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We had an amazing tour yesterday with Paul Costa of the statue of David and other works in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris_Jacobs43
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Santa Barbara, California
None better!!!

Since we had a group of 15 family members, we booked a private Florence walking tour with Paul... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin W
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Temecula, California
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Over 10 years ago owner Paul Costa of Tuscan Tour Guide began his small private tour guide company. Since then he has led tours for Gordon Getty, Radio KISS 108 & NECN TV host Billy Costa and thousands of travelers of Royal Caribbean, Disney...more
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Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an amazing tour yesterday with Paul Costa of the statue of David and other works in the Accadamia galley as well as sites through Florence. Paul is extremely knowledgeable and funny. He can answer any question. I can’t imagine seeing the museum on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we had a group of 15 family members, we booked a private Florence walking tour with Paul. His knowledge and enthusiasm for this amazing city is infectious! We learned about history, paintings, architecture, culture and so much more without a single boring moment. He...More

Thank Erin W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited Florence with our adult children, our tweens and our parents. Most of our group have been to Florence before and have seen the highlights - but never like this! Paul has an amazing way of bringing this beautiful the city to life -...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is no better way to explain our tour of Florence with Paul Costa. He is the best of the best. We found out about Paul through a friend and we were told great things. We looked him up on Trip Advisor and saw nothing...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 6 took 3 excursions from our cruise ship in Italy, all through Tuscan Tour Guide. All 3 tours were wonderful! Drivers were all professional and got us to our destinations in comfort and on time. All 3 of our tour guides were...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paul was fantastic. We spent several hours walking Florence. Paul knows his stuff and did a great job educating the adults and keeping 5 teenaged girls engaged. Paul also assisted us with various transportation requests all over Italy and all were flawless and timely. I...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The personalized tours Paul scheduled for us in Venice, Bologna and Tuscany were OUTSTANDING!!!! The guides were extremely knowledgeable, friendly, flexible and fun!!!! We will be using Paul again with no hesitation!!!! We had only 8 days and because of his excellent planning, we saw...More

Thank Paula W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever find yourself in Florence, Italy, and in need of a tour guide, please contact my new friend Paul Costa. He’s an expert...and he is FUN!!!! Great find!! #tuscantourguide

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Paul brought to life the unvarnished story of the Medici family, and the interplay between guilds, religion, politics and infrastructure. He made it relatable for our younger daughters (age 9 and 11), including them in the conversation instead of just speaking to the adults. Our...More

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best education tour i have ever been on, he made history so i teresting to learn and absorb. So full of energy. Highly recommend his for any tour he provides.

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Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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Amy G
July 11, 2018|
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Hi, I'm sold out July 31 but can have a guide from my team do the Florence tour. Are you available on Fri July 30?
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Sanjiv W
June 11, 2018|
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Paul, Are you available on July 2nd (Monday) to lead a private walking tour of Florence for 3 english speakers? We are fit and looking for 2-4 hours. Thank you. Mike C
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Erin P
May 28, 2018|
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Hello, sorry for the delay... it was the same process. Everything went fine. It was a little daunting to carry a lot of cash around. When we book a last minute day trip through Tuscan Tour Guide we were able to pay the... More
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