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Liv Tours Review 2024

Liv Tours (or LivTours) is a company headquartered in Rome, Italy, that provides small group tours and private tours throughout Europe. A family-owned company, LivTours is known for exceptional customer service and top-notch experiences.

With a rating of 4.8 on Google, LivTours reviews are almost entirely positive. Read on to learn all about this company in our comprehensive Liv Tours review.

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Liv Tours Review: What It Is

As we mentioned above, LivTours is an Italian-based tour provider that specializes in very small group (max of 6 people) and private tours. Who owns LivTours? LivTours is owned by a former Italian tour guide and his Swedish wife, who met in Rome. Originally named LivItaly Tours, the company was renamed when they expanded their offerings to other European countries.

LivTours prides themselves on their high quality, fun, service-oriented, sustainable approach to tours. They have a guaranteed refund policy and are recommended by top travel media like Fodor’s, Conde Nast Traveler, and National Geographic.

Liv Tours Review: What They Offer

LivTours offers a huge variety of experiences in Rome (including the Vatican), Florence and Tuscany, the Amalfi Coast including Pompeii and Capri, Venice, Milan, Ferrari test drives in Maranello, Sicily, Bologna, Verona, Modena, Cinque Terre, Paris, Barcelona, Andalusia, London, and Austria.

They have more than 350 tours available all over Europe (Italy, France, Spain, England, and Austria), and each is either private or semi-private. The semi-private tours are all very small groups with a maximum of six people, and private tours are customizable.

Tours include a variety of top tourist sites as well as activities like wine tastings, boat cruises, and bike rides. They also have shore excursions available for travelers on cruise ships. In addition to providing expert professional guides, LivTours offers exclusive access and “skip the line” tickets for the best possible experience. They’re also committed to responsible tourism practices.

You can choose tours by destination and by type of category, including food and drinks, museums, archaeology, walking, sports/action/adventure, full day tours, day trips, off the beaten path, outdoor activities, family, women’s history, VIP, and honeymoon and romance.

Some of the most popular LivTours for honeymoons and romantic trips are the Amalfi Coast Private Boat Tour, the St. Mark’s Basilica at Night tour, the Golf Cart & Drinks Evening Tour of Rome, the semi-private Borough Market Tour and Brunch Experience in London, the Private Evening SoHo London Food Tour, the Sunset Barcelona Bike Tour, the Semi-Private Tapas & Flamenco Tour of Barcelona, the Semi-Private Food Tour in Florence, the Private Florence Tour & Drawing Class, the Private Montmartre Tour and Ile de la Cite Tour in Paris, the Private Evening Gondola Ride and City Stroll in Venice, the Private Cooking Class in Rome, the Private Chianti Wine Tasting and Tuscany Experience, the VIP Lake Como Tour from Milan, and the Private Full Day Ferrari & Food Experience.

Over 60 choices for Liv Tours Rome include the very popular golf cart tour of the city; tours of all the top neighborhoods and attractions like the Colosseum, Forum, Catacombs, and Trastevere; museum and gallery tours; food tours and cooking classes; night tours; walking, Vespa, and e-bike tours; private tours of Ostia Antica, Orvieto, Castel Sant’Angelo; private day trips to Tivoli, Assisi, and more; and a private helicopter tour of the city.

Liv Tours Paris options include more than 30 choices such as exclusive access to the top tier of the Eiffel Tower; Louvre tours; tours of top neighborhoods like Montmartre and Ile de la Cite; walking tours and bike tours; food tours; museum tours; family experiences; a private Eiffel Tower tour with a cruise on the Seine; Paris in a Day; private tours of Versailles Palace and Gardens by golf cart; a private full day excursion to the Champagne region; and a private tour of Versailles plus Monet’s gardens at Giverny.

There are about 25 Liv tours in Venice including city highlights, St. Mark’s Basilica at night, a private rowing experience in a Venetian lagoon, food and wine tours, walking tours, private tours of the Doge’s Palace with exclusive access to secret rooms, private evening gondola rides and city strolls, family experiences, private Murano glass blowing tours with water taxi, private ghost tours, private tours of the islands around Venice, and a private day trip to go hiking in the Dolomites.

Liv tours in Florence include 30 choices such as a gelato-making class; museum tours including the Uffizi Gallery (with first access); food tours; walking tours; artisan tours; evening tours; full day tours of the city; a Rome to Florence tour by train a private city tour and drawing class; a private Palazzo Pitti tour with access to the Boboli Gardens; family experiences; private day trips to Lucca, Pisa, Siena, and San Gimignano; and private day trips into Tuscany with wine tasting and horseback riding.

There are more than 20 Livtours London options, including a gin tasting experience, a private chauffeured visit to the Harry Potter Studio, a full day tour of the city’s highlights, a private visit to Windsor Castle, a private full day excursion to Bath and Stonehenge, private museum tours, food tours, walking tours, family experiences, and more.

Semi-private tours have a minimum of two people and a maximum of six. If you have a larger group, you can book a private tour for up to 15 people. While semi-private tours don’t include pick-ups, you can add a pick-up from your hotel to any private tour for a small fee.

Liv Tours Review: Ratings

LivTours has a rating on Google of 4.8 and a rating 0f 5 on TripAdvisor. Most Livtours reviews are extremely positive, praising the high quality of the experiences and the knowledgeable, friendly, and professional guides. Many people did multiple tours during one trip and were happy with all of them.

Livtours Rome reviews especially rave about the Liv Tours Rome by golf cart excursion and the Liv tours Colosseum tour. Livtours London reviews repeatedly compliment the Highlights of London Full Day Guided Tour, saying how well-organized it is and how well-informed, personable, and accommodating the guides are.

Liv Tours Review: How to Book

You can easily browse the various Liv Tours available in the destination you’re going to on their website, livtours.com, or in the LivTours app. Real-time availability is shown up to three hours before departure so you can book last-minute tours.

After booking, you’ll receive a confirmation email and voucher which you don’t need to print out. Those will include all the necessary information such as when and where to meet, what to wear, etc. When you arrive, your guide will just need your name and LVO number.

You can cancel for free up to 24 hours in advance.

If you don’t know your exact travel dates yet, you can prepurchase tours by using the “choose dates later” option when booking. LivTours also offers Gift Experience Vouchers (which make excellent wedding presents—put them on your honeymoon registry!).

Liv Tours Review: Cost

The prices of tours vary depending on the location and duration, as well as whether they are private or semi-private. Currently prices range from under 100 euros per person to multiple thousands of euros, but most tours are between 100 and 1500 euros.

For example, the semi-private Colosseum Tour with Underground and Roman Forum starts at 159 euros ,the semi-private LivTours Golf Cart Rome Tour starts at 258 euros, the private Chianti Tasting and Half-Day Florence Experience starts at 869 euros, and the private Exclusive VIP Capri Private Boat Tour starts at 1129 euros.

Prices are all-inclusive. Children under 3 are free. You can get a Liv Tours promo code for 5% off your first tour if you sign up for their email newsletter.

Now that you’ve read our Liv Tours review, what do you think? Would you book a tour with them? Have you used LivTours before? Let us know in the comments!