Sabbaticals & Long Stays in Italy

Experience Italy's charm with Artviva's bespoke sabbaticals and long stays. Enjoy luxury, authentic experiences, and comprehensive assistance every step of the way. Welcome to Artviva. We unlock Italy's mesmerizing soul for you, offering an immersion into authentic culture, fascinating history, and breathtaking landscapes. Our carefully curated sabbaticals and extended stay programs are designed to offer you an unparalleled Italian experience. With us, you can also receive guidance on securing expert legal consultants and visa advice, ensuring a seamless transition into the Italian way of life.
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Live in Authentic Luxury with Artviva

With Artviva, you experience Italy from the comfort of our exclusive accommodations, from chic boutique hotels to historic villas. Each location exudes Italian charm and is equipped with modern comforts, ensuring a unique stay, whether amidst Tuscany’s verdant vineyards or Puglia’s stunning coastal cliffs. Plus, we guide you towards the right resources for visa advice and practical tips, including suggestions for the best schools for your children, to help you settle in quickly.

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Italian Culinary Adventures Await

Artviva offers you the chance to savor Italy’s authentic flavors. Our immersive culinary experiences, from private cooking classes to exclusive vineyard tours, will transport you into the heart of Italy’s rich gastronomic heritage. Each meal is not just a feast, but a journey into Italy’s deep-rooted culinary traditions.

Deep Dive into Italian Culture

With Artviva, learn Italian in Rome’s vibrant heart, engage in traditional local festivals, and interact with local artisans. We also guide you towards the best schooling options, ensuring your extended stay is both culturally enriching and practical for your family. Our programs offer a complete immersion into Italy’s rich culture and vibrant lifestyle.

Artviva’s Personalized Private Tours

Unearth Italy’s wonders with our private tours, tailored to your interests. Explore ancient Roman ruins, marvel at Renaissance art masterpieces, and discover the marvels of modern Italian design. Each journey with Artviva is a unique exploration of Italy’s historical and artistic treasures.

Italian Wellness: Revitalize Your Spirit

Artviva’s wellness retreats offer relaxation and rejuvenation in Italy’s serene landscapes. Practice yoga in tranquil Tuscan settings, indulge in thermal baths, or rejuvenate with nature hikes. Our wellness programs ensure that your Italian sojourn is a journey to inner peace and well-being.

Productive Workspaces with Italian Charm

With Artviva, you can maintain your work commitments without compromising on the Italian experience. Moreover, our tranquil, dedicated workspaces are equipped with high-speed internet, allowing you to enjoy the Italian concept of “dolce far niente” while staying productive. We also guide you towards expert legal consultation resources as needed.

Personalized Assistance: Concierge Services

Artviva’s concierge services are available round the clock to make your Italian journey effortless. Additionally, we provide local insights, make reservations, arrange transportation, and direct you to any additional resources you may need. We’re here to ensure your stay in Italy is as seamless as it is memorable.

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Sustainable Travel: Artviva’s Commitment

Join us in our commitment to sustainable tourism. We offer eco-friendly accommodations and activities that contribute positively to local communities. With Artviva, your enjoyment of Italy’s beauty helps preserve it for future generations.

Begin Your Italian Journey with Artviva

So why not start your luxurious Italian sabbatical or long stay with Artviva today. We’re here to turn your Italian dream into reality, providing comprehensive support including expert guidance on resources for visa advice and the best schooling options for your children, and unique experiences every step of the way. With Artviva, every moment in Italy is a treasure.


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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

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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: [email protected] 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: [email protected]
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