Travel Tips & Trip Ideas Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

  • How do you plan your trips?
  • Please help us learn by participating in a brief survey.
View all Travel Tips & Trip Ideas activity »
  1. 1 Trip Report USA Support Yahoo MAi* Tech** Sup** Acc TrialNumber 1800-540**6830 Recove
  2. 2 to travel or settle down?
  3. 3 To drive or fly on an unplanned trip?
  4. 4 Which type of car ?
  5. 5 Great Saint Bernard Pass / Lake Geneva / Northern Italy
  6. 6 garment travel organizer
  7. 7 Traveling Solo with 9 month old
  8. 8 What's your favourite beauty/grooming tip when travelling?
  9. 9 Newbie Using Whats App
  10. 10 replace my Nikon d90 by rx100 ?
  11. 11 Some tips when using Air BnB
  12. 12 Best place for a solo traveler to find a travel partner
  13. 13 Cape Town Ideas
  14. 14 Best Hostels
  15. 15 European chargers, Garmins & phones
  16. 16 best travel app (android or Apple)
  17. 17 Road Trip For Two
  18. 18 Estes Park to Lexington, KY
  19. 19 Copper Canyon
  20. 20 Travel through Expedia
  21. 21 Autoeurope car location...questions !
  22. 22 Trip Report Goin' solo...nothing like it! (A trip report collection)
  23. 23 Round the World
  24. 24 Misleading third party websites
  25. 25 Why Do People Bother With Tripadvisor?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Italy--How can I find an academic tour guide?

Jump to last reply

Dear All,

I have traveled with companies like Martin Randall, Andante Travel, & ACE, to Italy and Croatia, benefiting from their lecturers who are academics with expertise in art history or archaeology. This has enhanced my travel experience greatly and I’d love to find someone who could provide something similar for an afternoon or two to me and my husband on future travels in Italy (say in Florence, Rome, Venice, Ravenna, Verona, etc). Paris has something like this with Paris Muse (http://www.parismuse.com/) and at Chartres Cathedral, a gentleman who has published guides to the Cathedral and made a life’s work of studying it offers tours (http://www.artagogo.com/commentary/miller/miller.htm).

Does anyone know of an individual or individuals with academic expertise (as opposed to licensed local guides) who might be willing to act as a guide for museums or other sites of local interest in Venice, Florence, Ravenna, Verona, or any other places of special interest to art and history? If not, do you have any ideas on how to learn of such individuals? Thanks very much. Carol

5 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement