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Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy

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About Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy
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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Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

And we had a fantastic tour guide from Artviva. Her name was Brenda and yes she was Italian. Brenda’s depth of knowledge and unstoppable charm was the perfect way to start our vacation in Italy. If you really want to get to know Florence, not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

This was a fantastic intro to Florence, and an awesome intro to the city. Martina was our tour guide, and she was amazing! Her love of the city, its history, and its art really shines through. We toured some of the lesser known churches, were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 3, 2018

Our family of 5 adults booked two tours: the Uffizi tour and Fascinating Florence with a visit to David. Both tours were led by Elizabetta, who was wonderful! She was insightful, friendly, incredibly knowledgeable and accommodating of the slow pace of we "old folk." As...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan S
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The Uffizi is a must see in Florence and the Artviva tour with Manolis is the best bet. The tour was a great survey of the rise of art in Florence over many centuries. Cost is reasonable and Manolis will get you inside in the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

Our guide was very knowledgeable about the history of Florence. Her presentation of this information was most interesting. This 3 + walking tour of Florence highlighted the main attractions and squares in Florence. I highly recommend this tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

Manolis, our tour guide was fascinating and entertaining too! He made the one hour tour fly by and everyone learned something new. The perfect tour of the Academia for teenagers and folks who will not want to spend endless hours in museums or art galleries....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our tour with Liz, an American who lives in Florence and knows it very well. Her tour was very interesting and did not seem a moment too long. She walked us all over the historic parts of Florence enlightening us on the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 17, 2018

To our surprise when we arrived for our tour, we were told that we were the only 3 so it would be a private tour. Our guide was Manolo and we found him to be very knowledgeable and engaging. He led us through many of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

These guides are phenomenal—steeped in art, art education, fully bilingual, comprehension of the history, culture and aesthetics of Florentine art, architecture and the geographical area. They were warm, charming and generous, giving us extra time at the Uffizi and David. The tour starts from their...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bette S
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Hilda our tour guide was superb. She definitely knew the Uffizi Gallery and the key works to see. It is a HUGE museum and very well done filled with fabulous art. We found the tour to be exactly what we wanted and Hilda made it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from Lisa W | Reviewed this property |
Our groups were never more than 10 people. It was a great size and we had headphones so we could hear our guide at all times. Highly recommend this company! Have fun!🍷
April C
August 6, 2017|
Response from ArtViva I | Property representative |
Hi April C, Yes, even though that time is going into low season we do still have tours available. Please keep in mind that we have private custom on request tours available all year round too. If you do a search on our site... More
March 25, 2017|
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Response from ArtViva I | Property representative |
Hello! Apologies for the delay. Please email our staff @ artiva address with your booking request. All the best, Amy