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RENTALS

E-BIKE RENTAL

Discover Tuscany by E-bike  Come and rent one of our e-bikes by our office based in Chianti just 5 minutes ride from San Gimignano E-BIKE RENTAL PRICES  1 DAY € 40.00 2 DAYS € 80.00 3 DAYS € 115.00 HELMET € 1 DAILY BIKE DELIVERY / RETURN TO YOUR ACCOMMODATION € 20 PICK UP TUSCANY ON WHEELS BY CICLOSPORT, via Lazio 19 Poggibonsi ( SI ) from 9:00 to 1:00pm & from 3:30pm to 7:30pm INCLUDED Routes maps Free parking by the office Lock Repair kit WHAT YOU NEED TO RENT THE EBIKE Be 18 years old Valid Identity document with valid residence address

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VESPA RENTAL CHIANTI

Explore Tuscany on board of a 50cc Italian vespa Come and rent one of our colourfull vespas by our office based in Chianti just 5 minutes away from San Gimignano VESPA RENTAL PRICES  2 H € 30.00 1/2 DAY 09:30 - 13:00 / 15:30 - 18:45 € 45.00 1 DAY € 65.00 2 DAYS € 120.00 SECOND HELMET RENTAL € 10.00 INCLUDED ACCESSORIES Crash helmet Third-party insurance  Routes maps Free car parking by the office WHAT YOU NEED TO RENT A VEHICLE Be 18 years old Driving experience Valid Driving Licence to drive in Italy Valid Credit Card Valid Identity document with valid residence address When the booking is completed you will received an email from us with the vehicle rental T&C. Please complete the form and make sure to send it back before the day of the rental. Otherwise, print the document and bring it completed on the day. This procedure is mandatory.  IMPORTANT NOTICE: > A valid driver's license to drive in Italy is required (you need to have it with you on the tour).  You do not need a motorcycle license. > A minimum driving experience is required > If you do not feel comfortable driving, you can choose to ride as a passenger with your partner. We reserve the right of final judgement in client participation of actual scooter driving or in client being a passenger, or to discontinue scooter use at any point. Any participant unable to drive scooters safely may ride double with a partner. No refunds will be granted in these cases. OUR FIRST AND FOREMOST CONCERN IS EVERYONE’S SAFETY. > The rental agreements, valid documents and a credit card are mandatory for the rental. The Agent reserves the right to cancel the booking if the documents are not submitted correctly and the credit card is not valid. 

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Our Tours

TUSCANY TUK TUK TOUR FOR 2 FROM SAN GIMIGNANO

What a perfect gift for your lover or best friend than exploring Tuscany on board of a convertible tuk tuk for 2. Join our day tour from San Gimignano to the Chianti region on board of a convertible Piaggio Tuk Tuk wandering through the famous rolling hills together with our driving guide. You will have the chance to relax and take in all the wonderful views that the Tuscan countryside has to offer. You'll have plenty of picture-perfect spots where you can take awesome photos and bring home everlasting memories from your trip to Italy! Moreover, you'll be able to enjoy the visit of 2 local wineries, where you will taste lots of Tuscan products including the famous Chainti wine, Chianti Classico, Super Tuscan wines, white Vernaccia wine, a 30 year- old balsamic vinegar, and the delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil. A typical Tuscan lunch will also be provided for you to fully immerse yourself in the Italian lifestyle. Do you want to organize a special day for a special person in your life? A proposal, a birthday present, a celebration? Let us know and we'll help you creating a unique setting for a truly unforgettable experience!   WHAT'S INCLUDED: English speaking informative IOAB driving guide Tuk tuk ride through the rolling hills of Tuscany Plenty of occasions to take pictures of your day  Fully immerse yourself in a true Italian experience Authentic Tuscan meal Visit two beautiful wineries Famous Chianti, Vernaccia, Super Tuscans wine tasting Olive oil, truffle olive oil, 30 years old balsamic vinegar tasting Guided tour of a winery and the cellar DETAILS WHEN Daily ( from April till October ) MEETING TIME 10:45am MEETING POINT 1. Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free 2. San Gimignano:  At Tourist buses check point located on Via Baccanella near to the city center of San Gimignano. Wait for us at the benches next to the little wooden house. PRICE € 240 for 2 people ( € 120pp ) DURATION 5h EXTRA INFO - Pick up from your accommodation on request. The price varies depending on the distance -Please note the vehicle is approved to carry only two people + driver. No extra seats are available.  The tour can be possibily combined with Vespas.

