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Francesca Fumi Cambi Gado

Official Guide in Tuscany specialized on Siena and its territory

Alfablu e peonie a

fumi@mclink.it

+39 3483339105

Ciao! I am a very passionated Official Guide in Tuscany, specialized in Siena

and its beautiful large territory

I am also an Art Historian, Scholar of Renaissance Art, Heraldry and Symbolism and Fiction Writer. One of my hobbies is cooking following the old recipes passed down from generations and generations in my family.

Guided Tours

Half day tour (3 hours): 150 euro ( tickets not included)

Full day tour (5 hours): 280 euro (tickets not included)

Orientation on Art of Tuscany : 50 minutes/1 hour 180 euro

And more…

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One of my favourite subjects: Angels

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My”Best Seller”: The Gold Leaf. The Secret of Duccio’s Majesty

 

Taste Tuscany!

Selected Tours

Tour of Siena (HD)

Appointment in Siena in front of  the Public Palace entrance

Tour: walking tour through the historical centre of the city: Campo Square, the Public Palace, the Cathedral(a magnificent chest of treasures).

  • Chianti Tour and wine tasting (HD)

Appointment in Radda in Chianti

Tour of Radda and Volpaia,: the villages and the breathtaking landscapes of their surroundings, visit to the historical cellars of Castello d’Albola or Colle Bereto wineries with possibility of  a Chianti Classico wine tasting.

 

  • Tour of San Gimignano (HD)

Appointment in San Gimignano

Tour of the town and its famous medieval towers, the Public Palace, the Church of St. Augustine, the Cathedral (ticket entrance  €4), shopping tipical products (saffron, pottery, Vernaccia)

 

  • Tour of Montalcino – Pienza and surroundings (FD)

Appointment at Siena South Exit

Tour of the area South of Siena,driving through the Cassia road: extraordinary landscape of Crete Senesi and Valdorcia (under World Heritage protection), Montalcino, Pienza and Montepulciano. Possibility of Wine tastings of Brunello or Nobile di Montepulciano (ticket not included), and/or a lunch in a typical trattoria or a in an agritourism.

  • Tour of San Galgano Great Abbey and Eremo of Montesiepi (HD)

Appointment at Siena North Exit

The gigantic abandoned Abbey, the Eremo di Montesiepi and the Legend of The Sword in the Rock.

 And more….

 

Guided Tour on Balloon – Siena area: 150 euro ( tickets on the balloon not included)

The view from the balloon is an unforgettable experience if described by a local guide! I was born in Siena and I know very well in all details its territory!

For further information:

http://www.ballooningintuscany.com/

ART WINE AND FOOD

(300 euro up to 6 pax + 30 euro each extra pax – maximum of 12 pax )

ORIENTATIONS ON ART OF TUSCANY + WINE TASTING + LOCAL PRODUCTS TASTING

An indispensable experience to deep into the spirit of Tuscany

Can be organized at guest’s location or at Francesca’s Old Barn near Siena 

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ORIENTATIONS ON ART OF TUSCANY

Orientation on Art can be organized at guest’s location or at Francesca’s Old Barn near Siena 

50 minutes/1 hour 180 euro

 

An indispensable introduction to deep into the spirit of Middle Age and Renaissance Art of Siena or Florence before visiting them

You can choose among the following suggestions:

Orientation on Masterpieces of Art in Florence and their symbols (with slides)

Orientation on Masterpieces of Art in Siena and their simbols (with slides)

Introduction to the visit of 3 of the most important historical towns in Tuscany (with slides)

Lecture on: Angels and Archangels in Art (with slides)

Lecture on: Art and the symbols of Wine and Food(with slides)

 

LA DONNA NELL’ARTE – 500 ANNI DI RITRATTI – HD VIDEO 1080

 

 

 

ART- WINE AND COOKING – ARE BEST FRIEND

  

TO RECREATE THE ATMOSPHERE OF THE OLD TIMES

FRANCESCA AND GIOIA PRESENT THEIR PROGRAM TOGETHER

(At your home or in Francesca’s Old Barn) 

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ONCE UPON A TIME THE ANCIENT TUSCAN OWNERS WOULD ADMIRE MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE MASTERPIECES OF ART IN THEIR MANSIONS – LEISURELY SITTING IN THEIR PRIVATE HALLS – WHILST JOINING IN WITH FRIENDS AND TASTING THE PLEASURE OF THE TABLE

TODAY THE FAMOUS TUSCAN MASTERPIECES OF ART ARE PRESERVED IN MUSEUMS AND IT IS IMPORTANT TO KNOW THEM BETTER BEFORE GOING TO ADMIRE THEM 

 WHEN YOU WILL MEET THEM LIVE

THE WORKS OF ART WILL BE NO MORE AS UNKNOWN BUT AS ILLUSTRIOUS AND PRECIOUS FRIENDS

YOUR EMOTION SHALL BE MORE INTENSIVE AND YOU CAN PERCEIVE THEM IN THE SLIGHTEST DETAILS 

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Introduction to the Masterpieces of Art of Tuscany

  • FRANCESCA FUMI CAMBI GADO PASSIONATE ART HISTORIAN – DESCENDANT FROM A FAMILY OF THE SENESE ARISTOCRACY – SPECIALIST IN MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE ART – TOURIST GUIDE

SELECTED SOME MASTERPIECES FOR YOU – CREATING DIFFERENT SUGGESTIONS AT YOUR CHOICE 

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Tasting wine and Typical Products

  • GIOIA MILANI LANDI IS THE “LADY OF THE CHIANTISHIRE ” WHO LOVES DEFINE HERSELF “A FARMER” – SHE IS AN EXPERT SOMMELIER AND KNOWS THE SECRETS OF TOSCAN CUISINE

SUGGESTS WINE AND TYPICAL PRODUCTS  TASTING WITH DESCRIPTION OF RECEIPES

EXPERIENCE COOKING-FOOD-WINE-ART

WITH THE REAL TUSCANS

At your location or

 Francesca’s Barn Hall  /  Gioia’s Countryhouse

  • COOKING

MINIMUM 4 PERSONS

COOKING LESSON (TUSCAN MENU) + LUNCH / DINNER (WINE INCLUDED)

  • WINE AND ART

MINIMUM 8 PERSONS

TASTING THE 3 WINE  D.O.C.G WINE + ORIENTATION FOCUS ON TUSCAN ART MASTERPIECES (WITH SLIDES)

 

  • TUSCAN FULL IMMERSION

MINIMUM 8 PERSONS

TASTING THE 3 WINE  D.O.C.G WINE + ORIENTATION FOCUS ON TUSCAN ART MASTERPIECES (WITH SLIDES) + TUSCAN LIGHT LUNCH (WITH RECIPES)

 

Contacts

contessa@villalaia.com

mob. +39 348 3339105