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Leonardo da Vinci

About Me

Elena-top-notch-Florence-guided-toursBenvenuti! My name is Elena. I am 100% Florentine, a passionate licensed tour guide and sommelier in training. I studied Italian Renaissance art and science in Sydney Australia, Venice, Milan and Florence, where I graduated from the Università di Firenze and got my guide license. “Pure beauty belongs to everybody” as Michelangelo used to say. Art is accessible, enjoyable and entertaining! My motto is: Heartfelt, tailor-made Florence!

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My Philosophy

“HIC ET NUNC”: right here, right now …the best Florence is your Florence!
Your personal experience will be a balanced blend of curiosities, crafts, stunning views and breathtaking masterpieces discovered at your own pace.

You’ll appreciate the history, charming atmosphere and will meet locals. I enjoy creating surprising, flexible and tailor-made solutions for mindful travelers.  Come and discover the real Florence at unusual schedules and far from the tourist circuits! Start planning your trip on !

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