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Tuscan Tour Guide - Tours

Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy
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The Grand Tour of Florence

My husband and I had a wonderful tour with Paul. He made everything so interesting and we learnt so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Paul brought Florence to life!!

The history, the art, the religion, the politics of the time...the four hours spent with Paul Costa... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Marianne D
Frisco, Texas, United States
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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, Oceania, Seven Seas, Carnival, Seabourn & Norwegian Cruise Lines. Designing every tour to suit the expectations of each couple, family or group has made lifetime memories for thousands of tourists.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had a wonderful tour with Paul. He made everything so interesting and we learnt so much. Would gladly recommend him to anyone.

Thank kbridgesctid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The history, the art, the religion, the politics of the time...the four hours spent with Paul Costa flew by. Time we weren't spending in long lines! He's not just a talking head spewing facts, Paul's style of engaging his audience and tailoring his delivery based...More

Thank Marianne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I scheduled Paul Costa for a tour of Florence and to see the statue of David. Some firends of ours recommended Paul highly. Paul met us and we strolled different sights, all within easy walking distance. Paul speaks perfect English and...More

Thank Todd F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two great tours with two great guides. We saw Rome and the Vatican. We never would have learned as much as we did if we saw Rome on our own. Our college age kids loved every minute of it. I would highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best tour I have ever been on. We were completely engaged for the 4 hours we spent with him... I was actually blown away by all the knowledge he shared and how he tied everything back to the when concluding the tour....More

Thank Casey G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our 3 hour tour with Paul so much. He is not your typical guide. He is very passionate about the art and history of Florence. He engages you with many questions that make you really think about the art and how the history...More

Thank Shirley T
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Paul is an extraordinary guide who combines a wealth of academic knowledge with a quick wit. On two separate trips Paul led our family of college and middle school aged children through Florence. Our daughters can be a tough audience, but Paul kept them engaged...More

Reviewed 2 May 2017

Paul Costa has style and real appeal. He is amusing, knowledgeable and passionate about Italy, it's history, it's art and it's people. Even if you are not sure just book on a tour with Paul - you will be entertained and, I think, very pleasantly...More

Thank Joy T
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We went on tour of Florence with 10 and 14 year old. Paul managed to keep everyone engaged. Definitely would recommend!

Thank gfrid
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Paul was very interesting and informative. One of the highlights of our trip to Florence! We took the tour with my parents and my middle school children. All were able to enjoy it!

Thank Michelle K
Florentia, as it was called by Latins, is permeated by
an eternal beauty spread in all corners of the city.
The historic center is characterized by the immensity
of the Duomo, able to transport tourists into the
brightest age of Florence: the Renaissance. Who does
not know the Brunelleschi Dome, San Giovanni
Baptistery and the Giotto’s Campanile? Everything is
enclosed here and it would be easy to imagine the city
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We are visiting Florence and Venice, with Tuscany in between, in early October. Do you just do day tours or do you plan entire tour itineraries? Thank you.
4 August 2016|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in Tuscan Tour Guide! Please email us at paul @ tuscantourguide . com to receive all our tour itineraries and costs. All the best,
Ciao, we are a family of 4 who will be in Florence August 25. I have reservations at the Academia at 10:15 and Uffizi at 16:00. We would also like to see the Duomo. Would you be availalbe for 8 hours on Wednesday, August 25? If so, how much would this cost? Grazie.
10 August 2015|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hello Carol B, Thank you for having messaged Tuscan Tour Guide! Unfortunately we're completely sold out the entire last week of August. Hopefully next time with a bit more advance notice :) All the best, Paul
asha m
Hi - my husband will be in Florence on the 1-2 June. Do you have any tours in either of these cities? Please let us know, it would be great if we could join. Thanks Asha
27 May 2015|
Response from Paul C | Property representative |
Hi Asha, Thank you for having emailed Tuscan Tour Guide! We are completely sold out on June 1 & 2. Hopefully next time you'll contact us with a bit more advance notice. All the best & safe travels, Paul