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Try A Water Bike Tour Of Florence

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There are many, many different tours of the historic city of Florence and, with so much to see and do from food and wine-tasting to viewing art to visiting haunted hotspots, there is no shortage of different ways to experience the city. Depending on what you’re interested in, what age you are, how fit you are, what language you speak, who you’re with etc there are a range of different kinds of tours to choose from and a variety of modes of transport to get around. You can walk, run, take a bus, cycle, go on a segway or, even, take to the Arno River. Tours of an Italian city by water might bring Venice to mind but it is also a viable way to see Florence by cycling along the Arno. How can one cycle the Arno, you might ask? Well, by taking a water bike, of course! Just find a luxury villa in Florence and take this unique tour for yourself – it will be an unforgettable experience.

The tours depart at either 8am or 7pm and last for a duration of two hours. An informative, friendly and professional guide will take only small groups, ensuring that you’re well cared for and get a personalised experience. Not only will you avoid being a nameless face among a giant crowd in a tour group, you’ll also avoid the crowds of tourists on the streets and at attractions. Furthermore, you’ll get to spend time in the great outdoors, take in swathes of the city and get a little exercise in while you’re at it; all while having a fun and memorable experience.

Everything will be provided, you merely have to turn up and be dressed for the weather. The bicycles are standard mountain-bikes which have been transformed into proper water-bikes and, of course, you need to be able to ride one and be comfortable being on water. The minimum age is 10 years and the tour is not recommended for people with back problems, heart complaints, serious medical conditions or pregnant women. However, the tour is available to people from lots of different countries as it is offered in a variety of languages. Once everything has been arranged you will meet your guide at Pescaia Santa Rosa, San Niccolò Beach and your special exploration of Florence will begin. For a truly unique way of experiencing the city, why not try this out for yourself on your next trip to Florence?

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