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1 Sep 2018
“Excellent Tour Guide”
13 Oct 2016
“Great tour”
My name is Paola Albiero and I freelance as a Licenced Tour Guide of Florence and its environs. I enjoy conducting guided tours for students of all ages and grades, individuals, families with children, and small groups; but I find it highly...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Florence, Italy
+39 388 166 0350
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

My husband and I travelled to Florence in August this year. We booked Paola for a full day tour of Florence. The plan was to start at the Uffizi, but I was concerned about spending too many hours in the Museum. Paola met us at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We are so glad we booked Paola! She was incredibly generous with her time via email before we even got to Italy, helping us arrange dinner reservations and directing us to a church where we could attend mass in English before meeting her. Our day...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Porter K
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2016

Dear friends, it was a true pleasure guiding you in planning your time in Florence before we met. I was even more pleased to make your acquaintance and witnessing your growing interest and amazement while admiring the most famous works of art and learning about...More

Reviewed 4 October 2016

Paolo was a really wonderful tour guide for our limited time in Florence. We were visiting the city for a family wedding, so really only had one afternoon to visit the Uffizi Gallery and see David. She was extremely flexible with our time restrictions, and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank ElCha
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2016

Dear friends, the time we had at our disposal ended too quickly! It was however long enough to allow you to enjoy and appreciate some of the most renowned attractions of this special and unique city. And Florence happened to be the magnificent setting of...More

Reviewed 8 July 2016

Last year, I was so impressed with my personal guide, Paola Albiero, that I kept in contact with her for advice in planning a family get-together in Florence, Italy, in June 2016. From March to June, Paola responded to my many e-,mail inquiries, offering advice...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank FRCurcio
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2016

My dear friend, I'm delighted that my advice and recommendations were useful for successfully planning your family vacation. It was a real pleasure to be your guide once again in Florence to show you even more timeless treasures and other charming aspects of this city;...More

Reviewed 25 January 2016

We had such a wonderful time in Italy and we can't thank you enough, Paola, for all your help, knowledge, expertise and extra time you gave us in Florence!! You truly went above and beyond with every piece of our time in Florence and the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank cyndebow
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 4 February 2016

It's me who should be thanking you. When you make every effort to meet people's expectations and fulfill their wishes, and then receive confirmation that you succeeded... well, it's a huge satisfaction. We don't always have the opportunity to travel when and how we'd like,...More

Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

My day touring Florence with Paola was absolutely wonderful. She knows the city's history, most beautiful sites, the people and the very cool, out of the way places to visit. Would highly recommend you take a tour of Florence with Paola when you take your...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank BrianZ_STL
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2015

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was a real pleasure for me as well to help you learn about my city the best way possible and from all points of view, from the most famous and monumental buildings to the uniqueness of...More

Reviewed 12 October 2015

Paola was wonderful. Customized a walking tour for us, and was well worth the money, especially if time is limited. She took good care of us, and could answer any questions. She loves her city and her work and it shows. We have a really...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

Thank you so much for your kind words. You had very little time to visit a vibrant city rich with works of art. But, I did my best to show you as much as possible and tell you everything I could about it while spending...More

Reviewed 10 October 2015

My friends and I booked Paola as our tour guide for a half day in Florence. She customized the tour to meet all of our requests. Paola arranged for priority entrances to both the Accademia and the Uffizi, bypassing the long lines. She was so...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2015

I was delighted to meet you and your friends. You were all so excited to explore such a unique city. Florence is truly a special place, with its breathtaking works of art and delectable specialties. 
I am indeed very passionate about my city and am...More

Reviewed 12 September 2015

Paola was an excellent and knowledgeable tour guide. We booked a full day with her and enjoyed every minute of it. She was informative and you can see and hear just how passionate she is when she speaks of Florence and the history of the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank LindaJV1963
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2015

Dearest Linda, it was a real pleasure meeting you and beginning a new day in your company!
 I enjoyed leading you on a journey to discover not only important works of art, but also remote corners of the city, local pasta dishes, Tuscan bread and...More

Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Paola was a great tour guide...she really makes u fall in luv with the city...she has an answer to every question about each corner of the city...either about historical or contemporary events ...and the way she tell the stories is captivating :)More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Safa A
YouAndFlorence, Proprietario at You&Florence, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2015

Dearest Safa, I remember very fondly you and your way of asking questions. You were curiosity personified. We even found the answer to what you would have been called had you been born in Florence during the Renaissance! I will always think of you as...More

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