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While its indoor attractions get a lot of attention, Florence is full of beauty outside of its museum walls. Here are a few ways to make the most of Florence’s outdoor sights, from its cobbled alleys to the Arno River and vine-covered hills.

Walking Tours
The Tuscan city of Florence is awash in stories, and you can hear those tales while hitting the streets on a walking tour around town. Visit the teeming Piazza della Signoria and cross the Ponte Vecchio before craning your neck to take in the beauty of the city’s famous Duomo. Florence walking tours typically last between two and three hours, and if you really want to work up a sweat while learning Renaissance history, join in a Florence running tour for a jog around town.

Biking Tours
If you’d like to balance sampling Tuscan cuisine with staying active, consider a Florence biking and food tour where you move between sampling stops on two wheels. For a longer ride out into the countryside, opt for a full-day tour that takes you out to ride past vineyards and Tuscan towns. To feel the thrill of moving on two wheels with less effort, join an electric bicycle tour that visits a local farm.

Wine Tasting
Wine tasting is one of the best ways to explore the Tuscan outdoors at a relaxed pace. Wander through vineyards while sipping Chianti and enjoying panoramic views of hill towns that rise up from plains filled with grasslands and grapes. Some tours involve off-road driving so you can travel into the heart of authentic Tuscan countryside.
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Semi-Private Horses and Vineyards - Horseback Riding in TuscanyDay Trips

Semi-Private Horses and Vineyards - Horseback Riding in Tuscany

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Treat yourself to a winemaking tour and horseback riding in Tuscany on this 6-hour experience from Florence. Led by an expert guide, ride through Tuscany’s Chianti wine region by horseback, admiring the scenic landscape of vineyards and olive trees as you go. Stop to visit 2 local wine cellar and hear about the region’s winemaking tradition. Afterward, sit down to a flavorful meal of Tuscan dishes, complemented by smooth Chianti wines. Numbers are limited to eight people to keep the experience as intimate as possible.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Ferrari Test Drive in FlorenceExtreme

Ferrari Test Drive in Florence

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Jump behind the wheel of a Ferrari for a ride around the Florentine hills. Accompanied by an expert guide, tour the scenic Tuscan countryside in Italy's most stylish car. Choose your distance and duration as well as upgrade options such as an extended trip to Fiesole with a relaxing break for an aperitif or a stop in Chianti country for a unique Italian cappuccino.
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  • 1 hour
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  • 1 hour

Private Horseback Riding and wine Exp in TuscanyDay Trips

Private Horseback Riding and wine Exp in Tuscany

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Explore the Tuscan countryside during a full-day tour from Florence with horseback riding. Your guide provides a gentle horse and riding gear, then leads you through the vineyards, olive groves, and rolling hills of the Chianti region. Afterward, visit the medieval town of San Gimignano, and enjoy a 3-course Tuscan lunch with wine tasting lesson. Option available to substitute a farm tour for the horseback ride if desired.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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The pearls in the gulf of poets: Cinque Terre private tourDay Trips

The pearls in the gulf of poets: Cinque Terre private tour

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Even with just one day to spare in Florence, you can still experience the colorful seaside villages of Cinque Terre with a private driver to show you the way. Avoid a long train ride and relax on the drive from your Florence hotel to the Ligurian coast, where you’ll have free time to explore three of the five fishing villages that spill right into the sea. You can even opt for a boat tour to hop from one village to another the way locals do, soaking up postcard-worthy gulf and shoreline views along the way.
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  • 10 hours
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Florence Vespa Tour: Tuscan Hills and Italian CuisineDay Trips

Florence Vespa Tour: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine

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Ride a vintage Vespa through Tuscany on this tour from Florence. A local guide leads the way up through the scenic hills, where you pass the famous Piazzale Michelangelo and the Church of San Miniato al Monte. Afterward, head back to Florence for a traditional Italian meal to top off your journey. To ensure an intimate experience, this tour is limited to 10 travelers.
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  • 5 hours
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Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence with optional HikingDay Trips

