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Simonida M.

Firenze, Florence, Italy

Hello everyone and thank you for visiting my profile on ToursbyLocals!

My name is Simonida. I'm living in Florence for 20 years. I have degrees at the Conservatory of music and Art history.

I'm a professional opera singer, teacher of music and became a fully licensed tourist guide 7 years ago. I want to share with people the beauty of Tuscany and Florence.

Florence is rich with culture events like famous festival Maggio musicale fiorentino, Florentine summer festival, concerts in the city museums and other events.
Tuscany is the birth land of Giacomo Puccini. In his beloved small village "Torre del Lago" each summer is Puccini's opera festival where you can enjoy the most famous titles of his operas.
I would like to show you this music life of Florence and Tuscany together with beautiful museums of Academia and Uffizi gallery.

If you would like to admire Florence from on high, I would be glad to show you the most interesting and beautiful city's hotel rooftop terraces.
After visiting museums and historical centre, we can cool down in the light summer wind and sip a cocktail over aperitivo, or just relax in front of some of the best panoramic views over the town.

I propose myself to organize the private short excursions in Chianti with vine tasting and let you discover the most breathtaking Tuscany landscape.

Welcome in Tuscany, the land of Art and Wine and in one of the most romantic city of the world, Florence

A Recent Review of this guide

Simonida guided us expertly on an introductory walking tour of the central city in Florence, which matched our request perfectly. She provided an excellent continuous commentary, demonstrating a thorough knowledge of the history, art, architecture, government and culture of Florence. Open and personable, Simonida answered our many questions without hesitation. She also offered helpful suggestions about places to visit that would be of interest to us, both in Florence as well as in Tuscany and Chianti
Christopher Berry

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Credentials

Master in Conservatory of music in Florence: opera singing,chamber music; degree in art history Florence University.

Restrictions

I don't have my own van,must rent it for the group of more then three persons.. I have my vehicle which is comfortable for two - three persons.

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Florence city centre walking tour

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Florence major attractions

213 USD per tour

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Florence city center and the mysteries,...

A walking tour through the major art attractions of Florence City Center

376 USD per tour

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Florence celebrates the beauty of David

The testimony of the presence and importance of the Jewish community,...

426 USD per tour

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The best of Florence, Uffizi and Accademia

Florence, Uffizi Gallery and the David in 1 day. Skip the line at the,...

376 USD per tour

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Uffizi tour in Florence

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Leonardo Da Vici, Botticelli, Raffaello and Michelangelo in Uffizi

238 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Montalcino-Pienza

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exclusive UNESCO val d'Orcia

777 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

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Leonardo Da Vinci's birth palce

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Full immersion in Leonardo's life and genius

601 USD per tour

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