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Simona M.

Salerno, Italy

Ciao! My name is Simona, I was born in Naples, and in the last 13 years I have been living in Salerno.

Two different towns reflecting the variety and richness of this region: Campania.
Naples, Pompeii, Amalfi coast, Sorrento, Salerno, Capri: my passion for the wonderful art treasures and landscapes of my region inspired me to study hard to become a Tourist Guide! With a 14 year of experience as a professional tourist guide now, I still feel that this is a great job, and I do it day after day with the same enthusiasm!
I like calling myself a "gourmet", and in my tours I always try to combine art and culture with the local gastronomy - which is culture too, I think! You will often find in my tours wine and food tastings, or visits to farms and factories to see how the best food is made. I love discovering - and making other people discover - the best producers and talk to the people whose hands produce mozzarella, olive oil, pasta, tomatoes.
During and after University in Naples, I studied and lived in Belgium and in Germany. Since 2004 I got the official Tourist Guide License by Regione Campania. I wrote articles about gastronomy and nature for the magazine "Campania Felix". I also worked for the organization of different cultural institutions like film festivals and a dance festival, as well as an editor at publishers' in Naples.
Book a tour in or from Salerno with me, and you'll experience an unforgettable day in this wonderful country. Looking forward to meeting you in Salerno!

A Recent Review of this guide

We had a wonderful 3 hour walking tour of the City of Naples with Simona. She shared a wide range of knowledge and history of Naples as we walked around the city . To be honest, we wanted to visit Naples but were leery of walking alone due to its scary repution . Simona made our visit so comfortable and informative and delicious ! Exactly what we had hoped for. We also appreciate that Simona was able and willing to adjust our tour time (due to cruise ship excursion change).
Margaret Bogenschutz

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Credentials

Tourist Guide License by Regione Campania, Italy

Political Sciences University Degree at the Istituto Universitario Orientale in Naples;

Certificate in Languages: English, German, French;

Restrictions

I can arrange tours for bigger or smaller groups/families as well. Just enquire!

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Tours by Simona M.

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Private Naples Tour for Families

Amazing Naples half day tour for Children and their Parents

216 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours

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Private tour in Pompeii and Naples

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Private Pompeii (skip the line), amazing lanes and life in Naples

949 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Private tour in Pompeii and wine tasting,...

Private Pompeii (skip the line), wine and ceramics on Amalfi coast

1136 USD per tour

(max 7 people)

7 hours 30 min.

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Pompeii ruins and Salerno tour

Private Pompeii (skip the line) and Salerno ancient lanes

421 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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Shore excursion to Pompeii, Amalfi and,...

Roman ruins in Pompeii by skip-the-line. Drive and stop along Amalfi,...

1130 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

8 hours

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Private Elena Ferrante's Naples Tour

Amazing Naples tour on Elena's and Lila's traces

343 USD per tour

(for up to 3 people)

5 hours

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Pompeii for families

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Pompeii tour (skip the line) especially cut for children exigences

238 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

2 hours

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Naples Art and Food Tour

Amazing art and life in Naples - exquisite food on private tour

361 USD per tour

(for up to 6 people)

5 hours 30 min.

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Sorrento Walking Tour from Naples

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Italy flair in Sorrento - by boat

270 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Pompeii with Villa of Misteries and Oplontis

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Full immersion in Roman life and at Empress's court

403 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours

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Naples Food Tour

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Tasty food and amazing life in Naples

216 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

3 hours 30 min.

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