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Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine

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Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine

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Overview

See Italy from behind the wheel of a retro Fiat 500 on this half-day tour through Tuscany. Take a spin around the countryside, enjoying panoramic views of Florence and a stop at the Church of San Miniato al Monte. Your guide will lead the way to a private terrace, where you’ll enjoy a delicious Tuscan lunch before cruising back to your original departure point in Florence.
  • Follow your expert guide and drive into the Tuscan hills
  • Visit the Church of San Miniato al Monte, and enjoy the views over Florence
  • Stop for photo opportunities and to change drivers if you wish
  • Enjoy a meal in Tuscany before returning to Florence
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Vintage Fiat 500 tour
Professional guide
Two way radio to stay in contact with the guide
Meal
Third party insurance, driver insurance, fuel, taxes
Gratuities
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Infant car seats
Piazza dei Cavalleggeri , Piazza dei Cavalleggeri, 50122 Firenze FI, Italy

Meeting point is in front of Biblioteca Nazionale (National Library) in Piazza dei Cavalleggeri. Look for your guide holding a Walkabout sign.

8:30 AM
This activity will end right where it started.
Fiat 500s were first introduced in Italy in the 1950s and quickly won the hearts of Italians for their stylish looks and affordable prices. Nowadays, vintage models are harder to come by, but you’ll have the rare chance to ride a 1960s model on your tour.

Join up with your guide in central Florence and head to the garage where your retro car will be waiting for you. A safety overview will be provided as well as a test run with car’s manual gears to ensure you’re comfortable before hitting the road.

Then, you're off! Your guide will keep in constant radio contact ahead as you follow through the city streets and up into the hills of Tuscany. Stop to see the beautiful Romanesque design of the Church of San Miniato al Monte, noted by many as the country’s most beautiful church, and soak up the surrounding views of Florence below.

Hop back in your Fiat and journey deeper into Tuscany, pausing for photos and passing through charming hillside towns. Your guide will lead the way to a private terrace, where you and your group will enjoy a traditional Tuscan meal, complete with regional specialties such as crostini and cured salami. After your stomach and taste buds have been sated, you will drive back to your original departure point in Florence.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale
Meeting point
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazzale Michelangelo
Piazza Michelangelo is on a hill on the south bank of the Arno River, just east of the center of Florence, and offers a stunning view of the city.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Basilica San Miniato al Monte
San Miniato al Monte is a basilica in Florence, standing atop one of the highest points in the city. It has been described as one of the finest Romanesque structures in Tuscany and one of the most scenic churches in Italy.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Villa Pian dei Giullari
Pian dei Giullari is a hamlet overlooking Florence, just above Piazzale Michelangelo.
Pass By:  
Villa del Poggio Imperiale
Villa del Poggio Imperiale is a predominantly neoclassical former grand ducal villa in Arcetri, just to the south of Florence in Tuscany, central Italy.
Pass By:  
Casa Chianti Classico
The diverse and amazing panorama in Tuscany is distinguished with its diverse and scenic landscapes; perhaps the most famous being Chianti. Located in an area that encompasses Florence and Siena, Chianti is as varied in its scenery as it is in its wines.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A valid drivers license is required
  • Minimum driving age: 18 years
  • Previous experience using manual gears is essential. Your guide reserves the right, at his or her discretion, to terminate the participation of any driver who is unable to control the car safely.
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. Please note: this tour is unable to accommodate Vegans food requests
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • OPERATED BY Walkabout Tours
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.
  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine?
A:The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
See all safety measures taken by Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine?
A:The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine?
A:The policy on social distancing is:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
See all safety measures taken by Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine?
A:The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Self-Drive Vintage Fiat 500 Tour from Florence: Tuscan Hills and Italian Cuisine.