Cinque Terre Day Trip from Florence with optional Hiking

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Experience the UNESCO-listed Cinque Terre in one day with a guided tour through the five idyllic fishing villages of old-world Italy. Following the walking trails along the cliffs of the national park, you will see glorious views of this unspoiled stretch of the Italian Riviera. Check out the highlights and learn about the area as you complete a 3.4-mile (5.5-km) route with your guide. If you choose the tour option without hiking, the train will be used instead to move between villages.
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  • 13 hours
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  • 13 hours
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Hike & Chianti Wine TourDining Experiences

Hike & Chianti Wine Tour

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An authentic experience into the Tuscan countryside that combine active hiking with great food and wines. Enjoy a scenic active hike along the secret trails of the vineyards, in the Tuscan countryside, a little slice of heaven a few step out of Florence and into Mugello area. Visit a family-run organic farm and experience the Chianti Rufina wine and the extra-virgin olive oil. Nature lovers can get out and spend some hours hiking the Tuscan hills along silent country roads, through vineyard, olive groves and medieval villages, immersed in a land rich in history, where the Etruscan and Roman people lived in the past. Visit the agricultural estate, the cellar and and sit enjoying the Chianti Rufina wine tasting and the typical Tuscan light lunch.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from FlorenceDay Trips

Taste of Chianti: Tuscan Cheese, Wine and Lunch from Florence

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Get a true taste of Italy's famous Chianti region on this full-day wine and food tour departing from Florence. Led by a guide, travel through the Tuscan hills by a 4x4 off-road vehicle, stopping to visit a wine estate and historic villa, and a cellar specializing in bottles of Chianti Classico. Sample the finest specialties at each stop, and save room for a 3-course meal in the Chianti countryside before making the return trip to Florence.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Florence Eco Tour by Electric Golf CartNature and Wildlife

Florence Eco Tour by Electric Golf Cart

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Zip around Tuscany's capital city, touring Florence aboard a convinent and eco-friendly electric gold cart. Explore the historic center of this 'cradle of Renaissance,' learning its many monumental sights and attractions through recorded commentary as you go. See such landmarks as the Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, the open-air Porcellino Market and lovely Ponte alle Grazie, a bridge destroyed during WWII and later reconstructed. Take in the surrounding scenery while your driver navigates the roads. You'll also have an opportunity to visit Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Italy's largest library.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Siena, San Gimignano & the Chiantiside private tour with Mercedes V class VanDay Trips

Siena, San Gimignano & the Chiantiside private tour with Mercedes V class Van

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Our tour is made with passion by expert english speaking drivers who know everything about the area. We will start with Siena, a Medieval & Reinassance gem, famous for its stunning sights and impressive buildings. We will stop by the best places to take pictures, dropping you off in front of the amazing cathedral (the highest point of the city). From there you'll take a delightful stroll down to the Piazza del Campo, the main square with its beautiful bell tower, than walk up to the Salimbeni square, headquarter of the oldest still operating bank in the world. From there we will meet again and drive to a beautiful farm in the hills, to have the best lunch with local wines. After that we will take a scenic drive to San Gimignano, the Manhattan of Tuscany, famous for the house towers, the white Vernaccia wine, the golden saffron and the best Gelato in the world. From there we will take a relaxing drive back to your place, making extra stops if we finished early!
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Tuscany Vespa TourWine Tasting

Tuscany Vespa Tour

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Explore the Tuscan countryside in true Italian style — on a Vespa! After a short van ride from Florence and a riding lesson, spend a full day zipping along scenic country roads from the seat of your own personal Vespa. Pass by historic vineyards, villas and olive groves while your guide shares insight into local history and culture. Tour an organic farm and winery in the famed Chianti Rufina region, where you’ll enjoy a traditional Tuscan lunch and wine tastings.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Private Truffle hunt in Tuscany from FlorenceDay Trips

