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Franco Wine Tour Experience

Siena, Italy
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Wonderful experience!

Franco offers such interesting wine tasting plus sightseeing experiences. He is also very patient... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2013
Cathy L
via mobile
Tuscany Tour

Franco took my family and me on an all day tour of Tuscany. His local knowledge of the wine, and... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2013
James C
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Franco Fadda Tours & Activities Snc is a fully licensed and insured Italy-based Travel Agency. You're staying in Siena and want to dedicate a day touring the wine regions?! Spend the day in the company of a local wine passionate and perhaps with a few other wine travelers.
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Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Franco offers such interesting wine tasting plus sightseeing experiences. He is also very patient, accommodating and knowledgable. I'd definitely recommend his tour to my friends!

2  Thank Cathy L
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Franco took my family and me on an all day tour of Tuscany. His local knowledge of the wine, and especially the best restaurants in the region, made our trip top notch. Would definitely do it again, and would DEFINITELY recommend Franco.

1  Thank James C
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Reviewed August 4, 2013

Franco's Chianti Classico wine tour was amazing. We hired him for a private tour of 5 people. He has so much energy and really knows how to read his guests. He knew exactly what we wanted when we wanted it without us saying much at...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2013

I had used Franco 9 years ago, when he was working for another company. He is now working for himself. He took us to 2 wineries in the Chianti area and had an incredible lunch. Franco is very well versed in this region and is...More

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

We found Franco through TripAdvisor and could not have a been happier with our experience. My wife and I traveled from the US to Italy in 2011 with two other couples and began our adventure in Florence. We decided to take in a day of...More

1  Thank Phil G
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Reviewed July 26, 2013

Franco"s wine tour was awesome. It was an excellent day, we visited some great places, drank great wine and had an amazing lunch. Franco's a great host and is very knowledgeable.

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Reviewed July 24, 2013

We joined Franco on his one day Chianti wine and food tour and we had a blast. He was informative and very pleasant with some humourous fun thrown in. We couldn't resist joining his tour of Montalcino the following day. Franco is well versed and...More

1  Thank Tony B
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

Loved this trip. Franco was personal and knowledgable. The tour we took was customized to our schedule. The places we visited, the food we ate and the wine we tasted were unbelievable !

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Reviewed July 15, 2013

Franco wine tours is an amazing experience. Franco is a wonderful tour guide who spoke perfect English. He is very patient and flexible with what you do on the tour. He is extremely knowledgeable about wine. The winery's we visited had great wine and it...More

1  Thank Matt P
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Reviewed July 12, 2013

We arrived into Siena late in the evening looking for our Villa to attend a wedding over three days. We were completely lost and had no idea where to go. We pulled over to a car wash and ran into Franco. We asked him for...More

1  Thank Scott S
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Rhonda V
April 1, 2017|
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Response from FrancoWineTours | Property representative |
Hello Rhonda Thank you so very much for writing us. My small group tours have to start from Siena, wich is easily reachable by bus from Florence. I offer small group tours from Siena for a reasonable price because we... More
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July 26, 2016|
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Response from anjujha | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I know this response is late but hopefully will help some one.Yes I did provide cc info. He just took the info, he didn't charge us until after the tour when he had brought along a credit card machine. I believe he is... More
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Michelle M
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Response from JMnKY | Reviewed this property |
Hi Michelle, I book by calling Franco to make the necessary arrangement. As mine was made at very last minute (emailed him the night before the tour and confirmed the following morning) so payment was made at the end of the... More
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