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Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy

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Address: Via Sassetti 1 | Second Floor, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 2645033
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Description: Acclaimed since 1996 for our great guides and tours, we offer the...
Acclaimed since 1996 for our great guides and tours, we offer the original, small-group Best of Tuscany tour, as well as wonderful guided tours of Florence, Venice, Rome and the Cinque Terre. Our tours are high-quality, entertaining, informative and fun! We love sharing Italy on a more personal level and with our small group sizes, we refuse to make you feel like a tourist. Our highly-qualified guides are passionate, have a sense of humour and enjoy bringing history to life. They include historians, aristocrats, wine makers, art sleuths, well-known journalists, guide writers, as well as talented artists and authors. What’s more, we are an ASTA approved, fully-licensed tour operator. We promise we are anything but ordinary, and we guarantee we are the Original & Best.
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Tour of Ufizi and Florence with Angelo

We booked 4 tours with Artvivia. Angelo was our guide for two of the tours. I cannot express how much we enjoyed his company. He was very knowledgable, perceptive, and stylish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We booked 4 tours with Artvivia. Angelo was our guide for two of the tours. I cannot express how much we enjoyed his company. He was very knowledgable, perceptive, and stylish. Antonia Smillova

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Plymouth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

The tour of the Florence market and cooking class was a highlight of our stay in Florence. The guide and staff were fantastic. We shared the lunch we cooked with a very fun group in the wine cellar under the school. I would highly recommend it!

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Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

My best friend found this tour for us (Secrets and Scandals of the Renaissance) and I'm so glad she did! What a fun afternoon! While other tourists were smooshed into overcrowded attractions on the very hot day we were in a small group of 8. We had a glass of wine before leisurely wandering the city streets with our fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a fantastic time on a tour of Florence with Kane, who was a brilliant tour guide. The group was of mixed ages yet Kane managed to keep everyone engaged and provided a tour which was both highly interesting and informative. There were so many things which Kane pointed out which we had totally missed whilst walking around by... More 

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Barbara was wonderful - her love of Florence came through with her vivid explanations and colorful personalit y. We thoroughly enjoyed the walk and the pace was great. It made the rest of our time there richer with the knowledge we acquired on our walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We took Original Florence walk with Tatyana and Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery with Barbara. Absolutely marvelous! Both of the guides were very knowledgeable talking about the place they live in. They told so many stories. Without them, the wandering around the streets of Florence would have been just an OK experience. With Art Viva, Florence became our favorite place... More 

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Dana Point, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I can't say enough about this company !!just fantastic we did two tours with them one a walking tour of Florence with 4'adults and 4 children it was a very hot day in Florence but Liz our tour guide did an amazing job of getting us to all of the Important sites including the Duomo and David. The next day... More 

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Cortlandt Manor, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Our tour guide, Nadia, picked us up at our hotel for a private tour for 6. Nadia was terrific, friendly and knowledgeable. We were driven to Riomaggiore and took the train to the three other villages. We hiked the terraces overlooking the water, had an amazing lunch and a great day overall, thanks to Nadia and the beauty of Cinque... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We (2 adults, two kids age 12 and 14) took the Florence City tour, the Uffizi tour and the David tour all in one day, and still had time for a delicious lunch and amazing gelati. It's so much more rewarding to learn about the history and art of Florence through a guide than simply wandering around with a guide... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We took the Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour on June 12, 2015 & loved that we came away with a clear understanding of the history & meaning of each of the artworks we saw. Kate, our guide, was wonderful, giving us a vivid & very human insight into Florence, the Uffizi & the paintings we saw. She was incredibly... More 

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Address: Via Sassetti 1 | Second Floor, 50123 Florence, Italy
Phone Number: +39 055 2645033
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Florence  >  Florence
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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