• Location: Florence, Italy
  • Duration: 5 hours (approx.)
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Drive through Tuscany’s idyllic countryside in a vintage Fiat 500 and relax by the pool of a classic Tuscan villa on this 5-hour self-drive picnic tour from Florence. Travel in convoy with an expert guide and admire the gentle Tuscan landscapes as you trace quiet, country roads to the villa. Then, enjoy time to swim in the pool, stroll the gardens and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch with wine tastings.

Highlights

  • 5-hour Fiat 500 self-drive tour from Florence
  • Follow your expert guide along secluded roads into the Tuscan countryside
  • Spend time at leisure on the grounds of a beautiful villa
  • Escape the midday heat by taking a dip in the villa’s outdoor pool
  • Relax with a pool-side picnic lunch and enjoy fresh breads, cheeses and cured meats

What You Can Expect

Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Villa and Picnic Lunch

Enjoy your drive around Tuscany!

Meet your expert guide on the outskirts of Florence, and get a safety briefing and introduction to the famous vintage Fiat 500s.


These ultra-cool 4-seaters are a relatively rare sight on Italy’s roads, so this self-drive tour offers an exciting opportunity to get behind the wheel of one of these iconic vehicles. Get driving instructions and take a practice session. The Fiats have manual gears so if you’re the nominated driver, you’ll need to be confident using them.


Once you’re ready, set off in convoy behind your guide into Tuscany’s beautiful countryside.

Trace the peaceful roads across the undulating landscapes, passing leafy vineyards, velvety fields and cypress groves. Make regular photo stops and after roughly two hours, pull up at an elegant country villa.

Leave your Fiat and relax in the gorgeous surroundings. Stroll through the exquisite gardens and feel free to take a swim or laze beside the outdoor swimming pool.


Then, dig into a gourmet picnic lunch by the pool. Dishes vary but expect local favorites such as bruschetta (tomato and basil on toasted bread), cheese, cold meats and pastas. Accompany your food with tastings of wines made at the villa.

After around 2.5 hours at the villa, hop into your Fiat again and end your tour back in Florence.

Customer Reviews

Tony J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2017

Really loved this tour! The best trip of our holiday. I would highly recommend doing this if you get the time. Great fun buzzing around the country in the little cars, then a lovely lunch, wine tasting and swim at a villa.

Jordan S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2017

This was the best day we spent in Florence! We loved the experience of driving a vintage fiat through the hills and villages of Tuscany. The memories and photos from that day are spectacular. The winery was a beautiful and fun experience. We got to taste the local wine and we had the best pasta I have ever had make sure you pay for the lunch. We had a private tour of the grounds and because of Nichola's knowledge the property came to life. He is an exceptional group leader who is passionate about all things Tuscany.

I will tell everyone I know that they should go on this tour. I will think of this day often!

lilypad1001

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This tour was the MOST fun we had for 2 weeks in Italy. Nicolo and David are great guides. They are patient and make sure that you understand how to correctly drive the cars. Nicolo would run interference on the road to ensure we could stay together and work well in daily traffic. Speaking of daily traffic: The other drivers were respectful on the road to these cute vintage cars. They exemplify Italian pride. If you can drive stick - you can drive these cute little cars. The countryside is beautiful and it is great to get out of the city! We had the picnic afterwards. David was great company, the food was delicious, the olive oil and wine, both made at the villa, were so good!! Do this great tour, you won't regret it.

Michelle O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This was a fantastic day!! My favorite thing we did in all of Italy. David our guide was fun, easy to understand and very personable. The lunch was wonderful and we soooo enjoyed the wine. Purchased wine and they shipped it home for us. Arrived in perfect condition. I would HIGHLY recommend this tour for anyone wanting to see the Tuscan countryside.

Summer M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We had the best time on this tour with our amazing guide Nicolo!!! It was just me, my boyfriend, and Nicolo. We really became friends with him we couldn't have asked for better guide!! The tour was amazing, we rode around Tuscany and he offered to take pictures of us wherever we stopped. The villa was GORGEOUS but it was raining so we couldn't swim. Just when we though it couldn't get better, the wine tasting just as great! The wine was incredible and all made at the villa. There was also incredible food. This was the best tour we have ever been on and we plan on coming back!

kiamaria30

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

OMG, so much fun. Be sure you feel comfortable driving a stick. The lunch was a lot of fun too.

Noreen W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was fun and beautiful.

Susan F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great experience, lots of fun, wonderful guide....
would highly recommend this experience !!

Ashley W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

This was a fun tour! Villa was beautiful and lunch was delicious!

Karin Elsabie B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

what a fun few hours we had driving those gorgeous little cars through beautiful scenery. Tour guide so friendly and helpful and keen to help us take good photo shots. lunch amazing and at a beautiful setting with a lovely swimming pool. great to escape the city as well. Fun and well worth doing : :

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