Tuscany Bike Tours

Tuscany bike tours to suit all levels - a few hours to one week


Tuscany Bike Tours are one of the most exciting ways to really savour the fields of golden sunflowers, wonderful rolling hills and country lanes of Tuscany. Rent a Villa in Tuscany in collaboration with our tour operator partners in Florence and a qualified mountain bike guide, are proud to offer a wide range of cycle tours around beautiful Tuscany, suitable for all levels.



The Tuscany Bike Tours include bicycles, helmets and maps, plus an experienced, qualified (English speaking) bike guide, who is familiar with the area. There are a number of Tuscany Bike trips suitable for all levels. Everything from a fun morning exploring the Tuscan country lanes to a challenging week long Tuscany Bike Tour for the enthusiast who really wants to push themselves.

(here's an article giving some useful advice and tips on bike tours in Tuscany)

PLEASE NOTE:

All our bike tours are offered as PRIVATE TOURS for groups of families or friends, have flexible start dates and final price per head depends on the number of people in the group.

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florence biking BIKING IN FLORENCE (HALF DAY)
Spend a few hours with your family or friends exploring the streets in and around Florence.The programme follows a fascinating route along the cycle paths from the ancient town centre up to a beautiful sixteenth-century Villa on the hills above Florence. The programme starts in Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence and includes bicycles, helmets and maps plus an English speaking guide who is familiar with the area.



The Itinerary

9:30 You'll meet up with your guide in front of the Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, after adjusting your bike, you'll start the itinerary
11:00 Cycle up to the 16th century Villa Le Piazzole, guided visit to the Italian garden
13:30 Cycle back to the heart of the city

Difficulty: easy - medium, 20 Km

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €53
5€55
4€58
3€65
2 €68





florence biking BIKING IN FLORENCE (FULL DAY)
Spend a fun day with your family or friends exploring the streets in and around Florence.The programme follows a fascinating route along the cycle paths from the ancient town centre up to a beautiful sixteenth-century Villa on the hills above Florence. After a guided tour of the Italian garden, you'll have time to cool off in the swimming pool before a light lunch at the villa. The programme starts in Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence and includes bicycles, helmets and maps plus an English speaking guide who is familiar with the area.


The Itinerary

9:30 You'll meet up with your guide in front of the Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, after adjusting your bike, you'll start the itinerary
11:00 Cycle up to the 16th century Villa Le Piazzole, guided visit to the Italian garden and bath in the pool
13:00 Light lunch at the villa
16:30 Cycle back to the heart of the city.

Difficulty: easy - medium, 20 Km

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €127
5€128
4€130
3€134
2 €138





florence by night bike tour FLORENCE BY NIGHT
A fascinating bike itinerary through the streets and lanes of Florence by night. This itinerary includes bicycles, helmets and maps plus a guide who is familiar with the area. Spend a few hours exploring the unique night time atmosphere of this beautiful city, discovering the best cafes, bars and restaurants. The tour starts under the statue of Neptune in Piazza della Signoria and lasts approx 2 hours.

The Itinerary

21:30 You'll meet up with your guide in front of the Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, after adjusting your bike, you'll start the itinerary
23:30 Spend the next couple of hours exploring this unique city by night, discovering the best cafes, restaurants and bars along the way.

Difficulty: easy - medium

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €48
5€50
4€52
3€56
2 €60





lucca bike tour LUCCA BIKE TOUR
An enjoyable and interesting route in and around the ancient town of Lucca and the surrounding area along the River Serchio. This itinerary includes bicycles, helmets, maps and a guide who is familiar with the area. The start of the tour is in Florence at S.M.Novella train station, transfer to Lucca by train.



The Itinerary

8:15 Meet up with your guide (and bikes!) at S.M. Novella train station, just in front of the ticket desk
8:30 Departure by train to Lucca
10:00 Arrival in Lucca, adjust bikes and depart for a circle route in the River Park along the banks of the River Serchio
12:30 Lunch on your own in Lucca
14:00 Guided visit by bike around Lucca town centre
18:30 Arrive back at S.M.Novella train station in Florence

Difficulty: easy, 30 Km

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €130
5€140
4€150
3€165
2 €175





florence chianti bike tour FLORENTINE CHIANTI BY MOUNTAIN BIKE (HALF DAY)
This fun, half day Florentine Chianti bike tour is suitable for anyone who is reasonably fit. It involves an enjoyable few hours (approx 25km) pedaling along some of the most beautiful roads in Tuscany in the company of an experienced (English speaking) guide. The tour starts from Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence and includes bicycles, helmets and maps.



The Itinerary

9:30 You'll meet up with your guide in front of the Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, after adjusting your bike, you'll start the itinerary
10:00 Piazzale Michelangelo and the first Chianti hills
12:00 Olive groves and vineyards in Impruneta or San Casciano area
14:00 Cycle back to the centre of the town

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €63
5€65
4€69
3€78
2 €80




florence chianti bike tour FLORENTINE CHIANTI BY MOUNTAIN BIKE (FULL DAY)
This full day Florentine Chianti bike tour, starts from Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, covers approx 35-40km and is suitable for anyone who is reasonably fit. Accompanied by an experienced (English speaking) guide, the tour route explores quiet, Tuscan country lanes, passing through vineyards and olive groves, visiting tiny medieval villages on the way. At lunchtime the tour stops at a local trattoria, where you can buy lunch before cycling back to the centre of Florence The tour includes English speaking bike guide, bicycles, helmets and maps.


