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Barbara B.

Vinci, Firenze, Italy

Hi! My name is Barbara, nice to meet you! I am Florentine and a licensed guide of Florence since 2010.

I was born and raised in Florence and as all the Florentines I am very proud to be, sometimes too much :) but how I could not be? I live in a city where the great Michelangelo Buonarroti grow up, I walk every day in the same streets where Leonardo da Vinci walked, it happens that without knowing, I stand in the same place where Lorenzo il Magnifico of the Medici talked with some great renaissance philosophers.
This is Florence. . . pure magic and this is what I want to make people feel!

I worked in the hotel business for 10 years but that was not my faith.
I took my guiding license and changed job; now I am very happy to say that I enjoy waking up every day to do something I love.

Being a native gives me the possibility to show you the best of Florence and not only the touristic part. I really believe that art and history can be enjoyable and why not, also be fun! Remember that one of the skills of a true Florentine is the sense of humour; at least this is what people say!

So, what are you waiting for? Andiamo, and let's discover!

A Recent Review of this guide

Barbara was terrific! We learned a lot about the history of the city and the artists that had art and sculptures on display.
Roberta B.

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I am a licensed guide of Florence and Tuscany


I am not a driver but I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

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Fun food tour of Florence


Because if you enjoy the food is always a great day!

311 USD per tour

(max 9 people)

3 hours

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Discover Tuscany Tour


Siena, San Gimignano and Wine tasting lunch in the Chianti

885 USD per tour

(max 6 people)

8 hours

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