This is the Program (all inclusive tour)
Departure Point: From Florence downtown, Florence Metropolitan Area, Chianti Area, Siena Area
- Pick up service directly from your address
- English speaking driver
- Short briefing before departure
- Vespa Guide
- Helmet supplied
- Safe lockers available
- Daily departures: 9.30 am
- Durationof the Tour: approx. 8 hours
- No experience required
- A valid driver’s license is required, a motorcycle license is not requested.
- Minimum age 18 years. Will do the Vespa Tour always before the Wine Tasting.
All inclusive tour (pick-up, transportation service with english spaking driver, vespa tour with guide, lunch, 2 different wine tasting, olive oil tasting, wine tour, stops and drop off)
Vespa Tour in Chianti (6 hours)
Drive along scenic and silent country roads through the hillside of Tuscany on a Vespa scooter admiring the sights, smells and sounds of the Chianti region! We can drive on the more beautiful and panoramic Chianti “routes”: SS 222 “Chiantigiana”, SS A51 “Secret Chianti” or San Gimignano area.
We will pick you up with one of our comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and we will take you, in just a few minutes, to the countryside, away from the busy and husseling city.
First you will receive an orientation conducted by an English speaking trained professional ensuring the safe operation of the Vespa before we head out for our engaging and enjoyable ride. We will drive along quiet and scenic country roads offering splendid views of the rolling hillside and visiting different small medieval villages in the heart of Tuscany and enjoying the most fabulous of the landscapes. Next, we will stop for lunch at a castle* of the Tuscan specialties with a great wine tasting of some of the most famous Chianti wines, locally produced. A truly different way to enjoy Tuscany…on board of an Italian myth!
Take a tour of the Chianti region with a difference – by vespa! It’s a fabulous way to see the Chianti region of Tuscany with beautiful vineyards and rolling hills. Chianti by Vespa gives you access to country roads so you’ll discover more corners of this world-famous wine producing region of Italy. Ride through the hillside of Tuscany on a Vespa scooter and soak up the sights, smells and sounds. You will be picked up in Florence in a comfortable, air-conditioned minivan and transferred to the countryside, away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Each tour begins with a 30 minute “orientation session” so you can practice on the Vespa until you feel comfortable and ready to go out and conquer the famous Chianti wine region in Tuscany on your own. Vespas are limited to maximum 8 on this small group tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Ride along quiet and scenic country roads offering splendid views of the rolling hillside and visiting different small medieval villages in the heart of Tuscany. Next, you will stop for lunch at a castle to taste Tuscan specialties with a little tasting of some of the most famous Chianti wines and olive oils, locally produced.
Return to Florence approximately 5:30pm. Vespas are appropriate for anyone aged 18 and older. You must present a valid drivers license. Note, you do not need a motorcycle license. Children 12-18 years can join the tour as a passenger.
It is recommended to wear comfortable clothing.
No problems if this is your first experience in driving a scooter!!
Our guides will be helping you in order to become better acquainted with driving.and be ready to have fun. You ‘ll be able to practise in a large space always in company with our guides and when you will feel comfortable in driving then.. we will go! We will drive along a small part of the so called “Cassia” road which, at the Romans times, used to be the only way to join Florence to Rome and then ..straight into the so called “road of wine”, which leads to Florence through the Chianti region. Soon we will be leaving the asphalted road and start to drive along small dirt ones to enter in the heart of Chianti’s countryside……gentle hills, perfectly aligned vineyards, silver green olive groves, cypress-lined roads, small characteristic villages, medieval hamlets, typical stone built farmhouses, lovely country churches, old fortresses, century castles… You’ll have the possibility to stop, take pictures, breath the fresh and clean air and you’ll have the impression to find yourself in another world. We will do a short stop in a tiny country village, where you can “taste” the silence and then let’s drive again to reach a small fortified hamlet of the XXIII th century where,.in one of the oldest room of the hamlet, we will offer you a guided tasting of local win Then back to scooters… it’s time to go home!