Official Guides to the City of London

Valeria Bellazzi

Languages:

English, Italian.

Themes:

General city tour, Romans, Tours for children, Accessible tours, Gardens and open spaces, Crime and punishment, Medieval London, Religion, Christopher Wren's London, St Paul's Cathedral, The Great Fire of London.

Biography

I'm Italian, and I have been living in London for a while. I graduated in Italian humanities and Latin (Hons), did a MA in Publishing, and worked for publishing companies for 12 years in Italy. After moving to London, I completed a MA in Managing Archaeological Sites at UCL, and now I work full-time as a tourist guide. I am a qualified St Paul's Guide, and I volunteer at All Hallows by the Tower, Royal Museums Greenwich, and the City of London Police. 

Qualifications

City of London Guide, City of London Gardens&Parks Guide, Camden Guide, St Paul's Guide, Green Badge-North Highlands of Scotland Guide. Fully qualified "First aid at Work". WorldHostTM qualified (Principles of Customer Service, Cultural Differences, Customers with Disabilities).  8 ys experience as a tour guide in museums, in English, and as a private guide/chaperon, in Italian. Knowledge of East London and Greenwich thanks to volunteering and participation in local events.

 

Guided Tours

My tours are designed to meet the needs of Italian tourists, families with children and people with reduced mobility. I tailor every walk and tour according to my customers' needs, so every tour is different and thought through to provide the best visitor experience.