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Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

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Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

We're coming via cruise, has seen Florence 15 years ago. We don't want to go on tour/excursion, but would like to hire a driver to drive us there and back to the port...any recommendation who to go with? We were advised to hail someone at the port, but is that a good idea amongst the chaos at the port? Thanks...Jen

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1. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

Have you tried going via the Cruise company? They must have lots of people wanting to do the same as you and might also be able to match you up with others with similar plans.

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2. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

Hi, the cruise offers it, but for quite a bit (I think $360 US), with this amount, we might as well go with a private tour for a little more, which we do not want to do. I don't believe booking through the cruise line will allow us to cost share. There must be a driver out there, I'd figured worse comes to worse amongst the chaos at the port, we may be able to find a driver, but it'd be nice to get everything organized ahead of time...thanks! Jen

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3. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

If the cruise docks in Livorno, you may want to look there for a driver. A look at the Port of Livorno website provided a link to this company:

http://www.discover-tuscany.it/?p=homepage

You'll have to do research on your own to determine how good this company is.

The city of Livorno has its own website which may also provide some links.

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4. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

Look at Tau Touring in Lucca. They're really good. Will design a day's adventure to your specificatons. We've always been really pleased.

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5. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

Well...specifications....but you get the gist,.

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7. Re: Touring Florence/Pisa on our own, in need of a driver.

Thanks for the advice. Our trip was back in August '12. We did hire a driver out of Livorno and it worked out perfectly.

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