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Testimonials

"Walking Tours of Florence are wise and well informed. They have a fresh accessible style which makes it fun. The recipe seems to be the more you enjoy the more you learn. And it works."

Michael Palin

Actor/Presenter (Monty Python and a list of fabulous films too long to list here)

"The Greatest Tour Guide Ever!"

Lou Reed

Rockstar

"...This tour is wonderful, it is informative, complete and fun. And more importantly, you don't feel like a sheep in a flock, herded around town..."

Richard Kind

Actor (Mad about You, Spin City)

"Thank You for the Wonderful Experience!"

Alex Rodriguez

Baseball Star (In December of 2000 Rodriguez became the best-paid ballplayer of all time when he signed a $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers)

"Walking Tours of Florence are much more than tours, because you leave feeling almost as if you know Michelangelo and the other Masters personally."

Mike Munro

One of Australia's finest investigative journalists and well known media personalities.

"Thank you for a wonderful job… you made us feel like we were the most important people in Florence. We all left singing your praises. Thank you very much."

Bill Kurtis

Acclaimed documentary host and producer, network news anchor and multimedia production company.

"Entertaining and Informative!"

Nat Young

World Surfing Champion

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Artviva The Original and Best Walking Tours

is an ASTA (The American Society of Travel Agents) approved travel agency/tour operator based in Florence, Italy.

Artviva's tours in Italy are internationally acclaimed and recommended by every major travel guide.

• Artviva is a fully licensed tour operator in accordance with Italian and European laws.

• Artviva Director Rose Magers is the Italy Chapter President for ASTA.

• Artiva's guides are the best in Italy and consistently receive international acclaim.

Artviva specialises in tours and tourism services in Italy's art cities, Rome, Venice, Florence and the famous Tuscan countryside.

• No other company in Italy offers the sheer variety and depth of high quality, imaginative and innovative itineraries.

• The staff are native English speakers and are dedicated to ensuring inspirational travel experiences for you.

• Artviva has great new creative offerings for Italy tours in 2010.


Artviva's Background: Artviva began as a theatre company. This background creates a very different perspective for providing high quality tourism services. Our tours are carefully crafted and are informative and entertaining. Our theatre background also ensures cutting edge creativity is always applied to cultural team building, event planning and incentive needs.
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Artviva adheres to local and international laws pertaining to tourism and tourist safety.

As required under Italian laws we are registered and licenced with the Florence Chamber of Commerce no. 516411

and are fully bonded with Compagna Assicuratrice Unipol S.p.A No. 065032357144

We have a strict privacy policy, we never sell or pass on information about you unless you have aggreed.

We have clear terms and conditions and an easy to understand cancellation policy.

We follow strict self imposed guidelines re integrity in business and customer relations including not accepting commisions from shops and restaurants

Integrity in Travel

International Acclaim for Our High Quality Services

"Walking Tours of Florence are wise and well informed. They have a fresh accessible style which makes it fun. The recipe seems to be the more you enjoy the more you learn. And it works."
Michael Palin
Actor/Presenter (Monty Python and a list of fabulous films too long to list here)

"The Greatest Tour Guide Ever!"
Lou Reed
Rock Star Personalized tour Italy Florence

"...This tour is wonderful, it is informative, complete and fun. And more importantly, you don't feel like a sheep in a flock, herded around town..."
Richard Kind
Actor (Mad about You, Spin City) Florence tour Italy

"Thank You for the Wonderful Experience!"
Alex Rodriguez
(Baseball Star)
In December of 2000 Rodriguez became the best-paid ballplayer of all time when he signed a $252 million contract with the Texas Rangers.

"Walking Tours of Florence are much more than tours,because you leave feeling almost as if
you know Michelangelo and the other Masters personally."
Mike Munro One of Australia's finest investigative journalists and well known media personalities.
Past awards include the Logie for "Reporter of the Year" and the "Penguin Award for Best Current Affairs Journalist.


"...thank you for a wonderful job. Your entire staff was attentive to our shooting schedule and the details which can befuddle so many who are not familiar with the peculiarities of production crews. And most important, you made us feel like we were the most important people in Florence. We all left singing your praises. Thank you very much."
Bill Kurtis
Acclaimed documentary host and producer, network
news anchor and multimedia production company president USA

"Don't miss an opportunity to join one of the highly
informative and entertaining Walking Tours of Florence,
led by English speaking guides who really know their subjects.
I loved every minute of my tours."

 

Author of Great Sleeps and Great Eats in Italy
Sandra A Guftstason
"Entertaining and Informative!"
Nat Young(World Surfing Champion ) Florence tour Italy

Artviva's tours in Italy are internationally acclaimed and recommended by every major travel guide.

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