01 Nov - 31 Mar: Monday, Thursday & Saturday
01 Apr - 31 Oct: Daily
3 hours approximatelyStart time
Via deiCimatori, 9, Red, Between Piazza dellaSignoria and the House of Dante AlighierEnding Point
Same as the start point
This small group tour is conducted by an English speaking guide, who will take you around the city and share interesting anecdotes and stories. Some of the sites covered arethe Piazza dellaRepublica square, the Ponte Vecchio, the Piazza dellaSignoria square and the beautiful Santa Croce and Uffizi museum areas amongst others. Plus, enjoy an authentic Italian pastry in the Beccaria neighbourhood and salty schiacciataall’olio bread in San Niccolo.
As your tour guide explains the most precious city sights, s/he will also tell you about the local food tradition; for example how ‘Gelato’ is linked to Florence, why the Tuscan bread is unsalted, and much more.
For your Florence Bike Tour with Food Tasting you should meet your English speaking guide near Piazza dellaSignoria, home to the famous Palazzo Strozzi built in typical Renaissance architecture with its mullioned windows and distinct cornice. The piazza also houses the most miraculous edifice of Renaissance art, Florence Duomo.
Get onto your bikes and pedal your way through the picturesque streets of Florence, lined with dun-coloured houses, cafes, restaurants and shops. During the course of the tour your guide will enrich you with fascinating stories and the history of the sites visited.
Visit the Beccarianeighbourhood and relish an authentic Italian pastry. Continue your tour with a stopover at the famous San Niccolodistrict and enjoy a traditional ‘schiacciataall’olio’ (flat salty bread with olive oil) which is a staple for the locals.
Thetour will also coverPiazza dellaRepublica (Republic Square). Built in the 19th century as part of a massive redevelopment project, it was Florence’s commercial and political centre in the Roman era and housed a food market in the Middle Ages. Presently, lined with several cafes, restaurants and shops, it is one of the most entertaining and liveliest places in Florence with a huge carousel situated at the centre.
During the course of the tour, you will also visit Santa Croce Square which houses the Franciscan church, Basilica di Santa Croce. It is the burial place of some of the most notable Italians such as Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli and Rossini.
Work your way around the crowds outside the Uffizi Gallery, the most famous museum in Florence with one of the most illustrious collection of Renaissance art by the best masters of the era.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.
This tour will not visit the inside of monuments and museums.
It is the responsibility of all visitors to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before departure. Guests arriving after departure cannot be accommodated and missed tours or tickets cannot be refunded.
Please carry a photo identification card to exchange the vouchers
Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.
If your child is younger than 10 years of age, we require the EXPERT LEVEL of biking and that he/she rides her/his own bike.
Please note that our staff will have the right to decline accepting your child without any obligation to refund you for her/his tickets.
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.
Tour has maximum of 10 passengers
The tour will never be cancelled due to rain. We will do our best to proceed with the tours. However, in case of heavy rain, we might decide to stop the tour and proceed with a walking tour instead.
Guest options on rainy days:
(1) Proceed with the tour hoping for clearing weather - with the understanding that no refund or discount will be given if bikes are not ridden due to rain, or if the Segway tour is abbreviated due to rain
(2) Rain check to be used the following day or at any other time, subject to availability. The Rain check is a voucher given to client. The voucher is transferable and may be sold or given to others to use at a future date and lasts up to 1 year from date.
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