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Licensed Tour Guide in Siena, its province and Volterra.

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Here you will find some of the most popular tours, which many people have enjoyed and which I often love to do! Choose a location on the map next here, and take a look at my tour suggestions-there's something for everyone! But if you're looking for something that's more your thing, contact me and we'll try together to create the tour that best meets your tastes and needs.

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San Gimignano

Volterra

Monteriggioni

Siena

San Galgano

Montepulciano e Val d'Orcia

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The fact that you are looking for a tour to learn more about a place makes you a curious person and I love that! But from your point of view, however, it is also true that it is important to find the right guide with whom you can connect and better appreciate the experience. Let's do this: while waiting to get to know each other better on our tour, take a look here and read what clients said about me.

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Andra
Gennaio 2023
We loved our tour. Luisa was good incredibly flexible with us (it was a private tour) and provided valuable insight that in all ways enriched our time in Siena.
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Amanda
Gennaio 2023
Luisa is a delight! She drew us in with her stories of the Palio and the history of the city. We definitely used the knowledge she gave us during the rest of our time in Siena. She personized our experience as we were a small group and even gave us the option to visit a shop for some local treats. At the end of the tour, she gave us several ideas for restaurants and how we should spend our time during the rest of our visit. She is a big reason as to why we all fell in love with Siena!
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Molly
Gennaio 2023
A great experience. Way better value than one of those large group tours you have to wear a headset for. I will 💯 book this tour again the next time. Luisa has a very vast knowledge of the Siena area and gave us some amazing recommendations when the tour was over. Tasting the Siena treats at the end was a nice touch. Don’t hesitate to book!
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Erica
Dicembre 2022
Great tour to explore Siena and understand some history of the city. Luisa was very friendly and adjusted the tour to fit our interests. Would highly recommend.
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Alex
Dicembre 2022
Luisa was absolutely amazing and so knowledgeable. Siena is a beautiful place to visit itself, but she made it that much better. Highly recommend for everyone, but especially if you love European history.
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Mara
Ottobre 2022
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Luisa. She was extremely knowledgeable and personable. We were only in Siena for 24 hours, but she left us wanting more and we can’t wait to go back. We learned and laughed a lot, as Luisa walked us through an amazing city and contextualized architecture, art, theology, and other aspects for us. We highly recommend it!
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Mark
Ottobre 2022
Such an excellent tour. Luisa was fascinating and helpful. She structured the tour to our needs, explaining all the wonders of the Palio and surrounding buildings.She answered all of our questions and kept our eight year old entertained and interested for the full duration of the trip.I would highly recommend Luisa to bring Siena to life.She is both knowledgeable and kind and the perfect guide for such a beautiful city.
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Tim
Ottobre 2022
We loved this tour. Lots of history to be learned as we made our way around the Siena.I'd definitely recommend this tour with Luisa!
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Guy
Ottobre 2022
Luisa was a wonderful host. We enjoyed learning about the history of Siena and she was extremely knowledgeable.The 3 hours flew by. Luisa was amenable to changing her usual tour if we had special requests.I would recommend this tour and Luisa to my friends and family.
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Brandon
Ottobre 2022
What an amazing tour guide! Super detailed explanations and extremely knowledgeable about everything (she’s an archaeologist and it shows). I recommend this tour highly!
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Deborah
Ottobre 2022
Luisa was truly fantastic - knowledgeable, friendly, patient, and fun! She varied pace and topic according to our interests and familiarity.We had a mixed private group of an Italian, Americans, bilingual, English-speaking only, very familiar with Italian history, and no familiarity at all. She was so gracious and engaging, making sure that all of us understood and answering all of our questions. Our tour with her was the first full day of our trip, and it really informed us for the rest of our trip. She provided such helpful historical context, we were able to identify and put together like a puzzle the places, family crests, contradas, and other historical and cultural markers we came across in our sightseeing. Highly recommended!
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Ron
Ottobre 2022
Luisa is extremely knowledgable and shared that knowledge with great stories and personal insights.Our group of 7 all highly recommend Luisa. It is obvious she knows and loves Siena, and that meant a lot to us.
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Shelley
Ottobre 2022
Luisa was very knowledgeable about her city and we enjoyed learning all about Siena! Go Owl district!
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Vania
Ottobre 2022
Interessante e appassionata spiegazione della città! Molto soddisfatti di questo pomeriggio insieme! Grazie Luisa
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Amy
Ottobre 2022
We learned so much today during our tour! It was so fun and educational! I highly recommend Luisa🌟
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Jessie
Agosto 2022
Luisa was amazing! We brought our three kids (11, 9, 5) on the tour, and she was great with them. She answered all my sons questions… all 5000 of them. She was fun, kind, and very personable. We loved learning about Sienna from her. I highly recommend her tour.
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Richard
Agosto 2022
Luisa was extremely accommodating of our delay, and dealt with some atrocious weather really well.She clearly knows Siena inside out, and took us to some wonderful locations we would otherwise have never seen.
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Benedetta
Agosto 2022
Luisa was the perfect guide for our private tour in Siena, she gave a personal touch to the experience and was very flexible and patient since we had our dog with us.She told us the history of Siena, took us to see the city highlights and finally got many good recommendations.Totally recommend the tour with Luisa!
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Yuan
Agosto 2022
Thoughtful and wonderful experience for learning history of Siena! Luisa was very patient with our 7 and 8 years old, they were asking lots of questions. We all have learned so much about the intrigues and different connections from the history of Siena and Italy, thanks to Luisa makes it also interesting for the kids!Furthermore we have exceeded the time slot, Luisa was very kind to us!We would highly recommend to anyone who wants to have a pleasant tour about Siena!
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Eric
Luglio 2022
Luisa has been the best guide we hired in Italy so far and that is after spending a week in Florence!!! We had a blast listening to the history of Siena and the thoughtfulness of her particular way of telling it!
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Lisa
Luglio 2022
Luisa was knowledgeable without being textbook-like. She wove storytelling into the history, and supplemented with pictures.She is an archeologist, so this is her passion. As hot as it was the day of our tour, she did her best to keep us comforts.
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Brian
Luglio 2022
Luisa is so knowledgeable and fantastic thank you!!!
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Brandi
Giugno 2022
Luisa gave my family of 9 kids and 5 adults a tour of the main sights of Siena.It was very easy going and everyone learned a lot. Luisa is a pleasure to be around and we had a great time!
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Debora
Maggio 2022
the best privat tour ever, louisa knows everything about the history of this beautiful city!

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10 maggio 2023
Half day in Siena: what to see.

You are in Tuscany and among the many villages and cities of art you know that a stop in Siena is a must! After all, you can’t miss the city of the Palio, the city that still retains the urban layout of the Middle Ages, the city of St. Catherine, and the greatest exponents of […]

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A day in Siena stop by stop

Have you planned to spend a whole day in Siena? Let me guess, you realized there are so many interesting things to see and you don’t know what to choose? No problem, your guide is here 😉 It’s true, Siena is a tiny city and yet it is full of treasures. Most of them are […]

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Strange marks in Florence

I had actually seen these signs before but didn’t think they were related to this context. Often, along the walls of a religious building, such as that of the Florence Baptistery you can find spolia (i.e., the reuse of architectural or decorative elements from Roman times) or the famous and mysterious magic square, the Sator. […]

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