Welcome to Siena
Taking a Stroll
Stella has a background in art history, anthropology, enology and is passionate about the traditions of Tuscany. Based in Siena, she has been traveling since a young age, an interest started during her studies of foreign art and cultures. She graduated in English and South American Literature from the University of Siena and holds a Masters degree in Business and Tourism from Bocconi University in Milan. She received grants from University of Siena University to study in Germany and Ecuador. She became a licensed guide in 1999 for Siena, San Gimignano, Montalcino and Montepulciano. She loves Context family tours and she enjoys sharing the hidden treasures of Siena with her clients. She especially loves exploring farms and vineyards in Tuscany in order to share her passion for Brunello di Montalcino or Nobile di Montepulciano and Chianti wines along with the impressive Tuscan landscape.
Happy to be a tourist guide, Rita has always loved art, theatre, music, travels and all that is about creativity and communication. She started being a radio speaker when she was a teen ager, then continued dubbing and performing in theatre, the whole time studying art history and languages, english and french. She wrote some texts for books on Siena, holds lecturers and cultural activities together with theatrical guided tours. Rita is lively and passionate.. She is a story teller, proud to be Sienese and fond of the local traditions, while excited connecting people from all over the world. She loves giving tours in Siena, exploring the hidden depths of the city together with presenting ancient frescoes and artworks, tasting wines and regional specialities. Rita leads tours in Siena, San Gimignano and Val d’Orcia, Tuscany
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