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“Excellent Overview”

Colors of Italy - Guided Tours
Ranked #4 of 25 Food & Drink in Verona
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Owner description: Private guided tours in Verona, Modena and Bologna. Two official tour guides will lead you through beauties and secrets of three among the most wonderful italian cities. Ask for a custom-made tour. Don't miss the opportunity to find your personal way to discover Italy!
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Excellent Overview”
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We had barely a day in Verona so booked this well recommended walking tour to give an overview of the city. We were not disappointed. Elisa had excellent knowledge,good English and understood and catered for our interests. The walk was at a relaxed pace but she managed to cover most of the major sites in our two hours available. It was the small details that made the tour so interesting - things you would never find by just reading a guide book.

We thoroughly enjoyed our morning in Verona with Elisa and her tour has spiked our interest to return to the city at some point. Would suggest booking in advance, particularly during the peak season.

Visited July 2014
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Colorsofitaly g, Proprietario at Colors of Italy - Guided Tours, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
Dear Sandra, thank you very much for you review! I really enjoyed walking with you talking about the beauties of the city! Hope to see you again! All the best! Elisa
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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17 reviews
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“Great walking tour in Verona”
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Spent a lovely morning with Elisa in Verona. Her knowledge of the area was impressive and she has a lovely and entertaining way of storytelling. We would highly recommend this tour. It was a great way to get some insight into Verona.

Visited July 2014
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Colorsofitaly g, Proprietario at Colors of Italy - Guided Tours, responded to this review, 20 August 2014
I'm really happy you enjoyed the visit of the city! I like telling stories and I'm glad to know you could live the city through my words. All the best! Elisa
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Epsom, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Tap into the Heart of Verona”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

We booked Silvia Baschirotto for a 3 hour walking trip around Verona. There was so much to see and hear about, Silvia pointed us in the direction of what we could see on our own as well over the next 4 days we were in the city.

We felt we saw the historic sites with "behind the scene" history pointed out. We were taken to see the old Roman foundations within restaurants and along the riverbank. Churches and their history was pointed out for us to go to in our own time. And all the frescos and other historic remains - it was a question of looking up as well as down to see how Verona developed over hundreds of years and is today.

Without such an enthusiastic and edifying introduction from Silvia, we would not have seen and enjoyed as much of Verona as we did.

Visited July 2014
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Silvia B, Proprietario at Colors of Italy - Guided Tours, responded to this review, 20 October 2014
Dear Hamish, thank you so much! Next time I'll show you much more. Thank you.Silvia
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San Francisco, California
Level 4 Contributor
35 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fantastic & Knowledgeable Guide”
Reviewed 23 July 2014

My two daughters and I booked a morning tour with Siliva in June of this year. She was absolutely wonderful. She allowed us to choose the amount of time and give her some information about us so she could show us things of interest to us. Not only did she show us some interesting things throughout Verona we never would have known about, but she provided excellent stories along the way. (Her english is perfect). She also introduced us to some Verona-only treats in a local bakery (yum) and tigellas, which we soon became addicted to! I look forward to visiting Verona again with my entire family and enlisting the help of Silvia yet again. Thank you!!

Visited June 2014
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Silvia B, Proprietario at Colors of Italy - Guided Tours, responded to this review, 5 August 2014
Dear Pamela, thank you!! it was really a pleasure to meet you and your daughters! I hope to see you again in Verona. I know tigellas and Kisses of Romeo and Juliet are addicting, this is the problem!!thanks, keep in touch, Silvia
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Old Basing
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65 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Excellent tour guide”
Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

A friend and I went to Verona and we used Silvia. We had a 5 hour walking tour and stopped for lunch on route. She was delightful and very knowledgable. It was a very good day and we felt we saw a great deal of Verona that a lot of others tourists might easily miss. She recommended 2 restaurants which turned out to be great. Restaurant Maffei for lunch was great a lovely courtyard location and restaurant 12 Apostoli for dinner, really excellent food. She also suggested other places to visit including an Italian garden which was really beautiful. All in all I would highly recommend her.

Visited July 2014
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Silvia B, Proprietario at Colors of Italy - Guided Tours, responded to this review, 5 August 2014
Dear Marylin, thank you so much indeed! It was so funny talking with you in that Osteria, I really enjoyed the time we spent togheter! And, it was interesting to see a 5 hours tour in Verona excluding the Arena and Juliet's house - normally a "must to see" in Verona. Thanks again, greetings to your friend and your husband. Silvia
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