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Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour

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Address: Via Mattonaia 29, 55015 Montecarlo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 340 612 8485
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Wine tour with Elena

We met Elena and had a wonderful tour of Monte Carlo, in Tuscany. We then went to a local family owned winery for excellent wine and snacks. We bought some wine & olive oil to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
James S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We met Elena and had a wonderful tour of Monte Carlo, in Tuscany. We then went to a local family owned winery for excellent wine and snacks. We bought some wine & olive oil to take home. Elena's tour was a highlight of our trip. Even my five year old granddaughter had a good time.

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear James, many thanks for your kind review. I am sure you will have great memories and the wine and olive oil you bought will get back to you the flavours of Montecarlo when you are home. Wait for you in future. More 

Puyallup
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Elena is one of the Best Tour Guides we have ever had. Elena responded to emails timely and planned tours according to our interests. The days we spent on tours with Elena were some of our best days in Italy. She is very knowledgeable and has a very enthusiastic personality which makes each day unique and fun. There were seven... More 

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Karen and all your cousines, it had been a real real pleasure guiding you through your ancestors' steps, back in the past but with the taste of our typical tuscan dishes and wines. Thanks a lot for taking time to write down such a long entusiastic long review, it will help people that might want to hire me as... More 

Lutherville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I was in Lucca attending a cooking school. Elena took our group on a tour of Lucca for two days. She is a wealth of knowledge! She knows everything about Lucca and it's history. She was so much fun and made our trip much more interesting! Highly recommend using her when you visit!

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind review, it was fun to guide you in my area and share the deep love I have for my country. Hope to meet you in the future. Ciao ! More 

San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

4 of us wanted to have an intimate wine tasting tour of Tuscany, Lucca and Montecarlo (Italy). Elena made that happen. She knows the region, both with wine and with history. We will certainly be sending all of your friends to Elena, and next time we return to Italy, we will definitely connect with her again!! Thank you, Elena for... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was our first visit to Tuscany and we wanted to taste some local wine while staying in Lucca. I contacted Elena and she was very gracious and accommodating in helping us schedule a personal wine tasting tour for four in early October. She and her husband met us promptly on the date we'd arranged and even provided umbrellas for... More 

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Mary, many thanks for you review on your trip with me in the wine area of Montecarlo. I will wait for you in the near future! ciao Elena More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

She showed us the Lucca she loves and grew up in. All her suggestions were spot on. A real gem. She took us to a wonderful winery and showed us round her home town Lucca. We met many people she knew and it mad us feel like we were part of the community. She turned us from outsiders in to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

This was a great tour to the beautiful village of Monte Carlo and a charming winery. In Monte Carlo we visited the fortress, which was very interesting and a great addition to the tour. Elena was a wonderful guide! She told us about the history of the fortress and village in an interesting and charming way. In the winery we... More 

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Elena B, Manager at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Elisabeth, many thanks for your kind review on your trip with me to discover Montecarlo's wine area. You are right the fortress is worth a visit, I hope to meet you in the near future. :-) More 

Wolcottville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Elena offered a personal wine tasting at Enzo Carmignani winery and a tour of historic Montecarlo. She was knowledgeable and friendly and a pleasure to be around. The wine tasting at Carmignani Winery was a unique experience. Thank you, Elena!

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne, many thanks for your kind word about the experience of the wine tasting I organized for you in Montecarlo. I wait for you in the near future for more tours among the beauty of Tuscany! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

In 2013, my husband and I met Elena at a small train station and she took us to a beautiful historic chapel in the countryside and then to three fabulous wineries- all different. Her knowledge of the area and acute sense of what makes for a great adventure and travel experience made it a memorable day. Thanks, Elena!

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Dear Annette, many thanks for your review, I am glad you still remember the experience after 3 years! I remain at your disposal for other tours in the near future, I have added few more new little farmhouses in the countryside of Tuscany with excellent wines! More 

Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

A wonderful Monte Carlo wine tour! Such a beautiful region - We had a wonderful German tour guide who had been in Italy for 26 years - very knowledgable and fun! He took us to Elena's familys vineyard, that has been in their family since the 1300's. Elena was great also! Wonderful vineyard with great wine; we were a group... More 

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena - Day Tour, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your kind review, I hope to see you soon in the near future for an other tour together, ciao Elena More 

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