Vera Medici Private tour guide in Washington DC - United States of America

Vera Medici

Guide profile:

I am an independent Tour Guide officially licensed by the city of Washington, D.C. I am also a member of the Guild of Professional Tour Guides of Washington, DC. For over 8 years I have been informing and entertaining visitors from across the country and around the world about the sights and history of the capital of the United States of America.

I love working with visitors of all ages and groups of all sizes, and can gear any tour towards the special needs or interests of my guests. Of course the most-requested tour is of the Monuments, Memorials, and other famous landmarks of Washington, DC. I also specialize in tours of Arlington National Cemetery, African-American history, military history, the historic Georgetown neighborhood, Old Town Alexandria, VA, and more- just ask!

Tour minimum 3 hours. (I'd appreciate it if you would please email me before you book! Thank you!)

**Please note: Despite my last name, I do not speak any Italian at all! Sorry :-(

See you in DC!

Recent reviews of this tour guide:

5 stars Anna T.

Vera was great, I toured with my daughter (6) and wanted to go at our own pace, Vera is knowledgeable and had lots of fun facts. We would book with her again. PS. Thanks for the sunscreen.

Tour guide services/sample itinerary:

Washington, DC sightseeing tours

Washington, DC city tours personalized

Washington, DC tour guide general services

Transportation by tour guide:

case-by-case basis

Private sightseeing & group tours offered by this guide:

The African American History Tour Price Per Group 200.00 USD
The Arlington National Cemetery Tour Price Per Group 150.00 USD
The First-Time Tourist Full Day Tour Price Per Group 400.00 USD
The First-Time Tourist Half Day Tour Price Per Group 200.00 USD
The Lincoln Assassination Tour Price Per Group 150.00 USD
The Military History Full Day Tour Price Per Group 400.00 USD
The Military History Half Day Tour Price Per Group 200.00 USD

Tour guide interests:

Famous landmarks, American history, military history, ghost stories, legends, African-American history, politics, current events, culture, arts, health

Reviews of this tour – by clients who booked!

5 stars Anna T. 18 May 2015

Vera was great, I toured with my daughter (6) and wanted to go at our own pace, Vera is knowledgeable and had lots of fun facts. We would book with her again. PS. Thanks for the sunscreen.

5 stars Ronelle W. 27 Dec 2014

We had a great day with Vera in Washington DC. She is defenately an intelegent and enthusiastic lady and had our attention all the time wile giving us facts as well as other interesting info.

It was a pleasure meeting her and we would defenaty recommend her to other travellers.

All the Best to Vera!

The Waring Family x

5 stars Hollis H. 13 Nov 2014


Was very impressive on her knowledge and ability to work within our time-frame.

She simple rocks... Best tour I have been on EVER! Simple amazing lady on DC tour you should select her for any tour.


5 stars Steffen&Christine G. 06 Aug 2013

Great family adventure with vera in DC !

She showed us all the things we wanted to see on our first visit to DC and provided us with valuable tips about shopping etc..

We did a long hike the first day, but it was worth the effort. Very good idea was to send us to the air and space museum at the airport on our departure day.

Thank you very much !

5 stars hillary T. 11 Aug 2012

Vera was so TERRIFIC!!! She listened to what we wanted and took us exactly to those places!

Vera has a great knowledge of Washington and we would highly recommend her. When we return to Washington we will definately want Vera as a guide! If Vera is available on the day you need a guide, you would be so lucky to have her !

5 stars Emeran L. 01 Oct 2011

Vera did an excellent job preparing for each memorial and kept us on a tight schedule. We had to be at the White House at noon and managed to get all the memorials seen in time. Very nice job.

5 stars Janet B. 18 May 2011

5 stars Robert V. 12 May 2011

5 stars diana C. 26 Sep 2010

vera is a great tour guide, we had a great day seeing all the sights of washington, she was prompt, polite, and knowledgeable. Though we were pressed for time, vera made sure we saw everything we wanted to and providing us her transportation was an added bonus! I would highly recommend vera to anyone that is planning a visit to our nation's capital.

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