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Bike Tour of Chianti with Winery Visit

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Key Highlights

  • An ideal tour for nature-lovers, bikers and wine connoisseurs
  • Enjoy the picturesque Tuscan countryside on a cycling vacation!
  • Ride at a leisurely pace through vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills
  • Enjoy a light Tuscan lunch and wine-tasting in a Chianti winery
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar – 31 Oct: Daily

    Duration

    7 hours

    Start time

    09:00am

    Meeting Point

    Make way to the Via de’ Lamberti, 1 (corner with via Calzaiuoli) 50123 Firenze.

    From 1st March 2017, tour will depart from below meeting point:
    FLORENCETOWN TOURS & NEWS STAND located at Piazza della Repubblica, next to the APPLE STORE under the loggias, corner with Via Pellicceria.

    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

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Change place and scenery, feel a cool breeze, breathe some fresh air, and really see Tuscany from a different perspective! This bike tour from Florence to Chianti has it all.

    This small group tour will take you on a guided and fully supported bike ride in the picturesque Tuscan countryside just outside of Florence.

    Bike through shimmering olive groves and past fertile vineyards. You will see and visit Florentine castles and hillside villa estates. Stop for a delicious light lunch at a local Chianti estate, where you will taste some of the famous local wines.

    The perfect recipe for a great day out in Tuscany!

    Itinerary

    Travelers need to make your way to the designated meeting point for this exciting Bike Tour of Chianti. 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 Chianti area, at the gate of Florence. The journey takes about 15 minutes.

    You will then undergo a section of training by a professional before setting out. You will be provided a quality 21 speed bicycle, helmet, and a water bottle.

    Drive for about 2 hours taking in the stunning scenery all round. Bike through shimmering olive groves and past fertile vineyards. You will see and visit Florentine castles and hillside villa estates.

    Arrive at a winery. Spend the next 1.5 hours exploring the winery.

    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 bike once more, driving on for more than 1 hour.

    Hand over your bike and board the minivan for a 15-minute ride back to Florence. The tour ends at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • English speaking driver/guide
    • Transportation in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan
    • Bike rental - quality 21 speed bicycles
    • Helmet
    • Water bottle
    • Light lunch
    • Wine and olive oil tasting
    • Entrance fee

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    For children wine is substituted with non-alcoholic drinks.

    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 haveEarphones will be provided if there are more than 10 people
  • Reviews
    • Tuscany Bike Tour

      This was the most fun thing we did on our trip! Not a trip for sissies or anyone not used to biking often. It was challenging, but doable. We enjoyed the guides and had a...

      Karen L Wiseman
    • Wonderful day of biking in Tuscany

      We took our 2 grown daughters on this bike tour and we had a wonderul family day. Our tour guide Joseph made the trip so much fun and informative. Lunch was delicious as well...

      Stacey L Bonaroti
    • Great little tour into the Chianti countryside with local experts

      We had decided not to hire a car while we were in Florence yet wanted to get out to see some of the countryside. This was an excellent tour for that. It was all very well...

      Ailsa Churchill
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