Tel / Whatsapp

+32 477 56 67 11


Opening Hours

Mon - Fri: 9am - 5pm

The Tuscany region, located in the heart of Italy, is renowned for its breathtaking scenery and exceptional wines. Among the must-do tourist activities are Tuscan vineyards by Vespa offer a unique experience for discover this wine region par excellence. That's right, touring Tuscany on a Vespa is an unforgettable experience! In this article, we'll explore the different places to visit on a Vespa vineyard tour, the wineries and tastings not to be missed, and some tips for a successful getaway.

Organize a Vespa tour of Tuscany's vineyards

To best organize your trip along the Tuscan roads, you first need to plan your itinerary and choose the vineyards you wish to explore. If you're new to the world of wine, opt for a organized tour can be an excellent solution for making the most of your stay without having to worry about organization.

Powered by GetYourGuide

Choose between an organized or à la carte tour

Several agencies offer guided tours which combine Vespa rental with a guided tour of the region's vineyards. You'll benefit from the knowledge of a local guide to learn more about the history of the vineyards visited and their winemaking traditions. What's more, organized tours usually include WINE TASTING in the various wineries and domains visited.

On the other hand, if you prefer a solo adventure, you can organize your own getaway to discover the vineyards of Tuscany. Rent a Vespa and explore the region's picturesque roads at your own pace, while making your own choices of visits and tastings.

Find the right Vespa for your needs

To make the most of your Vespa tour, it's essential to choose a vehicle that's comfortable and suited to your needs. There are several rentals available for all types of riders, from classic scooters to more recent, powerful models. Don't forget to equip your Vespa with a luggage rack or top-case to carry your personal belongings, as well as any bottles of wine you've bought along the way.

Must-sees on the Vespa wine route

Tuscany's rich cultural and wine-growing heritage means there are several wine routes well worth a visit. Here are just a few of the must-see stops on your Vespa tour:

  1. Chianti Classico : cradle of the famous Chianti wine, this region offers breathtaking scenery dotted with vineyards, olive groves, cypresses and medieval villages. Many of these villages are home to cellars and wineries where you can sample the local wines.
  2. Montalcino : located south of Siena, this charming town is famous for its Brunello di Montalcino wine. Be sure to visit the Poggio alle Mura castle or the Banfi winery for a memorable tasting.
  3. Bolgheri : On the Tyrrhenian coast, Bolgheri is a picturesque village surrounded by vineyards producing exceptional red wines. The Ornellaia estate and its superb gardens are a must for lovers of fine wines.
  4. Montepulciano : famous for its Nobile di Montepulciano wine, this medieval town offers breathtaking views of the surrounding vineyards. Take time to stroll through the narrow streets and discover the Contucci winery, one of the oldest in the town.
Powered by GetYourGuide

Tips for a successful Vespa getaway

To make the most of your trip and avoid unpleasant surprises, here are a few tips to consider before and during your Vespa tour:

  • Make a point of not confusing wine tasting with wine drinking! After all, when you taste wine, you spit it back into a bucket! 🙂 Italy, like all European countries, is strict rules on drunk driving !
  • Always check that your Vespa rental is covered by an insurance policy. insurance and that all safety equipment (helmets in particular) is provided.
  • Prepare your itinerary in advance and note the opening hours of the wineries and cellars you wish to visit, so you can plan your stopovers with peace of mind.
  • Don't underestimate fatigue: plan regular breaks to rest and enjoy the stress-free environment.
  • Remember to take a road map or GPS with you, as well as a cell phone with Internet access, so you don't get lost on the country's roads. Tip: don't forget a portable battery, as a GPS on a mobile phone drains the battery in just a few hours...

By following these tips, you can enjoy a memorable experience discovering the vineyards of Tuscany by Vespa. Whether you're a connoisseur of fine wines or simply curious, this unique escapade will give you the opportunity to discover magnificent places and taste exceptional wines, while enjoying the inimitable charm of Italy's Dolce Vita.

Frequently asked questions :

  • What are the most popular vineyards to visit by Vespa in Tuscany?

    There are many beautiful vineyards in Tuscany, but some of the most popular for Vespa tours include the Antinori vineyard in Chianti, the Castello di Brolio vineyard in Gaiole in Chianti, the Castello di Ama vineyard in Lecchi in Chianti, the Fattoria Le Pupille vineyard in Morellino di Scansano and the Tenuta San Guido vineyard in Bolgheri.

  • How long does a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany last? 

    The duration of a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany can vary according to the vineyard and the package chosen, but in general, you should allow between 2 and 4 hours for a complete tour with wine tasting.

  • How much does a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany cost?

    The cost of a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany depends on the vineyard and the package chosen, but in general, you should expect to pay between 100 and 180 euros per person for a complete tour with wine tasting. This price includes rental and tour.

  • Do I need to book in advance for a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany?

    Advance booking is highly recommended for a Vespa vineyard tour in Tuscany, especially during the peak tourist season (May to September). Some tours may be fully booked weeks in advance, so it's best to book as early as possible.

  • Is it possible to drive a Vespa in Tuscany without a motorcycle driver's license?

    Yes, you can drive a Vespa in Tuscany without a motorcycle driving license, provided you have a valid car driving license and are at least 18 years old. Rental models are often Vespa 50cc.

  • What type of clothing should I wear when riding a Vespa?

    Obviously, this depends on the season in which you visit Tuscany... but never underestimate the cold (you're standing still in the wind) and sunburn (the wind won't make you feel the burn again). We strongly advise against wearing sandals or flip-flops. Opt for shoes or sneakers.

  • Is there a maximum weight for riding a Vespa?

    A Vespa can carry up to 170kg. This corresponds on average to a maximum of 2 people with a small bag.

Recommended Articles

📅 Find a vacation home in Tuscany