Guides

Isabella Stancari    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION


Italian, English, FRENCH

 

  • Academic background: after graduating in Arts with a full honours degree, and after a Master in Papery and Multimedia Publishing, she Specialized in History of Art at the Alma Mater Studiorum-Università di Bologna with a scholarship and full honours. She has studied in Italy and in France and attended many stages, among them a stage at the Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe degli Uffizi for about a year. 
  • Work experience: research and cataloguing, teaching, free-lance editing. She is a licensed guide of Bologna since 2014. 
  • Languages: Italian – English – French.
Fulvia Lakovic    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

TOUR LEADERItalian, English, CROATIAN

 

  • Academic background: She graduated in Art History at the Univercity of Bologna. In 2004 she get a Master in Scientific Museology at the same univercity.
  • Work experience: Project manager for cultural events in pubblic and private institutions. She is a licenced tourist guide since 2007, tour leader since 2012.
  • Languages: Italian – English –Croatian.
Elena Scheda    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

TOUR LEADERItalian, English, SPANISH

 

  • Academic background: She graduated at the College of Modern Languages for Interpreters and Translators in English and Spanish. She is a sommelier, certified and licensed by the Italian Association of Sommeliers.
  • Work experience: She works as a free-lance translator and interpreter. As a guide, she has specialized in the food and wine sector and works for several tourism-promoting institutions such as the Society for Tourism in the area of Imola , the Strada dei Vini e dei Sapori dei Colli di Imola (The Food and Wine Route in the Hillside of Imola) and the Enoteca Regionale (the Wine Permanent Exhibition of Emilia Romagna). She guides in Bologna, Imola, Dozza; Modena and Ferrara since 2002 and a certified tour leader since 2006. President of Associazione Le Guide d'Arte since July 2015. 
  • Languages: Italian – English – Spanish.
Franca Larese    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

TOUR LEADERItalian, English, SPANISH, PORTUGHESE, FRENCH

 

  • Academic background: .She graduated in  Foreign Languages at the University of Pescara.
     
  • Work experience: After some journeys abroad she started to work as tour leader for several tour operators and on cruise ships. She has been tour leader since 1999 and regional tourist guide since 2012.
     
  • Languages: Italian – English – Spanish - French - Portuguese.
Laura Sibani    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

 TOUR LEADERItalian, English

  • Academic Background: She obtained a diploma in translation and interpreting in English and German at the College for Translators and Interpreters of Bologna. She graduated in languages at the University of Bologna, where she followed also courses on Roman and Greek archeology and art history.
  • Work experience: Licensed guide of Bologna since 1995, of Ferrara since 2009. Licensed tour leader since 1996. She has been a teacher in secondary schools. She works also as a free-lance translator and interpreter. Laura was the President of Le Guide d'Arte Association from 2008 to 2015.
  • Languages: italian – english.
Raffaella Pini    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

 TOUR LEADERItalian, ENGLISH

  • Academic background: She has graduated with first class honours in Art History at the University of Bologna and she has taken her doctor's degree and post doctoral degree at the same university.
  • Work experience: She is now teaching Medieval Art History at the Ravenna center of the University of Bologna and Social History of Art at the Scuola di Specializzazione di Storia dell’Arte in Florence. Since 2001 she has been a guide of Bologna and tour leader.
  • Languages: italian – english.
Sophie Menini    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

 TOUR LEADERItalian, FRENCH, ENGLISH

  • Academic background: She graduated in Art History with first class honours at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice. She followed music courses at the DAMS Faculty of Bologna University for three years.
  • Work experience: She worked for three years as a publishing assistant at the Rizzoli Periodici Publisher in Milan and as a free-lance journalist, working for magazines such as Elle, Decor, Dove, Atlante and Il Gambero Rosso. She has been a teacher in the educational section of the Jewish Museum of Bologna since 2002. Her mother tongue is French and she often leads tours of French-speaking visitors.
    She has been a tourist guide of Bologna, Imola, Dozza, Marzabotto and Monterenzio since 1996, and tour leader since 1997.
  • Languages: italian – french – english.
Daniela Bigatti    
 Tourist guide of
EMILIA-ROMAGNA REGION

 TOUR LEADERItalian, ENGLISH

  • Academic background: She graduated with first class honours in Art History at the University of Bologna.
  • Work experience: Licensed guide of Bologna since 1991, of Florence since 1998; English and Italian. Licensed tour leader since 2003. Daniela has taught art-history in high school for a few years; being a guide has now became her main profession. She lived for a few months in the USA, and she works mainly with the American clientele. Beside being a professional guide in Bologna and Florence, she also leads wine, food & hiking tours of Italy.
  • Languages: italian – english.
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