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Tuscan Tour Guide - Tours

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Over 10 years ago owner Paul Costa of Tuscan Tour Guide began his small private tour guide company. Since then he has led tours for Gordon Getty, Radio KISS 108 & NECN TV host Billy Costa and thousands of travelers of Royal Caribbean, Disney...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paul Costa brings the art alive. This was my second year doing the Accademia and Uffizi museum tours with Paul. ABSOLUTELY the best tour guide out there. His knowledge and passion takes you on a journey through Renaissance art. Highly recommend using him ...you will...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Bettye H
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I traveled to Italy for the first time with 2 childhood friends who had been before. So when one decided not to go on tour with us I understood. Little did we know what she would be missing. My other friend and I spent 2...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Naomi F
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We had a great time on Paul's tour and regard it as a highlight of our two weeks in Italy, despite it being a cold and very windy day. In particular, his explanation of David and its historical context was illuminating - something we will...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael R
Reviewed 19 October 2018

We did a walking tour with Paul with a group and LOVED every second. Very informative, engaging and fun. We aren't the museum type crowd but Paul made it fascinating and it flew by. I will never look at the David Statue the same again....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lindsay D
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We were fortunate enough to have Paul Costa give our family a tour of Florence, including the Uffizi gallery. Paul was energetic, funny and so enthusiastic. He made the art and history so accessible and memorable - just right for our teenager who was getting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kathryn H
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Paul's tour was one of the highlights of our trip to Italy. It was quite informative, yet Paul was able to deliver the history and details in a fun and insightful manner. I would and have highly recommended Paul's tours to anyone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

I highly recommend Paul Costas Tuscantourguide service. We are three old ladies and we hired him for personal tours of the Academia and the Uffizi. Paul made these paintings come alive providing background information and the history of some of the artists and their subjects....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Betty B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had a very special stay in Florence with family from far and wide with wonderful meals and accommodation but we all agreed that our two tours in Florence with Paul were the highlights of the trip. He is a masterful storyteller with in depth...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kintie
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We had a great time with Paul in Florence! He obviously loves what he does and does it well. His tours are fun, educational and full of pleasant surprises. He was great with our young kids and made sure they loved the tour as much...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

when my wife said we were signing up for this tour, i was a little reluctant. we had set up a pick up from our cruise port and driven to both Rome and Florence (different days). tour guides for both. It was soooo worth it....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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Amy G
12 July 2018|
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Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hi, I'm sold out July 31 but can have a guide from my team do the Florence tour. Are you available on Fri July 30?
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Sanjiv W
11 June 2018|
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Response from mikechap1 |
Paul, Are you available on July 2nd (Monday) to lead a private walking tour of Florence for 3 english speakers? We are fit and looking for 2-4 hours. Thank you. Mike C
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Erin P
28 May 2018|
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Response from paticax | Reviewed this property |
Hello, sorry for the delay... it was the same process. Everything went fine. It was a little daunting to carry a lot of cash around. When we book a last minute day trip through Tuscan Tour Guide we were able to pay the... More
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