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Would you read the Divine Comedy without annotations? Would you learn a foreign language without talking with native speakers? No? Then contact me and I will show you everything you want to know about Florence!

Enough of crowds, noisy groups and stress! With Guide in Florence the maximum number of people per group is 6 !

I look forward to sharing my enthusiasm for this wonderful city with visitors from all over the world in Italian, English, French or German.

Whether a panoramic walk on the hillside, a guided tour to the Uffizi Museum or a bike tour between the city and its surroundings experiencing Florence will be fun!

"Grazie di tutto Mario, ci hai fatto conoscere una Firenze diversa dal solito!"
-Beatrice e Lorenzo

About me
Guide in Florence

My name is Mario Messineo and I work as a Licensed Guide in Florence, one of the most beautiful and fascinating cities in Italy. I left behind Milan and her “waters clouded over by fog” (S. Quasimodo) after writing, in the first line of my thesis, one of those general observations typical of an all-knowing story-teller: “Geography is telling stories of places”. Period! Of course I didn’t ..

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Guided Tours

Guide in Florence

Florence can be considered a metaphor of the entire history of Western art. Discover, or rediscover, the human and artistic evolution of art in the past two millennia. “A painting is a window looking onto the world”, wrote Alberti in 1436. Today, we take this so much for granted that it is easy to forget that the idea of a picture coherently describing the world was born in Florence in the early ..

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More Tours

Guide in Florence

With Guide in Florence you won’t be trailing an umbrella-toting guide you can barely hear. Instead, you will get personal attention and an opportunity to ask whatever you are curious about. Whether

you want to take a panoramic walk on the hillside, a guided tour at the Uffizi Museum or a bike tour through the city, experiencing Florence will be fun! Enjoy the breathtaking beauty of Florence!

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Bike Tours

Guide in Florence

Guided tours of Florence seen from the saddle of a bike: see Florence like never before. It’s the smartest and most scenic way to discover the city and a practical tool for orienting yourself when you’ve just arrived. On the flipside, it can also be the perfect “gran finale” for your time in Florence. All itineraries are on bike trails or on pleasant backstreets. Gelato is included in the booking fee!

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