Chianti to San Gimignano E-Bike Tour

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 1.5 hours 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 (paved roads and gravel roads)

Duration:

7.5 hours

Distance:

35km (22miles)

Total Elevation:

500m (1600ft)

Skill level:

Intermediate/ Advance

Number of participants:

2-7

Support vehicle:

Yes

 Departure / Meeting Point

Our Chianti to San Gimignano e-bike tour departs from Florence at 9:30am. Our office is located on Via Ghibellina 34red 50122, 3 minutes walking distance from Santa Croce. We are located opposite a sushi ristorante. Look out for the ACTIVE TOURS ITALY sign. Please be at the meeting point 30 minutes prior to departure. click here for a map.

Directions from Piazza del Duomo (The dome church) Head east on Piazza del Duomo toward Via del Campanile, Turn right at Via del Proconsolo, Turn left at Via Ghibellina. Our office will be on your left.

  Tours Requirements

In order to ride with us you must be able to tick ALL the following.

 I can ride a bike confidently.

 I am physically fit and healthy.

 I am competent on main roads.

  Cancellation Policy

 A cancellation received more than 72 hours (3 days) prior to a clients scheduled tour date will not incur any fee.

 A cancellation received within 72 hours of a clients scheduled tour date or a no-show will incur full cost of the tour booked.

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  Included

 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

  Not Included

 Gratuities

 Lunch

Price

180,00 per person

(All sales tax included). Prices valid until further notice.

Itinerary

  Depart from Florence at 9:30am (meeting time 9:00am).

  Transfer by van to Castello di Poppiano.

  Gear up to bike on the Tuscan rolling hills: bike orientation and safety briefing.

  Enjoy winding roads, ancient villages and “strade bianche” (Tuscany's famous white roads).

  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 1.5 hours to have lunch (not included in the price) and explore.

  Transfer back to Castello di Poppiano for a wine and extra virgin olive oil tasting (Laudemio extra virgin olive oil).

  Transfer back to Florence for a 5:30pm drop off.

We welcome non cyclists on our tour.
Contact us for more details.

Meeting Point

If you want to meet us at our starting point (in the countryside) rather then in Florence, please email us or leave a note in the comments section when you booked and we will forward on details of time and directions.

To meet us at our starting point
(in the countryside) click here for more details.

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