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Florence Custom Tours
Ranked #6 of 148 Food & Drink in Florence
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Owner description: Florence offers a limitless choice of historically fascinating sites. It is our aim to elicit the city's magic and to present it to you in an original, flexible and entertaining way.We take great pride in customizing our tours to suit you, focusing on whatever might interest you the most. Classic tours and less conventional ones, cooking classes, visiting markets, wine tastings...you name it! Our guides are highly qualified, versatile, friendly and fun
Reviewed 8 December 2013

We had a few days in Florence and wanted a quick easy way to know the city. We reserved our tour with Chiara and completely lucked out with her tour. I was traveling with my senior father and uncle and needed a tour that was easy on the feet, informative and interesting. Chiara's mindful nature, wonderful way with people and knowledge about the city was superb! Our day was filled with glorious sights and most fascinating facts. Her English was fabulous and her accent was very easy to understand. Chiara was fantastic!!

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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Adri did an amazing job showing my wife and I around Florence. Not only did we get to hit the historical highlights and spectacular art sites that all the non-customized tours would show, but she showed us some sites that others probably don't see that often. My wife is a chef and once Adri found that out, she changed our tour around a little bit to take advantage of her interest. We ended up having a private tasting at her favorite market, which was amazing. We ended up purchasing some very high quality ingredients to bring home as souvenirs. We also learned some very helpful pointers on how to pick out the best gelato shops. I would certainly recommend Adri for anyone that wants to see Florence in a much more intimate and unique way.

1  Thank Jonathan F
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Reviewed 8 December 2013

Adri is brilliant. She is a daughter of Florence, and her love for her city is evident in her work. She speaks English like a native. She is charming and engaging. Her knowledge of art and of Florence are amazing. We still can't believe how much we covered in our short time together. While on tour, Adri helped us connect with a driver to take us to Chianti the following day. That was also amazing, but for another review. We really felt like we were in the hands of a true friend. We would spend another day with Adri in a heartbeat - if only there weren't so much of the rest of the world to see... Still, we doubt we'll have as good an experience anywhere as we had in Florence. Thanks for happy memories, Adri. You're the best.

1  Thank Travis P
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

We only had 2 days in Florence and reserved our first morning with Adri. The smartest thing we did in Florence! By the end of our 1/2 day we truly felt like she was our personal friend. Adri spoke excellent English. My husband and I had asked for more of a "back street" type of tour, with no scheduled museums. We wanted to see Florence through a local's eyes as well as get recommendations on "must see's" in our short time there. We learned more through Adri that morning than any tour book we had read. At the end of our morning, Adri took us to the market where the locals purchased their food, and she was greated with genuine fondness from many of the food vendors. It was obvious she is well loved by the locals. We had personal tastings at a vendor that took the time (because of Adri) to personally teach us about Balsamic Vinegar and food pairings with the different types of Vinegars. It truly was amazing and an experience we will never forget. At end of our morning, Adri left us with many recommendations. From wear to buy real leather to a drink at the top of the Westin Hotel before dinner, each recommendation was perfect! Should we return to Florence some day, we will definitely be spending our time again with Adri.

Thank cgroeschen
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Reviewed 7 December 2013

We were so fortunate to book an evening tour through this group. Adri met us at our accommodation for an evening tour. She was warm, friendly and immensely knowledgeable and made connections with each of us (child, teenager and 2 adults). Adri began the tour with a trip to the best gelato shop we experienced in all of Italy in our month holiday! Certainly won the kids over early. The tour was perfectly paced, informative, diverse, interesting, excellent value for money, safe at all times and immensely entertaining as well as informative.
Our families united opinion was that this was the best tour and best tour guide of all the many we took. AND we signed up to trip advisor just to make this recommendation!

Thank Rosa1NZ
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