Fiat 500 Tour of Florence and its countryside
Step back to the 1960’s and drive an original VINTAGE FIAT 500!
Drive the classic Fiat 500 and experience the emotion to discover our wonderful city while sitting in a car considered the middle-class dream car and the status symbol of the Italian economic miracle of the 60s.
Driving this vintage car, you can experience the emotions of the past and get into the authentic Italian lifestyle. This is one of the reasons why this car is so loved and preserved into the heart of Italians.
The Tour Includes
- Fiat 500 rental
- English professional guide throughout the tour
- Two-way radios to stay in contact with the guide
- Chianti Wine tasting and typical products
- Insurance of the driver and transported
- Gasoline and taxes
- Duration: 4 hours approx.
- Start Time: 9:30 AM or 3:30 PM
- Season: All year round – Everyday
- Meeting point / Terminal: Central location in Florence (further details will be provided after booking).
Morning Tour Code TH0059 M
Afternoon Tour Code TH0059 A
What Makes this Tour Unique
- Vintage Fiat 500, the original way to discover the city!
- Amazing views of the city and hills
- Breathtaking views to take plenty of photos
- A taste of typical Tuscan food and Chianti wine
- Free for children 03- 11 years old – tasting not included
- Children under the age of 3 not admitted
Each car can accommodate a maximum of 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children between 3 and 12 years.
Previous driving experience with stick shift gears is essential. The tour leader reserves the right at his or her absolute discretion to terminate without notice and liability the participation of any driver who is unable to drive the car safely. In such a case no refund will be due. All drivers must present a valid driving licence. Minimum age for drivers is 18 years. The Tour may be cancelled in case of bad weather – In this case you will be offered a change of date or a full refund.
Meet the tour leader at the centrally restored Classic Fiat 500, located in a Florence garage, once the stables and coach house of a prestigious Florentine Palazzo.
Your tour guide gives you the basic and safety information, introducing you the secrets of driving this legendary car. Following the tour leader with who you are constantly in contact by radio, you drive along the riverside and through romantic tree-lined avenue to reach the famous terrace of Florence where you can catch breathtaking glimpses of the city.
A stop for the inside visit of one of the oldest churches in Florence. The church with its particular position, atop one of highest points of Florence it is a must for those who want to enjoy an unforgettable view of the City and take wonderful photos.
Then you leave Florence to take the panoramic country roads through the gently hills, listening the radio commentary. While driving through the countryside, you will be enthralled by the amazing landscape characterized by olive-groves, vineyards and cypresses. Perfect scenery to stop and take unforgettable photos.
You have the chance to swap places with the driver and experience your turn at the wheel.
Then, a stop for a break in a private terrace to enjoy the spectacular view to the to the hills, scattered with historic villas and castles. You can sample some appetizing Tuscan cheeses and ham with a taste of Chianti wine. After taking your last pictures you drive back to Florence, taking the most suggestive and panoramic route back to the city.