The most complete way to experience the best of Florence. Take an easy guided e-bike tour of the city including a journey up to Piazzale Michelangelo, the city’s most amazing viewpoint.
About this tour:
- Take a guided tour of Florence by e-bike
- Ride through the narrow streets of the historic centre and Oltrarno District
- See famous landmarks and hidden spots
- Enjoy the views from Piazzale Michelangelo
- Enjoy a fresh and tasty gelato
An easy and fun day out as you explore one of the world’s most beautiful cities from an e-bike. Marvel at the historic centre before the bike’s boost helps you up to two of the city’s most spectacular viewpoints.
Explore the historic centre of Florence by e-bike
Meet your guide in the centre of Florence along with your fellow travellers, board your e-bike and set off with a smile! Start with the narrow streets of the historic centre and the Oltrarno District where you’ll see some of the most famous landmarks of monuments. Some of those on the itinerary include Uffizi Square, the Ponte Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti and the Porta Romana.
Swap the city for a scenic route into the hills
While Florence is no doubt stunning and cycling its streets is a joy, head out into the hills to really feel the power of your electric motor. That will help you get up the hills along scenic roads, where you’ll learn more about the city’s history, culture, and historical greats such as Galileo Galilei. Enjoy the view from two spectacular viewpoints, San Miniato Church and Piazzale Michelangelo. From here you’ll see the towers, palaces, rooftops and bridges of Florence and it’s sure to take your breath away!
Enjoy a delicious aperitivo before heading back into town
Once you’ve made the most of the photo opportunities at Piazzale Michelangelo, relax and enjoy a fresh alcohol-free aperitivo - you DO have to ride back, remember! Throughout this pleasant ride through Florence, there will be several stops for explanations from your guide, fun facts about the city and photo opportunities. An unforgettable day of exploring one of the most magical cities in Italy!
CHANGES FROM 25 MARCH 2024:
The tour will depart in the afternoon and will include a gelato tasting stop instead of breakfast.
Please note this tour is not permitted for children under 14.
Minimum height to use e-bikes: mt. 1,65 (5,5 feet Maximum height to use e-bikes: mt 1,90 (6,2 feet)
Please communicate these informations at our booking office.
For safety reason, at check-in, Towns of Italy reserves the right to exclude participants from this tour, if these requirements are not met and no refund will be due.
This tour is NOT suitable for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair. For safety reason, at check-in, Towns of Italy reserves the right to exclude participants from this tour, if these requirements are not met and no refund will be due.
Difficulty: EASY. The itinerary is hilly but requires an easy effort, with the assitance of the electric bike. Good riding skills are requested, being the tour on roads open to traffic.
A THIRD-PARTY insurance for civil liability is INCLUDED in the price of the tour. As for any vehicle rental, please note that clients will be given two options to choose from, to cover vehicle damages (either one of these two will need to be chosen in order to rent the E-Bike): subscribe an additional insurance (€20,00 per vehicle, not refundable) or sign for a guarantee deposit of € 500,00 on their credit card.
rain or shine- e-bike
The tour runs rain or shine (but please see below).
This wine tour by bike will never be cancelled due to rain.
We will do our best to proceed with the tour, avoiding the rain and thus possibly carrying out the tour with our minivan until and if the rain should stop and street conditions will guarantee a safe ride. If it does not stop raining, the entire tour will be conducted in the safety and comfort of the minivan.
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 bike tour is abbreviated due to rain. We will do our best to get you on a bike, weather permitting.
2) Rain check (of the same amount clients paid) 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. It has a value that can be possible used in any other tour provided by our company.
Please note that clients' safety and comfort are of utmost priority, and proper rain gear is mandatory for guests choosing to "ride in the rain".
We ask clients to be at the meeting point 15 minutes before the tour departure, to check the weather conditions and choose accordingly.
No-shows will not be refunded.
The meeting point is in our booking office in Piazza Mentana 2red, Florence (opposite the Arno River).
price per person