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5 tours by bicycle in Florence

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Do you like bicycle? Do you love Florence and the Renaissance art?
Well this post is for you. The cycling gives everyone a sense of freedom; so let’s discover the best tours by bike in Florence.

  1. From Santa Maria Novella to the Boboli Garden: a lovely tour that gives you the opportunity to discover the most charming streets in Florence, the Uffizi Museum and Ponte Vecchio and at the end the wonderful Boboli Garden where you’ll rest under the shade of the old trees of the garden designed for the Medici family in XVI century.
  2. From Le murate to Piazzale Michelangelo: a tour to reach a unique, incredible point of view on the florentine city. Piazzale Michelangelo is an historic terrace from where you can observe the main churches and the monuments of Florence in an exclusive context.
  3. San Frediano: take a glance to the charming, ancient quarter named “Oltrarno” where the artisans worked in their workshops.
  4. The Cascine Park is the largest public park in Florence, 160 hectares consisting of old trees and long charming shady avenues , along the Arno river; its construction dates back to the sixteenth century.
  5. Medici Villas: just five of the many villas owned by the Medici family remain the property of the Italian State and are open to the public: Villa Castello, Villa Corsini, Villa Petraia, Villa Poggio a Caiano and Villa Cerreto Guidi. Each of them holds treasures and testimonies from the past. You can catch up with the bike Villa Castello, Villa La Petraia and Villa Corsini, discovering also the beautiful surrounding countryside.

To fully enjoy your stay in Florence and move easily with bicycle, it’s important to choose an hotel or an apartment to rent in the historic center of Florence. The apartment, compared to the hotel, offers some advantages: firstly, greater freedom in managing time and space available.


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Fahrrad am Baum di Thomas Totz, Germany, Freiburg Flickr CC