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Florence Connection
Ranked #30 of 376 Tours in Florence
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Florence Connection offers Private Guided Tours for Families, adults and people with limited mobility: we can pick you up from anywhere in Tuscany, like Livorno and La Spezia Port, your hotel or Holiday home. We offer as well wine tastings, cooking class, walking Tours in Florence, Shopping and we will customize the tour to your needs.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Grazie mille, Heliana, for 2 outstanding tours! The first tour was of 5 Terre and Pisa. Heliana was very knowledgeable, professional and has a good sense of humor. She picked us up in a well appointed Mercedes and took us everywhere on time. Excellent insight and knowledge of all areas!

We had such a good time on the first tour that we booked Heliana for a 2nd day with trips to San Gimiano, Siena and a 3rd city. Again, excellent!

I highly recommend Heliana for your touring needs!

Thank mkg623
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Reviewed 14 November 2013

My family ( mom dad and 2 teenage sons) will always remember our amazing time in Italy. In Florence, we booked Heliana so we could get a locals perspective. We were happily surprised with the abundance of information that Heliana was able to give us. My son has recently gone through AP European History and was able to talk to her about some of the history. She was very patient and nice to our family as we took in the beauty of Florence. Without Heliana, we would have missed out on so much rich history and local secrets. She tells about each monument, fountain, building, and historical piece. Her understanding of the art is amazing. She teaches art history on the side giving her vast knowledge of each piece. She tells you history with lots of excitement like it is new to her. We are very thankful that we used Heliana because our trip was amazing because of her.

Thank Gsln
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

We SO enjoyed our tour with Heliana and when we return to the Tuscany area will surely turn to her again. This was my fourth time to Florence, but certainly the most interesting. Heliana met us exactly where she promised, even waiting patiently when our train was delayed. The trip to the top of the city is something most tourists don't do, the explanation of The David was wonderful, and lunch with Heliana's market friends was extra memorable! Her personality, insight into the culture where she was raised and pride of the area was engaging and makes Heliana a tour guide you hope is available!

Thank UtahKPK
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Reviewed 24 October 2013

My husband and myself booked a private, full day tour with Heliana to visit Pisa and Florence, with no regrets. She greeted us on time and she was exactly where she said she would be. She is very personable and she knows her stuff. We started with Pisa, Heliana filled us in on the history and then we wandered around taking pics, (please wear comfy shoes), we then went on to Florence, so much history. Heliana made sure we didn't have to stand in line to visit Accademia she took care of everything. The highlight of our tour was when she asked what we wanted to do for lunch, we replied with pizza or pannini, but instead she suggested that we have lunch at a market. Omg so glad we did, it was awesome lots of food and wine especially prepared for us by Sonia, we just loved the atmosphere and the food all simple Italian tradition. Please do not hesitate to book with someone as reliable as Heliana and she has great suggestions. Thank you Heliana

Thank Diane V
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Reviewed 23 October 2013

Unfortunately we only had one day to visit Florence and Lucca! We tried to fit it all in with the help of Heliana! The drive from the ship is quite long but Heliana offered us Wifi and pointed out many interesting things along the way. Not only did she engage us in conversation, she taught us about Italian culture, and we learned some Italian phrases! Heliana was open to our ideas and kept us on tract with our goals. Let me be clear, IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO SEE FLORENCE AND LUCCA IN ONE DAY! but with Heliana you can do your best! I know one thing, I want to go back to Tuscany and when I do, I will call Heliana and book another tour!

Thank KMWhite75
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