From Florence: Tuscan Countryside Tour on a Vintage Vespa

From Florence: Tuscan Countryside Tour on a Vintage Vespa

From $102.67 per person

This is your chance to be an Italian for an afternoon and enjoy the sheer thrill of riding a Vespa through the Tuscan countryside.

About this activity

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Duration 5 hours
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Live tour guide
English
Small group
Limited to 10 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Ride a vintage Vespa through the Tuscan countryside
  • Leave Florence in a small swarm of Vespas and head for the freedom of the hills
  • Enjoy a magnificent view from a private terrace and sample some of Tuscany's best prosciutto and cheese with a glass of Chianti
Full description
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.
Includes
  • Vintage Vespa (automatic - no gears) rental with helmet
  • A fun and professional guide to lead the tour
  • Two-way radio to stay in contact with the guide
  • Tasting of typical local food and wine
  • Third party insurance, driver insurance, fuel, taxes
    Covid-19 precautions
    Safety measures in place
    • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
    • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
    Traveler requirements
    • Customers are required to bring and wear masks
    • Customers must fill out a travel information form

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    Meeting point

    The meeting point is in front of Biblioteca Nazionale (National Library) in Piazza dei Cavalleggeri. Look for your guide holding a Walkabout sign.

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    Important information

    Know before you go

    • A valid car licence is required, a motorbike licence is not essential
    • Any participants must be 18 years or over
    • Previous experience riding a scooter is recommended
    • Tour is only in English
    • Vegetarians can be catered for
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4 / 5

    based on 4 reviews

    Review summary

    • Value for money
      5/5
    • Safety
      5/5
    • Service
      5.0/5
    • Organization
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    Anglo-Saxons say: "AMAZING" !!! ... they're right !

    the whole team is very friendly, ... very nice experience, exceptionally pleasant ride punctuated by a snack in a very beautiful property. A minimum of two-wheel practice is recommended: the charm of this "passeggiata" being the driving of a "vintage" scooter, but taking place on very irregular roads and surfaces, it is important not to underestimate this aspect of the things, personally: THAT HAPPINESS !!!

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    July 10, 2018

    wonderful trip with Alex. good introduction to the Vespa and then it started. Breathtaking landscapes and Italian lifestyle. Thumbs up.

    July 30, 2019

    August 15, 2019

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