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Fantastic Florence

Via di Ugnano 59g, 50126, Florence, Italy
+39 347 608 9195
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We were in Florence just for the day with children and grandparents so had asked Francesca for a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gustabar
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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Recorded Our Amazing Tour!

Guide Valentina Scarpa met us at our central city apartment at 9AM and walked us through our Medici... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kristi P
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Fantastic Florence is an idea of a young tour guide of Florence. Fantastic Florence aims to show you not only the places of historical and artistic interest, but, and above all, it aims to let you know the real spirit of the city by telling you its history and adding amusing and funny anecdotes. We provide extremely high quality, yet fun and informal, fully guided tours of Florence, designed for small, independent and open-minded travelers.
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“beautiful city” (11 reviews)
“walking tour” (13 reviews)
“private group” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via di Ugnano 59g, 50126, Florence, Italy
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+39 347 608 9195
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"beautiful city"
in 11 reviews
"walking tour"
in 13 reviews
"private group"
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"santa croce"
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"come alive"
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"fantastic tour"
in 5 reviews
"wealth of knowledge"
in 3 reviews
"medici chapel"
in 2 reviews
"great sense of humor"
in 2 reviews
"duomo museum"
in 2 reviews
"palazzo vecchio"
in 2 reviews
"gelato"
in 3 reviews
"francesca"
in 96 reviews
"interests"
in 11 reviews
"culture"
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"architecture"
in 13 reviews
"tours"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Florence just for the day with children and grandparents so had asked Francesca for a tour of the city to cater for the fact that most of our party couldn’t walk too far or queue too long. Francesca was brilliant and totally...More

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franguideforflorence, Owner at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Gussy, Your girls are the sweetest clients I have ever had, above all the little one! All so curious and smart! Florence is a city full of little details outside in the streets, which are perfect to create tours for children. It's not necessary...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Guide Valentina Scarpa met us at our central city apartment at 9AM and walked us through our Medici Tour with superb knowledge of the family - all in excellent English! Her knowledge of the Medici family was so great, we recorded and videoed much of...More

Thank Kristi P
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kristi, Thanks for taking the time to write this amazing review! Valentina is one of our "Fantastic" guides and, like all our collaborators, does this job with great passion and dedication. The Medici tour is one of our favorite by the way! Grazie mille...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Florence before and wanted to understand more of the history through one of the most powerful families, the Medici. I contacted Francesca and we spent two and a half hours, listening to thoroughly researched history and little stories which made the...More

Thank Laraine B
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franguideforflorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Laraine, It was simply lovely to guide you, Robert and Francoise. I enjoyed your kindness, curiosity and sense of wit. And I have to confess that the Medici family is one of my favorite topics when talking about Florence. And the Medici chaples are...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

My fiance and I (from the U.S., in our mid-20s) will recommend Fantastic Florence and Francesca to everyone we know who goes to Florence! We took a 3 hour food tour with her, and she was incredibly friendly and thoughtful about what we tasted. First,...More

Thank LanceCG
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

Fantastic Florence has the right name! Francesca did everything possible to get my group of 11 organized to have an amazing day with one of her guides, Letizia. From the moment we arrived in Florence, everything was amazing. We even got the opportunity to enjoy...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

I was beyond impressed with Francesca and her knowledge of every single aspect of Florence, the history, the museums, the architecture, the streets, the food - I had high expectations and she blew them out of the water!! Her tour was the perfect addition to...More

Thank Leslie M
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Our small family of six arranged two walking tours with Francesca. She was fantastic! We started with a walking tour to get acquainted with the beautiful city of Florence and Francesca provided a wonderful overview of the city. She was knowledgeable and accommodated our needs...More

Thank Susie P
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franguideforflorence, Owner at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Dear Susie, I had a great time with you and your family! I really loved your dad and aunt, they are so full of enthusiasm!! It was a well planned tour, we had our breaks and we saw plenty of things. Thanks for having toured...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

This tour came recommended by a friend and did not disappoint. Francesca was our guide and right from the start we all warmed to her friendly, bubbly personality. We were a group of eight and we all really enjoyed the 3 hour tour which included...More

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FantasticFlorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Penelope, Grazie mille for your beautiful review! I truly enjoyed to be with you and your friends that afternoon! Time really flew while we talked about architecture, art and Italian recent history. The cherry on top was that huge tray of panini we had...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2018

Francesca was a fantastic tour guide . She was extremely knowledgeable on the history of Florence and wasn’t phased by any of the many varied questions are group of 8 adults asked her. I thoroughly recommend her to any group of young or old interested...More

Thank Amanda P
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FantasticFlorence, Proprietario at Fantastic Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 9 June 2018

Dear Amanda, You made me smile with your "What Francesca didn't know wasn't worth knowing!" Too kind :-) Prosecco and history are a great mix! Happy that you enjoyed the tour and that I contributed to make your trip to Florence a beautiful experience. Big...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Our Guide was Taniana, every knowledgeable/caring young lady. Gave a great tour with info from the beginning of Florence to current times. We recommend this tour and guide

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natalieluvz4
24 February 2017|
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Response from franguideforflorence | Property representative |
Hello! Yes. Check my website and contact me privately please. I hope to see you soon in Florence! Francesca
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Colin P
15 May 2016|
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Response from franguideforflorence | Property representative |
Hi Colin, Please send me an e-mail and I'll give you all the details. You find my contact informations on my website! Thanks, Francesca
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Pat D
2 October 2015|
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Response from franguideforflorence | Property representative |
Hi jack, I'm afraid I don't understand what you mean. I give tours in Florence, Italy. But you are saying Aruba..? Francesca
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