A scenic ride along the Via Francigena to San Gimignano: the home of Vernaccia wine and world-renowned gelato. With our E-bikes you’ll make your way to San Gimignano (a UNESCO world heritage site). The ride is a fun and unforgettable experience through the famous Tuscan rolling hills full of vineyards, olive groves and ancient villages. The bike ride ends in San Gimignano where you will have 45 minutes to indulge in the world-renowned gelato, wild boar prosciutto/salame, delicious pecorino cheese, saffron and many more delicacies. To complete a super fun day the tour will end with a wine and extra virgin olive oil tasting.
Terrain: Mixed terrain
Distance: 40 km (25miles)
Total Elevation: 500m (1600ft)
Duration: 8 hours
Skill level: Intermediate/ Advance
Number of participants: 2-7
Support vehicle: yes
Depart from Florence at 9am (meeting time is 9amat our office).
Transfer to the starting point in the countryside.
Gear up to bike on the Tuscan rolling hills: bike orientation and safety briefing.
Enjoy winding roads and ancient villages.
Keep riding among vineyards and olive groves with frequent stops for pictures and to take in the spectacular views of the Tuscan countryside.
At the end of the scenic ride the tour continues by van to San Gimignano where you’ll have 45 minutes to have lunch (not included in the price) and explore.
Transfer back for a wine and extra virgin olive oil tasting.
Return to Florence for a 5pm drop off.
Fully guided semi-private tour.
Van transfers to/from the tour starting point in the Chianti region.
High quality E-bikes.
Helmets and water bottles.
English speaking tour guides.
Chianti wine and olive oil tasting.
We care about the environment, therefore we recommend bringing your own water bottle in order to reduce the amount of plastic. If you don’t have one, we will provide a Tuscany Bike Tour water bottle.