Private Truffle hunt in Tuscany from Florence

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Set out on a hunt for the elusive truffle on this 6-hour private tour from Florence. Traverse the forest with an official truffle hunter and his dog to learn everything there is to know about this delicacy. After you work up an appetite, sit down to a delicious 3-course truffle lunch accompanied with four wines from a local farm to complete your truffle experience.
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  • 6 hours
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Tuscan Country Bike Tour from Florence, Including Wine and Olive Oil TastingsWine Tasting

Tuscan Country Bike Tour from Florence, Including Wine and Olive Oil Tastings

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Saddle up for a scenic ride through the Tuscan countryside on this half-day bike tour departing from Florence. Led by a local guide, leave the city streets behind and pedal out toward the country hills, as the landscape changes to scenic vineyards and olive groves. Hop off at a winery located in a Renaissance villa for a delicious tasting of wine, olive oil and other Tuscan specialties. After satiating your palette, travel back on your bike to Florence.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Climb Florence Duomo: Dome and Cathedral TourCity Packages

Climb Florence Duomo: Dome and Cathedral Tour

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Climb the dome of Florence Duomo, and enjoy access to its museum, baptistery, and bell tower, too. Also known as Brunelleschi's Dome, the orange-brick cupola of the cathedral is an iconic Florence sight, high above the rooftops of the city. Gaze out at the panoramas when you reach the dome, and listen to fun facts about the cathedral and the city from a local guide.
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Climb The Cupola (Dome) Guided TourCity Packages

Climb The Cupola (Dome) Guided Tour

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Climb the cupola of the Duomo with a guide on this 1-hour tour. Those who put forth the effort to climb the narrow staircase with 463 steps will be rewarded with a series of frescoes inside the dome and sweeping views of Rome. Traveling with a guide means you'll get insightful commentary on the history, architecture, and secrets of the dome.
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Chianti Vineyards Tours in Private Luxury Van from FlorenceDay Trips

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Chianti Vineyards Tours in Private Luxury Van from Florence

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Treat your senses to a memorable day in the world-famous Chianti wine region on this private tour from Florence. Travel in a luxury minivan through a landscape of historic vineyards, rolling hills and medieval villages, with a private driver at your disposal throughout the day. Taste renowned Chianti wines and authentic Tuscan cuisine at estates of your choosing, or let your local driver make suggestions for the best places to wine, dine and explore.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Off Road in TuscanyCity Packages

Off Road in Tuscany

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Take your seat inside a rugged 4x4 vehicle for an off-road tour of Tuscany. With your small group of just eight people or fewer, enjoy personalized attention from your driver and the chance to ask questions as you explore. You'll get access to parts of Tuscany that standard tours can't visit, seeing ancient castles, villages, remote abbeys, and abandoned churches along the way.
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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  • 3 to 4 hours
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Chianti and Fiesole Hiking Excursion from FlorenceHiking

Chianti and Fiesole Hiking Excursion from Florence

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Follow ancient trails through the heart of rural Italy on this 7.5-hour Settignano and Fiesole hiking excursion from Florence. From the town of Settignano, follow your guide along trails once used to reach the old sandstone quarries. Discover the vineyards and olive groves, castles and villas for which Florence is famous, and admire local flora and fauna along the way. Climb Mt Ceceri, where Leonardo da Vinci first experimented with the art of flight, then descend the hillside to the sleepy town of Fiesole.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
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Cinque Terre hiking tour from FlorenceDay Trips

