered all the major sightseeing points in the 3 hour period.
Would recommend this tour to anyone doing a short trip to Florence.
A very thorough tour of the city and its history. Our tour guide, Emily, was very friendly and knowledge about the different artists and thinkers who made their mark on Florence and the rest of the world.
The tour was great and the tour guide did a great job of sharing historical facts.
Giovanna was our tour guide - she was phenomenal and made the tour interesting for us and our two teenage sons. It was very hot and we were happy to have the afternoon tour. We had already seen the Duomo in the morning on our own, so the exterior only of the cathedral was perfectly ok with us. The group size was not too big and she kept the tour moving with good information about Florence history and sights. Would recommend
This was an excellent tour. Angela was our guide and she was very enthusiastic about her tour. Learnt lots .Would have been great to do this tour earlier in our stay. Presented with passion and humour - thoroughly enjoyed.
Enjoyed the walking tour of Florence. If you are new to the city, I would highly recommend. It allowed us to get our bearings and a good feel of the city. The guide was informative and we learned a lot about the history. It also gave us direct entry into the Duomo and Accademia Gallery as opposed to waiting on lengthy lines, as it was the height of the season. I liked that we were outfitted with headsets so that we could hear the guide clearly even when we were not standing right near her.
Our guide, Patricia, was warm, engaging and knowledgeable throughout the entire tour. For first-time visitors to Florence, a tour like this really helps you get your bearings and get to know the city through its chaotic streets and buildings.
We walked through the beautiful piazzas and squares, but the best part of the tour was the ability to cut through the endless lines to enter the Galleria dell'Academia and the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. You will definitely want to skip the lines because start times are not habitually followed here in our our experience and a skip-the-line pass prevents you from standing in lines for hours. Granted, there was still a line to the Galleria, but it was 20 minutes in comparison to the 3 hour one across from us.
Overall, we'd recommend this tour to anyone. If you can, ask for Patricia--she's fantastic!
Loved it! Don't miss this experience! Our guide was knowledgeable and friendly, we saw so much. We went on the first Sunday so didn't get to see David but as we already knew this in advance it was fine we'd nipped in to see him earlier! Worth making this more obvious on the website as a few others were disappointed.
Tour guide was great!! Very extensive tour.....make sure you wear your walking shoes!
Paul, our tour guide, was the best guide we've had in 3 weeks in Europe on this trip. He was entertaining and educational, and gave insight and meaning to the many things we were seeing. I had been to Florence before, but now I get so much more! The skip the line part didn't work so well getting into the Accademia to see the David, but Paul spoke to someone after we had been waiting for some time, and then we got right in. The Duomo was closed due to it being a Florentine holiday -- would have been nice to know when we booked it. Aside from those two negatives, it was a great tour, and we certainly recommend Paul as a guide.
Great tour, get to see the highlights of the city and our guide Frederica was very knowledgeable and friendly.
This tour was everything and more. Fantastic tour guide gave us every we needed.
Good tour. And skip the line is definitely worth it. Very informative and knowledgeable guide. If you are going to Florence I would highly recommend this tour and company.
This was a very good tour and our guide, Frederico, was very nice and informative. I do recommend this tour. It is not too long or too short.
It was really good that we got to enjoy the Accademia in the morning when it was not too busy! Guide was really good too!
Chiara was an excellent tour guide! She was very fun, pleasant and knowlegeable. The sights covered and time spent at each one was just right for this tour.
Wonderful! In fact, so good we did it and then booked our adult kids on it. Great start to touring Florence. Our guide, Kate was so knowledgable and interesting! And with so many tourists in town, skipping the line was so necessary!!
The guide knew her subject and provided a good overview of the Galleria, the Duomo, and quite a number of the buildings and churches in the historic area. It was an excellent introduction to Florence.
this was a nice overview of the city highlights on our first day.. Fredericka pointed out lots to see and do the academia and statue of david was wonderful!!! we loved it. skipping the line there is the only way to go as the line was amazingly long. we learned a lot about the statue and michaelangelo.
The guided tour through Florence was amazing. Frederico was very informative and you could tell he has passion for explaining the history to tourists.
Paul Costa was our tour guide, information and facts were1st Class , a very good guild very clear and understood every word, my sister and myself were very pleased we had someone we could understand.
We love Florence staying at Hotel Pendini a very enjoyable 6 days.
The tour was very good and guide William very informative and polite
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