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Francesco S.

Florence, Tuscany, Italy

Hi! I'm Francesco, I was born and raised in Florence where I lived most of my life.

A few years ago my family and I moved into a house a little outside of Florence, in the Chianti area, the "Wine" area!

Right after high school, I started working in the art business along with my father who has been an antiques dealer for more than 30 years. I always loved art and always wanted to work with it and I think that growing up in a city like Florence with a father that has always taught me so much about art and history inspired me a lot.
I've been working as an art dealer for six years so far, loving it, and I'm still in that field.
Thanks to that job I had the opportunity to travel a lot in my life, especially in the US where I've been many times.
I also lived one year in Miami studying the english language and a few months in New York City.
Since I always loved working with others, and most of all, the social interaction with people from different countries, I decided to throw myself in the tourist business and I became a tourist guide.
From that moment on I had wonderful experiences with so many different people from different countries.

Considering that I've been a tourist myself many times in my life and I always loved and encouraged the idea of living the place instead of just visiting it, when I do tours I try to give an intimate view of the city, doing my best to let you experience everything from a real local perspective, sharing my love for this town and having also in mind that I see most of the places we'll be going through, as my home. . the streets, my gym, my school, the bars. . where I spent my youth and my life.

So, if you are willing to explore the art, the heritage, the beauty and the life of this city with a real local by your side, let's get in touch! Francesco

Credentials

-Liceo Classico Galileo(Classical studies), Firenze
-ELS English School (Level 112 Master)
-Tourist Guide License 4696 / 2018

Restrictions

I can accompany you in a vehicle or I can arrange for private transportation with a professional driver, but I don't have the ncc driving license.

Beside that licensed guides have no restrictions.

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Private tour guide Francesco

Chianti private tour

 unrated

One day in the most famous countryside of Tuscany

987 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

7 hours

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Private tour guide Francesco

The Medici Family in Florence, walking,...

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Private walking tour in Florence

267 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Private tour guide Francesco

Uffizi Gallery

 unrated

private visit at the Uffizi Gallery

308 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Food, wine and artisan shops in Florence

 unrated

exploring the food and wine culture of Florence

308 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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Pisa and Lucca Shore excursion tour

 unrated

A private shore excursion through the beauties of Pisa and Lucca.

1045 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

8 hours

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