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Florence: Small-Group Tour on E-Bike w/ Michelangelo Square

1. Florence: Small-Group Tour on E-Bike w/ Michelangelo Square

Cycle through the city of Florence to discover the hidden treasures of the birthplace of the Renaissance. Listen to captivating stories while touring through many of the significant squares that make Florence so rich in history and art. Discover the Medici Palace, which was the home of Cosimo the Elder and the workplace of Donatello, Michelangelo, and Botticelli. Then visit the Republic Square, one of the main squares in Florence that has formed the city center since Roman times. Also, visit Michelangelo Square, to take in the best panoramic views of the city. Discover the captivating history of the city that gave birth to incredible artists and amazing scientists.

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Florence: 2.5-Hour Guided Bike Tour

2. Florence: 2.5-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Discover Florence by bike and see more of the city in less time. This bike tour follows unbeaten paths too far to reach by foot and too narrow for busses. In 2.5 hours, encounter Florence's most important historical and artistic places. Meet your guide at the agency, wear your helmet, and get on your bike to start touring Florence. Your guide will lead you to reach some of the most amazing and secluded monuments in the historical center of Florence. On this tour visit major points of interest in the historical center including Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Cappelle Medicee, Mercato Centrale, Piazza della Repubblica, Santo Spirito, Palazzo Pitti, Ponte Vecchio, Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria, Casa di Dante, and Piazza del Duomo. Also explore the city's different districts of San Lorenzo and Oltarano. Throughout the tour, you will stop at several locations to learn about the city's history and some fun facts. You'll also be shown the best places to find gelato, bistecca alla fiorentina, and truffles. The highlight of this bike tour is a stop at Piazzale Michelangelo to experience stunning views of Florence.

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Florence: Historical Center Bike Tour

3. Florence: Historical Center Bike Tour

Climb onto a comfortable bicycle to experience Florence from a different perspective. See sights such as the Duomo, Uffizi Gallery, and the Ponte Vecchio over the River Arno. Visit areas that the tour buses can’t reach, and cycle down streets with little traffic in the historic center. Explore the Oltrarno quarter, where many of the city’s most notable sights are found. Cycle through the artisans' area to the Renaissance palace of the Palazzo Pitti. Continue to the famous covered bridge of the Ponte Vecchio, and bike into Piazzale degli Uffizi to see the façade of the Uffizi Gallery. Admire the palaces of Piazza della Signoria in the heart of Florence and the pavement cafés of Piazza della Repubblica. See Brunelleschi’s iconic dome on top of the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore. At stops along the route, your guide will tell you all about Florentine Republic and the Renaissance.

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From Florence: Tuscan Countryside Tour on a Vintage Vespa

4. From Florence: Tuscan Countryside Tour on a Vintage Vespa

Meet at the centrally located garage for your introduction to one of the perfectly restored Vintage Vespas. Your tour leader will fit you with a helmet and give some basic instructions and safety information before setting off for this exhilarating ride through the countryside. Leave Florence in a small swarm of Vespas and head for the freedom of the hills, following the tour leader along the riverside and a tree-lined avenue to a famous viewpoint. After posing for photos with your Vespa and the amazing skyline of Florence, enjoy a bit of culture with a quick visit inside one of Florence's oldest churches. Feeling more confident now with your Vespa, it's time for some more challenging roads as you leave the crowds and traffic behind and take to the narrow lanes between castles and villas, through ancient olive groves and vineyards. There are plenty of stops for photos and if two people are sharing a Vespa, there's plenty of chance to take turns. When it's time for a break, enjoy a magnificent view from a private terrace and sample some of Tuscany's best prosciutto and cheese with a glass of Chianti. Then be prepared to turn some heads as you ride expertly back into the city as you and your Vintage Vespa become one of the tourist sights of Florence.

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Florence: Guided City Bike Tour

5. Florence: Guided City Bike Tour

Explore the heart of Florence on a guided bike tour around the city’s most unforgettable spots. Ride down characteristic streets, through popular squares, and across historic bridges. Learn about the city through commentary from your local guide. The itinerary begins where the Medici family began to wield their power in Florence. See their stately palace and the Basilica of San Lorenzo. Next, pass by the medieval baptistery on your way to Piazza della Republica, the site of the ancient forum where the city’s history began. Then, reach the Arno River stopping to admire the Renaissance architecture. Cross the bridge designed by Michelangelo and get a stunning view of the famous Ponte Vecchio. Continue on to explore the other side of town. Ride through Piazza Santo Spirito and stop to admire the grand Pitti Palace. Ride alongside the Arno to cross back over the river and proceed to Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria. Later, head to Cathedral Square as the tour circles around the landmark site with its incredible dome.

