La Foresteria Del Boccone – is this the best Tuscany restaurant?

Whilst every day is splendid in Tuscany, some days are just that little bit more special. Our great day out in Tuscany from Florence started with our private Tuscan driver arriving at our accommodation in Florence to collect us. Just a few moments out of Florence’s city centre, we stopped in at Piazzale Michelangelo, the […]

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Bistecca alla Fiorentina

Florence is famous for many things – it’s art, history and natural landscapes, for being the home of some of the world’s most famous architecture and of course, for its food and wine! Whilst many food and wine products are exported to be enjoyed around the world, one thing which cannot be exported is the […]

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Wine Tasting in Florence

  Italian wine and olive oil are famous the world over. Covered in vineyards and olive groves Tuscany is world renowned for its wine and olive oil. In fact, modern Italy is the world’s largest wine producer. Why not come along to Artviva’s Wine Salon Festival which takes place in a beautiful historic palace in the […]

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ArtViva Festival: Tuesday, May 4th

5:30– 6:00 Festival Event- Meet Lisa Clifford Lisa Clifford, an Australian journalist and author who now lives in Florence. Her book, Death in the Mountains, revolves around the murder of her husband’s grandfather. Lisa Clifford became so intrigued with the story that she was driven to investigate the events that took place more than a […]

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ArtViva Festival April 29th

On Thursday, April 29th, Artviva will be hosting their Cultural Festival once again. Remember, if you’ve already signed up for any of our tours, you are exclusively invited to the 5:30 Meet Artists and Writers section of the festival! This Thursday at 5:30, we’ll be showcasing artist Leo Mancini-Hresko .His paintings have been exhibited throughout […]

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ArtViva Festival April 27th

ArtViva is kicking off their grand festival Tuesday April 27th! Remember, if you’ve already signed up for any of our tours, you are exclusively invited to the 5:30 Meet Artists and Writers section of the festival! This Tuesday we’ll have author Lisa Clifford talking about her new book, Death in the Mountains. Don’t miss your […]

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Where else could you get a free glass of wine while talking with an Italian Prince??

ArtViva is now presenting its exclusive Festival Experience. We are proud to announce we are the only tour operator in Florence offering this one of a kind experience. Besides offering free things to do, every night we’ll provide different entertainment: so enjoy a glass of wine, and mingle with princes, aristocrats, artists, sculptors and writers. […]

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