Whether you are looking for a simple transfer in Florence or a tour of Tuscany, our private cars and drivers are here not only to get where you are going, but also to help you connect to this land called Italy, so rich in beauty, so steeped in tradition, yet so simple in its offerings.
Basically we'll take you anywhere you want to go. Be it two of you in a sedan or a larger party in minivans and buses, our experienced drivers will escort you safely to your destination.
See Florence and its surrounding areas in Tuscany from a local's perspective and drink in the history, culture and beauty that this land and its people have to offer. Choose from a myriad of day tour destinations such as Pisa, Lucca, Siena or San Gimignano to name just a few. Or join us for "A Day in the Life in Tuscany", a special tour that lets you join in with the locals for a day for a real taste of what Italian living is all about.
Full and Half-Day Excursions from the port of LIvorno with an English-speaking driver for groups of 2 to 18 people in a single vehicle. Select a classic tour of Florence with a stop in Pisa, do some hiking up in the Cinque Terre, or spend the day touring Chianti to get to know Italy's most famous wine region.
The city of Florence and the region of Tuscany are so rich in cultural heritage, stunning art, important architecture, picturesque landscapes and good food and wine that if you're not careful you'll fall in love with the place and spend the rest of your life here.
Simply Firenze is a collaborative effort between:
-Katharine Johnson, a native Californian and UC Berkeley graduate who has lived in Italy for almost 30 years now
-Salvatore Mocerino, your driver and host, born and raised in Italy;
-a team of qualified, experienced drivers and guides.
Katharine Johnson: With a handle on both languages and both cultures, she enjoys exposing her clients to those aspects of the Italian land, language and lifestyle that can give them something to chew on in addition to the sumptuous offerings of the Italian table.
Salvatore Mocerino: His southern Italian nature makes him one of the best hosts you could hope for. In helping you get to know Italy and the people who live here, he'll take you right to the heart of the matter, serenading you with his collection of Neapolitan and Italian music as he does it.