Cinque Terre hiking tour from Florence

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A full-day excursion to discover one of the most charming places in Italy, an authentic earthly paradise suspended between land and sea, the Cinque Terre National Park. You will leave Florence very early in the morning, in a comfortable bus and pampered by the attention of your expert tour leader, which will be dedicated to you all day. Visit Manarola, Vernazza, Riomaggiore and Corniglia and follow your tour leader on a 3 hour hiking tour above the 5 Terre National Park: the trekking route will allow you to fully enjoy the beauty of nature that characterizes this fascinating region. You will have the sea on one side and on the other vineyards cultivated by locals. Once the hiking part is over, you will reach the other villages by train, and you will have free time to admire the pastel colored houses leaning one against the other on the tiny ports facing the crystal clear waters of the Ligurian Sea. A day full of beauty and nature that cannot be missed. Return to Florence in the evening
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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  • 12 hours 30 minutes
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Quad Tour ATV Adventure in Chianti. Lunch and Wine Tasting. Open Top VanDay Trips

Quad Tour ATV Adventure in Chianti. Lunch and Wine Tasting. Open Top Van

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Come and discover the wild heart of Chianti, together with us you can live an experience totally immersed in the green of the countryside and woods. You will have fun in total safety by driving on the roads and off-road. After the quad experience you will continue the tour enjoying the landscapes of the Chianti Classico, thanks to our specially modified minivan to fully appreciate the scents and colors of our countryside full of vineyards and olive groves. We will stop to visit Montefioralle, a small and fascinating medieval village of 1100 and Greve in Chianti, whose fame has always been linked to its main Piazza Matteotti, with small shops under arcades with typical artisan products. The last stop of the tour will be a winery where you will taste a classic Tuscan lunch accompanied by a fantastic tasting of 6 wines, chosen appropriately according to the courses.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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  • 7 to 8 hours
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Fiesole Cave TourHiking

Fiesole Cave Tour

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS • Take a break from the crowds in Florence and head for the hills • Look back over Florence from the ancient city of Fiesole • Marvel at the famous gardens at the Medici Villas in Castello • Enjoy happy-hour at Bella Blu - Fiesole is a town on a scenic height above Florence. Since the 14th century, the city has always been considered a getaway for the upper class of Florence and up to this day, Fiesole remains noted for its very expensive residential properties. This tour offers breathtaking views as well as trails full of history dating back to Leonardo da Vinci and his inventions, and you can enjoy one of the most beautiful views of Florence, from Mount Ceceri, in addition to the unforgettable view of the city, you can look on the overlooking valley, where Cave of Maiano is still located, as the caves and the woods will enrich your experience in Florence.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Horses and Wine Tasting in Tuscany!Wine Tasting

Horses and Wine Tasting in Tuscany!

I grew up as a child in the middle of the Tuscan hills. I started riding horses for pure passion and I decided to turn my passion into a full-time job. I wake up early in the morning and I spend most of my time with my horses in my ranch. The feeling and the passion that these animals are able to transmit is incomparable. This experience is a mix of horseback riding through the Tuscan countryside viewing the beautiful land that surrounds us and getting to know the wine process in a Villa of the 18th century followed by a taste of local wines.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Casentino DiscoveryHiking

Casentino Discovery

Secluded and preserved by its morphology, Casentino has it all to amaze the traveller wishing to discover a different Tuscany: sacred forests and monasteries, beautiful medieval hamlets and dramatic landscapes. Here hills are not as gentle as in the postcards from Valdorcia, but you will fall in love with Casentino Valley precisely for its authenticity. Our discovery tour starts from the hill town of Poppi, that was once the court of local rulers Conti Guidi. Italian 13th-century writer Dante Alighieri called their castle home when he was forced to exile from Florence. After visiting Poppi we will drive on to Pratovecchio, located on the Arno river. This will be our starting point for a short 3-km hike up to Pieve di Romena, a magical church surrounded by lavender fields and olive trees. From there, we will walk on up to the ruins of Romena Castle (1.5 km) before reaching the medieval village of Stia, where you will be free to self-explore this little town and its green surroundings.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Tuscany trip in offroadCity Packages

Tuscany trip in offroad

A really adventurous trip, in a unique 4x4 defender 110. You can see the nature in this area
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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  • 2 to 3 hours
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