Tuscany by bike and saffron tasting
Durations: 3 Hour(s)
Group Size: 1+
Enjoy a 15 kilometres bike tour around the typical Tuscan countryside, and discover the saffron's secrets, visit a local farm and taste some delicious saffron-flavored products.
After a short walk into the small village of Vicchio and around its beautiful lake, begin your ride into the countryside, away from traffic. Along the way youâ€™ll meet a Romanesque Church, a Villa from the Medicean era, and see the home of Giotto, always surrounded by nature and the typical Tuscan landscape.
Halfway through the ride, youâ€™ll stop at a saffron farm. Meet the local farm animals, see the bee hibes and vineyard, and taste some delicious saffron-flavored products (honey, jam, cheese, biscuits, beer, herbal tea), while the owners show you how to grow saffron.
You can easily reach the meeting place by train from Firenze S.M.Novella station to Vicchio (about 50 min scenic journey through the countryside).Â
Day 1 : Vicchio
You can easily reach the meeting place by train from Firenze S.M.Novella station to Vicchio (about 50 min scenic journey through the countryside).
We meet in Vicchio,a village of medieval origin,where great artists such as Giotto and Beato Angelico,lived their youth. The ride continues on country roads between farmhouses,vineyards and olive trees into Mugello area,the homeland of the famous Medici family,and a land thatâ€™s rich in history with their medieval castles,romanesque churches and noble villas.
Bike, helmets, water bottle, visit farm, saffron tasting.
Wear comfortable clothes and shoes.
Take with you the camera, we can stop to take photos.
- We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 15 days or less before event