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Becky C. – GA – USA

Sara, I was on the tour with Marga  to Siena and others. She was enthusiastic, informed, eager, and animated.  She connected the past with the present.  She knew special locations for neat photos and timed the day very well.  So, big positive experience for us.  If we ever get back that way, we will request […]


We really enjoyed the day. Alberto was very good and friendly. Both wine tours were very interesting and the wines were great. Lunch was good and Simon was pleased with vegetarian option the lady made him some extra special veggie bit which really made a difference. Many thanks

Dutton Miller – GA – USA

Sara, the tour was wonderful. Tatjana coupled a great personality with an excellent knowledge of subject. We were about 20 minutes late arriving but she was waiting patiently. The art was amazing and the back stories by the guide made it very enjoyable. Wonderful!

Andrea Jayson – NY – USA

Thanks Sara…great day and fun trip.  Bruno was exceptional.  It was soo much harder than we expected….those rolling Tuscan Hills got us!  Just wanted to thank you for all of your attention and your help in making our day so special.   Additionally, will you pass my email on to Bruno as he wanted to […]

Maggie E. – NY – USA

I wanted to thank you for all your help and for your time and patience. I was very appreciative of all the insight you were able to give us. The planning and transportation were very exact and yet flexible when we needed them to be. The guides were very knowledgeable, and interesting, although the weather situation made it […]

Liesel L. – USA

The following is a brief summary of our tours: The Chianti wine tour was excellent. Our lunch was served in a beautiful setting. The food was excellent as was the wine. Our guide at the second winery was absolutely lovely and filled with boundless enthusiasm. The village in which the winery was located was enchanting. Alfonso, our driver […]


Sara, I wanted to pass on my thanks for all your great organization. All our transfers were very smooth and comfortable and you helped make our Italian holiday a real pleasure. Thank you so much.


We thought the day was excellent and Laura and Frank should be commended on their efforts. We were really pleased with the places that were included on the tour and we thought that the various venues made an excellent effort to make the tour worthwhile. Especially the lunch place. We thought Laura did a terrific […]

Lisa P. – USA

We loved the tour today – Elizabeth is amazing! She has a knowledge and enthusiasm for art that got us all excited. During the Uffizi tour Elizabeth engaged my children and expertly balanced the tour to appeal to all the generations in my family. It was a very hot day and she walked outside together […]

Alexea T. – CA – USA

The wine tour was great!!! Both vineyards were beautiful delicious and informative. Thank you for the suggestions. I loved driving to the places as well to see your beautiful country!!! Thanks for everything!!!

Cheryl K. – PA – USA

We had a lovely day. Tatjana was very responsive to our varied group interests. She was extremely knowledgeable. We would love to come back to Italy soon and use your services again.

Amit, Pragati & Anubhav – HARYANA – INDIA

The Tuscan tour and wine tasting was definitely an experience of a lifetime. We enjoyed our day thoroughly, couldn’t be a better start to the new year ! The driver was exceptional, apart from being a very good driver, he is very pleasant, very knowledgeable and gave us valuable information throughout. At the winery, we […]

Christina S. – UK

Hi Sara, thank you so much for setting the tour up with Elisabetta. She was fantastic. In addition to the Uffizi tour and around the streets, she brought us into the paper shop where we watched the owner make one of his painted papers. It was very special. I would recommend your agency to anyone […]

Bob W. – GA – USA

Elisabetta was superb! She could have been one of my family and we look forward to seeing her tomorrow. Thank you for your follow up!

Robert L. – GA – USA

We had a great time riding bicycles with Tiziana. Tiziana was a great guide and the weather was perfect. The ride was easy and a lot of fun and Lucca is a beautiful city. We had a driver to Pisa and Lucca and that made for a stress free day. We ate a great lunch […]

Arleen A. ( Illinois, USA)

I am happy to provide feedback to you regarding our trip to Tuscany and the related activities you planned. In fact, I told both Chiara, our guide in Florence, and Simone, our guide in Siena, that I planned to contact you regarding their excellent service. Both Chiara & Simone were charming guides with great knowledge […]

Debbie H. (Hawaii)

Never a bother to give feedback on such an exceptional tour and tour guide. She met and exceeded all expectations. The day we filled with laughing, drinking, and sensational views of the country side. Laura added so many personal touches to our tour, we would recommend her all day long. Thank you for setting everything […]

Verónica C.-P. ( Venezuela)

I was planning a family trip to Tuscany, even though I manage a travel agency I had many questions about the best way to compiled everyone’s expectations in this group of 35 people and also about the “must places” those cities, village, which I had to include during this amazing 7 days through Tuscany. Everything […]

Debbie Cowell ( Florida, USA)

Dear Nadia, I wanted to sincerely thank you for all your help with our trip. We had a fabulous time. The beach trip you arranged was such a great experience, in fact one of the most memorable. Your recommendations were all wonderful and your flexibility to help us as you did when we were in […]

Andrea & Matthew Blank and The Wrights ( Texas, USA)

Thank you for all you did to make our visit to Italy a very special time with extraordinary memories! Chef Gianni was The Best! He was so pleasant and accomodating and we enjoyed every minute of his time! You definitely scored a big Thank You for sending him our way. The gourmet wine tour was […]

Jayne Marcial ( New York, USA)

Dear Nadia, Now that we are home (and missing Tuscany) I want to thank you and our drivers for the excellent service we received during our trip. I was surprised to see the road into Vaggio Savernano – I know it was not easy to drive on it. Please thank our drivers for their excellent […]

Lulu Nduyen ( California, USA)

Thank you again for planning a spectacular week for us. My best Florence experience has been with the Lucca and Siena tour. Our drivers were handsome, professional and patient with our wild group. Our guides were informative, kind and patient. I look forward to coming back next year and using your service with my husband. […]

Shannon D. (California, USA)

The team at The Art of Leisure, were simply outstanding. They were very accommodating with all of our tour requests and worked very hard to make our family trip very relaxing. They made recommendations on changes that were very accurate and helpful. We would definitely use them again if we have a need — and […]

Rosamund S. (UK)

We had a wonderful time. We learned so much about truffles and truffle hunting. We enjoyed a delightful walk in the woods with the truffle hunter and Sarah who did a super job translating our questions – and answers! We then had a delicious lunch at the Osteria. Thank you so much for arranging one […]


The Italy trip went off so smoothly that we can’t believe it ourselves. And this was possible just for you. We would like to say a BIG THANK YOU. Mr. R. is happy and every tour was a success. And if anyone travelling to Italy we will be surely be referring you. Cheers