From 01 February 2013 to 31 December 2013
Bike and Tasting tour in the Hills of Florence
If you like biking and you wish to have a panoramic view of the beauty of the city, book our Bike and Tasting Tour in the Hills of Florence: a pleasant bike ride with Filippo, your tour leader. Starting from Florence city center, you will ride to Piazzale Michelangelo, the most famous viewpoint of the cityscape and home to one of the copies of Michelangelo’s David. From here you can admire many of the jewels of Florence: Forte Belvedere, the church of Santa Croce, the Ponte Vecchio, the impressive Duomo with its beautiful dome and bell tower and also, further away, you will be able to view the other surrounding hills, Fiesole and Settignano.
Take this opportunity to visit the church of “San Miniato a Monte” , one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Tuscany, located in one the highest points of Florence and just a few steps up from Piazzale Michelangelo. Next, the bike tour will take you to Artcetri to admire the nice villa “IL Gioiello”, also known as Galileo's Villa as this is where the scientist lived under house arrest till his death.
The tour starts at 9,00am from the hotel and will end at the bistrot restaurant “IL DESCO” (Via Cavour 55r) where you will get a taste of the local cuisine: choose two dishes from our menu and rest for a while before diving in the city center.
The bistro "IL DESCO" offers dishes made with local produces many of them organic such as seasonal vegetables and the extra virgin olive oil from our organic farm "Podere la Croce" in Reggello. Vegetarian dishes and gluten free are also available.
Bike and Tasting Tour in the Hills of Florence Euro 56,00 per person
(we do co-operate with www.cyclinginflorence.com )
Terms and conditions:
- 4 hour tour
- you will use mountain bike for this tour
- if it's raining you can decide to cancell the tour
- you can cancel the tour max 3 days before the day of the tour with no penalty fee. If you cancell the tour later we will charge full amount as penalty fee -
- during the month of Janaury 2013 this tour is not available -