Marc StraussUnited States
we enjoyed her tour and her personality …… we thought the information side was a little weaker than we would have preferred ,,,, but our group of 4 adults have limited attention spans so was on us not VALARIE
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Marc, dear Randi, dear Bob, dear Barbara, good travelers like you know that,when traveling, the time at disposal really makes the difference: your 45 minutes delay affected the quality of the tour, especially in the second part- after the delightful lunch we had together (thank you!). I sensed it, but having no additional time left, I made the most to show you all the spots, even if I knew I couldn't go in details as I had liked to. A good reason to come and visit Verona again? Valeria
Robyn LandowUnited States
Valeria was amazing. Her knowledge of the history, art, and culture of Verona was quite impressive, and she is a pleasure to learn from. She was also great with restaurant recommendations.
James AngeloUnited States
Valeria shares her City of Verona with you so that you feel a part of its life and its history. She adapts her tour to focus on your interests and focuses on what you want to see. Wonderful experience and wonderful tour guide!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi James, I am happy I was the first private tour guide you've ever hired and that your experience was good. I do believe that a local can really help in provoking questions on what you see... and that's why I hire local guides for my family when we travel! Arrivederci to you and the rest of the family! Valeria
Randolph RandolphUnited States
Valerie has a wealth of local knowledge and was excellent at keeping my family (11,11,15 and my wife who is a art professional) interested and engaged during our 3 hour tour of the city. She had many stories about the history of the area, showed us some hidden spots we would have never noticed on our own, and was always able to answer questions about most any topic we raised - whether specific buildings we passed or pieces of art we saw. we would highly recommend her as a guide.
Jeffrey B.United States
Very pleased Valeria was very knowledgeable and pleasant Would highly recommend
TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: ToursByLocals is committed to quality customer experiences and takes all feedback seriously. We appreciate any learning opportunity to improve the quality of tour experiences. We have, as always, attempted to clarify with our customer why this tour experience appears to have fallen below our normal high standards.
Cynthy MoffattUnited States
Linda K DemlerUnited States
Superlative! Valeria, an archaelogy major with an interest in the ancient Romans, was an informative, interesting, and entertaining guide. We couldn't imagine anyone better. We have done many tours, both small group and private, all over the world. She was one of our best. She made history come alive, presented information in a vey logical and memorable (meaning easy to remember) way., and was extremely thoughtful about our tour route in the mid day sun and at 96 degrees. DELIGHTFUL!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Linda, I clearly do not deserve all your generous words. Life is a process, work is a process and I am there, in the middle of that process. As long as I have enthusiastic, inquisitive and curious people as you to work with, what more can I ask for? Come and see me again, Valeria
Stephanie CanavanUnited Kingdom
I arranged this walking tour as the friends we were visiting Verona with had never been there before and I wanted something that would give us a structured view of the city. Valeria did just that and also introduced my partner and I to parts of the city we hadn't seen before, well done. Valeria was interesting, well informed and passionate about her city which she passed on to us. We had a great time and wouldn't think twice about taking another tour with her.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Dear Stephanie, grazie for your words and... yes, come and see me again! Valeria
Peter LeafmanUnited States
Valeria lead a great tour....just the right amount of information. I'd highly recommend her as a guide when in Verona.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Peter to you and your party of lovely cyclists: viva la bicicletta!
Valeria is well informed, experienced and she knows the hidden places. Her english is also very good. I enjoyed the tour so much!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Timo, a pleasure for me as well. Grazie, a presto! Valeria
Steve YoungUnited States
Great tour - saw lots of Verona and Valeria was wonderful!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Hi Steve, your party was wonderful! We had fun, hadn't we?
Roger GreenSouth Africa
Chris KingUnited States
Verona was exceptionally beautiful, but after being there for 3 days we thought we had learned very much about the area. Valeria arrived to our hotel early for our tour. Within steps outside of our hotel she immediately started pointing out bits and pieces of history we would have never noticed on our own. Valeria was WONDERFUL and it was terribly sad to say goodbye at the end of our tour. Don't get a tour of Verona from anyone else!!! Valeria is the best!
bien pero creo que nos falto cosas para ver y nos faltaba tiempo, el resto muy correcto
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Si, Javier, por un lado con los ninos serìa mejor tener mas tiempo, pero, por otro lado, no se puede aprovechar demasiado de ellos! No es facil viajar con ninos, pero, a pesar de todo, es muy importante hacerlo! Un abrazo a tu maravillosa familia, Valeria
TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: When traveling with kids and for those travelers with high expectations in the content and itinerary of the tour we always suggest to take longer tours or multi day tours to cover more areas and get more information.
Karen CareyUnited States
We have traveled Italy extensively and one of the most enjoyable and memorable tours was our day with the beautiful Valeria. She is such a lovely lady and so knowledgeable about Verona. For anyone touring Verona, you should hire Valeria for an unforgettable tour filled with stories and laughter! xo
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Ah ah, Karen + Tom, my "travelers of the year"! Take care and come back to see me, very soon!
John NapoliUnited States
Very good personal tour by Valeria. It was very informative from a local's point of view. She spoke about the history, culture and politics of Verona. We in turn asked her about her opinion of Italy's politics and drew comparisons with politics from the place that we live and coincided in a lot of things. She recommended us a very good trattoria where locals go and made reservations for us and it was very good.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: John thank you for the good company! Your wise outlook on politics made me think... Take care, Valeria
Excellent tour, one of the best places in Italy to visit and one of the best guides we have come across. Fantastic day.
Robby TimberlakeUnited States
Valeri did a great job with the tour, we found out a lot about Verona and it's history... Valeri was very charming and allowed an older group to keep up with her, we appreciated her very much. Thumbs up, would repeat the tour with Valeri.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Robby, thank you! See you next time!
Tyler JacksonUnited States
Valeria made our visit to Verona a real treat. From previous visits we knew some of the history and art features; she added the detail about what makes Verona such a lively and enjoyable city for locals and visitors. The walking tour was nicely paced and planned. We left Verona very satisfied with our visit. Valeria was a good friend for the afternoon sharing her city with us. Also, she provided the tip on best restaurant of the trip- T las Pompiere.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Tyler! Thank you! You were my very first TBL traveler and, as we say in Italy, "il buon giorno si vede dal mattino" (it's from the morning that you see a day is good). Grazie!