Tuscany Wine Lovers

Pedaling in Chianti is the perfect way to taste delicious wines & enjoy great views.

Tuscany Wine Lovers, biking in the heart of the Chianti Classico Region.

A Tuscany wine bike tour tailor-made for foodies & wine lovers keen to explore Tuscany and its small old towns while pedaling at their own pace through the amazing countryside.
The Tuscany Wine Lovers bike tour will show you the colors and flavors of Tuscany. This extraordinary Tuscany bike tour, suitable for all levels, follows an itinerary which highlights small medieval towns, stunning landscapes, and three wine tastings.
If you are looking for the perfect single day trip from Florence to explore Tuscany, experience, taste and eventually purchase & bring back home best selection wines and local organic products this is definitely the biking adventure for you!

Tuscany wine lovers

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Air-conditioned van transfer to the starting point from Florence or surrounding
  • Piero & Elena – Company Owners-  leading your tour
  • Full guidance and van support
  • Stop in San Donato in Poggio, one of Most Beautiful Medieval Hamlets of Italy
  • Visit Castellina in Chianti, the town square and the XXV century arched passages.
  • Wine tasting of unique Tuscan wines such as Vernaccia and Brunello, pecorino cheese, local products (Option to purchase all products on site)
  • Two winery visit, wine & extra virgin olive oil tasting, balsamic vinegar (Option to purchase all products on site).
  • The wine experience lunch (included in tour price).
  • A relaxing atmosphere where you can leisurely pedal and admire the scenery, stop for pictures.
  • Time for a brief visit to the Castle of Monteriggioni, one of the most beautiful still hidden gems of Tuscany. 
  • Estimated biking times is between 1.5 to 2 hours according to your skill level – see below
Tuscany wine lovers

PRICE

€ 165 per person

TOUR DETAILS

Small group shared tour, from 2 to 8 people.
(larger groups may be accommodated by request)

Duration
One day bike tour in Tuscany

Your day schedule
Pick up: 8.45 a.m.
Drop off: 4.45 p.m.

Biking Experience
From easy to intermediate

Distance traveled by Cycling
10 to 13 miles

The package
includes

  • Your pickup and drop-off in Florence at designated meeting point
  • Piero-Elena leading your day.
  • Full guidance and van support.
  • High-quality light-frame 27-speed fitness bicycle, helmet, water bottle.
  • Snacks & treats for your ride.
  • 1 Wine tasting Tuscan wines – Vernaccia & Brunello 
  • 1 Winery visit & tasting (Guided tour of the organic winery, wine & extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar tasting).
  • 1 Winery & ancient cellar visit, Wine experience lunch (Wine education, wine & extra virgin olive oil tasting at organic farm pairing Tuscan wines & local food).
  • Min.Age : 16 y.o.

We will be glad to pick you up even if you are staying outside Florence.
Please Contact Us for further details and personalized arrangements.

Tour Description & Itinerary

Tuscany Wine Lovers bike tour starts with you being picked up in Florence and whisked off into the enchanting Chianti countryside.
This amazing single day trip in Tuscany promises to satisfy your taste buds with our three exclusive wine tastings. Here you will experience the tingling tannin of the Sangiovese, the minerality of the Vernaccia and a few surprises. Each vineyard will show you a completely different aspect of Chianti, introducing you to its diversity and uniqueness.
Along the way you will visit one of the Most Beautiful Medieval Hamlets of Italy, San Donato in Poggio, the fourteenth century Medieval Town of Castellina in Chianti while the Walled Castle of Monteriggioni will be your final treat.

Wine Tasting in Chianti

Tuscany wine lovers

The first stop features not just typical Tuscan wines but also a few other regions in Italy. The support van will be with you the entire trip. You can make purchases and store them in the van until the end of the Tuscany Wine Lovers bike tour.
Back on the bikes to our next break, cycling through the gorgeous Chianti countryside, where we will stop for a few more photos.
The second stop includes the visit to our favorite boutique winery owned by the same family since 1904.
Located in the south west hills of Castellina in Chianti in the heart of the Chianti Classico DOCG wine region, the owners will guide you through tastings and explain how their wines & Extra Virgin Olive Oil express the soul and heart of their land and the people who work it.
The biking portion ends with a visit to the charming walled village of Monteriggioni, an ancient medieval outpost founded to protect the Republic of Siena. Surrounded by age-old olive groves and vineyards, you will enter within the town walls for a fascinating stroll into the Middle Age.
After this amazing stop short van transfer takes you to the last treat of your Tuscany experience : visit the ancient winery of the local producer.
This Farm is the heart of a property of more than 300 Ha and 30 Ha of vineyards, in the oldest part of the Chianti Classico area.
This third-and-last amazing stop offers a variety of unique emotions, from the ancient underground cellars built entirely in stone to the wine experience lunch!
You will learn about their wine making followed by the unique Wine Experience lunch: pairing local organic products with Chianti wines, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, balsamic vinegar.
This is the authentic Tuscan way to experience the savory goodness of the area.

Feel free to make your purchases during the ride: your touring will be fully van supported!
The tour ends with a van transfer back to Florence / our morning meeting point.

SKILL LEVELS

OCCASIONAL RIDER

  • Distance traveled: about 10 miles/ 17 Kms. (from Castellina in C. to Badesse + van transfer to Monteriggioni).
  • Starting point:  Castellina in Chianti.

WEEKEND RIDER

  • Distance traveled: about 13 miles/ 21 Kms. (from Castellina in C. to Monteriggioni).
  • Starting point:  Castellina in Chianti.

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