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Original Tuscany Bike Tour - 1/2 Day

A fantastic half-day bike tour excursion through the Tuscany countryside

Enjoy an easy and relaxed bike tour ride through the beautiful Tuscan countryside. You’ll stop to rest with a wine cellar visit on a typical local wine estate, taste olive oil and enjoy a wine tasting with a platter of typical Tuscan meats and cheeses.

Join our eco-friendly Tuscany bike tour for a wonderful half-day adventure!

Private Bike Tour in Tuscany with a great guide!

Be accompanied by our great guide as you enjoy a leisurely ride through stunning vistas of rolling hills, vineyards, olive groves, villas and castles.

Highlights of our 1/2 day Tuscany Bike Tour:

Enjoy seeing and experiencing fantastic views of Florence and the classic Tuscan countryside by bike.
Savour a light Tuscan snack with local products and a wine tasting of fine boutique wines in a 1000-year-old cellar.

Wine and a delicious Tuscan lunch

Learn all about the vintages made and the harvesting of grapes and olives while we visit a private royal hunting estate at a Renaissance villa with a historic Italian garden. You then visit the estate’s olive groves and ancient olive press before tasting delicious virgin olive oil chosen to represent Tuscany internationally.

Tour Details

The finer details of the Original Tuscany Bike Tour:

Includes: Light Tuscan snack – a platter of local cold cuts and cheese. Vineyard and Olive Grove Visit. Stunning views of classic Tuscany peppered with cypress pines, rolling hills, villas and castles. A picturesque Tuscan village. High-quality mountain bikes and helmet. A great guide for moral support up hills! Smaller groups. Wine tasting and olive tasting at historic estate. A bottle of water. And most importantly, the surety of us being a fully-licensed and bonded tour operator!

Length: 4.5 hours, including a total of 11 kilometres/7 miles riding at a leisurely pace.

Weather: This tour does not run in heavy rain – alternative activities can be arranged however, so please contact us before the tour time if in doubt.

Sites Visited

A picturesque Tuscan village, vineyard close to Florence

Included

Tuscan snack. Vineyard and Olive Grove Visit. Stunning views of classic Tuscany peppered with cypress pines, rolling hills, villas and castles. High-quality mountain bikes and helmet. A great guide for moral support up hills! Smaller groups. Wine tasting and olive tasting at historic estate. A bottle of water. And most importantly, the surety of us being a fully-licensed and bonded tour operator!

Start Location: Florence

End Location: Florence

Dress Code: Comfortable clothes and shoes for biking

Important information

To do this tour, you must be confident and comfortable on a bike both in the historical city centre of Florence and on country hills and you must be fit and healthy. There is a short in-city bike riding before heading into the hills where there is an uphill section before your villa visit and snack. Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Due to the nature of the ride and the size of the bicycles, children 6 and under cannot participate in this tour. For any dietary restrictions, please make a note in the Notes section so we can inform the kitchen and do our best to accommodate your requirements.

For your peace of mind: We strongly recommend when choosing a bike tour company that you check the company is a fully-licensed tour operator, as is legally required in Italy. Not being fully-licensed means under local laws you travel at your own risk as it is impossible to have adequate or appropriate liability insurance. Our company, The Original and Best Tours, is a fully licensed and bonded travel agency Reg. Lic 516411 and is a member of ASTA, the American Society of Travel Agents.

The Original Tuscany Bike Tour Half Day in Tuscany-Private?

You can choose to do the Original Tuscany Bike Tour Half Day as a private or small shared group experience.

Meeting Point

We’ll confirm the meeting point with you after booking.

FAQ's

Knees and shoulders must be covered to enter the churches! Travelling in hot weather? Don’t worry, you can drape a shawl over your shoulders.

If you enjoyed your tour and would like to give your guide a token of appreciation, tips are happily accepted. When asked, the office staff recommends whatever amount you feel comfortable with giving.

Yes, visit our Get In Touch page for all our contact details.

Save time by browsing our website for ideas on romantic getaways, historic residences, palace and castle stays, beautiful views, good value vacations, classic Tuscan country holidays and top attractions. Stop by to chat with us about the best shopping and restaurants in Florence and Tuscany!

Yes. ArtViva, The Original and Best Walking Tours is an ASTA registered company based in Florence, Italy, respecting national and international laws and regulations regarding tourism. (Chamber of Commerce Number 516411)

Reviews

11 reviews for Original Tuscany Bike Tour – 1/2 Day

  1. Joseph Gills

    Great way to get outside the city to see the magnificence of the land, olive groves, and the vast hills.”

  2. Janet Smith

    I really enjoyed the Tuscany bike tour, one of my favorite tours. I enjoyed the wine tasting at the villa as well as lunch. The tour guide was excellent!

  3. Ted Webbers

    Fantastic, well placed, informative, organized, delightful company. We really enjoyed the biking tour. The lunch was very special!

  4. David Laurell

    We loved the bike tour. The countryside was beautiful. Very leisurely ride, great food and a nice guide.”

  5. Kaisa Kallio

    The guide was superb! Funny, relaxed and very informative. The tour was also great, not too long bike rides which was good. But still you did get a good exercise. The villa was lovely and lunch delicious. Thank you!

  6. Korman Kim

    The bike tour was the highlight of our trip! Thank you for your insights, smile and patience.

  7. Wally & Sally Campbell

    I had so much fun on my beautiful views tour! The landscape took my breath away. The fact that
    It was just me and my mom made it really special, and I’ll remember it for a long time. Thanks

  8. Eledina Merion

    What a brilliant way to end our holiday in Florence! The cycling trip was beautiful, stimulating and invigorating! The scenery around the city is just breathtaking

  9. Kim Camenzind

    The Tuscan bike and villa tour was definitely the highlight of our trip to Florence. Our guide, provided the perfect blend of knowledge and humorous anecdotes to keep us entertained and informed. The tour provided us all with an unparalleled, up close look at the Tuscan region along with a tasting of its delicious food and wine. Lastly, we all felt completely safe under our guides guidance while traveling thru a few of the more congested areas. We would highly recommend this tour! Ciao

  10. MICHELE SAMMON

    We loved our guide and the fact that he loves what he does and was intelligent and passionate about what he was providing to us! No difficulties whatsoever, all went smoothly. We would highly recommend this tour.

  11. Kimberly Klein

    My husband & I had a great time! Our guide was friendly and confident. There was a woman on the ride that seemed terrified to bike ride and Bill, our guide, was very patient, he did an amazing job of building her confidence throughout the day. We upgraded to electric bikes and we were so happy we did, the bike ride as very easy this way! Bill was very knowledgable on the Tuscany region. My only thing I did not “like” it I thought the review of the trip said we would bike ride into the Chianti region, which we did not. I would recommend this ride for any one who wants a day away from the crowds and wants to see the countryside

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