AMAZING TOUR IN FLORENCE

Half-day tour in mountain-bike / ebike of the city of Florence, passing through Piazzale Michelangelo, from where you can enjoy an enchanting panoramic view over the city. Piazzale Michelangelo is the most famous panoramic point, a must for tourists visiting the city. Here are some copies of some famous works by Michelangelo that are preserved in Florence: the statue of David (the original is in the Galleria dell’Accademia) and the four allegories, statues created by Michelangelo that are kept at the Medici Chapels of San Lorenzo.

Arno river MTB tour
View of Florence_Photo by Elena Tempestini
Boboli's Garden visit
Boboli’s Garden-Photo by Elena Tempestini
center of florence city MTB
Florence Baptistery and Cathedral_Foto di Elena Tempestini

 

 

The visit continues in the historic center of Florence, passing in front of the main buildings of historical and artistic interest, such as the Church of Santa Croce, Piazza della Signoria with the Palazzo Vecchio and the Uffizi, the magnificent Duomo and the famous Giotto’s bell tower, not far from Church of San Lorenzo and the Medici Chapels with the famous works of Michelangelo. 

Ponte Vecchio-Photo by Elena Tempestini
Santa Croce-Photo by Elena Tempestini
Cathedral and Giotto’s Bell Tower-Photo by Elena Tempestini
Florence, Palazzo Vecchio-photo by Elena Tempestini

Full day tour Mtb or ebike. The second part of the tour continues in the afternoon with a visit to the area known by the Florentines as “oltr’Arno”, where the bikers will see the neighborhoods and small streets typical of this area, passing in front of the magnificent Palazzo Pitti and the fantastic Giardino di Boboli, ancient city park. The grand-ducal Garden of Palazzo Pitti is also connected to the Forte di Belvedere, a military outpost for the safety of the sovereign and his family.

Forte Belvedere-Photo by Elena Tempestini

The Boboli Gardens is one of the most important examples of Italian garden in the world and is a real open-air museum, for the architectural-landscape setting and for the collection of sculptures, ranging from Roman antiquities to the 20th century . It is one of the most famous Italian Gardens. It was built between the 16th and 19th centuries, by the Medici, then by the Lorraine and the Savoy, and occupies an area of ​​about 45,000 m². There are also the Silver Museum, the Costume Gallery, the Porcelain Museum and the Bardini Garden.

The Fountain of Neptune, also called the Biancone, is created by Bartolomeo Ammannati-Photo by Elena Tempestini