Visit food producers by Vespa in the charming Tuscan countryside around Pontedera, hometown of the Vespa!
Most of the visitors to Tuscany do not know that Vespas are produced here!
The company is in Pontedera, right between Florence and Pisa.
This tour is a fantastic opportunity to ride a Vespa scooter and explore the beautiful hilly countryside of the Pisan Chianti just around Pontedera, an area famous for its excellent wine & food producers and for Andrea Bocelli's open air arena "Teatro del Silenzio".
A memorable day full of fun, delicious food and spectacular views!
THIS TOUR IS DESIGNED FOR PEOPLE WHO KNOW HOW TO RIDE A SCOOTER. NOT FOR FIRST-TIMERS
This tour is planned with scooter for each 2 pax.
Moto rider traveller must show up with driving license, be 18 years or older and have some experience riding scooters.
To not fulfil these requirements makes this tour fail.
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8. 30 am
Meet me at your cruise ship docking in Livorno
9. 30 am
We reach the starting point and rent the vespa scooters
10. 00 am
We leave for the tour! First some practice for 15 minutes
10. 40 am
We reach the medieval village of Lari where we visit a very panoramic Castle and a famous artisanal pasta producer. Sampling of a local cherry liquor
1. 00 pm
We reach a farm with an oil mill where we experience how extra virgin olive oil is produced. Here we have a full lunch with the cold cuts produced by the farm and we sample some local Chianti wine (just a glass!!)
3. 00 pm
We get to the most beautiful viewpoint of Tuscany: Teatro del Silenzio, an open air arena in Andrea Bocelli's birthtown. Here we have a quick stop for a cappuccino
4. 30 pm
We deliver the Vespas back at the starting point
5. 30 pm
We get back to Livorno harbor
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We meet in Livorno harbor directly at your ship. On board luxury airconditioned car or van we reach the starting point of the tour.
End location: We finish the tour in Livorno by your cruise ship.
Duration: 9 hours
The timing does not include 20 minutes necessary to do the paperwork at the vespa rental and 10 minutes to drop the vespas back. The tour is NOT advisable on Wednesdays nor Sundays because the pasta producer does not operate. On Mondays the Vespa museum is not open.
The meeting point is at the Harbor of Livorno, on the quay where your ship is docked. My driver and I will welcome you on board luxury airconditioned vans for up to 8 passengers. Once we reach the starting point of the tour we rent vespa scooters and we take a round trip of 6-7 hours.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 Euro - (approx) Some cash for souvenirs, extra beverage or food if you wish.
• My license as a guide is not valid for art towns and I will not be able to guide inside of the historical monuments and museums.
• I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.