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Beautiful Villas in Italy

Choose from an exclusive range of Italian villas & country-houses and book world-class experiences

Experience the best of Italy during your stay

With Artviva you get more than just a villa. Book the very best of relaxing and exciting experiences on site for your stay. From a private chef cooking you dinner, to massages and yoga, pasta-making classes to wine tasting or truffle-hunting, the possibilities are endless and we're here to make them happen.

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Why Book with Artviva

With Artviva you get much more than just a villa. Our bespoke service provides 5 star customer service, an extensive range of top quality properties and unique, exclusive activities, experiences and tours with a fully licensed and insured tour provider.

Bespoke Concierge Services

Artviva is a fully licensed tour operator and destination management company with over 20 years experience sourcing the best quality experiences in Italy, with 1000s of 5 star reviews. We pride ourselves in exceptional and personable customer service.

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Artviva ensures safe and transparent booking

Your payments are protected with us, as is your health in our sanitised properties.

Whatever your needs, we have a solution

Artviva can customise your stay to suit your needs. We offer more than just villa rental. Just let us know what you're looking for


Protecting our UNESCO heritage

We focus on sustainable tourism, quality experiences and we believe in protecting the sites and livelihoods of this country.

Places for all styles of life

Whether you're looking to kick back and relax by the pool or be in the heart of the city we have properties to suit all your needs.

Travel Reviews

We are committed to making our clients happy with our services. Clients reviews stand as proof for the quality of service we offer daily.

Michael Palin
Wise and well-informed
Richard Kind
Wonderful, informative complete and fun
Bill Kurtis
multi-media host & producer
Thank you for a wonderful job. You made us feel like the most important people in Florence. We all left singing your praises, thank you very much.

Blog posts

Learn about what you can do in Italy, tips on making the most of your stay, and more useful info for our customers.

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EU's new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on May 25, 2018. We want to let you know we’ve updated our Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions

Information about the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

We inform you that for the establishment and execution of the contract with you, when you book one of our services our organization comes into possession of some of your data, also acquired verbally, qualified as personal by the European Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).According to the law, this treatment will be based on principles of correctness, lawfulness, transparency and protection of your privacy. According to article 13 of the GDPR 2016/679, therefore, we provide you with the following information: Nature of the data processed:We process your data:• Anagraphic, fiscal and of an economic nature necessary for the performance of contractual relationships with you, whether current or future;• Spontaneously supplied by you for the personalized execution of the current or future contract, bearing in mind that there is no obligation on your part to supply them. The data are processed with your express consent (Article 24 letter a, b, c Privacy Code and Article 6 letter b, and GDPR) accepting - with a click in the box at the end of the completion of the form - the terms and conditions of the service we perform.All data will be used solely and exclusively to fulfill:• Pre-contractual, contractual, post-contractual and tax obligations arising from relationships with you;• To the obligations established by law, regulations, community legislation or an order of the Authority.We are not in possession of your data that can be classified as sensitive, particular or of a judicial nature (articles 9 and 10 of the GDPR). Purpose of the processing and duration:Your data are processed for the entire duration of the relationship contract and also subsequently, for contractual requirements and related fulfillment of legal obligations and taxation, and for effective management of financial and commercial relationships. The Data Controller will process personal data for the time necessary to fulfill the aforementioned purposes and in any case for no more than 10 years from the termination of the relationship for the purposes of service. Methods of processing: The processing will be carried out with both manual and / or computerized tools telematics with organizational and elaboration logistics closely related to the purposes themselves and however in order to guarantee the security, integrity and confidentiality of the data in compliance with the organizational, physical and logical measures provided for by the provisions in force. Obligation or right to provide data:As regards the data that we are obliged to know, in order to fulfill the obligations established by law, their non-conferment by you involves the impossibility of establishing or continuing the relationship, to the extent that such data are necessary for execution of the same. Scope of knowledge of your data: The following categories of subjects may become aware of your data, as managers or processors, appointed by the undersigned company:• Data controller;• Accounting and billing staff;• Those involved in the marketing and execution of services. Communication and dissemination:Your data will not be disseminated to third parties by us for their provision or consultation.Your data may be communicated by us to entities, as far as their respective and specific competence is concerned and in general to any public or private entity with respect to which there is obligation for us (or faculty) recognized by law or secondary or community legislation) or need for communication, as well as to our consultants, within the limits necessary to carry out their duties at our office organization, after our letter of appointment imposing the duty of confidentiality and security. Rights of the interested party: In accordance with Art. 7 of Legislative Decree 196/03 of the Articles of the GDPR 679/16: 15 / Right of access, 16 / Right of rectification, 17 / Right to cancellation, 18 / Right to limitation of treatment, 20 / Right to portability, 21 / Opposition right, 22 / Right to oppose the automated decision-making process of GDPR679 / 16. You can exercise your rights by writing to the Data Controller with an email to: Withdrawal of consent: With reference to Art. 23 of Legislative Decree 196/03 and Article 6 of GDPR 679/16, you can revoke the consent given at any time. Owner and manager of the treatment: The data controller is PIER CARLO TESTA, Director of the company "The Original & Best Walking Tours" with registered office in Via Sassetti 1 in Florence (Italy). The Data Processor, who can be contacted to exercise  rights and / or for any clarificationsregarding the protection of personal data, can be reached at:
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