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“Tuscany Bike tour”

Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 5, 2012

We decided to take a chance and visit the countryside by bike. We were thrilled with the tour. Jessica is an incredible guide. Definitely worth every penny.

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Artviva, Manager at Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2012

I’m glad you enjoyed it! Come back and see me again sometime.

Kind regards,

Jessica

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

We are travelling with friends who have not been to Italy before. To make the most of the day we booked a morning walking tour of Florence and a guided tour of the Uffisi in the afternoon.
Charles was our superb morning guide who managed to distill several centuries of Florentine history into the 3 hours..we all felt we now have an understanding of the complexity that is Florence. Charles is passionate and so very knowledgable and we all felt we had known him for years. Try to book him as your guide..you will learn a lot.
In the afternoon our guide for the Uffisi was Niklaas..superb. The Uffisi can be very overwhelming but he let us through a fascinating tour,linking the art and history of the Renaissance..teaching each of us a lot about the art and artists. You can not do the Uffisi in one tour but you can return time after time and learn something new every time. Hopefully you can have Niklass as your guide..you will enjoy every minute

Thank Stella C
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Artviva, Manager at Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

It’s great to hear that your group was so enthusiastic about Charles and Klass! Their passion and knowledge inspire others around them, which I’m sure you experienced during your tours. Thank you for your wonderful review of Artviva!

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Just came back from a terrific Medterainean Fall 2012 Crusise and hired this private tour company as a alterntative to ship offerings/Pisa for Florence. It was a very good decision. Better value with another traveling couple for the travel upgrades and customized insight sharing. We learned and experinced so much more with manny Q&A's from our tour leader Marco who has two young kids and would work well with any group / couple pairing. He took us to one of his favorate lunch resturants and the best gelato ice cream parlor we had in Itally. You don't get these tour perks with bus group!
Yes--I would hire them again for future trips to Itally.

Thank Al P
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Artviva, Manager at Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

Thank you for your kind review. We hope your trip was a memorable one!

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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Just returned from a trip to Italy where we spent 2 of the days in Florence. Booked 2 tours with Artviva after reading recommendations on Trip Advisor.
The 1st was the Original Florence Walk (29 Sept 2012 am) My opinion ... worth every penny! Learnt so much about the history of Florence, the architecture, its people and the importance of Art. I believe Corinnah was the name of our guide. Very enthusiastic/passionate about Florence which made for a very informative and enjoyable tour. Also received some very useful tourist tips.
The 2nd was the Uffizi Tour (30 Sept 2012 pm). Once again, really valuable. The gallery is huge and, I believe, would have been over whelming. My knowledge of art is limited to the names of Da Vinci, Michelangelo,etc but now I understand more about them as artists, the period in which they lived and the importance/influence of their art both at the time and since.
Summary: if your knowledge is limited and you want to understand what you are seeing, then these tours will be money well spent. Thank you Artviva.

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Artviva, Manager at Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

You are most welcome. Nothing makes us happier than to know how much our clients appreciate the experiences that we provide. We appreciate all your positive feedback. Best wishes!

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Reviewed October 2, 2012

I had a really great tour with Marc. He was very knowledgable and funny. He took really good care of our group. Thank you. Lynette Stow

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Artviva, Manager at Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2012

Dear Ms. Stow,

Thanks from Artviva and Mark for taking the time to write about your great experience in Cinque Terre. We hope that it left your group with memories of your Italy trip that will last a lifetime.

Kind regards,

Artviva Staff

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