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Tuscan Tour Guide - Tours

Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy
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Paul came highly recommended by my boss and his wife. Upon meeting up with Paul, he was immensely... read more

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Thanks Paul Costa for an amazing day in Tuscany & Florence. We were picked up from the port by a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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Piazza della Repubblica | And various locations, 50122, Florence, Italy

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paul came highly recommended by my boss and his wife. Upon meeting up with Paul, he was immensely personable immediately ensuring he knew everyone's name. He was very knowledgeable and made the tour fun, educational and very engaging. It was truly the best tour my...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thanks Paul Costa for an amazing day in Tuscany & Florence. We were picked up from the port by a private car and our driver provided us with a lot of detailed information as we traveled to Florence. Our guide in Florence was Patricia. She...More

Thank Kim R
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

This was THE BEST DAY I have ever spent with a tour. Usually at the start of a tour, I take a deep breath, try to get psyched up...it's hot...Paul was a refreshing burst of cool air, in what could have been a painful day....More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Paul has an amazing ability to engage you and pull you into his love and enthusiasm for Florentine history. He starts by drawing you into life as it was in 15th century Florence. You are a Florentine walking the streets, wearing the clothes, discussing the...More

Thank CHB1961
Reviewed 18 June 2017 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 6 June 2017

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 6 June 2017

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 5 June 2017

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 4 June 2017 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 2 June 2017

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
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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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,
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
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