FLORENCE HILLS "SOFT"
This is the easy version of the Florence Hills ride, tailor made for families with children and beginners who do not want to miss the thrill of a biking day in Tuscany. This ride can also be lengthened and customized for intermediate riders.
You’ll bike along the cypress lined back roads of the lower hills of Florence, with no traffic and breathtaking close views over the city. Keep your camera always ready as the itinerary includes frequent stops at the main monuments in and surrounding Florence.
Intermediate skill level: Suitable for those comfortable biking a terrain of rolling hills.
Highlights: Piazzale Michelangelo – San Miniato – Pian dei Giullari - San Frediano - Pitti Palace - Old Bridge
PRICE: 90 euros per person
- Duration: Full day
- Distance traveled: 13 miles
- Area: Florence
- Tour type: Road biking
- Skill level: Easy to intermediate
- Season: Year round
- Number of participants: 2-7
- Minimum age: 12
- Fully guided: yes
- Transportation to start site: yes
From your hotel (or nearby) you'll be shuttled to I Bike Tuscany’s shop for bike fitting. The ride will begin right there. You will cycle along the green smooth Arno river banks and in a short time you will reach Piazzale Michelangelo from where you will enjoy the most beautiful view over Florence. Your ride will continue to the convent of San Miniato, where we will stop for a visit, and then to the hamlet of Pian dei Giullari where you can stop for lunch in a wonderful typical restaurant on the hills. You will then bike along a cypress lined country road through olive groves and vineyards before arriving in the center of Florence. Cycling through the gate of Porta Romana, you will enter the historical district of San Frediano famous for its antique and craftsmen shops. See the Medicean Pitti Palace and stroll by the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) where we will be happy to offer you a gelato at our favorite, off the bitten track gelateria in town. Afterwards we will cycle to our bike shop and from there our van will take you back to your hotel or close by.
- Fully guided private or semi-private tour
- Pick up/drop off at your hotel (or nearby) in Florence and van transfers to/from the tour starting point
- 27 Speed high quality hybrid bikes
- Helmets and water bottles
- English speaking tour leader
Price reduction for parties of 4 or more.
If you stay outside Florence we will be happy to pick you up/drop you off directly at your location. Please send us an email for further details and personalized arrangements.