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Why Discover Tuscany?
Discover Tuscany is a Tour Operator, specialized in catering to people who want to live a special Tuscan experience through personalized tours with quailty and authentic accomodation including biking, hiking, trekking, and culinary specialities.
The mission of the Discover Tuscany Team,
tour operator, travel agency and guide, located in Florence, is to create and carry out unique, worry free and tailored itineraries, events, and tours for visitors who are curious and passionate about experiencing the authentic flavour of the culture, hospitality, history, landscape and culinary aspects of Tuscany and all of Italy.
Our philosophy is expressed by the name we have chosen, "Discover Tuscany",
By offering you our experience and passion we will create a personalized window into the culture and landscape of this spectacular area. Discover Tuscany organizes and personally performs with our own staff, activities that put you in contact with Tuscany and Italy: participate in hands on cooking lessons, wine and olive oil tasting, visit cheese and past a prod ucing artisans, be entertained with top quality guides in Florence, Rome, Amalfi and Venice, shop the fashion, the leather and the ceramic, stay in classical Italian villas, and hike, bike, ski or dive itineraries that immerse you in the magic of our land. If you can dream it, we can help you discover it - - -
What can we offer you?
* day trips and tours to ALL major Italian cities
* package tours - give us the dates you are here and the number of persons and we will construct a tour which shows you Tuscany at its very best
* leisurely or in depth visits to vineyards, historical sites and the countryside
* sporting tours - biking, hiking, skiing, sailing and so much more, are all fun and unique ways to visit Tusancy and Italy
* accomodations of all types - short and long term villa or apartment rentals, bed and breakfasts, hotels of all levels
* transfers from airports, train stations, hotels or a day with a knowledgable driver
* our presence in this area gives us the possibility to satisfy a wide variety of requests . . . so just ask . . .
Guido Fratini has been travelling Tuscany for over 20 years, and you can really say he knows it like no other. If there is a secret corner to be found, a one of a kind town, the perfect vineyard or a special request - Guido Fratini will find it and get you there by foot, by bike, by ski, by car - you name it! Trained in all types of sports activities Guido Fratini has perfect solutions to combining this unique territory with active vacation tours for all styles of living. Guido Fratini excels at bringing the unexpected to a group - once he knows your secret desires for Tuscany he will dig down into his bag of tricks and surprise you with just the perfect touch.
When Guido Fratini is not busy organizing, creating and performing tours he is teaching. Guido Fratini love for nature and the Tuscan countryside make him the perfect teacher for members of the Tuscan community who are curious in learning how to protect this wonderful habitat. Guido Fratini works closely with the region of Tuscany to train new environmental guides, create new itineraries higlighting the landscape and natural treasures and he collaborates with other organizations in the community to safeguard the patrimony that abounds in Tuscany.
Christina De Marco Deetjen
Christina De Marco Deetjen has owned and operated travel agencies for over 25 years. Her home office is located in Blue Hill, Maine, but Italy, so rich in history and culture, has been her special passion as well as her heritage. This captivating country inspired her for the past 14 years to concentrate on creating travel itineraries for individuals and small groups.
Let her suggest the perfect villa stay for your family or friends, hiking, biking or skiing adventures, exploring the famous cities and their fine arts, sampling delights on food and wine tours, even get a hands-on introduction to authentic Italian cooking - and more!
Christina's outstanding planning expertise will provide you with fabulous experiences to be cherished forever.
Discover Tuscany also offers individuals the opportunity to join our small group tours to Italy throughout the year. Ask Christina about these tours and many other special itineraries that she can customize to create your own dream Italian holiday.