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From Florence to Tuscany by Vespa

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Key facts

Where: Florence , Italy Duration: 6.5 hours

Highlights

  • Drive along scenic and silent country roads through the hillside of Tuscany
  • Lunch at a medieval castle featuring Tuscan specialties
  • Taste the famous Chianti of Tuscany!

Overview

Leave the beaten track and set off on an adventurous scooter ride from Florence to Tuscany.

Drive along scenic and silent country roads through the hillside of Tuscany on your sturdy Vespa scooter, admiring the sights, smells and sounds of the Chianti region. An orientation conducted by an English-speaking trained professional ensures a safe operation of the Vespa.

See the different small medieval villages in the heart of Tuscany. Stop for lunch at a medieval castle featuring Tuscan specialties and taste of some of the most famous Chianti wines.

Itinerary

Make your way to the Via de’ Lamberti, 1 (corner with via Calzaiuoli) 50123 Firenze for this exciting From Florence to Tuscany by Vespa tour. You will be met by your guide English speaking, who will accompany you on this tour.

Board a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and get transported to the starting location of the tour. The journey takes about 15 minutes.

You will then undergo approx. 40 minutes of training by a professional before setting out. If you do not feel comfortable driving, you can choose to ride with an experienced guide.

Drive for about 2 hours taking in the stunning scenery of the road to Chianti. Drive along quiet and scenic country roads offering splendid views of the rolling hillside and visiting different small medieval villages in the heart of Tuscany.

Arrive at a medieval castle which also has winery. Spend the next 1.5 hours exploring the winery and having lunch.

A light lunch and wine tasting are included here, featuring Tuscan specialties with a little tasting of some of the most famous chianti.

After lunch, hop on to your sturdy Vespa once more, driving on for more than 1 hour.

Hand over your Vespa and board the minivan for a 15-minute ride back to Florence.

The tour ends at the starting point.

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Reviews

I returned from Florence a week ago. I was scared to death driving (single occupant) the Vespa for the first time, but the instructors were very patient with all new drivers and... Courtney Walker

Although I am over 60 years old, Andrea, one of our tour guides, was very patient, explaining and teaching me how to handle the vespa. His knowledge about the area and... Barbara Schpilberg

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Activity Schedule

When does it run?

01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily at 0930h (09:30am)
01 May - 30 Sep: Daily at 1430h (2:30pm)

Duration

6.5 hours

Start time

Start time: 0930h (09:30am) & 1430h (2:30pm)
Duration: 6.5 hours

Meeting point

Make your way to Via de’ Lamberti, 1 (corner with via Calzaiuoli) 50123 Firenze.
Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

Ending point

The tour ends at the starting point

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Inclusions

  • Orientation by an English-speaking trained professional
  • English speaking bilingual driver-cum-guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan
  • Scooter rental
  • Light lunch/ Dinner (option based)
  • Wine and olive oil tasting
  • Entrance fee

Exclusions

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

Do/Dont's

Wear comfortable shoes. Don’t forget your camera

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Please note

A valid driver’s license is required and you must be at least 18 years of age to drive and at least 13 years to be a passenger and accompanied by one of the parents on the tour.
However, you do not need a motorcycle license

If you do not feel comfortable driving, you can choose to ride with an experienced guide or continue the tour on board the support minivan, if unable to be a safe passenger as well. No refunds will be granted in this case.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • This is a small group tour (maximum 12 people).
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Cancellation policy

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  • "Must Try!" I returned from Florence a week ago. I was scared to death driving (single occupant) the Vespa for the first time, but the instructors were very patient with all new drivers and...
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