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Soft bike tour, visit to San Gimignano and wine tasting

Soft bike tour, visit to San Gimignano and wine tasting

8 hours



From 1 to 7


  • Explore the beauty of the Chianti region with a bike tour in the Tuscan countryside, among olive groves and vineyards.
  • Experience a day of sport and relaxation with a tour suitable for everyone, not too demanding and accompanied by a local guide.
  • Visit the Castello di Poppiano and visit San Gimignano, a UNESCO heritage site, before concluding with a tasting of local olive oil and wine.

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Discover the wonders of the Chianti region on a bike tour accompanied by a local guide. Immerse yourself in the Tuscan countryside, its green vegetation and the charm of the ancient wine-making tradition.

Suitable for everyone and not too demanding, this activity is designed for those who want to spend a relaxing day in the open air. We will start at Castello di Poppiano, a medieval castle just outside Florence, admire Certaldo, birthplace of the famous poet and writer Boccaccio, and visit San Gimignano, the site of a small Etruscan village dating back to the 3rd century B.C. and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

To end on a high note, we will return to Castello di Poppiano where an oil and wine tasting will be waiting for us!

What we will do

We will meet in the historical centre of Florence at around 8:30 a .m. (scheduled departure at 9:00 a.m.). Once the group has gathered (from 2 to 7 people) the minibus will take us to Castello di Poppiano where we will be given bikes and helmets (included in the participation fee) and explained the safety rules to follow during the tour.

From Castello di Poppiano we will take the minibus to the starting point of the tour. The route is mainly downhill on asphalt roads that will allow us to enjoy the panorama of the Tuscan countryside without tiring too much. We will cycle for about 16 km surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, obviously with the necessary stops to take magnificent photographs.

For the final stretch we will board the minibus that will take us to San Gimignano, arrive around lunchtime and have an hour and a half for a meal (not included in the price) and to visit the town. Once the tour is over, the minibus will take us back to Castello di Poppiano for a tasting of local wine and olive oil.

Return to Florence is scheduled for 5 pm. The activity has a total duration of approximately 8 hours.

Who it is aimed at

This activity is of an easy level. It is suitable for families, couples, groups of friends, individuals and anyone who is able to ride a bike. The minimum recommended age is 10 years.

Other information

Attention! Please arrive at the meeting point at least half an hour in advance.

The activity takes place from March to November and is confirmed when there are at least 4 participants.

You can deposit your personal belongings in a safe place before the bike excursion.

If you prefer to move independently, you can meet the group directly at Castello di Poppiano before the bike ride. Report this to the organiser after booking.

Recommended clothing

Comfortable clothing and trainers

Don't forget to bring

  • sunscreen
  • sunglasses
  • spare T-shirt
  • waterproof in case of rain

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What is included

  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Guide
  • Water bottle
  • Van transfer
  • Wine and oil tasting
  • Lunch

How it works

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  1. 1
    Send a booking request

    We will only pre-authorise the payment

  2. 2
    Receive confirmation within 48 hours

    In case of confirmation, you will be charged the cost of the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

  1. 1
    Buy a gift voucher

    Valid 12 months from the date of purchase

  2. 2
    Choose your preferred date

    Get in touch with the guide with the contact details on the voucher and choose the day for the activity

  3. 3
    Live your experience

    Enjoy the activity and let us know how it was!

Meeting point

Exact location provided after booking

Frequently asked questions

What happens in case of bad weather?

In case of weather conditions that do not allow to carry out the activity safely, you will get a full refund. The guide may propose you an alternative date or time to reschedule the activity. You can freely choose whether or not to accept these proposals. If you cannot reschedule it, we will process a full refund!

If I cancel the reservation, can I get a full refund?

For this activity, the cancellation policy is flexible. You get a full refund if you cancel within 5 days from the activity start date. Within 4 and 3 days from the activity start date you will get a 50% refund. You can find the full policies in the Cancellation Policy section.

What measures are implemented to prevent COVID-19?

All activities on Freedome strictly follow regulations issued at national, regional and federal levels. Sports associations and freelancers commit to carry out activities in full compliance with such regulations, sanitize equipment and environments, and limit their maximum capacity.
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