A small-group ride through the countryside, with lunch, cellar visit, and wine tasting included.
The highlights of the Original Tuscany Bike Tour:
The finer details of the Original Tuscany Bike Tour:
Prices: Adults - 80 euro; Youth (7-17 yrs) - 72 euro; Children (0-6 yrs) - N/A.
Includes: Light Tuscan snack. 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!
Excluded from the price: Gelato and optional gratuities
Meeting time and dates: 9am daily
Meeting point: to be confirmed upon reservation. We will send a voucher with the meeting point details.
Length: 3.5 hours, including a total of 11 kilometres/7 miles riding at a leisurely pace.
Minimum participants: 4 persons
Maximum participants: 16 persons
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.
A picturesque Tuscan village, vineyard close to Florence
Light 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!
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.
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