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The Original & Best Tours

Grand Tour Italy plus Best of Tuscany Discount Package

10 great tours, smaller groups and the best guides in Italy!

Enjoy great tours in Venice, Rome, Florence and Tuscany plus a return transfer to the fascinating Island of Murano in Venice. Experience the best of Italy's must-see sights with the best tour guides, and save!

Tours in Venice: 

Tour 1: The Original Gondola Tour - ride down the enchanting canals of Venice in a gondola with a great tour guide! 
Tour 2: The Original and Best Venice Walk - the splendours of St. Mark's Square with a wonderful Venice tour guide.
Tour 3: The Original Doge's Palace Tour - tour the setting of one of the world's great mercantile 'dynasties'.
Tour 4: The Original Grand Canal Tour - explore another side to Venice in a motor launch along the Grand Canal. 
   Plus: Murano Glass Factory Transfer - enjoy a transfer to the famous glass island!

Tours in Florence:

Tour 5: The Original Florence Walk - explore the most famous sights of Florence's city centre with a great tour guide!
Tour 6: Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery Tour - discover the highlights of Florence's amazing art collection. 
Tour 7: The Original David Tour - meet Michelangelo's 'David' on this Accademia tour with a wonderful tour guide.

Tour to Tuscany:
 
Tour 8: The Best of Tuscany
 - 3 hilltop towns, Tuscan Villa visit, wine tasting and lunch on a small-group Tuscany tour.

Tours in Rome:

Tour 9: The Original Rome Walk - walk the highlights of Rome with a great tour guide plus enter the Coliseum.
Tour 10: Masterpieces of the Vatican Museum - skip the line and explore a world-famous collection of masterpieces with an expert Vatican tour guide.

Plus: book this discounted Italy tours package and receive a special price on our Exclusive-entry Vasari Corridor tour - see the world's most unique portrait collection on this historic passageway, with a great tour guide. Contact us for more information. 

Please note: To select the specific dates for each individual tour, please use the individual booking calendars for each tour. Rome and Venice public tours are not available around August due to the mid-summer break. All persons under 17 must present valid ID showing date of birth for entry into museums or full adult price will be charged. We must reserve museum tickets well in advance of your tour date. As such, a rebooking fee shall be incurred should you wish to change dates. Please make sure that shoulders and knees are covered for entrance into churches. Large bags/backpacks are not permitted in museums.

To book your MURANO TRANSFER: Please make a note in the Notes section of your booking to request the preferred date and time for your transfer. A reprentative from the glass factory will contact you to coordinate the pick-up location and time. You can do the Murano transfer as the same day as your gondola tour, although it is more relaxing to do have the transfer on a separate day.

What else can you see in Italy?
Visit the Cinque Terre from Florence on a small-group tour!
Explore Florence's most fascinating quarter on the Original Evening Walk, including wine tasting. 
Ride through Tuscany on our Tuscany Bike Tour including wine tasting at a Tuscan Villa and lunch at an award-winning restaurant.


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Artviva: The Original and Best Walking Tours
Average Rating:   4.9 out of 5 stars
   Based on 50 Ratings.
Last 10 reviews:

On 2013/12/15
Ryan Antista said:

Awesome and highly recommended!

I used the Art Viva services while in Florence for two tours, The Uffizi Gallery and the Academia Gallery. Because I went in a low season I was the only client and the company still went through with the service, thank you! I had the best tour guild that I could ever hope for! Her name was Elizabeth. She was knowledgeable, fun to be with, very well informed and broke down the pieces and art history in a way that was artful in and of itself. I give the tour service and specifically Elizabeth a 100% A+ and recommend this group all the way. I had a great experience, thank you so much!!

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On 2013/11/04
Anthony said:

Great tour, Stefan was the best

If you are going to Florence this tour is a must, Volterra is amazing "town in the clouds", and without all the tourists. Stefan made the tour absolutely fantastic and it was the highlight of our holidays.

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On 2013/10/22
Jane Wood said:

Uffizi Tour 26.9.13

An excellent tour. Floriana our guide: friendly; informative and impressively knowledgeable. A dream fulfilled. Thank you.

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On 2013/09/08
Howard said:

Inspiring and Fun!

We did the Florence in One Glorious Day. Worth every moment. Klaus entertained, inspired and excited us with his knowledge, delivery and communication. He gave us 'big picture' history and 'little picture' stories, putting humanity into the architecture. Just excellent. Liz helped us enjoy the Uffizi and Accademia with her art knowledge and insight. Both great tour guides. Next time, we'll be back!

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On 2013/08/27
peter taylor said:

great

enjoyed tour,very informative and pleasant pace would reccomend

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On 2013/06/29
Studebaker Family said:

Perfect Morning in Tuscany was Truly Perfect

On our last day in Florence we wanted to go off the beaten path. This tour was perfect - hiking, history and beautiful scenery. We can't say enough about our tour guide Stefano - he was exceptionally knowledgeable, accommodating and very personable. By the end of the tour, we felt like we'd spent the morning with a friend. The tour included a delicious lunch at a villa with gorgeous views and great company. We highly recommend requesting Stefano for your tour and lunch.

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On 2013/06/25
Jennifer said:

The Orginal Best of Tuscany

Went to Italy for first time for my 40th Birthday... We did the Best of Tuscany tour on our last day.Everything about the trip was amazing! When we first arrived, the ladies in the office were very friendly and helpful! We all met, on time with the minibus waiting for us.Our tour guide, Stephon, was great, knowledgeable and entertaining. The location stops were breathtaking and the tour/lunch of the winery exceeded my expectations. I would recommend tours from ArtViva to anyone!

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On 2013/06/10
vanessa said:

had a fabulous morning with Stephan leading us across the hill tops behind Florence. A great walk in some beautiful county which ended at a great villa. Definitely recommend it and Stephan is a great guide

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On 2013/06/10
David said:

Excellent, highly knowledgeable and professional

I am currently in Italy and last week was in Florence where I used their services for four tours: First Original Florence Walk, then Masterpieces of the Uffizi Gallery, Original David Academia Tour and last Best of Tuscany with Volterra. I cannot say enough good things about them. The guides were native English speakers, they were highly knowledgeable and experienced about their subject, and all were very pleasant and helpful. None of the groups I was in last week were very big the largest about 13 or 14. When there was a larger group they split it in half and brought in another guide. They used a radio type communication device in all but one of these groups which worked extremely well for me, since I have a hearing problem and wear hearing aides. The "Best of Tuscanny with Volterra" tour had only three participants even though the minimum states at leasts four. It was the best tour of their offerings and all were great. This is the best company I have used in all my traveling.

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On 2013/06/01
Fred & Cinda Armstrong said:

Two tours with Klaus - David and the walking tour of Florence, one with Helen - Uffizi, and a day in Tuscany with Stephan were all absolutely superb. They were totally knowledgeable, attentive, and timely. We had heard of your company from a colleague. Her recommendation of excellence was totally accurate, and we will be more than happy to pass your name to others whenever possible.

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