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CHIANTI VESPA TOUR FROM SAN GIMIGNANO

There is nothing more exciting and fun than exploring Tuscany on board of an original Italian Vespa 50cc. Jump on your fav vespa, enjoy the ride through the rolling hills to discover Tuscany and visit a local winery for a yummy lunch and wine tasting included.    WHAT'S INCLUDED: Small Group Vespa tour  English speaking informative IOAB tour leader Orientation and driving test Authentic Tuscan meal Light wine and olive oil tasting Third Party Insurance & helmet  Fuel DETAILS WHEN Daily MEETING TIME 9:40 am    MEETING POINT 1. Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free 2. San Gimignano:  At Tourist buses check point located on Via Baccanella near to the city center of San Gimignano. Wait for us at the benches next to the little wooden house. € 120 per driver ( 18 + ) € 200 full ride; driver ( 18 + ) + passenger ( 15+ ). 5h REQUIREMENTS: Drivers are required to carry a valid driving license to drive in Italy Valid Credit card for the preauthorization The tour is perfect for all levels as we always begin with a lesson so that beginners may get the hang of driving. A minimum of experience is advised. See the important notes on the itinerary section. Max 160kg per vespa  

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CHIANTI SUNSET VESPA TOUR FROM SAN GIMIGNANO

There is nothing more exciting and fun than exploring Tuscany on board of an original Italian Vespa 50cc. Jump on your fav vespa & enjoy the ride through the rolling hills of Tuscany during the Golden hour followed by a tasty Aperitivo. WHAT'S INCLUDED: Small Group Vespa tour  English speaking informative IOAB tour leader Orientation and driving test Italian Aperitivo Scenic drive at sunset Third Party Insurance & helmet  Fuel DETAILS WHEN Daily MEETING TIME 3:45 pm    MEETING POINT 1. Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free 2. San Gimignano:  At Tourist buses check point located on Via Baccanella near to the city center of San Gimignano. Wait for us at the benches next to the little wooden house. € 120 per driver ( 18 + ) € 200 full ride; driver ( 18 + ) + passenger ( 15+ ). 4h REQUIREMENTS: Drivers are required to carry a valid driving license to drive in Italy Credit card for the preauthorization The tour is perfect for all levels as we always begin with a lesson so that beginners may get the hang of driving. A minimum of experience is advised. See the important notes on the itinerary section. Max 160kg per vespa  

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CHIANTI WINE TOUR - From San Gimignano

A half day trip to Tuscany with 2 wineries, 8 different types of wine to taste, 3 extra virgin olive oil, balsamic, Tuscan snacks & amazing scenery. Join our fun day trip to the Chianti countryside to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine. WHAT'S INCLUDED: Short Drive to the Chianti countryside to discover why the area is famous for its scenery as well as its wine. First Stop at a wine tasting school  where you will taste 5 different type of wines including the famous Chianti Classico D.O.C.G. and a Super Tuscan wine, a 30 year- old balsamic vinegar and the delicious truffle extra virgin olive oil. Second stop at a local winery for a guided tour through the vineyards and the cellar with 3 wines; the famous Vernaccia white wine, a rosè wine and a Chianti colli senesi D.O.C.G. You will also have the opportunity to buy the local products and wine at a convinient cost to bring back home or ship it to friends and family. DETAILS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY all year  TUESDAY, THURSDAY June/September by minivan 10:45am 1. Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free Roundtrip transportation by minivan or bus. English speaking informative IOAB tour leader, 2 wineries, Guided tour of a winery and cellar, Up to 8 wine tastings, Up to 3 olive oil tastings, snacks during the tasting. € 79pp Regular price 4h. Return at 2:30pm approx > Make sure you have a big breakfast before coming on the tour. Lots of wine is involved so an empty stomach is not recommended. > People younger than 18 are not allowed on this tour. We suggest to look at more suitable tours such as the Tuscany Experience where there is not so much wine involved. > Departure guaranteed with a Min. 4 people - Max: 60 people ( not a small group tour in high season ). Rain or shine Checking out on the same day?  If you are checking out the same day of the tour, feel free to bring your bags and luggage with you. We will store them underneath the bus/van so that you will be ready to leave to your next destination when returnin.       

