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EXPLORE : History · Art · Culture
was founded by Sandra Laville, an experienced scholar, docent, and guide specializing in European history, art and civilization.  Originally from Canada, where she obtained her undergraduate degree, she relocated to Europe immediately after graduating and has never looked back. Sandra has a Bachelor's degree (B.A.H) in French and Spanish Language and Civilization, and a Master's degree (M.A.) in Art History from the prestigious Université La Sorbonne in Paris, with a specialization in Italian Renaissance Painting. She also has a Master's degree in Education (M.Ed.), and more than 15 years of experience as a tour guide and historical educator at museums and historical monuments in Paris, Rome, Florence and the Vatican City, collaborating with well-established tour companies and luxury travel planners like Context Travel, CiaoBambino! and Trufflepig.

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Sandra has lived in Italy, France, and Spain for over 15 years and has experienced first-hand the rich cultural heritage and awe-inspiring beauty these magical places have to offer. Join Sandra on a journey through historical Europe, and discover the highlights of its history, art and culture as never before.


· Credentials ·


  • B.A.H. French & Spanish Civilisation

  • M.A. Art History (Université La Sorbonne)

  • M.Ed. French Language & Civilisation

  • Certification for Tour Guides (Rome, Italy)

  • Certification for Tour Guides (Paris, France)


  • Official Licensed Tour Guide in France & Italy

  • Native English and French speaker

  • Fluent in Spanish and Italian

  • Over 15 years as art history docent, guide and educator in France, Spain & Italy

 · Travel ·



France (Loire Valley, Limoges, Nice, Marseille, Côte d'Azur), Italy (Venice, Milan, Florence, Naples, Amalfi Coast, Sicily, Sardinia, Padua, Mantua, Ferrara, Assisi, Como, Lucca, Orvieto), Spain (Bilbao, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Palma de Mallorca, Pyrrhenees), Monaco & Monte Carlo, Andorra, Portugal (Faro, Tavira, Lisbon), Malta (Saint Julian's, Gozo), Austria (Vienna, Tyrol), Switzerland (Lausanne, Geneva, Montreux), Belgium (Brussels, Bruges), UK (London, Hampton Court), The Netherlands (Amsterdam, Tilbourg), Croatia (Split, Dubrovnik, Hvar), Greece (Athens, Olympus, Epidavros, Samothrace,  Delphi, Rhodes), Poland (Warsaw), Romania (Bucharest, Brasov), India, Dubai, Oman, and growing...


France (Paris), Italy (Rome), Spain (Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valencia), Canada (Kingston, Toronto, Vancouver) 


Affiliated With :

  • Context Travel*

  • Ciao Bambino!*

  • Trufflepig

  • Presto Tours

  • Walks of Italy

  • LivItaly

* Members of the Virtuoso Travel network

and the European Tour Operators' Association

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