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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

The best Florence is your Florence!
A carefully balanced blend of original crafts, stunning views and breathtaking masterpieces discovered at your own pace.

My goal is to help you experience not only the history, but the atmosphere and local people who make up the lively nature of true Florentine life. I enjoy creating the most surprising, flexible and tailor-made solutions for  independent travelers who want the assistance of a local to truly discover Florence.

I am ready to be your private personable “navigator”!

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