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Tuscany Bike and Vespa Tours

A women riding a vespa on a summer day in the streets of Florence.

For an exciting way to explore the city's history and culture, consider a Tuscany Vespa tour. A thrilling adventure that lets you dive into Florence's vibrant past. Embarking on a bike tour in Florence offers a unique perspective on the city's architectural marvels and storied past.

Peddling through the city's historic streets, each turn reveals a new chapter of Florence's captivating narrative. Bike and Vespa tours have friendly guides who take you to famous spots like the Florence Cathedral, Ponte Vecchio, and the Uffizi Gallery.

Many scooter tours offer bike adventures beyond Florence's borders, inviting cyclists or vespa lovers to explore the scenic Tuscan countryside. Rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves become the backdrop as participants ride through the postcard-perfect landscapes.

Explore the Chianti region on your vespa with a private wine tasting tour. Enjoy scooter countryside tours with knowledgeable local guides who will show you iconic landmarks, making your experience memorable and immersive. Experience a sensory journey filled with the scent of blooming vineyards and the taste of local wines sampled during the tour.

Tour Highlights

  • Bike tours often start in the heart of Florence, where the iconic Florence Cathedral, with its magnificent dome, serves as a breath-taking introduction to the city's rich history.
  • Guided moped tours lead participants to cultural gems like the Uffizi Gallery and Piazza Della Signoria, where sculptures, art, and the historical Palazzo Vecchio from the Middle Ages come to life.
  • Unlike big tour groups, bike tours let you explore hidden alleys and corners, giving you a peek into the local lifestyle and hidden treasures of Florence.
  • Tuscany Bike Tours also extend the journey beyond the city limits, leading cyclists through the scenic Tuscan countryside. Rolling hills, vineyards, and olive groves create a postcard-perfect backdrop. Enjoy driving along scenic Tuscan country roads. Indulge in red wine, white wine, and olive oil tastings, and savour a delicious Tuscan lunch.
  • Explore Florence on Vespa tours, zooming through narrow streets past landmarks like the Florence Cathedral and Palazzo Vecchio for an exciting and intimate experience.
  • Vespa tours often include stops at panoramic viewpoints, such as Piazzale Michelangelo, offering breath-taking views of Florence and the surrounding hills.

Visitor Highlights

  • On day trips, whether by bike or Vespa, knowledgeable local guides enhance guided tours with captivating narratives, anecdotes, and historical insights.
  • Explore Florence in style with Vespa private tours. Zip through the city's charming streets and venture into the picturesque Tuscan countryside. With personalized schedules and expert guides, these tours offer an unforgettable experience tailored to your preferences.
  • The advantage of two-wheeled tours lies in their flexibility and intimacy. Small group sizes allow for a private experience, with the ability to tailor routes to specific interests.
  • Both bike and Vespa tours provide incredible experiences, letting participants fully immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of Florence, including San Gimignano.
  • On Bike and Vespa tours, you can snap lots of photos of classic city views and hidden spots. You'll capture the beauty of Florence and the surrounding areas.

Travel Tips

  • Before embarking on these tours, ensure your safety with the necessary precautions. Always follow the guidelines provided by the tour operators, wear the recommended safety gear, and familiarise yourself with the rules of the road.
  • Driving a vespa may be challenging. Most tour companies will require you to hold a driving license.
  • Wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing. Consider long sleeves and pants to protect against the sun and any wind chill while riding.
  • Always wear the provided helmet and any additional safety gear provided by the tour operator. Safety should be a top priority during the Vespa tour.
  • Before the tour, ensure you are comfortable riding a Vespa. Some tours may have a brief training session, but prior experience can enhance your enjoyment.
  • Adhere to the instructions and guidance of your tour guide. Follow their lead to ensure a smooth and safe journey through the city streets or countryside.
  • Carry a reusable water bottle and stay hydrated, especially during warmer months. Some bike tours may provide water, but it's always good to have your own.

Know Before You Go

What to bring

  • Weather-appropriate clothing.
  • Comfortable shoes.
  • Passport or ID card.
  • Water.
  • Sunscreen.
  • Guidebook or map.
  • Portable phone charger.

What not to bring      

  • Pets.
  • Aerosol sprays.
  • Any kind of weapons or sharp objects.
  • Luggage or large bags, including smaller bags with wheels.

Getting There

  • When you book a Bike or Vespa tour, the tour operator will provide information about the meeting point. This is typically a central location or a specific address in Florence.
  • Florence has an efficient public transportation system, including buses. You can use public transport to get close to the meeting point. Check the bus routes and stops near your accommodation or the starting location of the tour.
  • If the meeting point is within the central area of Florence, consider walking. Florence is a pedestrian-friendly city, and walking through its historic streets can be a delightful experience.