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Florence: Electric Bike Tour with Wine & Local Products

6. Florence: Electric Bike Tour with Wine & Local Products

Cruise comfortably and effortlessly by electric bicycle, admiring the glorious juxtaposition of the rural Tuscan landscape with Florence's urban vibrancy. Cross the region's gorgeous hillside eventually arriving in the picturesque town of Fiesole for an insight into the relaxed, country lifestyle. Continue along peaceful archaic roads to a charming organic farm. Admire the harmonious scenery, Renaissance-era cloister, and even sample some of the produce (not included). Visit the Piazzale Michelangelo, enjoying an unforgettable view overlooking all of Florence. See the magnificent Romanesque basilica of San Miniato al Monte. Before heading back to where the tour started, a small Osteria will delight you with some wine, accompanied by a taste of Florentine food.

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Florence: Private Electric Bike 2-Hour Tour of the Hills

7. Florence: Private Electric Bike 2-Hour Tour of the Hills

Meet your local guide and start the experience aboard your electric bike. Admire the Tuscan hills through typical country roads in an eco-friendly way. As you ride, enjoy an amazing view of Florence and the surrounding countryside with its olive trees, cypresses, and Renaissance Villas. Make a stop at the famous terrace of Piazzale Michelangelo. The view captures the heart of Florence from Forte Belvedere to Santa Croce. Spot the bridges crossing the Arno, including the Ponte Vecchio, the Duomo, Palazzo Vecchio, the Bargello and the octagonal bell tower of the Badia Fiorentina. Continue your adventure towards the Abbey of San Miniato al Monte. Once there, enjoy an impressive view of Florence even higher up than the beautiful Piazzale Michelangelo. Take in panoramic views of the Duomo and the Palazzo Vecchio and overview the last standing parts of the medieval walls that once surrounded Florence. Finally, taste a delicious homemade gelato at the historic center.

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Florence: 2-Hour Guided Bike Tour

8. Florence: 2-Hour Guided Bike Tour

Discover Florence’s rustic charm by bike. Follow paths too far to reach on foot and too narrow to reach by bus. See iconic monuments and find hidden gems with a professional history guide. Start your tour at the agency. Your experienced guide will lead you through the beautiful streets of the old town and the Oltrarno. See Florence’s famous landmarks, such as the Artisan district, Palazzo Pitti, San Frediano, Ponte Vecchio, the Uffizi square, Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria, the Medieval district, the Duomo, and Piazza della Repubblica. Pause throughout the tour to learn some history and fun facts about the city. You will learn where to find the best gelato, bistecca alla Fiorentina, and truffles. Your guide will also show you lesser-known spots, often unseen by tourists.

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Florence: 2-Hour Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour

9. Florence: 2-Hour Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour

Meet your guide and get kitted out with your bike gear. Hop on, then set off for your adventure through Florence’s atmospheric streets.  Glide through the city and learn about its impressive history, architecture, and culture from your guide. Highlights of the tour include Medici Palace, Santa Maria Novella, Santa Croce, and Oltrarno, the most authentic neighborhood of Florence across the river Arno. At each location, learn about the famous people who once lived and worked here, and the importance of the landmarks to the history of Florence.

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Tuscany: E-Bike Tour from Florence with Lunch

10. Tuscany: E-Bike Tour from Florence with Lunch

Enjoy a change of pace and scenery and see the real Tuscany by bike. Feel a cool breeze through your hair, breathe in the fresh air, and relax as you cycle around peaceful country rounds. This guided and fully supported bike ride in the Tuscan countryside begins by transporting you out of the busy city center. In just 15 minutes you will be at the doors of the Chianti countryside. Riding 24-speed bicycles, you will be led along shaded roadways framed by ancient olive groves and vineyards. Tuscan hilltops and hillside villa estates are all part of the breathtaking panoramic views you will see as you ride your bike through the heart of Tuscany. Lunch is a typical Tuscan meal at a fascinating location in the Chianti region, where you will also tour the vineyards and visit the wine cellar. You will learn the techniques of production, ageing, storing and bottling the wines and olive oil (tasting is encouraged). After lunch it's back on the bike for the ride home. Several stops are included for photo opportunities along the way, and possibly a stop for gelato ice cream, time permitting. A shuttle will get you back to the center of Florence no later than 5:00 PM.

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What people are saying about Florence

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 419 reviews

It was absolutely amazing! From start to finish we felt nothing but safe! Everything was explained in detail. We got to test drive a couple of times before we headed off. The scenery was unbelievable and the food was lovely. The guide Chris was out on his own! Alex too!

Great way to discover the city with its many narrow streets. Provides you with a fantastic first overview and the stories and tips which help you to plan the next activities. Here you also have a great opportunity to ask many questions and dive into the local culture.

This was an excellent way to see the whole city in just a few hours and get an overall history lesson of the major things that happened there. Greta was a great guide; we were able to learn a lot. Great intro to the beautiful city.

Very exiting experience with our guide Giovanni i had a great time and I enjoyed a lot the stories about the Medici Family, highly recommend if you are interested about knowing more the Florence and it's hidden stories.

A wonderful way to get to see and learn about Florence.