Your day will start with pleasant ride in a minivan from Florence to the hills of Chianti where you will pick up your 24-gear hybrid bike. After a quick introduction to your gear you will bike through green paths and romantic romantic country roads that will take you deeper into the world-renowned land of wine. You will discover picturesque vineyards, olive groves, medieval castles and hilltop estates and many opportunities to enjoy amazing views and take postcard-perfect photos.
For lunch you will stop at a private Chianti Villa Estate, stroll through its vineyard and learn the traditions surrounding the production of local specialities. Next stop the estate's ancient "Cantina" and "Orciaia" the place old oil jars are stored. To finish the day you will enjoy a multi-course lunch and local wine tasting served in the cellar.
After lunch, following the country's downhill roads you will return to the bike depot, where the minivan will be waiting to take you back to Florence.
Prices: From £235 per person
Operates: Monday - Saturday
Duration: 7 hours (approx.)
Start time: 8.45 am (approx.)
Return time: 4:00 pm (approx.)
Included: Hybrid bike, helmet, professional guide, transport, water bottle, wine and olive tasting and lunch.
Not included: Hotel pick up and drop off.
To book this excursion, please call one of our Italy Experts. Please note that this excursion operates all year, timetables may be reduced between November - March. Start times and departure points shall be reconfirmed once in resort.