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7 BEST Florence Vespa Tours (Selected by a Local)

Interested in living the quintessential Italian experience? Check out my selection of Florence Vespa tours to zip through the Tuscan countryside like a true local. 

If you’re looking for a fun and unique way to explore the stunning scenery of Tuscany, a Vespa tour is an excellent choice. It allows you to experience the beauty of the region without restraint!

Enjoy the freedom to take in the sights, sounds, and smells of this idyllic part of Italy with the breeze on your face. It’s not only an original way of spending a day in Florence, but also a great means of transport to get around its countryside!

In this post, I’ve rounded up the best Florence Vespa tours. These include wine tours, private experiences, Vespa rental, and a very romantic sunset trip.

I’ve done the research to provide you with a comprehensive guide that only includes the ultimate options. Rest easy, there is a tour on this list suitable for both seasoned Vespa riders and first-timers.

A red scooter parked next to a white wall, and flower plants in the background

Why should you trust me? I’ve been traveling full-time for the last 6 years and I can say I’m pretty good at choosing the best activities. Plus, I was born and raised in Bologna, Italy, just a half hour by train from Florence, so I know a thing or two about the city 🙂

Let’s explore the breathtaking beauty of Tuscany together!

I usually book my tours around the world with Viator and Get Your Guide. Both platforms offer high-quality experiences and have a fantastic cancellation policy. If for any reason your travel plans change, you can cancel most activities up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund. 

Limited time? These are the top tours

THE BEST TOUR Florence Vespa Tour: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine
WINE TOUR BY VESPA Tuscany by Vespa Full-Day Tour to Chianti Wine Region
PRIVATE TOUR Vespa Tour in Tuscany from Florence

OUR PICK: The BEST Vespa Tour from Florence

This Florence Vespa Tour: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine offers a unique and exciting way to experience the beauty of Tuscany.

You’ll meet your guide in Florence, and go over a safety briefing before practicing on your scooter inside a garage. Once you’re comfortable on your ride, get ready to leave the city behind and head to the countryside.

Ride your iconic Italian scooter through picturesque hills and poppy fields, enjoying two panoramic stops. One at the off-the-beaten-path Church of San Miniato al Monte, and another one at Piazzale Michelangelo. They both offer magnificent vistas of Florence!

Continue riding along cypress-lined avenues and vineyards, and visit a charming country estate. There, you’ll indulge in a Tuscan lunch, featuring local specialties like bruschetta, pasta, and a cheese and salami board. Your meal will be paired with regional wine.

Why is this the best tour? For starters, it takes safety very seriously, and it starts with a test drive to ensure you’re comfortable on your ride.

The tour will showcase not only the best views of Florence, but take you into the lush Tuscan countryside for an authentic meal and wine tasting. It’s capped at 15 passengers, so it’s an intimate experience that grants you your guide’s full attention.

Read what the reviews say

“FUN FUN FUN for the entire family! Gabriel, Stefano and Tony do a phenomenal job making it fun and educational. This was our 3rd time doing this tour and we brought our adult kids and grandson this time! Oh … and the lunch at the farm is just the perfect finish to this fun and exciting day!”

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This tour includes: Vespa and helmet rental, a guide, lunch, insurance, and a two-way radio to keep in touch with your guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Wine Tours from Florence by Vespa

▶️ Get ready to ride a classic Vespa scooter through winding hillside roads on this Tuscany by Vespa Full-Day Tour to Chianti Wine Region.

One of the highlights of the trip is a stop at a 17th-century Tuscan villa, where you’ll enjoy a tour around its cellars. Indulge in Chianti wine tasting and samples of olive oil before relishing a scrumptious lunch.

Along the way, you’ll be driving through medieval villages and astounding landscapes. You can choose to ride yourself, or get a driver to take you around.

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This tour includes: Transportation, a guide, lunch, wine and olive oil tastings, and a scooter. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Ride a classic Italian moped and tick off several locations on this Tuscany Vespa Tour from Florence with Wine Tasting.

The full-day trip takes you to magnificent attractions, including Fattoria Poggio Alloro, a lovely organic farm. You’ll also visit the medieval town of San Gimignano, and explore it on a guided tour.

Visit its main sights, and learn about its history as you stroll along its alleys. Stop by a museum, sample homemade gelato, and enjoy free time before heading to Tenuta Torciano for a 3-course meal. 

Your lunch will be paired with nine different local wines, and some olive oil tastings. It’s the perfect combination of a guided tour and the freedom to wander at your own pace. 

This tour includes: Vespa and helmet rental, a guide, lunch, wine tastings, and transportation. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

▶️ Get ready to ride a classic Vespa scooter through winding hillside roads with this Vespa Tour in Chianti Small Group from Florence.

Enjoy the passing landscapes, and enjoy a visit to a local farm and winery, where you’ll indulge in a Tuscan lunch and a delicious Chianti wine tasting. After you’re satisfied, make your way to Monteriggioni.

This medieval village is stunning, and you’ll have plenty of time to explore it on your own. As for the driving, you can brave it yourself or opt for an experienced driver to take you.

This tour includes: Transportation, a guide, lunch, wine tasting, and scooter rental. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

A Private Tuscany Vespa Tour

Not eager to share the tour with other travelers? Check out this Vespa Tour in Tuscany from Florence.

Hop on a Vespa and ride through the breathtaking Chianti countryside with 7 friends and a personal guide. Ride along idyllic lanes, taking in the scenery of hills and vineyards during a customized itinerary.

Stop for a visit at a Tuscan winery, where you’ll learn about winemaking and sample delicious varietals. You’ll also enjoy tastings of honey and olive oil, and indulge in a traditional lunch.

This tour includes: Lunch, Vespa rental, a private guide, lunch, and all tastings. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

Prefer to DIY? Rent a Vespa in Florence

With the Florence Vespa Rental, get ready to explore the Tuscan countryside like a pro! Unlike typical scooter tours, you’ll have the freedom to cruise at your own pace and on your own terms.

Zip around downtown like a true Italian, or venture out into the Tuscan hills using the provided GPS. Feel the wind in your face as you venture to some of the most famous landmarks in the area, like Piazzale Michelangelo and Ponte Vecchio. 

You’ll be provided with a GPS or a special map so you can plan your route.

This Florence Vespa hire includes: Vespa and helmet rental, a GPS, insurance, and windshield. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

A Sunset Vespa Tour from Florence

Make your way through the stunning Tuscan countryside with this Tuscany Sunset Vespa Tour. You’ll start the trip with a riding class so you’re confident on the scooter.

Then, head to a local farmhouse where you’ll be treated to wine and olive oil tastings amidst magnificent landscapes. You’ll have the chance to buy local products at the farm, so make sure to have some extra cash on you.

The trip ends around sunset, allowing you to enjoy stunning views on your way back to Florence. It’s one of the most romantic Tuscany Vespa tours!

This tour includes: Roundtrip transportation, wine and olive oil tastings, Vespa and helmet rental, and a guide. ➥ BOOK IT HERE

  • Stefania Guglielmi

    Stefania Guglielmi is the founder of Every Steph. Originally from Bologna, Italy, she's been traveling full-time since 2016 and has visited over 50 countries across 6 continents. She believes sustainable travel and luxury travel can go hand in hand and has been advocating for responsible tourism since 2014. Stefania's advice and travel experiences have been featured in important publications such as Business Insider, Refinery29, and Yahoo Money.