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“A terrific Tuscany tour with Paolo - from Tuscany car tours.”
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Tuscany Car Tours
Ranked #2 of 40 Transportation in Florence
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Owner description: Tuscany Car Tours di Filippo Fattori is a company based in Florence which organize private tours all around Italy and we are specialized in Tuscany. Our enthusiasm, knowledge and professionalism offer customers a way of experiencing the real Tuscany with a local, travelling safely and in comfort. In our tours you will see all the sites you expect to see - and visit places you have never heard of - but which you will want to see again!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Reviewed November 24, 2012

One of our days during a first visit to Florence and Tuscany was spent on a countryside tour for our group of three. Of the options on the internet Filippo's company floated to the top of my searching based on his responsiveness, the reviews and flexibility with planning. We planned a whole day tour which costed about the same as other large group day excursions I have taken in Costa Rica and Cuba however this was personal and felt special. The day before our pre-booked excursion the company contacted our hotel to suggest a change in plans based on a forecasted full day of rain. We agreed and were able to shift our plans. The day turned out to be very wet. We were really pleased with our trip to Siena, Chianti and Sam Gimignano when the sun did shine. The highlight of our day was a stop at Casa Emma - a Chianti winery who's wines we can find (with a bit of effort) at home. Our driver Paolo is well informed about the history of the area and the wine and gave a lot of background information which is great to have. This tour is very flexible and we got to all the spots we had hoped to visit and we ended our tour at Michelangelo Square in Florence at our request. The entire day, including the wine and food and especially the countryside views will remain as fond memories. One of those places you can visit in your thoughts and instantly feel relaxed!

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Reviewed October 31, 2012

My daughter, son-in-law and sister were delighted with the Tuscany Car Tours. Filippo suggested picking us up at the airport, instead of waiting two hours for the train, which turned out to be the best decision we made. When he met us at the airport , he was so pleasant and personable. He brought us to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and then to Lucca for lunch before delivering us to our hotel. We had the best time and still talk about that lunch! We had scheduled a Tuscany Tour with him for later in the week. He was wonderful and he drove us to all the country towns explaining the history behind each stop. We ate and shopped and he was delightful. We ended with a wine tasting at a vineyard. Although it was raining, it didn't ruin our day and we had a great time! Filippo was an excellent tour guide and we can't say enough good things about him. I highly recommend Tuscany Car Tours !

Thank Joanne L
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

My husband and I and our 2 friends recently returned from a trip to Rome and Florence. One of the highlights was our tour of Tuscany with Fillipo. We did not want to drive, nor did we want to do a bus tour since we wanted something flexible. We left the itinerary up to him since none of us had ever been to Tuscany; we only specified we would like to visit a winery. It couldn't have been better, we went to Greve, a terracota factory, a short stop at a town which was formerly a castle, and a winery where we had lunch. Fillipo is delightful and a very knowledable guide. He pointed out interesting sites along the way, and explained thoroughly everything we were visiting. The tour was worth every euro. We wouldn't hesitate to recommend him, even gave his name to our local travel agent.

Thank MLR771
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Reviewed October 17, 2012 via mobile

We had the great fortune to use the services of Filippo with Tuscany Car Tours on October 4th this year. He spoke excellent English and was very knowledgeable as well he designed a tour that took into account what we wanted to see that day. We met him in the port at Livorno as we were cruising with Celebrity Cruises. He took us into Florence and guided is to many spots that were a highlight of the city giving us free time as well to wander on our own. Then the highlight was a drive to the Chianti wine region to a local vineyard which served us a 4 course lunch paired with their wines which was absolutely delicious. He explained the grape growing process and even showed us into the operation itself where we saw how the wines are made and stored. All in all we would highly recommend his company and his service. We were very impressed. Do not hesitate to book with Filippo. A wonderful way to your this beautiful region of Italy. Denis and Ingrid, Ottawa, Canada

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

We had a wonderful day with Paolo touring the Tuscan countryside. Loved Greve and the wine tasting and Casa Emma, with a wonderful lunch on the terrace overlooking the vineyards and olive trees. Just gorgeous! Also loved watching the terra cotta pot making! (We thought his rooster story seemed more believable, as well!) The van was large and comfortable for our family group of 7 adults.

Thank Anita R
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