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Discover Lucca with Elena

55015 Montecarlo, Italy
+39 340 612 8485
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Fantastic 60th birthday trip!

We visited Lucca for my mum’s 60th birthday and the wine tasting tour with Elena was definitely the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jtking160
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London, United Kingdom
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What a fun day!

What a great day my friends and I had with Elena. She kept us entertained all day with interesting... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
gvt48
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Brisbane, Australia
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“few days” (5 reviews)
“wine tour” (17 reviews)
“small group” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
55015 Montecarlo, Italy
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+39 340 612 8485
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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!

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Reviewed 7 July 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 8 July 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

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Reviewed 7 May 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 9 May 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

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Reviewed 30 April 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 2 May 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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Reviewed 29 March 2018

In the bucolic hills and fields of Tuscany, get to know the walled city of Lucca c. 1100BC. Learn from an experienced, intelligent Lucia-Born guide of the Roman era and Medieval history of this absolutely beautiful town. Featured in A Portrait of a Lady, breathtaking...More

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

Dear Erin, many thanks for your review, I am glad you enjoyed what I arranged for you and your special group. Waiting for you in the near future, your guide Elena ( not Lucia).

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Reviewed 20 March 2018

If you want an intimate tour of Lucca from a passionate and knowledgeable local, look no further. Elena speaks great English, and is warm and genuinely excited about sharing Lucca with you. From the city walls, to the cafe and chocolate shop to the churches...More

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

Thank you so much for taking your time writing about our experiences together, I am glad you enjoyed Lucca and the cooking class with the wine tasting. I wait for you in the near future for more guided tour with me, always happy to share...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

We booked with Elena with only two days notice and she delivered one of our best experiences in Italy. We met her at Fattoria Il Poggio in Montecarlo. Our chef only spoke Italian so she translated as he demonstrated what to do and asked us...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2018

Dear Joshua, many thanks for your review, I was glad to meet you and your sweet wife, I hope to guide you in the near future and arrange some more cooking classes and wine tours in Lucca's area. ciao!

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

I simply cannot day enough positive things about our wine and fortress tour with Elena. The day we spent with Elena in Montecarlo was the best day of our trip. Elena met my husband and I at the Pescia train station. Then we toured the...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Christy, many thanks for taking time to write a review on our day spent between wine and historical building of Montecarlo. I am glad this was the best of your whole trip to Tuscany. I wait for you in the near future for more...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017

Elena is an amazing tour guide. The wine tasting experience is a 1,000 times better than any wine tour in the states. Elena made sure everyone had an amazing time and took care of every detail. Looking forward to booking more tours with Elena.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

Contacting Elena Benvenuti was so easy! She responded in a very reasonable amount of time and it was very easy to set up the arrangements for the tour. My group of 5 took a wine tour in Montecarlo at a wonderful farmhouse and vineyard! This...More

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Elena B, Owner at Discover Lucca with Elena, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2017

Thanks so much for your review, I am glad you enjoyed the whole experience that made your trip memorable and a real italian-shaped-one. I wait for you in the near future for more wines experiences, or special trip in the wonderful land of Lucca.

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Sandra D
11 June 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.
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Dettorifan
6 May 2018|
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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.
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Nancy S
11 April 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
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