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Discover Lucca with Elena
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55015 Montecarlo, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Elena is a wonderful, knowledgeable and engaging tour guide who shares the history of LUCCA with love and humor. I highly recommend spending time with her if you visit LUCCA! You will leave with a much better understanding of its history and appreciation of its...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your review on the recent guided tour of Lucca that I arranged for you. Hope to see you and guide you in the near future.

Reviewed October 3, 2018

Elena was our local guide in Vinci and Lucca and she was by far THE BEST EVER guide that we have ever had in Europe!!! She is friendly and warm and welcoming and funny and personable and extremely knowledgeable. On top of all that, she...More

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Elena B, Manager at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2018

Thank you Steve for taking you time in reporting our time together in Vinci, where you learnt more about Leonardo Da Vinci, and in Lucca (my hometown). I wait for you in the near future, there are lots of beautiful thing to see in Tuscany!

Reviewed October 2, 2018

I booked Elena back in January for a September trip to Europe for our group of six 60-somethings. Even then, she already had some small conflicts with our dates--that's how popular she is, so book early--she's worth it! Elena did three guided tours for us...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time in writing a review on your guided tour in Lucca, Barga, Villa Torrigiani and Montecarlo. I enjoyed your gruop, you came to Italy with the right spirit of having good time, your smiles on your faces, great to...More

Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

We had the great fortune to have Elena provide us three fantastic and informational days in Itlay. Her personality is contagious after the first five minutes touring. The knowledge she passed on was provided in a manner that things are easy to understand and remember....More

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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

After looking for a tour of Lucca, my husband David and I were so fortunate to find Elena!!! She was so friendly and warm and welcomed us to her hometown of Lucca. She shared what she loved about her town as well as the history...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018

We splurged to book a cooking class with Elena on the last day of our trip, and spending time with Elena was so worth it! She took our requests regarding food (ie. things we could source easily back in the UK) and the cooking class...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2018

Dear Suzanne, many thanks for taking time writing a review on our cooking and history class of august 2018. I wait for you and your husband ( friends and relatives if you think of a bigger group in Tuscany for holidays), I hope will will...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited Lucca for my mum’s 60th birthday and the wine tasting tour with Elena was definitely the highlight! I highly recommend that if you do anything in Lucca it should be one of Elena’s tours! We enjoyed all Elena’s interesting facts - she literally...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded July 22, 2018

Thank you and happy birthday again! You have a splendid family, I have enjoyed the time spent with you, hope to meet you in the future for more tours together!

Reviewed July 6, 2018

What a great day my friends and I had with Elena. She kept us entertained all day with interesting facts about the area and jokes. After collecting us from our accommodation Elena took us on a tour of the amazing Villa Torrigiani before a wine...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2018

Thanks so much for taking your time in writing your review on the trip to Villa Torrigiani e the wine tasting together, hope to meet you soon in my region! kindest regards

Reviewed May 7, 2018

Thank you so much to Elena and Stefano for giving my friends and I a truly unforgettable and authentic experience. We visited the town of Montecarlo and two wineries, and we still cannot stop talking about how much fun we had. Elena was so informative...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Dear Martha, thanks for being with us in the wine-experience of Montecarlo, we wait for you in future for more wines to try, more history, and fun. your guide, Elena

Reviewed April 30, 2018

What a wonderful day my friends and I had with Elena. Not only did we have an amazing tour of Montecarlo Italy, but enjoyed a beautiful day under the Tuscan sun at two local wineries. Elena not only provided us with stories and knowledge about...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2018

Thank you so much for taking time writing a review on our experiences together. I wait for you in the near future for more experiences together. It was a pleasure meeting and guiding you.

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Sandra D
June 10, 2018|
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Response from Paul S | Property representative |
She has many suggested tours on her own website, but she will be able to combine and customize to suit your tastes. See her site at Discover Lucca with Elena.
May 5, 2018|
Response from Paul S | Property representative |
Absolutely yes! That's because Elena does custom tours and she has grown up in the area. She will know exactly where a person with limited mobility can go. You just need to explain your desires and limitations.
Nancy S
April 11, 2017|
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Response from Elena B | Property representative |
Hallo dear Aunty Nancy, so glad to hear from you, I did not receive request for may, did Nancy write herself? Could you please tell her to write me again? I have several days available on May, it depends when she is... More