Our driver David and our Florence guide forgot her name! was simply amazing!! We decided to make it a private tour because of so many things to see and we wanted to move at our pace fast instead of waiting on 30 people.
Bottom line, we caught Pisa before the crowd arrived awesome!, and our guide did an outstanding job in explaining the Academia, Michaelangelo and David. Absolutely no regrets!!
This was a great tour in order to get a feel for Florence. It's a big city with lots to do and our driver Leonardo helped us out with getting the most out of the tour. He also assisted us with our tickets to see the David statute. Vehicle was clean, reliable and comfortable. I wish he would have recommended a place for us to eat but he did drop us in the heart of Florence as we requested.
Perfect - just what we wanted. Pablo was prompt, friendly and knowledgeable. Made the car ride fun. The guide in Florence was wonderful. So much to see and learn in Florence. Absolutely loved it.
Leonardo was very friendly and professional. He gave us detailed introduction of Pisa and Florence, and Tuscany's history. He even served us champaign at the end of the tour coke for kids! We totally enjoyed!
Our trip from the Princess Cruise Port was great from the start with our lovely driver Julian there ready and waiting. He took us firstly to Pisa and we missed all the people and even got to see around Pisa itself which was lovely. Then we went to Florence and enjoyed the views from the top looking back over the city. Then some shopping and back to the Cruise. Julian was so knowledgeable and would request time again if we were there. Highly recommend and would give him 10 out of 10. Thanks Sarndra and Pete New Zealand
We had a great day in Florence and Pisa. Leonardo was so kind and knowledgable. We enjoyed the guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery as well and learned much more than if we'd done it ourselves. It would have been nice to have more specifics about the schedule in advance so we could have reserved tickets to the duomo and tower of Pisa as both were too busy when we got there. But, that was a minor issue. This was a nice day.
Wow what an awesome, beautiful and exciting tour. Tuscany was beautiful. Florence was full of history, the statue of David by Michelangelo in the Accademia Gallery gave me the chills, stunning. One suggestion, pay the extra money and get the tour guide. We did and were so happy because they show you and tell you more than you would get doing it on your own, or even know to do. Climb the Tower of Pisa, my husband and niece did and they were thrilled. Make reservations because only 10 people are allowed to go up each half hour. Oh and did I mention that the tour group Prestige Rent was the best! They were very professional and answered all emails and questions promptly. We took five tours while on our cruise and they ranked the very highest. Thank you Prestige and Viator for this wonderful experience.
Both guides were very knowledgable of the area and very accommodating! They were very nice and professional!!
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Our driver, Giovani, was a pleasure to spend the day with. He was punctual, friendly and informative. The van was clean. The cities of Florence and Pisa are beautiful. Great day!!!
If you can find her, ask for Franchesca. Wow! Not only informative but passionate about telling the stories of the artists and buildings she shows you. We walked away from the tour very appreciative of her and the Viator contacts. If we never go back to Florence we will always remember her and our day in Florence.
Amazing tour through Florence and Pisa with our tour guide Luigi. He picked us up on time at the port and drove us first to Pisa before the crowds hit so we could get our pictures with the leaning tower. Not really much more to do there than that so it was off to Florence! Tip: if you want to do anything in Florence get the skip the line card. I just got tickets for the Duomo online that didn't include the skip the line and when we got there it was more like a 4 hour wait so we didn't get to do that. Pretty much everything had a line so we walked around. Went into a few churches and did some shopping but would have loved to see some of the museums and sites. Luigi picked us back up and has us back at the ship in more than enough time to leave.
Outstanding! Driver and guide good English and enthusiastic in using it. Guide very knowledgeable art history specialist.
Our tour guide was Awesome. This tour completely blew away our expectations!!
Our driver was early, courteous, and very knowledgeable. He took us to Florence to meet our guide. He also recommended a great place for us to eat that did not disappoint. Our guide in Florence was also very knowledgeable. This was our first experience with Viator and we were not disappointed.
Driver spoke English well and had great advice on what to see and do in both Florence and the rest of Italy.
Excellent. The driver was wonderful and gave us a lot of history as she drove us around. The tour guide was great as well and had a wealth of information. Both the driver and tour guide were very friendly and spoke perfect English.
Giovanni was great. He met us at the port with a spacious Mercedes-Benz van. He even had a carseat for our baby which was nice. We had purchased tickets to climb the leaning tower and were late. He volunteered to walk with us to the ticket counter to persuade them to let us in, and they did. After Pisa, he took us to a great spot where we got a panorama of Florence. Afterwards, we went to the city center and saw all of the main attractions. He recommended a market to eat at where the food was fantastic. Giovanni was very knowledgeable of the area, super enthusiastic and kind. We would love to have Giovanni and his wife over for dinner should they ever visit the states.
Much much better than taking a cruise ship tour. No waiting around a lounge on the ship to be herded off to a bus. Just walk off the ship and be met by your driver. Less expensive too. Will do the shore excursions through Viator again.
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