- Type: Biking
NileGuide Expert tip:
Summertime is the best time to take a ride around the city.
Florence has many ways to view the city with one of the top ten tours to partake in. Bike tours are a very popular mode of transportation for most locals. Riding among the cars, taxi cabs and locals is a challenging and fantastic way to see how people get around. Find small alleyways with great little shops as well. The landmarks of Florence around every corner as well. The art is present as you weave in and out of the cobblestone streets. You will ride through Piazza della Signoria where the Palazzo Vecchio stands tall. Next the Palazzo Vecchio which runs all the way to the Arno River is the Uffizi Gallery where most of the famous works of the Renaissance are housed. The Duomo completed by Brunelleschi is a common stopping point where you will learn from your most knowledgeable guide how he constructed the most glorious structure.At the end of your journey through historic Florence, you will stop in Oltrarno neighborhood. In the summer you are offered a cooling gelato and in the winter a thick hot chocolate. After two hours of riding around the city, you deserve the treat. Bring you camera are you will have ample time to take photos at many points of view of the city.
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