Chianti on a Vespa with traditional lunch and wine tastings: guided tour from Florence by minibus

Duration: 6 hours  Location: Florence
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109.00
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Why choose this experience?

1 To visit Chianti, one of the most beautiful and characteristic areas of Tuscany
2 To live the fun experience of journeying between hills, vineyards and villages on an iconic Vespa
3 To enjoy a typical Tuscan meal accompanied by excellent local wines

‘Ma quanto è bello andare in giro con le ali sotto ai piedi se hai una Vespa Special che ti toglie i problemi/Ma quanto è bello andare in giro per i colli bolognesi se hai una Vespa Special che ti toglie i problemi’.

This was the song of the summer a few years ago in Italy, have you heard it before? It would be the perfect soundtrack for the Vespa tour in Chianti we propose. Just replace the hills of Bologna with the wonderful Chianti hills, but the spirit remains the same: in the spring and summer there is nothing better, to visit the typical Tuscan hills, than to ride a flamboyant Vespa. I imagine that everyone, even outside Italy, has seen a picture of the Piaggio scooter born in 1946, which has become a symbol of Italian design: an icon of over 70 years of age which attracts enthusiasts and collectors all over the world. The version you will drive is the most modern one, but it still retains all its vintage charm. And if you have kids of over 13 years of age, you can bring them with you as passengers... They will have a lot of fun, we're sure. For younger ones, keeping their safety at heart, it is best to wait for them to grow a bit!

The experience we offer does not only consist of a Vespa rental in Tuscany but also guarantees a day full of fun and relaxation to discover one of the most typical areas of the whole region. A discovery journey that cannot forego including a delicious tasting of local products: wine, salami, cheeses and anything else this fantastic territory has to offer. What do you think?

Before turning on the engine of this legendary scooter, let's have a look in detail at how the Vespa tour in Tuscany will unfold. You will always be accompanied by our guides who will first take you to a picturesque Chianti farm that you will reach on board a comfortable minibus with all the amenities that will make your trip very enjoyable. Once you arrive, our team will help you get used to riding your fantastic red Vespa. But remember: we will keep your safety at heart! You will be given a helmet and if you do not feel comfortable driving it, one of our escorts will drive it for you, and you can switch to the passenger seat to enjoy the fresh air and the views.

Once you are comfortable on your Vespa with a helmet on your head and your hands on the steering wheel ready to rev up, set off: our team will guide you on an interesting and enjoyable itinerary to visit Chianti by Vespa. You will follow a route that will take you up and down the hills, offering different views at each descent and climb. A Tuscany Vespa wine tour is, in fact, a great way to enjoy all the beauty of this region. Under the Tuscan sun, but with the fresh air stroking your skin, you can admire the rows of vines which produce the delicious wines of this area and the olive trees, another typical cultivation that characterizes the landscape of the Tuscan countryside. Surely you will stop to take some photos of the cypresses that dot the hills: their shape is the symbol of Tuscany itself. We can already imagine you taking a nice selfie on your fantastic two-wheeled vehicle with the wonderful landscape behind you. But Chianti is not just nature, it is also a land rich in history that has inevitably left its precious traces. So let yourself be intrigued by the wonderful medieval villages scattered around the area: it will be like leaping back into the past and it does not matter if instead of riding a horse you will be on a flamboyant Vespa!

Your Chianti Vespa tour will last about a couple of hours, after which you will have earned a stopover filled with delicious surprises. You will then return to the farm from which you set off, and to rest your legs go for a stroll through the rows of vineyards while enjoying all the noises, scents and the magical atmosphere of the farm... wait and see, in the end you will feel as relaxed as at home!

At this point you will be offered a delicious meal based on typical products of Chianti which will give you all the taste of the most genuine Tuscany. You will taste the salami and the cheeses produced in the area and some traditional recipes that make you lick your lips. In Tuscany, you know, 'you eat very well'! And since we are in Chianti at a farm where wine is produced, one could certainly not miss a delicious tasting. Raise your glasses and toast to the wonderful day spent in the magic of Chianti.

Depending on your preferences, you can choose between a modern Vespa scooter model or a nice vintage Vespa model; in both cases you can bring a passenger (not less than 13 years of age).

Do you want to enjoy the Vespa tour Italy in total relaxation, without missing out on any of the scenery that these beautiful hills have to offer? Don’t worry, Toscanainside has also thought of giving you the opportunity to take part in the Italy vespa tour as a passenger, relying on a driver who will guide the vehicle for you!

Visiting Tuscany by Vespa is a truly unique experience, a memory that will remain indelible forever. Thanks to our Chianti Tour in Vespa rental, you will spend an unforgettable, entertaining and unique day! Delighted by the breathtaking views, the good Chianti typical products and the wine we are sure you will not want to leave! How can you sustain the contrary... to ride around on a Vespa tour in Tuscany, up the hills of Chianti is truly appealing... at least until the petrol lasts!

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Important info

Availability:

from 1st  April to 31st October

Departure point:

Florence, Piazza della Repubblica ‘Tours & News Stand’ (on the corner with Via Pellicceria)

Departure time

9.30 am and 2.30 pm
daily

Languages available

English

Prices

Adult Vespa scooter: € 100.00

Adult Vespa vintage: € 130.00

Adult Vespa vintage + driver: € 200.00

Duration
6 hours
Inclusions
  • Tour in a small group
  • Transport on a minibus
  • Expert guide
  • 2 hours of Vespa or scooter tour
  • Introduction lesson
  • Rich lunch with delicious local wine
  • Tasting in the heart of Chianti
  • Helmet
  • Safety lockers
Exclusions
  • What is not specified under "Inclusions"
Additional information:

There will be no refund in case of NO-SHOW (non-attendance at the start of the tour at the allocated time and at the meeting point indicated on the voucher) and/or rejection of the service on the day; if customers wander off during the tour; or if they decide to leave the tour before the end of the service.

A valid driving license is required to take part in the tour.

Children under the age of 13 cannot participate in the activity, those aged 13 to 17 can only attend as passengers.

If during the excursion you do not feel safe driving or if our guides will deem it appropriate for your safety, you can take part in the tour as Vespa passengers driven by one of our escorts or continue on a minibus. In both cases you will not be able to get a refund.

To join the tour, you must be at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the departure time specified, and present either a paper or an electronic voucher.

The tour is guaranteed with a minimum of 2 people per language.

Bookings can be made up to 48 working hours before the service.

In case of any problems on site, please ring the emergency number on the voucher.

In exceptional cases and/or reasons of force majeure that may prevent the tour already purchased to run regularly (i.e. acts of nature, strikes, exceptional closures, serious unexpected events or health problems experienced by the person in charge with the service after which it is really impossible to find a substitute), the tour might be cancelled.The customer will be notified of this as soon as possible and will be asked to choose between postponing the tour on the first date available or get a prompt refund of the price paid for the tour.

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