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Dr. Anita Bestler M.A., a licensed guide with an academic background, provides tailor-made private guided tours in Sicily.
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Corso Pietro Pisani 92, 90129, Palermo, Sicily, Italy
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+39 339 660 0612
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anita Bestler is the best tour guide we have ever experienced. She not only induced us to Sicily's culture and history but did a terrific tour of her home city, Palermo. She got us into to the sights without waiting in long lines. She took...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Anita was a fabulous tour guide in every way especially in her knowledge! She is by FAR the most knowledgeable and the most PREPARED of any tour guide we have ever had (and we have had many all over Europe). Anita gave us a real...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We booked Anita months ago. We had 4 days available and she only had one afternoon free. We jumped at the chance and had a perfect afternoon. She is knowledgeable and so passionate about sharing the history and beautiful architecture of Sicily. Though one of...More

Thank SACALosAngeles
Reviewed 1 October 2018

We highly recommend Sicily Tours. We thoroughly enjoyed our 4 hour walking tour of Palermo's historic center with Dr Anita Bestler. She is extremely knowledgeable about Palermo's history, art, architecture, and culture and she conveys that information in an interesting and informative way.

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Thank 145Keith
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Anita has a potent arsenal of information synaptically embedded allowing her to speak on point to the European cultural and geo-political history for 10 days nonstop without having to reload. Bravo!

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Thank jjjhamlin
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We are fairly well travelled, and Anita was amongst the best guides we’ve ever had. We booked her because of the wonderful TripAdvisor reviews. Anita was amazingly knowledgeable and the kindest of people. We were so fortunate to have engaged her and highly recommended Anita...More

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Thank harleydoc78
Reviewed 18 September 2018

We were a small group of friends, all extremely experienced travelers, in Palermo for the first time. We retained Anita for a day, based on the excellent Trip Advisor reviews. Anita led us through a wonderful, magical, and informative day, plus she gave us invaluable...More

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Thank TMMcCoy
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I arranged a private walking tour with Anita and our only regret is not doing it earlier during our time in Palermo. Anita's explanations of the history of Palermo and Sicily were fascinating and delivered in a very engaging manner. It gave us a much...More

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Thank jezzster
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We did Anita's walking tour in August 2018. It was such a 'value add' to our understanding of Palermo. She taught us about the long history of the city, as well as giving us the inside tips on various locations around the town. She also...More

Thank johnlcoghlan
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Anita was a great guide, full of knowledge about Sicily and Palermo. She asked what we were interested in and showed us the special areas we should not miss...and why. We could have spent even more time but our feet failed us. Ending the day...More

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23 June 2018|
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You find me on Google. Just put my name. Best regards Anita Bestler
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17 May 2018|
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Yes I do. Anita Bestler
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