The Itinerary

9:30 You'll meet up with your guide in front of the Neptune Fountain in the Piazza della Signoria in the centre of Florence, after adjusting your bike, you'll start the itinerary
10:00 Piazzale Michelangelo and the first Chianti hills
12:00 Cycle through the olive groves and vineyards in the Impruneta or San Casciano area
13:00 Short stop in a little trattoria along the way for a light lunch on your own
14:00 Pedal back through the Chianti vineyards to the centre of Florence
17:00 Return to the centre of Florence

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Prices 2014
No. in Group Price per Person
6 €85
5€87
4€90
3€100
2 €105





florence siena bike tour FLORENCE TO SIENA (3 DAYS)
This 3 day Tuscany bike tour rides all the way from Florence to Siena, through the rolling hills and vineyards of Chianti Classico, visiting medieval hamlets, castles and Romanesque churches on the way. This tour is suitable for anyone who is reasonably fit, however, to make up for the physical exercise there will be stops to taste the local wines and Tuscan home cooking!


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Day 1 : Florence – Greve in Chianti - 35 km. (8 km on dirt roads) - This stage starts with a very easy uphill to Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most scenic panoramic spots over the city of Florence from the south. Along the way light lunch at a local Osteria. From Florence we'll be riding ups and downs to Impruneta and then along the Chianti hills to Greve. Tuscan dinner at local restaurant with wines produced by its own winery.

Day 2 : Greve in Chianti - San Gimignano - 37 km. (2 km on dirt roads) - On the second day we'll be riding through one of the most beautiful stretches of the Chianti hills area, through San Donato and Barberino Val d'Elsa, before reaching the magic towers of San Gimignano. Along the way, picnic with hand-made Tuscan cold meats and cheeses. Dinner on your own.

Day 3 : San Gimignano - Siena - 43 km. (5 km on dirt roads) - Today's itinerary runs along the Vernaccia vineyards to the fortified village of Colle Val d'Elsa, the wonderful Abbadia a Isola Abbey, the Monteriggioni Castle, to Siena. Along the way light lunch in Strove. Farewell dinner at restaurant in Siena.

The three day tour can be scheduled for any date of the year with at least one week’s advance notice. You can plan your bike tour with your family or friends.

The following prices are per person and inclusive of: bike tour, an expert English speaking guide, bicycles, back-up van, helmets and maps, picnics and tastings on the farms, two special dinners and three nights accommodation in three star hotels in double room with bathroom and breakfast.

Supplement for single room - Euro €90

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No. in Group Price per Person
9€745
8€770
7€805
6€835
5€890
4€995
3€1,145
2€1,355





florence siena bike tour FLORENCE TO SIENA AND BACK! (7 DAYS)
This exciting, week long bike tour follows a circular route through some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world, exploring ancient towns, villages and castles rich in history. You'll also get the chance to savour some of the region's fantastic food and wine.



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Day 1: Florence – Greve in Chianti - 35 km. (8 km on dirt roads) - This stage starts with a very easy uphill to Piazzale Michelangelo, one of the most scenic panoramic spots over the city of Florence from the south. Along the way light lunch at a local Osteria. From Florence we'll be riding ups and downs to Impruneta and then along the Chianti hills to Greve in Chianti. Tuscan dinner at local restaurant with wines produced by its own winery.

Day 2: Greve in Chianti - San Gimignano - 37 km. (2 km on dirt roads) - On the second day we'll be riding through one of the most beautiful stretches of the Chianti hills area, through San Donato and Barberino Val d'Elsa, before reaching the magic towers of San Gimignano. Along the way picnic with hand-produced Tuscan cold meats and cheeses. Dinner on your own.

Day 3: San Gimignano - Siena - 43 km. (5 km on dirt roads) - Today's itinerary runs along the Vernaccia vineyards to the fortified village of Colle val d'Elsa, the wonderful Abbadia a Isola Abbey, the Monteriggioni Castle, to Siena. Along the way light lunch in Strove. Tuscan dinner at a restaurant in Siena.

Day 4: Siena - Castellina in Chianti - 25 km. (14 km on dirt roads) - During this fourth leg we'll be following a very evocative itinerary through the Chianti Senese to the heart of Chianti Classico, cycling across a scenic expanse of hills covered with vineyards, olive groves and woodland. Along the way picnic with handmade Tuscan cold meats and cheeses. Dinner on your own.

Day 5: Castellina in Chianti - Castellina in Chianti - 41 km. (21 km on dirt roads) - Today's ride follows a scenic circular loop across the hills of Chianti Classico passing ancient Romanesque churches and Etruscan tombs dating back more than 2500 years. Tuscan dinner at local osteria.

Day 6: Castellina in Chianti - Greve in Chianti - 33 km. (9 km on dirt roads) - Still cycling across the scenic Chianti Classico hills we'll be visiting the Medieval hamlet of Panzano and the ancient abbey of Badia a Passignano before reaching Greve, the main town of Chianti. Lunch at Restaurant in Badia a Passignano. Dinner on your own.

Day 7: Greve in Chianti - Florence - 32 km. (all on tarmac) - During the last leg of this bike tour we'll be biking towards Florence following a very scenic itinerary through the so-called "Chianti Fiorentino". Along the way picnic with handmade Tuscan cold meats and cheeses. Farewell dinner at local restaurant.

The seven day tour can be scheduled for any date of the year with at least one week’s advance notice. You can plan your bike tour with your family or friends.

The following prices are per person and inclusive of: bike tour, an expert English speaking guide, bicycles, back-up van, helmets and maps, lunches and picnics, tasting on two farms, four special dinners and seven nights accommodation in three star hotels in double room with bathroom and breakfast.

Supplement for single room - Euro €210

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No. in Group Price per Person
9 €1,605
8 €1,640
7 €1,685
6 €1,795
5 €1,925
4 €2,185
3 €2,520
2 €2,995
1 €4,790







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