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  • "That's maybe something worth considering changing, I think some roads were not that suitable for scooters and to split up cars and scooters, with each group having a guide of their own, may also be a bit safer." See review
  • "The tour guide is very friendly, he speak Spanish, English and German very well, very recommended." See review
  • "These are cars from the 60s and 70s, you need to know how to use a clutch." See review

Reviews

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star-5
A highlight of our trip!
Bryan_T
, May 2022
This was a highlight of our trip to Florence! Don’t hesitate to sign up! It was such a joy to ride in these fun cars, see the country side and have lunch at a gorgeous farm. Chris was a fantastic, knowledgeable, welcoming host. He shared some beautiful points of interest that brought the country alive. Also the man who takes care of the Fiat’s and Vespas, takes such pride in his work it was a pleasure to see. It was a wonderful day! Thank you!
star-5
Great Experience Driving Around Tuscany
Susana_P
, May 2022
My husband and I did this tour on our honeymoon and it was so much fun! Very cool to see all the classic fiats and vespas. You’re given a quick rundown of how to drive the fiat and then you’re off an a tour around Tuscany. First stop was a beautiful vineyard to take some photos and learn a little about the region. Second stop was another great viewpoint. Third stop was the highest point where you can see all of Florence from and you have the opportunity to walk through a cathedral and explore for a bit. Last stop was a gorgeous estate where we had some lunch and wine before heading back to the garage. This was a fantastic tour and definitely something different and fun to try! Chris was a great tour guide with lots of information and tons of enthusiasm about the cars. Would 100% recommend this tour.
star-5
Very good experience, the...
JeanYves_G
, May 2022
Very good experience, the tour was great, our guide Christian very fun and helpful, we enjoyed a lot, and the kids also!
star-5
Great Experience!
Kevin_S
, Apr 2022
My wife and I had a great time on the tour and driving the Fiat 500 was a blast. Chris was an awesome tour guide and really made the day enjoyable with his knowledge and enthusiasm for Florence, Tuscany, and the old Fiats. The food and wine we were served was delicious and the sights were incredible. This is probably the best tour we took while in Italy and we've taken several.
star-5
Fabulous Fiat Tour
Michelle_M
, Mar 2022
We loved this fiat tour and highly recommend. 20 minute van ride out of Florence. Then fiat drive with stops at a vineyard, a church and lunch. Lunch was beautifully done at tables outside with meats/cheese, pasta and wine. Our guide, Christian was excellent!! His love and knowledge of fiats was great.
star-5
Best day!
Brigitta_G
, Mar 2022
It was great! Alex was a fantastic tourleader. A lot of fun, had a lot of interesting stories to tell and was very patient, when one was making silly mistakes, like trying to start the beautiful little fiat without turning the key first and things like that. We had the best time!! If we ever come back to Firenze (we will, its an amazing city) we will definitely book with Walkabout again. Thank you!
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Vintage Fiat with my family
Andre_E
, Mar 2022
Nic was our tour guide for the day He was amazing every single step of the way It was one of the most memorable experience I’ve ever had and my kids loved it What better way to experience Tuscany Florence driving the hills of Florence Tuscany with amazing views and good food definitely support and a must for everyone
star-5
What an amazing trip!!
April_P
, Mar 2022
Wasn’t expecting this to be our favorite memory of our trip to Italy, but it definitely turned out to be! Christian was the absolute best guide. We loved every minute, and love every photo. Bring extra tip money because you will wish you had more after this experience.
star-5
5 Stars plus!
Donna_E
, Dec 2021
Simply amazing! We added this as a last minute thing and we were so excited that we did! Christian was a fantastic guide and the entire tour was such a fun and surprising experience. Got to see some of the wine country, drove a cute vintage fiat through the countryside and the lunch was delicious! Could not have asked for a better day.
1 traveler found this review helpful
star-5
Highly recommend this tour!
Carrie_W
, Dec 2021
I highly recommend this tour! It was a wonderful way to gain both historical and geographical context for Florence while having a unique experience driving a vintage car! It's a simplified manual transmission, so the driving isn't too difficult. However, you do go on a few busier roads, so I would not recommend for an inexperienced driver. Our guide, Christian, was very friendly and knowledgeable. Lunch was homemade pasta which was so delicious! Again, I highly recommend!

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