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Bespoke private tours of Florence and the surrounding Tuscan countryside by experienced licensed tour guide Virginia Lacey. Virginia is an English born artist who has over thirty years experience living and working in Florence as a local. With her...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
50122, Florence, Italy
+39 349 508 4833
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to Florence, we love this city so full of art and history! Thank you very much for all the marvellous masterpieces that we have been able to appreciate following this tour

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Reviewed 10 June 2018

Virginia is a pro with tremendous knowledge of this historic city. She shared many fascinating stories of Florence and adapted the tour route to focus on our interests. We wanted a casual walk that included some "off the beaten path" locations. Lesser known churches that...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 11 June 2018

Hi Betty , lovely to hear from you again ! and thanks so much for your uplifting review !!! look forward to the next time !

Reviewed 21 April 2018

We have just returned from Florence where we had the pleasure to spend three hours with Virginia as our guide. She was able to show us all the sights while providing an entertaining and informative narrative throughout. Her knowledge really brought history alive and allowed...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Thank you so much for your lovely review Nicola ! it was a huge pleasure for me to show you both around Florence, your enthusiasm and friendliness made it seem like spending the morning with old friends ! it would be a real pleasure to...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

My cousin and I could not have asked for more when Virginia took us around Florence. We monopolized her time for 7 hours because we did not want to let her go. She has so much knowledge of art and history, and made it easy...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Thanks so much Kim, I'm quite overwhelmed by your lovely review ! anytime you want to come back to Florence please get in touch !

Reviewed 9 January 2018

I am currently living in Florence with my partner and I wanted to give my family a fun tour while they were here over Christmas break. Even though it was freezing out when we did the tour, Virginia made it lively and an amazing way...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Hi Veronica , it was a huge pleasure to spend the morning with you and your family. I'm so glad you enjoyed the tour !

Reviewed 17 November 2017

We challenged Virginia to walk us though the history of Florence by reference to its architecture and we were delighted with our tour. We have visited Florence several times before so this refreshing slant exposed for us to many significant buildings, monuments, walls and other...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 November 2017

Thank you Antoinette and Brendan. You were lovely, attentive guests and I'm so glad you enjoyed your tour of Florence with me. Hope to see you soon

Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

We spent 3 hours with Virginia as our personal tour guide around some of the most famous sites and must-see places in Florence. It was captivating, interesting and relaxed despite the rain - more informal than some larger tours where you can easily just get...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hi Amy and Campbell, You were the perfect people to show around Florence, curious, enthusiastic and always smiling ! It was a real pleasure spending the morning with you and introducing you to this magical city. All the best for your future together !

Reviewed 30 October 2017

I spent a happy morning strolling through the medieval center of the City with Virginia whilst on my October half term. Because the tour was 1:1 I managed to gain a very useful insight into Florence, its history, key families and major monuments and galleries....More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Laura, It felt like showing an old friend around Florence. I'm so pleased you enjoyed the tour so much, just think how much more there is to explore the next time you visit !

Reviewed 24 October 2017

Virginia picked met me at my apartment and took me to a very interesting medieval mansion in Florence. She had booked a visiting time slot prior to our visit. She was very informative without overwhelming me with too much detail. From our initial phone conversation,...More

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Virginia L, Proprietario at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Daph ! Thanks so much for your complimentary review ! I had a lovely morning with you and lunch with Daph 2 ! such lovely ladies , it was a pleasure

Reviewed 28 August 2017

I was lucky enough to visit the Bargello Museum with the fascinating explanations and the Virginia's competence which has made the visit of this incredible place an unforgettable moment for its beauty and the passion that she has transmitted us. Goal achieved! The memory of...More

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Virginia L, Owner at Grand Tour Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

thanks Isabella , that evening at the Bargello was great fun. United States, England and Italy all together to enjoy the incredible and varied art collection housed in this lesser known museum. From a selfish point of view "all the better" as we had immense...More

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