Rick Steves Discount - Important Information
Artviva the Original and Best Walking Tours offers a discount to Rick Steves readers who sign up for The Original Florence Walk, at the special price of 20 euro (instead of 25 euro) per adult.
To avail of the Rick Steves' readers discount, simply reserve The Original Florence Walk online, selecting the 'Student' rate, and making a note in the Notes section that you are requesting the Rick Steves Discount.
We also have the Rick Steves' Grand Tour Italy already super-discounted package, including wonderful small-group tours in Florence, Rome, and Venice!
You can also upgrade to the Rick Steves' Grand Tour Italy plus Best of Tuscany discounted package, including the Best of Tuscany small-group tour at a further discounted price.
Please note: You must have the current Rick Steves guide book in hand on the day of your tour if you apply for this special discount rate.
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Elaine Lam said:
I took the Florence tour of Florence Artisans. It was amazing. It was the best tour !!!! Our Guide, Helen was fantastic. She took us to places we'd NEVER have been able to find on our own. She was friendly and very informative. In fact, local people were greeting us with such a warm reception which I can only attribute to the fact that she is a well known and liked friend to the city.
Ingrid Rebelson said:
The tours I did were really great, funny, scintillating, upbeat. Thanks Artviva!
Helen Campbell said:
Nice size for a tour group – not too big. Excellent coverage of the main issues in Renaissance history. Wonderful details – really enjoyed it. Thanks so much.
Ann Gregory said:
The tour was most inspiring and bought Florence to life. Wonderful experience!
Paul Edward Cook said:
I just wanted to write and thank you and your staff for our wonderful and informative walking tour of Florence. The tour helped us fall even more in love with your wonderful city. Thanks again and we hope to return in the near future for some more tours. Paul
Joyce Won Ha said:
Great Tour! Had Helen as our guide for the tour. Lots of great spots shown throughout florence, things/places only a insider would know. Family loved the info & perspective she gave; as well considerate of breaks, walking speed, time, etc. Would recommend Helen and the tour for any first timers. - the ha family
Joyce Won Ha said:
Elisabetta was great! She is so knowledgeable, honest and quite hilarious. She tailored the tour to exactly the amount we needed as any gallery can get overwhelming. We walked with a better understanding of art/influences. In addition, we had some spare time, so she showed a few spots nearby, recommendations on places to eat, etc. Would definitely consider Art Viva and Elisabetta again. - the ha family
Michelle Purchase said:
Joined the Original Florence Walk (29 Sept 2012) and the Uffizi Tour (30 Sept 2012) after seeing reviews on Trip Advisor. Didn't disappoint. Learnt so much from enthusiastic and knowledgeable guides (sorry, can't remember names but english lady and american guy). Worth every penny. Thank you guys.
Jackie Callahan Parente said:
We took two tours with Brenda and she was terrific! We would definitely use Artviva again. Brenda was personable, very knowledgeable, and made the tours as fun as they were informative.Jackie and Bob in Glastonbury, Connecticut
Pavla Jurikova said:
Yesterday we joined a 3 hours tour in Firenze with a guide named Klaas (I am sorry if I misspelled his name). He was fantastic, we really enjoyed and learned a lot new facts. Great, great, great! I highly recommend to everybody!Thank you : )Sergio and Pavla