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COOKING CLASS IN SAN GIMIGNANO

Work on your Italian baby food belly with this fun cooking course set in a Tuscany farmhouse Spend a RELAXING DAY in the heart of the Tuscan countryside learning everything this land has to offer and get a baby food from the amount of delicious plates you are going to prepare. The cooking course will take place at a RURAL VILLA not too far from San Gimignano, one of the most beautiful medieval towns in Tuscany surrounded by olive trees and vines in the Chianti region. This is where the cooking course will take place and where you will learn and prepare yourself how to create AUTHENTIC TUSCAN DISHES from a funny and knowledgeable local chef: Antipasti, HOMEMADE PASTA with two different sauces, second courses, dessert and lots more. During the meal you will also taste 3 different types of WINE TO TASTE produced in the region by a local winery that you will be able to buy at a very low cost before returning back to Florence. At the end, our chef will give you a recipe book for you to remember a A TRULY HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE IN TUSCANY.   What's included: Small group cooking class at the Tuscan farmhouse Hands on experience Lunch with wine tasting Recipes of the food prepared on the day   DETAILS: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, FRIDAY ( other days on request ) 11:15am Reach the spot independetly with our instructions or request a free transport from Poggibonsi, Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store 5h. € 85 > Vegetarian and vegan options available on request. Please inform our team at the moment of the booking for any special dietary requirements. > no children under 15

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FLORENCE DAY TOUR

Spend a full day in Florence to visit the famous markets, Renaissance buildings and historical gelato shops. Jump on board of our 8 seat minivan departing early in the morning from San Gimignano/Poggibonsi area and once in Florence spend the day in complete freedom to explore the city and the famous spots. On the way back stop briefly at the Piazzale Michelangelo for a panoramic photo of the city. WHAT'S INCLUDED Roundtrip transportation on a 8 seat minivan Driving guide on board with general info about the city Map of Florence Tips and route info from our team once in Florence Brief photo stop at the Piazzale Michelangelo DETAILS  WHEN Daily MEETING TIME 08:30am Arrival to Florence at 09:30am approx MEETING POINT 1. Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free 2. San Gimignano:  At Tourist buses check point located on Via Baccanella near to the city center of San Gimignano. Wait for us at the benches next to the little wooden house. DURATION Departs from Florence at 5:30pm Back to San Gimignano for 6:30pm EXTRA INFO Pick up from your accommodation on request. The price depends on the distance Add to your booking any optional activities you wish to do in Florence ( Hop on- Hop off Sightseeing bus - Accademia walking tour - Uffizzi walking tour . Click HERE for more info)  

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HORSEBACK RIDING EXPERIENCE

A half day tour for a unique way to experience Tuscany... on horseback!  Explore Tuscany’s Chianti region on horseback on this small-group tour for beginner riders departing from San Gimignano. Rolling hills, dense forests and peaceful Tuscan countryside which is an outdoor adventure-lover’s dream destination to relax.   What's included: Your local & informative tour leader Round trip transportation on a 8 seat minivan Info on the road about the area and the local products 1h30 horseback ride Riding helmets are provided free of charge A Tuscan light lunch with wine DETAILS TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SATURDAY ( available other days on request with a min of 2 people, get in touch with us ) 9:45am   Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free Guided Tour:  € 110.00  Do you have your own car and are only interested in the horse ride Experience? Book the " Horseback ride only " option and we will send you the details by email how to reach the horse ranch independently.Transport & Lunch not included in this price : € 50.00 4h. - Wear closed shoes; no flip flops or sandals. Wear long trousers. You can get changed at the ranch. - Max weight accepted is 110kg - no people younger than 18 - We use english saddles - Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free meal available upon request    

