We had a great 2 hour tour with Sonia. We had a specific tour that we booked ahead of time and she had gone to the trouble to research everything that we had requested. She also gave us several suggestions for restaurants/local bars in our area in Turin which was very helpful...I am so glad that we had a local tour guide as our Italian is very limited and Sonia was very helpful getting our questions answered for our event. Grazie mille Sonia Janice and Greg Groff
Sonja is very knowledgeable and enthusiastic about Turin. We have had an amazing walk through the town and enjoyed both the relaxed (and relaxing) atmosphere of Piedmont's capital city and Sonja's well informed guidance. Sonja's recommendations about a location for lunch were excellent.
Simona C.Melbourne, Australia
Simona C.Melbourne, Australia
Sonia was such a delightful guide, I enjoyed her company as she explained the rare and fine collection of Italian cars from every epoch. This museum was well worth the visit. Creativity abounds, from the clever floor tiles of the city map of Torino, the "Autorino" to the "Follia", madness concept of using car parts to create home furnishings as a fun treat! Upon completion she kindly pointed out other local places worth the visit like the nearby Eataly Torino Lingotto, also recommended!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Ciao Simona !! Grazie
Great experience. We had a wonderful tour around the city in perfect German. The tour was well prepared. We got 2 bottles of water. Carlo kept an eye on our bicycle while we had a brief look into several sights with Sonia.
Sonia is very knowledgeable, speaks great French, English, and German, and she happily shares 'her' Torino with yoυ. Tante grazie! Matthias
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: My pleasure !
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was a great pleasure to meet you and your wife !
Misty ScolamieriUnited States
Boyd StewartUnited Kingdom
Sonia took us on a fantastic tour around the city. We wanted to experience the history and culture of chocolate and pastry. She managed to keep eleven pastry graduates attention for three hours. We tasted some wonderful chocolates, pastries and more, met some fabulous artisans and even got behind the scenes in a wonderful bakery. We were on a three day educational trip and Sonia's friendly and engaging style had a lasting effect on as all and we will recall out tour over and over. Thankyou Sonia
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: It was a pleasure, very nice group !
Peter NormandiaUnited States
Sonia was knowledgeable, professional and very warm hearted. We would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a wonderful tour.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you Peter and Luana aka zia Enza ; - )
Edward BroganUnited States
Sonia was a great ambassador for both food and culture in Turin and the surrounding environs. Sonia spent the time to query my interests and then modulated the schedule to fit my interests. I appreciate the flexibility.
Peter WernickiUnited States
We had a great tour. Sonia was a fun informative guide!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am glad that you appreciated the tour despite the rain ... luckily there are 11 miles of arcades in Turin! :-)
Ute BockLugano, Switzerland
It was an amazing tour - easy - not too much and not too little information. Good mix of everything. The design just tailormade for our interests and the group. Thank you!
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: I am glad you enjoyed this special tour with the old tranway !
Thomas GreenEdmond, OK, United States
Sonia was able to put together a super look a the Egyptian Museum in Turin. We had a 4 hour layover between trains and luggage to store at the train station. Sonia came well prepared to introduce us to the museum highlights. She was familiar with the layout of the museum and the significant items to point out. She also communicated the meaning behind the symbolism inscribed on the art objects. We felt that we got good value for our rushed trip.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Great, thanks !
Rick HuntUnited States
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Great travelers !!
Robert BiskupUnited States
Sonia had a last minute conflict so her colleague Louisa conducted this 2 hour tour in central Torino and was absolutely superb. She had tremendous knowledge of Torino history, architecture, culture, businesses, and was quite generous in sharing many of her favorite spots, including shops and restaurants. It seems almost impossible to grasp a city in a mere 2 hours but this tour covered the essentials and left one feeling comfortable and appreciative of Torino, past and present. Would recommend highly !
TOURSBYLOCALS RESPONSE: In the unusual case where a guide can't personally deliver a tour, the traveler is notified in advance and given the opportunity to cancel or accept the substitute.
This was a really interesting and immersive tour by Sonia who was both very professional and friendly. I felt it was very tailored to what I was interested in and that I could ask for the tour to be flexible if I wished. As a woman travelling alone it was a really great way to see the city and get a feeling from a local of what the city was really about. I would highly recommend this tour and would certainly engage Sonia's services if I am ever in Turin again.
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Anita! By the way ... I have started using the boy-scout calender you bought for me. Ciao Sonia
Cynthia Buffington-WalshUnited States
Sonia.. thank you for the lovely and informative tour of Torino. You were a font of knowledge and a pleasure to spend the day with. The ability to have a person guide take us through the Royal Library, Movie Museum and Egyptian Museum made our experience more rewarding and pleasurable. The Leonardo sketches were a surprise and delight. Thank you for helping us navigate the city and for sharing your insight. You were a delightful and charming guide.
We were very pleased with our guide Sonia! She speaks very good English and explained things very well. It was a nice cultural tour in the city. Big Thanks from UCON!
Micky Moe Mya MyaMyanmar
TOUR GUIDE RESPONSE: Thank you, Micky, I hope to visit Burma, your wonderful country, in February 2014!