Private Vespa Tour

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Aboard an iconic mode of Italian transport, venture throughout the countryside of Tuscany and see what it has to offer.


Hours spent on the task: 6.5


Experience the Dolce Vita by joining the Italian Vespa club - the original tour of Tuscany on a Vespa! With over a decade of passionate expertise and 25,000 satisfied clients that promote our exceptional service, we are indisputably the best ambassador of this unique experience in Italy. Through the beautiful hillsides of Tuscany, grab a Vespa and explore the sights, smells and sounds of the Chianti region on quiet country roads. Notes: You may want to take a look at countryside scenery with our minivan which can be handy during all tour. We will be passing through busy city center with a swift ride before we move towards our adventure. A trained professional shall familiarize you with the Vespas and endorse their proper usage before we start our exciting journey. To assess the competence and security of Vespa drivers on public roads, a closed-space driving examination will be administered. Splendid views of the hillside, vineyards, and olive groves will be offered on the ride along scenic country roads. There will also be little medieval churches and ancient wineries to see, with photo opportunities along the way. Taste a delightful surprise in the iconic town of Greve in Chianti and receive a guided tour of the cellars of a renowned winery, producer of highly acclaimed Chianti wines. Learn all the mysteries of wine production during the tour. Making your experience truly memorable, just before lunch (or dinner, depending on which departure time you choose), you will conclude your Vespa ride. Indulge in a typical Tuscan lunch that awaits you, complete with a wine and olive oil tasting. Embrace the opportunity to ride like a true Italian and don't let it pass you by! We offer a distinct mode of transportation using the classic 50cc PIAGGIO VESPA, the quieter and eco-friendly Electric VESPA, or the more compact ZIP scooters. Our fleet includes the charming APE CALESSINO, also known as the Tuscany Tuk Tuk, which is a three-wheeled Vespa with a tour leader at the wheel if you prefer not to drive. Round-trip distance is roughly 20 miles (approximately 32 kilometers). Little traffic on mostly paved country roads characterizes the terrain. Support for minivan available at all times. Speed average of 25km/h (15 mls/h) with an easy difficulty. Make sure you have a valid driving license, although a motorcycle license is not necessary, before going on the tour. Also, keep in mind that you must be 18 years of age to drive and at least 13 years old if you want to be a passenger.

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  • Italy's very first and authentic VESPA expedition!
  • Transportation to and from the point of departure for the round trip
  • PIAGGIO VESPA, the classic 50cc icon that has stood the test of time.
  • Helmets
  • Meal from the rolling hills of Tuscany
  • Tasting sessions for olive oil and wine
  • Winery visit with guided tour
  • Chianti's iconic town of Greve is a must-visit
  • A mouthwatering culinary revelation
  • Tour Escort who is a valid professional
  • Minivan or Tuscany Tuk-Tuk support vehicles

Cancellation Policy

To ensure successful cancellation or rescheduling of your bookings, please note that submitting requests via the email address is absolutely crucial. Remember to do this before the mentioned deadlines are up. For bookings from 1 to 8 pax, the tour starting day allows for cancellation/reschedule within 8 days. If you happen to make a reservation for a group of 9 or more individuals, it is crucial to keep in mind that a portion of 30% from the overall payment will not be returned. Nevertheless, there exists an option to withdraw your booking and receive a reimbursement of 70%, or alternatively, rearrange the tour if this course of action is pursued at least 15 days prior to the scheduled commencement day of the tour. Cancellations or rescheduling after the deadline will result in a full cancellation fee of 100%. Rescheduling is determined by the factor of availability.

Meeting Point

Florencetown Booking Office - Piazza Mentana, 2red, Firenze (FI)

Opposite side of the Arno river.

Clients are required to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.

To remember

We cannot wait to welcome you to the land of authentic products and unforgettable experiences.

Clients are kindly encouraged to arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes ahead of the scheduled departure time.

We kindly request that you factor this into your travel plans. Regrettably, we are unable to accommodate any delays, no matter how brief, and we regret to inform you that failing to attend the experience will not qualify for a refund, including partial refunds.

Children and teenagers under 18 years of age should always be accompanied by at least one adult. In the event that this requirement is not met, we retain the right to exclude the underage participant, and unfortunately, no refund will be provided.

Please note that pets are not allowed on this tour.

The described itineraries may undergo slight modifications due to unforeseen operational requirements.

A valid driving license is required (although you do not need a motorcycle license), make sure you have it with you on the tour, and you must be at least 18 years of age to drive, at least 13 years to be a passenger.
- Previous experience is not required but advantageous and highly advised. The tour operator reserves 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 of the tour. Any participant unable to drive scooters safely may ride double with a partner, or on the guide’s scooter if available or continue the tour on board one of our support vehichles (the Tuscany Tuk Tuk or the minivan, depending which is available) if unable to be a safe passenger as well. NO REFUND will be granted in this case. OUR FIRST AND FOREMOST CONCERN IS EVERYONE’S SAFETY.
- This tour option entitles client to ride the iconic original PIAGGIO VESPA or Electric VESPA, but PIAGGIO ZIP scooters (which are smaller) are also available (SMART OPTION).
- A THIRD-PARTY insurance for civil liability is INCLUDED in the price of the tour. As for any vehicle rental, please note that clients will be given two options to choose from, to cover vehicle damages (either one of these two will need to be chosen in order to rent the Vespa): subscribe an additional insurance (€20,00 per vehicle, not refundable) or sign for a guarantee deposit of €500,00 on their credit card.
- Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.
- The maximum load the Vespa can tolerate is 170 kg / 374 lbs (whether one or two people, bags included). At check-in, Towns of Italy reserves the right to exclude participants from this tour if these requirements are not met. No refund will be due.

  • Please let us know in advance any special need or impaired mobility of the clients and we will do our best to accomodate them.