Led by a local guide, drive your own Vespa along the quiet, cypress-lined country roads of the Chianti area, visit two wineries and enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch.
Capture the best of the scenery, the countryside aromas and soft breezes! Helmets on, and get ready for an exciting day on the road!
The tour starts from Florence. Depart from downtown aboard a minivan in the morning, for a pleasant drive to the nearby hillside. A line of state-of-the-art Vespas will be there waiting for you.
After a briefing with your English-speaking escort, a Vespa pro, you will take a practice drive in the safety of a dedicated space. Once you feel at ease and confident… whizz off, following your local guide!
Enjoy the feel of the fresh country air as you admire the gentle fields dotted with silvery olive groves, tiny ancient parish churches and golden-hued farmhouses.
Take in the beauty of luxuriant vineyards and stop along the way for photos, and for a lovely visit at a famous local winery. Explore their cellars and learn all about wine production techniques from the expert winery staff.
Drive on along flower-filled meadows and reach the delighful boutique winery where you will enjoy a typical Tuscan lunch (or dinner). Relish the unique flavors of seasonal local specialties, learn about the estate's approach to winemaking and savor the best, with a guided tasting of the estate wine and olive oil.
Please note: Service is operated with original PIAGGIO 50cc scooters: the authentic VESPA or the smaller ZIP (both with no gears). An APE CALESSINO (3 wheeled Vespa, driven by a tour leader) as alternative if you do not feel comfortable driving.
Mileage: about 19 miles round-trip (30 kms)
Terrain: Mostly paved countryroads with little traffic.
Difficulty: Easy. Average speed 25 km/h (15 mls/h). Minivan support always guaranteed
This tour is also available as a private tour. Click here to find out more.
Please note: A valid driver's license is required (you need to have it with you on the tour) and you must be at least 18 years of age. However, you do not need a motorcycle license. If you do not feel comfortable driving, you can choose to ride as a passenger with your partner
- 50cc original PIAGGIO VESPA
- Typical Tuscan meal
- Professional tour escort
- Guided tour of 2 wineries and their cellars
- Support vehicles (minivan or Tuscany Tuk-Tuk)
- Wine and olive oil tasting
- Roundtrip transportation by minivan to/from departure point
- Food and Drink not mentioned
Fully refundable up until 24 hours before departure time