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Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy
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Fascinating Florence: Guided Walking Tour
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Michelangelo's David Tour
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Two-Hour Uffizi Gallery Tour
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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.
Yeppoon, Australia
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“Great tour”
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We did a tour of Florence with Art-Viva. We really enjoyed it. Our tour guide was friendly and informative and it gave us some good ideas on how to spend our remaining time in Florence. We would recommend Art-Viva tours to anyone.

Visited June 2014
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“A warm and inviting way to truely experience the rich history of Florence.”
Reviewed 30 August 2014

My daughter and I took the walking tour of Florence and the Uffizi tour. Both were passionate and knowledgable of the city and it's history. This was my second visit to Florence, but my daughters first. As a art history major, she was ecstatic to see all the works she has studied. You can read a guide books, but with these tours you will get a better appreciation of the history and art. Thank you to Elizabeth and Cade.

Visited August 2014
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San Diego, CA
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“Worth Every Penny”
Reviewed 29 August 2014

We took three Art Viva tours in Florence. Had two different guides. Both guides were absolutely excellent--knowledgable, friendly, really expanded the subject matter and kept the tours interesting and enjoyable. Quite frankly, if we could do Art Viva all over the world, we would. I highly recommend them.

Visited August 2014
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Vancouver, Canada
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“Enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guides”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We did the "Florence in One Glorious Day (or Two)" package in one day. We had a Florentine guide for the first tour and a tall art-history major for the next two tours. These tours were exceptional – our guides were knowledgeable, helpful and enthusiastic. They truly made Florence with its wonderful history come alive for us. In between our tours, we went for lunch at a restaurant on the other side of the Odeon building (the same building as ArtViva). It is frequented by a lot of locals and has really good food.

Visited August 2014
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Los Angeles, California
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“Excellent tour”
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We did the florence in one glorious day tour. The walking tour was very good. It gave my kids (16, 14 and 12) and I a great lay of the city. I've been to Florence twice before, but only after this tour, did I fully appreciate the history.

The uffizi tour portion also was excellent. My boys (14 and 12) were captivated by the explanations and stories. A great experience. It was also really nice to skip the lines.

Visited August 2014
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