If you're tired of the classic walking tours and want to explore an unseen side of Florence, this guided e-bike tour is for you. Riding your state-of-the-art e-bike you can see and cover many more miles than on a simple walking tour and have an unforgettable experience!
Cycling, but with no stress
Meet your experienced guide and start pedaling but stress-free with your fellow travelers in the Oltrarno district, where the e-bike tour will begin. Pedaling through the narrow streets of Florence, you will discover the most hidden corners along with the beautiful monuments and main attractions of Florence. Just to name a few, you will have the opportunity to admire the imposing Piazzale degli Uffizi, a characteristic space in Florence that with its iconic colonnade with reproductions of Florence's most famous figures inside, contributes to the magnificence of the city, and Ponte Vecchio, which is the last bridge left from World War II and unites the two parts of the city. Continuing on, we will cycle through the streets leading to the grand ducal residence Palazzo Pitti, a symbol of the Medici family's power and home to 5 different museums.
Climbing the Florentine hill
Leaving the center you will ride up Florentine hill, where several interesting stops are included.The first is that of Galileo Galilei's house, as the beautiful exterior wall decorations, including a portrait of Galilei, illustrate.. Going on cycling you’ll see San Miniato Church facade, covered with marble and a beautiful mosaic, and characterized by decoration with a precise geometric structure. Then it’s time for you to reach a breathtaking view from Piazzale Michelangelo, a sublime terrace overlooking the city, from where you can admire all the buildings that silhouette in front of you like the huge Santa Maria Maggiore Cathedral and its dome. This is the perfect time to take beautiful pictures and create memories with your beloved ones and trip fellows!
Relax! It's aperitivo time
After enjoying the e-bike experience to the fullest, admiring exciting landscapes and beating the most adventurous yet pleasant trails , you can get back on your bike to pedal to the next stop at an iconic Florence location, where you can enjoy a delicious Tuscan aperitif and enjoy your well-deserved rest. Returning to the city center, you will have the opportunity to take a stroll among the city's sights and learn not only historical matters of Florence, but also fun facts and trivia.
Mileage: approx. 9 miles round-trip (approx. 14 kms)
Terrain: Mostly bike paths and paved back roads with little traffic
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.
Please note this tour is not permitted for children under 14.