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Siena, Montepulciano, Cortona& Val D'Orcia

Explore the most beautiful Tuscan towns made famous through films & enjoy the light lunch overlooking the rolling hills of Montepulciano while tasting famous wine.   Wander the winding streets of Cortona walked by Diane Lane in "Under the Tuscan sun",  watch out for the vampires of the Twilight saga " New Moon" in Montapulciano and taste the famous Noble of Montepulciano wine. Explore the locations made famous by Michelle Pfieffer in "A Midsummer night's dream" and Ralph Fienes in " The English patient". Spot the iconic rolling hills of Tuscany from " Letters to Juliet" and enjoy a taste of the local lifestyle by sampling fine local wine, cheese and other products from the region.   WHAT'S INCLUDED: Round trip transportation Your informativetour leader Orientation walk of Montepulciano and free time 1h free time to explore Cortona Orientation walk of Siena and free time Light lunch in a local winery including 2 wine tasting including the famous " vino nobile di Montepulciano" DETAILS Every TUESDAY, THURSDAY, SUNDAY 08:45am Poggibonsi: Via Lazio 19, at "Ciclosport" store | Park your car by the office for free Pick up from your accommodation available on request € 130 07:00pm approx MIN- MAX min 4 people to run - max 8    

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THE TASTE OF TUSCANY with dinner at a Tuscan farm

A tour departing at 2pm to Siena and the Chianti region with dinner in a Tuscan farm and wine tasting included! If you only have 1 day in Florence, this is a perfect tour for you! Spend the whole morning sightseeing Florence, its museums, momuments and markets then come away from the crowds on an afternoon trip to some of the most beautiful local towns in Tuscany.   WHAT'S INCLUDED: Roundtrip trasportation by minivan English speaking driving guide Orientation walk of Siena Free time to wander at complete leisure Visit to a local winery Wine & Extra Virgin olive oil tasting Tuscan Dinner  ​​​​​​   DETAILS: WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY 1:40pm from Florence / 2:40pm from San Gimignano Florence:IOAB office on via nazionale 149R San Gimignano: TOW office on via Sardegna 2 € 98 8h. Back to Florence at 10:30pm / Back to San Gimignano at 09:30pm MIN/MAX Tour guaranteed with a min.4 participants - Max. 8  

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TUSCANY E BIKE TOUR

Discover Tuscany by E-bike cycling on enchanting white roads surrounded by olive trees and vines.  Pedal your way through the panoramic landscapes of Tuscany on an e-bike tour. Take it slow to soak up the views, rest for lunch followed by the visit of local winery for wine tasting, visit the well known San Gimignano village WHAT 'S INCLUDED Roundtrip transportation by minivan to/from Florence or meet us directly in Chianti Gear up to bike on the Tuscan rolling hills Panoramic ride among vineyards and olive groves with frequent stops for pictures and to take in the spectacular views of the Tuscan countryside. Local guide E-bike rental Light lunch with typical Tuscan products Wine tasting in a local winery  Visit of San Gimignano DETAILS ON REQUEST From April until the end of October 09:40 am - From Florence 11:00 am - From San Gimignano From Florence In front our office on via nazionale 149R opposite Hotel Galileo - Firenze From San Gimignano Poggibonsi - Meet us at our affiliate partner store CICLOSPORT, located on via Lazio 19 Poggibonsi ( SI ) € 130 8h from Florence 5h from San Gimignano You must be at least 18 years of age Not recommended for travelers with back problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level YOU MUST BE CONFIDENT RIDING A BIKE. The tour is guaranteed with a min. of 4 people .