San Gimignano Bike Tour (Soft)

A peaceful bike ride from Chianti through Certaldo to the Etruscan town of San Gimignano.

If you are not an avid cyclist and you just want to enjoy the countryside without sweating and getting too tired, this bike tour is a perfect fit for you. You will ride mostly downhill enjoying beautiful views of the Chianti wine region, allowing plenty of time for breathtaking photo stops. At the end of the ride you’ll enjoy the view of Certaldo followed by a visit of San Gimignano (UNESCO world heritage site). You’ll have 1.5 hours to experience the fantastic hilltop town known as the “Manhattan of the middle ages”. At the end of the tour a wine tasting will complete the best day of your vacation in Tuscany.

Terrain:

Paved roads

Duration:

7.5 hours

Distance:

16km (10miles)

Total Elevation:

100m (330ft)

Skill level:

Beginner (suitable for occasional or casual cyclists)

Number of participants:

2-7

Support vehicle:

Yes

 Departure / Meeting Point

Our San Gimignano 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 27-speed hybrid bikes

 Helmets and water bottles

 English speaking tour guides

 Chianti wine and olive oil tasting

  Not Included

 Gratuities

 Lunch

Price

145,00 per person

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

Itinerary

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

  In the morning you’ll be transferred by van to Castello di Poppiano to gear up for the tour: bike orientation and safety briefing.

  Transfer to the beginning of the ride.

  Ride begins downhill on spectacular roads surrounded by vineyards and olive groves.

  Frequent stops for pictures and to take in the scenery.

  The tour will continue by van to San Gimignano where you’ll have 1.5 hours for lunch (not included in the price) and to explore.

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

  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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