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From Florence to Tuscany by Vespa

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Key Highlights

  • Drive your own iconic Italian scooter through the picturesque hillside of Tuscany
  • Soak in the essence of the Chianti region on an adventurous Vespa ride from Florence
  • Orientation by an English speaking trained professional to ensure your safety during the bike ride
  • Choose between an authentic Tuscan lunch and dinner at a medieval castle
  • Enjoy Chianti’s famous wines and olive oil on this Vespa tour
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Mar - 31 Oct: Daily at 9:30am & 2:30pm
    01 Nov - 30 Nov: Daily at 9:30am

    Duration

    6.5 hours

    Start time

    9:30am & 2:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Make your way to 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

    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 designated meeting point 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.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    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
  • Please note & Additional info

    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.

    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 haveThis is a small group tour (maximum 12 people).
  • Reviews
    • 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...

      Courtney Walker
    • Wonderful!!!!

      The weather was beutiful, it turned it was just my husband and I the guides were great and very hospitable. I would recomend this tour to anyone who wants to visit the Tuscan...

      Gabriella C Trubridge
    • Unforgettable trip through the Toscana

      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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