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Guida Turistica Palermo Private Tours

90133, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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Virginia gave us a wonderful introduction to Sicily

Virginia was the perfect guide for our initial visit to Sicily and set a high standard with her... read more

Reviewed 18 April 2018
florence123NY
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NY, NY
Simply PERFECT! So knowledgeable and friendly!

We were a family of 4 on a cruise stop. Virginia was absolutely FABULOUS....she taught us so much... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Cheriemichelle
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Sarasota, Florida
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Hello Everyone, Benvenuti in Sicilia! This is the Island of the Sun, the ancient land of myths, history and legends. My name is Virginia and I'm a genuine Sicilian. I've studied Humanities, Languages and Art. I have a University Degree in Languages and Foreign Literature and a Phd in Medieval Art. I've lived abroad a number of times, in order to upgrade my English and French. I now live in Palermo, my beloved city, in which past and present collide rather than merge. Palermo is the capital of Sicily and it was the capital of many important reigning powers in the past. You can't miss a guided tour in one of the most attractive cultural Italian towns, and I think I could be the right guide for you! I'm a licensed and certified guide of Sicily, English, french and italian speaking languages. I am specialized for Palermo and its province, with more than 20 years professional experience in this field. However, I have never lost my passion for the job, and it's always a great pleasure for me to work with and meet so many different people from so many different countries of the world, all of them interested in discovering, through me, the splendid corners and historical monuments of Palermo, Cefalu and many other attractions. I'm completely flexible and able to offer personalized guided tours, also with a licensed driver who would pick you up at the port or at your hotel, even outside the city. I'm at your disposal to offer advice and organize your tours, based as much as possible on your own personal wishes. Having followed a master in Enotourism, I can also organize wine-tours and wine-tasting. I hope to help you plan a fun and memorable visit to Palermo and my wonderful island very soon!
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Virginia was the perfect guide for our initial visit to Sicily and set a high standard with her friendliness, warmth and erudition about the history and art of this vibrant city. Not only was she charming and made us feel comfortable, but was so knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We were a family of 4 on a cruise stop. Virginia was absolutely FABULOUS....she taught us so much, made it fun and really engaged the kids. We couldn't have had a better experience in Palermo! THANK YOU!

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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We were a group of seven psychotherapists and all of us deeply enjoyed the competence, humor and personality of Virginia. She is a wonderful guide and woman. And gave us the opening to a personal relationship and understanding of The magnificent and complex history of...More

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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Virginia is passionate about her country and is very knowledgeable! My husband and I spent the afternoon with her in Palermo and loved every minute of it. Thank you so much for sharing with us! Cheers, Irina and Ken.

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VirginiaTurco, Proprietario at Guida Turistica Palermo Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2017

I was so happy to spend an afternoon with you and to be helpful in the following days giving you some suggestions.... Hoping to meet you again Grazie Mille Irina & Ken

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Reviewed 22 June 2017

What a great way to get to know this fascinating city. Virginia is the perfect tour guide - warm, professional and really passionate about history. Our group of five covered a lot of ground in three hours and Virginia's background in Medieval art added so...More

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VirginiaTurco, Proprietario at Guida Turistica Palermo Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

Thank You so much Vita! I spent a wonderful working time with all of You, Grazie Mille🌈🌻💫

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We and my wife arrived in Palermo on 21 March 2017 with a cruise vessel, and visited the city with an easy tour of about five hours, together Virginia which is very professional and well prepared to explain the beautiful Palermo with his history and...More

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VirginiaTurco, Proprietario at Guida Turistica Palermo Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2017

Grazie Mille Giovanni, Thank you for giving me the chance to be your Guide!

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Reviewed 1 January 2017

I toured Palermo with my spouse from the moment after we checked into our hotel. Virginia was punctual, smiling and full of energy. She was a walking Wikipedia of facts, numbers, dates, events, periods and more. No matter where we were in Palermo and no...More

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VirginiaTurco, Proprietario at Guida Turistica Palermo Private Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Dear Marco, Grazie Mille!! and Happy New Year to you and your Spouse, I really hope to see you again. All the best Virginia

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Reviewed 16 November 2016

Our guide Giusepinna is outstanding. She knows her city very well and its history. It was a walking tour of about 3 hours. We saw fountains, ancient churches, including one very distinctive one built by Arab craftsmen with 3 domes and many archways, the Norma...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I spent an extraordinary day with Virginia touring Palermo and Monreale churches, monuments and significant sites. Virginia educated us on the history, art, architecture, culture and religion that contributed to everything that we saw in the most exciting and dynamic way. She...More

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We spend our one and only full day in Palermo with Virginia and are happy we did. We could not have seen and learned so much in a week on our own. Virginia tailored the tour to our needs and interests. In addition to her...More

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