Experience the beauty and charm of Florence like never before with a bike tour that will take you on a journey through some of the most iconic and picturesque landmarks in the city. With breathtaking views, amazing architecture, and cultural richness, Florence is a destination like no other. And what better way to explore this amazing city than on a bike tour that will take you through the heart of it all?
With this Florence bike tour you will have the opportunity to see the city’s main attractions, starting from the exceptional cathedral, Santa Maria del Fiore. This incredible cathedral is the religious center of the city, and it’s world-known for its stunning architecture on which Giotto, Andrea Pisano and Talenti put their hands on. The cathedral is also home to some of the most important artwork and sculptures in the world, including the famous dome designed by Filippo Brunelleschi.
Another amazing basilica you will meet is Santa Maria Novella, which is one of the most famous churches in Florence- The basilica's facade is a perfect example of the Gothic style, featuring intricate detailing and marvelous sculptures.
The reason why this is one of the best bicycle tours from Florence is because you get to explore the Oltrarno district and cycle across the most important streets and landmarks of Florence, like Piazza della Signoria, seat of civic power and the heart of the city's social life. Then, together with your experienced guide you will continue through the vibrant streets of Florence, where you'll be able to soak up the rich history and culture of this incredible city making your way through the bustling Uffizi Square, where you'll see some of the most amazing sculptures and artwork that have made Florence famous all over the world.
Get ready to have a great time and stay active as you continue your bike journey. You will get the chance to marvel in front of Florence’s architecture masterpieces like the Santa Croce Basilica, which is one of the largest Franciscan churches in the world, or Ponte Vecchio, the symbol of the city which has a rich history and has been standing for centuries. It's an amazing sight to see, with its ancient but characteristic architecture and the River Arno flowing underneath it!
This Florence bike tour will also take you to the Pitti Palace, one of the most important landmarks in Florence. This palace was once home to the Medici family, one of the most powerful families in Italy during the Renaissance that made Firenze an international interesting city. Today, the palace is home to some of the most impressive artwork and sculptures in the world.
You will finish pedaling at the Piazza della Repubblica, which is one of the most famous squares in Florence, home of the carousel and the impressive arch designed by Raffaele Monti that will leave you breathless.
After exploring the rich history and culture of the city, what better way to end your Florence bike tour than with a stop for a typical Italian gelato? The tour includes a stop at one of the best gelato shops in Florence, where you'll be able to indulge in some of the most delicious flavors that Italy has to offer.
If you are interested in this kind of tour but you want to make your eXPerience even more enjoyable and memorable, we recommend the Florence Bike Photo Tour and the Bike in Florence and then Meet David.
Instead, if you want to enjoy a different day in the Tuscan countryside, we recommend the Chianti Bike Tour!
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
The itinerary is flat and not challenging but please note that a normal biking skill is required. Most of the itinerary is in the predestrian area, but also some riding in streets with little traffic is involved. Confidence in riding a bike is required. Please note we do not visit the inside of monuments and museums.
Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
The tour will never be cancelled due to rain. We will do our best to proceed with the bike tour, however, in case of heavy rain, we might decide to stop the bike tour and proceed with a walking tour instead (or just start with a walking tour if the weather does not allow to use the bikes at the time of the meeting point). Should the weather get better during the tour, we will try to get back on board, when possible. No - shows will not be refunded.