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Exclusive Connection Tours

Florence, Italy
About Exclusive Connection Tours
Lucia Montuschi, founder and owner of Exclusive Connection Tours, is a graduate of the University of Florence with a Ph.D in Art History.Exclusive Connection offers daily a very unique experience in Florence: tours led by qualified experienced guides, small groups, intimate atmosphere, slow paced tours, reserved tickets to avoid long queues.Exclusive guides are not only licenced tour guides, have a passion for art and culture, they are natives connected with the city where they are born and raised as docents and professors with many years of experience.
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Explore the Pitti Palace before the crowds arrive on this early access tour. With a small group of just eight people or fewer, walk through the empty palace to learn about the Grand Dukes of Tuscany's former residence. See architecture, frescoes, and priceless works of art on your tour, then finish up with a traditional Italian breakfast. You are free to explore the palace further on your own after the tour.
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from $100.93
Discover with us a "secret and forbidden Florence" through the intriguing and curious stories of women and men, Madonnas and Gentlemen, who roamed the streets and alleys of Florence.

The route goes through the city center and many main sights, such as the Piazza della Signoria, the Duomo and Palazzo Vecchio. A fun, captivating, and, above all, surprising stroll. We will start the tour talking about weddings and contracts, the lawful and the unlawful, vices and pleasures of a city from the time of the Medicis to when the city became the capital of Italy. Delightful and “beautiful” stories of distinguished men.

Our journey, enlivened by gossip, anecdotes and stories, will end in one of the historic cafes in the city, in the enchanting setting of the Piazza della Signoria.Here you can taste a cocktail invented in Florence by Count Camillo Negroni, which still today bears his name . Moreover, you will learn its story and special recipe!
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from $88.59
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What better way to start the day than visiting one of the most stunning museums in all Florence? This tour is designed for those early risers craving for culture... and not only for that!

We will start our visit of the Academy Gallery at its opening; you will enjoy the beauties kept in this museum, without fighting with the busy afternoon crowds.

This is home of the undisputed master of Renaissance sculpture: Michelangelo Buonarroti.

You will be guided to his most splendid work: the David and you will be able to admire the details, the fluid motion and the power that makes him seem to come alive. The Gallery also has other sculptures by Michelangelo, the “Prisoners”, the “Saint Matthew” and one of his famous “Pietas”. It also houses a collection of Renaissance paintings.

After this exciting morning a little bit of sweet relax is in store for you, sweet in every single way: you will be given a voucher valid for a delicious breakfast in a typical Italian coffee shop!
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from $96.44
See Florence off-the-beaten-path and discover the New Florentine Renaissance: the Street Art that you see in the streets, on the walls and the signs around the city center.

This is not the classic Florence walking tour: come with us to the Oltrarno, on the other side of the Arno river, and experience the real Firenze, its street food, wine windows and street art.

We will mix art with food which, when in Florence, are always a perfect match, and learn about the Oltrarno and its artists.

The Street Art & Food tour will last about 3 hours and, after 5 food stops, we are sure you will be satisfied.
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from $128.96
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Enjoy your tour right at the opening of the Uffizi Gallery, savor the peace and the quiet of every room, and let yourself be guided in this enchanting itinerary. A professional English speaking guide will carefully explain and help you understand the story of each painting, following the evolution of Italian art through the ages. In the Gallery, you will see some of the masterpieces of the Renaissance following a chronological sequence from Cimabue to Masaccio, Piero della Francesca to Filippo Lippi and Botticelli, with the sublime beauty of the Birth of Venus and Allegory of Spring.

After this full immersion with these celestial beauties, you will get back to reality with earthly flavors: a steamy hot Cappuccino and a delicious croissant.
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from $108.78
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Martina was very insightful with providing extraordinary details during our tour. Martina is personality delightful and a asset to your team. Thanks to Martina for representing the Italian art.

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Reviewed August 17, 2019 via mobile

We loved her willingness to customize her tour to our taste and attention span! We have been to Florence several times and she made our experience unique. I admired her talent as an art historian as she blended her knowledge with the impact of art...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 26, 2019

My wife and I spent a day in Florence with Lucia. We did a walking tour of the Accademia, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, the Duomo Bapistry and the Uffizi Gallery. Lucia's knowledge and passion of the art and architecture was inspiring. I learned so much...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019 via mobile

We were so lucky to have 5.5 hours with Lucia showing us so many beautiful parts of Florence! She is so knowledgeable and such great company! We highly recommend as much time as you can with her tours!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank hsather
LuciaMontuschi, Proprietario at Exclusive Connection Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 26, 2019

Thank you, the pleasure was mine! hope to see you and your family again in Italy, all the best Lucia

Reviewed July 8, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I booked a tour to see the David. What a magnificent part of art. Our guide was the best. She was the instructor of a university and was highly respected by the other tour guides. I highly recommend the tour guides and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed April 7, 2019

This tour is a MUST for anyone who appreciates city life, contemporary art, food, and a unique experience. My husband and I spent two weeks in Florence, and the Florence Street Art & Food tour was a highlight of our trip. (We're actually still arguing...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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LuciaMontuschi, Proprietario at Exclusive Connection Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 8, 2019

Thank you so much for the nice review, it was our pleaure to share this experience with you.

Reviewed November 27, 2017

Our family had the most incredible, delightful experience with our tour of the Uffizi by Exclusive Connection. We were lucky enough to have Lucia as our wonderful guide, who not only taught us all so much but fully and completely engaged the 10-year old boys...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

I met Lucia in January for a family-friendly tour of the Accademia Gallery dedicated to Michelangelo and his scupltures. My 6 years old son loved her and all the provided information and activities. Since then I took other 2 tours: the street-art and food tour...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed September 23, 2017

We actually met a famous street artist! Do this, and you can see the ever-changing array of art by Blub, Clet, Exit Enter, Carla, and others!!! Lucia's newest tour is a refreshing change from the incredible Renaissance art and museum visits in Florence. STREET ART...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank Susan B
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Lucia's tour was fascinating and informative. She gave an thorough explanation of the artist's techniques, situation and inspiration. She did a great job explaining all aspects of the statue and Michaelangelo.

Date of experience: September 2017
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July 4, 2015|
Response from LuciaMontuschi | Property representative |
Yes there are tours every day! please write directly to Exclusive Connection
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