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Chris Dobson Art History Tours

50125, Florence, Italy
+44 7749 123265
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Fascinating walking tour with Chris

We did a private historical waking tour with Chris Dobson, who is one of the most well read and... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
jluros
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Napa, California
Castle in the Piedmont

Great experience! Italy really is the country of art and poetry, and not just the famous cities... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
cathylovesart9ar2017
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London, United Kingdom
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I organize private tours in Italy for small groups, immersing you in the local art, history and culture, to give you a truly authentic flavour of the different regions of this beautiful country. I am a professional art historian with over 30 years’ experience, but more than that, I am also an artist with personal working experience of how artworks were actually created, and I use this unique blend of skills to explain the techniques used by the great artists. I enjoy sharing my passion for Italy as a rich mixture of art, culture and gastronomy. I speak Italian fluently. My tours are given in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, and designed to make art and history engaging and exciting for all, without in any way ‘dumbing-down’ the subject. I believe that art history should be easily accessible to everyone, and from children, through adults with gen
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13 Sep 2017
“Fascinating walking tour with Chris”
19 Aug 2017
“Castle in the Piedmont”
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50125, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We did a private historical waking tour with Chris Dobson, who is one of the most well read and respected art historians I have ever met. My wife and I opted to do a private tour instead of one of the group tours. We learned...More

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Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2017

Delighted you both enjoyed it so much. Looking forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 19 August 2017

Great experience! Italy really is the country of art and poetry, and not just the famous cities! Hidden away in the Piedmont countryside we found some real medieval treasures. To guide us we had our very own ‘troubador’ Chris Dobson. He showed us the palaces...More

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Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2017

Hi Cathy, Thanks for the positive feedback! Perhaps I'll bring a lute next time ;-) Best regards, Chris Dobson

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Reviewed 4 January 2014

Mr.Dobson has an encyclopedic knowledge of historical Florence,as well as its art and architecture. He imparts this knowledge in a very friendly way and will give you as much or as little detail as you want. He can point out things that you might miss...More

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Chris D, Owner at Chris Dobson Art History Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2014

Very happy to have been able to have fulfil your dream to see the Palio. Many thanks.

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Pitti is a neighborhood characterized by art and
history. Renaissance architecture such as Pitti
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fountains, and panoramic viewpoints. Around the
garden, treasures like the Museum of Natural History
of the Specola and Villa Bardini guide guests through
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