Entries by nadia

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The Leaning Tower and the Piaggio Vespa Museum

Pisa, with its magnificent piazza dei Miracoli will have no secret for you: with our guide you will learn about all the history of Pisa and its square and admire the famous leaning tower. After this you can have a break in a unique location where you can taste Tuscan food during a nice light […]

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Wine & Beer in the Tuscan countryside

A complete experience for people who love wine and beer. With this experience you will have the chance to taste the developing wine production from Pisa that is just as good as the Chianti Classico, but not so renowned! This experience consists of a light lunch with typical local products and tasting of wine and […]


Florence and its Palazzo Vecchio

Walking around Florence you will have an embarrassment of choices as to where to look next. From the Duomo to Ponte Vecchio and Palazzo Vecchio, the City hall of Florence. Our guide will lead you on a walking tour of Florence at the end of which you will find yourself inside Palazzo Vecchio and its […]


Hi Benedetta How are you? We certainly miss Italy and the wonderful time we spent at Villa I Giullari and the surrounding areas. We all loved the tours organized through The Art & Leisure. Silvia was great in Florence and we all loved Laura in Lucca – her input and warm personality were delightful. The […]


The wine tasting was excellent and saved the day, totally! The truffle hunting was very interesting, I loved it! I will as well tell people about you and your services! Thank you very much for your help! Best of luck, Àsa

Debbie R. – USA

Dear Benedetta, We just finished our wonderful farm & winery tours. We really enjoyed them & learned a vast amount about wine production. Thank you again for all of your help. We couldn’t have done it without you. I would recommend your services highly & we will certainly use you again upon further returns. Happy […]

Portia M. – NC – USA

We had a WONDERFUL experience.  It was truly an amazing time.  The chefs were fantastic – proving great guidance, techniques to master etc.  When I arrived back in the US, I purchased a pasta attachment for my mixer. Thank you so much!

Cesar R. – NY – USA

Thank you Benedetta! We enjoyed very much the Pré Palio Tour at Siena. Margarita is a very talented and expert guide and we learned a lot with her. Best regards, Cesar


Hi Nadia! Thank you so much to you and your entire team for your help in planning our trip to Italy. Everyone was very responsive and thorough and I appreciated the detailed info provided on every hotel that you presented to us as options. Your team was truly amazing and we could not have planned […]

Alan H. – NY – USA

They were excellent Nadia, like the contrasts between the small and family run operations compare to the larger vineyards. Overall, everything was very well done. Thank you Alan


Nous avons adoré notre journée à Cinque Terre. Stephano et Julian ont été des guides extraordinaires, intéressants et avec un sens de l’humour qui ont fait de cette journée un moment inoubliable. Merci de tout cœur. Diane

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Tour in the marble quarries by jeep

Your tour will start at the Quarries where an expert English speaking driver will meet you and drive you around in a special jeep that can have access to the highest peaks of the Apuan Alps. You will enjoy a breathtaking scenery offered by the mountains and the incredible work done by men in this […]

Ken D. – TX – USA

As always we had a great time in Italy and Fabio gave us an excellent tour of Pompei.

A proposal beneath Michaelangelo’s David

A visit to the “Galleria dell’Accademia” can’t be missed, where Michelangelo’s “David” has been housed since 1872, one of the most beautiful sculptures of all time. This work was moved here from the Piazza della Signoria, where today one finds only a copy, for security reasons. It is here, beneath the shadow of David, that […]