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Artviva: The Original & Best Tours Italy

Via Dei Sassetti 1 | Second Floor, 50123, Florence, Italy
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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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Via Dei Sassetti 1 | Second Floor, 50123, Florence, Italy
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Tour started at 5 PM at the Art Viva Headquarters (upstairs). We were given headsets and met our guide Ishmael, who spoke perfect English. Our group of 8 was on the large size, he said, but we all kept up with him as he walked,...More

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We had the most wonderful tour of the Uffizi with Artviva. We took the 1:30 pm tour with tour guide Loredana- she is so knowledgeable and gave us so much insight into Florentine history and the development of Florentine art. It was just the right...More

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For our 10 day vacation in Italy, we regretfully only booked 2 days in Florence (big mistake...Florence is much nicer than Rome), so it was important for us to have a tour that would give us a good sense of the city and all its...More

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ArtViva provided us with extraordinary guides during our week’s stay in Florence. We started with a walking tour of 3 hours with Catherine who provided us with a thorough introduction to historic Florence. Later that day we went on tour to visit the Accademia Gallery...More

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I did the three in one tour but spread over three days in order to be able to absorb the material better. It was a great decision as it’s a lot of walking and a lot of knowledge. Tatiana was the guide for the first...More

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We had a wonderful experience booking our tour and an even better time seeing the three picturesque hill towns (Siena, Monteriggioni and San Gimignano) on the tour. While it may have been a short visit to each site, our tour guide Ben and driver Andrea...More

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My husband and I joined the Artviva small group guided tour to visit Uffizi and the Academia gallery. We had Hilda as our guide. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and found Hilda to be very passionate and informative about the art. We felt it was the...More

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We took the artviva tour of the uffizi gallery, and really enjoyed it. The guide was very informative and gave us a lot of interesting tidbits about Florence as a city during the renaissance, in addition to the art in the Uffizi gallery. The only...More

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April C
6 August 2017|
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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
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worldcally
25 March 2017|
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Response from ArtViva I | Property representative |
Hello! Thank you for your interest in ArtViva! It really pleases us to hear from return customers such as yourself. Regarding the Cinque Terre tour, first please note that our public small group tour of Cinque Terre is... More
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BexEdwards
15 March 2017|
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Response from ArtViva I | Property representative |
Hello! Thanks for your interest in ArtViva and for letting us know you received the confirmation. All the best, ArtViva
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