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Franco Wine Tour Experience

Siena, Italy
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Hightlight of my trip !!!!

We recently visited Italy for 10 days, spending 3 in Tuscany. We took the all day wine tour with... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2012
Daphne S
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Richmond, VA
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Francesco is amazing! This place is a top notch bike shop with full rental services. This was the... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2012
DJH-Dano
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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 26 October 2012

We recently visited Italy for 10 days, spending 3 in Tuscany. We took the all day wine tour with Franco (Brunello Montalcino region) and had him all to ourselves. He was very accomodating by taking us to a grocery store and bakery (not part of...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Francesco is amazing! This place is a top notch bike shop with full rental services. This was the only place I could find that offered day trips vs group or package.The owner even loaned us his personal GPS to help us! Amazing!

1  Thank DJH-Dano
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

This was my second opportunity to spend a day with Franco and explore even further Tuscany and all it has to offer. I wanted to treat my friend Stephania to the Franco Fadda experience and he did not disappoint. From the pick-up in the morning...More

1  Thank Myles M
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Reviewed 22 October 2012

Franco never lets you down. Even though I've done his tour before, he found something new for us to do!!! Cooking class, Brunello tasting, sitting on the Piazza del Campo and just taking in the beauty of Siena. Mille Grazie, Franco for your professional and...More

2  Thank FerrariAZ
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

If you want to avoid tourists and visit with the real people of Tuscany, from winemakers to restaurateurs , Franco is for you! His passion for his work, wine, and his country is unequalled. True value, and probably one of our best days. Can you...More

Thank Jan N
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

Franco is very knowledgeable and combine that with a great sense of humor made the wine tour very enjoyable. His passion for the food and wine of Tuscany was apparent and my wife and I had a great time. Would do it again when we...More

2  Thank Mark W
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Reviewed 18 October 2012

We spent 12 days in Italy - Rome, Florence, Venice and much in-between. Without question our best day was our wine tour of Montalcino with Franco. The wine tasting, the history lessons, the overall education and the lunch was simply amazing. Franco took us around...More

Thank Lee D
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Reviewed 11 October 2012

We had the time of our lives on Franco's Brunello tour. We were lucky enough to have him all to ourselves and he truly went above and beyond our expectations. I would not hesitate to recommend Franco when you find yourself in Siena. He sincerely...More

1  Thank Tracy T
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Reviewed 9 October 2012

We went on a day trip to Siena with MyTour. We are not usually keen on conducted tours but this was really well done , including visits to Tuscan villages and a Chianti wine farm. We joined the guide for lunch at her recommended restaurant...More

1  Thank Andrew C
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Reviewed 8 October 2012

I am still left spellbound by the experience I had with Franco and my wine tour covering the famous Montalcino and Montepulciano wine precincts. I arrived in Siena quite late and with the excellent reviews posted decided to call Franco last minute. As and a...More

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Rhonda V
2 April 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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ediebSyracuse
26 July 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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