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Sicilian Guide Francesca Lombardo

Foro Umberto I 7, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
+39 347 490 0794
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Wonderful local guide!

My husband and I recently enjoyed a walking tour of Palermo as well as a day trip to Segeste and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vicky H
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Kelowna, Canada
Wonderful day of touring with Francesca

I can only say the nicest things about Francesca. We hired her to take us to Erice, Segeste... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
Peter S
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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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“wine tasting” (6 reviews)
“sicilian food” (6 reviews)
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Foro Umberto I 7, 90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 347 490 0794
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"wine tasting"
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"sicilian food"
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"great companion"
in 3 reviews
"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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"went out of her way"
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"walking tour of palermo"
in 5 reviews
"doric temple"
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"comfortable vehicle"
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"fantastic trip"
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"hour tour"
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"piazza armerina"
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"safe driver"
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"local foods"
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"olive oil"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I recently enjoyed a walking tour of Palermo as well as a day trip to Segeste and Erice with Francesca in her very comfortable vehicle. She was very friendly, knowledgeable and flexible in providing us with the experiences that we wanted and...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2018

I can only say the nicest things about Francesca. We hired her to take us to Erice, Segeste, Trapani and Moreale. She picked us up and we had a wonderful day. Her knowledge of the regions, the history and culture is vast, she engaged and...More

Thank Peter S
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We engaged Francesca first for half day tours of Palermo and Monreale, and then for 2 days to travel to Selinunte and Agrigento, and the next day to Piazza Armerina and Enna. Francesca is a highly experienced and very knowledgeable guide, friendly and with a...More

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Reviewed 13 May 2018 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

Thank Chris S
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

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

1  Thank Jabellis
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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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Patrica C
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Hello and thank you for your kind request but regrettably I am not available that day. Kind regards Francesca
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