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Chianti Bike Tour

Highlights
  • Cycling day trip through the famous Chianti wine region from Florence
  • Bike through a scenic landscape of rolling vineyards, olive groves and medieval villas
  • Rest and recharge with a delicious home-cooked meal at a historic farmhouse
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Chianti Bike Tour
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Chianti Bike Tour
US$96.62
Overview
Cycle through Tuscany’s famously beautiful landscapes on a full-day bike tour of the northern Chianti wine region. Departing from Florence with vehicle support, climb aboard a 21-speed hybrid bike — perfect for cruising up and down rolling hills and along historic country roads that wind through vineyards and olive groves. Stop at a farmhouse for an authentic home-cooked lunch, and sample the local bounty with tastings of Chianti wine and olive oil. This moderately challenging ride is ideal for those with some cycling experience.
What to Expect
Distance: Ride approx. 35 km (19 miles) through the enchanting countryside of the northern part of the worldwide famous Chianti area.

Meet at 9am in Florence and have a short briefing and bike fitting with your guide.
You will be provided with a very well maintained 21 speed hybrid aluminium bikes (21 speed aluminium mountain bikes are also available on request), helmet, waterbottle (a souvenir for you at the end of the tour) an expert and supporting English-speaking guide and full time assistance.
The tour also includes a delicious home cooked lunch sitting at a table in a private property or farmhouse wine tasting or olive oil tasting amazing views over the city of Florence seen from up-high breaks during the ride up and down our rolling Tuscan hills unforgettable views over splendid olive groves and beautiful vineyards.

Difficulty level: Not extremely difficult, but challenging. It is recommended to be quite fit, although the tour leader will keep a relaxed pace throughout the tour. Comfortable clothes and running shoes are also recommended.
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1 - 5 of 16 reviews

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Great local bike shop in Florence - renting all types of bikes

I rented a Wilier carbon race bike from "Florence by Bike" and was very pleased with the bike, the service and the staff. Lia was especially helpful and answered my questions about the bike rental and also about a bike tour in Chianti. For my...More

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 17 July 2015
Excellent bespoke tour to Panzano in Chianti and back

Florence by bike organised a cycling tour for a group of 12 of us from Florence to Panzano in Chianti and back. It was a fantastic excursion, not least thanks to our excellent guides Rebecca and Mark. We split into two groups, reflecting differing fitness...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile
Chianti bike tour

We booked spontaneous the bike tour around the chianti area last friday. Even we two were the only ones who joined the tour the nice staff of the cycling yhop organised it for us. We had trekking bikes from krass which were very good maintenanced....More

Thank Olga V
Reviewed 30 September 2014
Great place for serious cyclists but also bike tourists

Researched this store through TA to get a serious workout while on vacation in prep for a 70.3 when I got back. Though my half IM plans fell through, I still visited the shop when in Florence to see if they were for real. They...More

1  Thank Bart61
Reviewed 17 September 2013
Great day out

We did the Chianti by Bike tour which was a full day guided tour (9.30am to 4.30pm) with a total of 7 participants, of which we were 2. The booking process was easy and Lia responded via email very quickly. The bikes were good and...More

Thank Nicole J
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