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4.5 star rating: Recommended 208 Reviews

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  • Location:Florence, Italy
  • Duration:2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Florence Bike Tour

Saddle up for a 2.5-hour bike tour through the streets of Florence. Led by a local guide, pass top attractions such as the Uffizi Gallery, Piazza della Signoria and the iconic Ponte Vecchio. As you travel around the historic sites, learn interesting facts and anecdotes about this Renaissance city from your guide. Pull over to enjoy a complimentary coffee or gelato before finishing up your Florence biking excursion.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour bike tour of Florence
  • Ride from sight to sight with your guide
  • Hear interesting facts, stories and useful information about the sights
  • Choice of morning or evening tours
  • You can read more about the Florence Bike Tour on the Viator Travel Blog

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What You Can Expect

Florence Bike Tour

Florence Bike Tour

Meet up with your small group in central Florence to begin your bike tour. Enjoy the fresh air as you hop on your bike and begin sightseeing. Follow your guide past top attractions like the Palazzo Pitti, once home to the Medici rulers, the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo.

Take stock of the impressive Palazzo Vecchio as you cross through the Piazza della Signoria, and spot stunning views of the Arno River as you cycle along the Ponte Vecchio. While you pedal past the historic sites, your guide will provide historical commentary and anecdotes for a rich context of the world around you.

Afterward, pause to rest your legs in the Oltrano district. Enjoy a complimentary gelato or hot drink at a local café. Don’t worry about juggling your camera while riding; there will be plenty of stops for photos before your Florence bike tour concludes.

Customer Reviews

Delwyn N Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

I love taking bike intro yours! It's a great way to get around and suss the place out. It also gives you the confidence to hire in the following days and explore more on your own. You can cover so much more area on a bike and good exercise.

Leslie T

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Amazing bike tour! My friends and I did this tour the first day we were in Florence. A perfect way to see several Florence sights in a small amount of time, gain knowledge about the history of the city and get a great idea of where you may want to spend more time. Highly recommended!

Wendi H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Fun and informative. We discovered places we hadn't reached on foot. Great Gelato stop too! We didn't want to give the bikes back.

Eliezer R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

We spent 2 weeks in Europe and this was one of our favorite tours. We liked the fact that we did several stops and that the tour guide looked for streets that were not that crowded. We enjoy having gelato at the end of the tour. The tour was really different and fun.

Mousa E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

amazing tour in an amazing city ,
the guide/she has a lot of positive energy

Kartik G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Highlight of my Florence trip! 2 hour bike ride where you see ALL the famous piazzas in Florence. Great way to spend a morning.

Caroline D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Excellent way to start our stay in Florence! It was not too long 2 hours and very affordable. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and she gave us very interesting stories. It does not require much effort to do this bike tour as we spent more time listening to our tour guide, Valentina, than biking itself which is what we were looking for. It's a perfect way to get familiar with the area as well. Well done Valentina! Caroline, Martin and Marianne

India M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Loved this tour! Great way to get around the city and orientate yourself. Ilaria was a great guide, very enthusiastic, bubbly, fun and smiley - it was a real pleasure to be shown around Florence by someone who knows and loves it so well. Thanks!

Summer D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This trip was one that we booked last minute, about one hour before, and ended up as one of our highlights of our whole trip to Italy! The BEST way to view Florence - it was more than we could have imagined and much for fun as well. Our tour Mario was amazing. He loves the city of Florence, born and raised there and it's easy to tell he enjoys sharing about this city. We stopped at each major attraction as well as a local artist shop that was an added bonus. For this price, don't think twice - absolutely worth it!

Alan J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Great tour and fab guide Frederica not sure thats the female spelling though, sorry. Well worth the money, highly recommended.

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