Renting a bike in Florence

Where to get a rental bike in Florence

ReidsItaly.com Florence Map

» View ENLARGED MAP with all listings

TOURS FROM OUR TRUSTED PARTNERS that include Florence

Intrepid Travel
Intrepid Travel 2011 Italy trips
Best of ItalyPartner (15 days)
Italy ExperiencePartner (15 days)
Classic ItalyPartner (21 days)
Italy Family AdventurePartner (14 days)
Highlights of ItalyPartner (8 days)
Tuscan ExpressPartner (7 days)

Gap Adventures
G Adventures 2011 Italy trips
• Ultimate ItalyPartner (13 days)
• Italy Culture and History Explored (9 days)
• The Taste of TuscanyPartner (8 days)
• Venice to Rome AdventurePartner (8 days)
• Italy Family AdventurePartner (10 days)

iExplore
iExplore Italy trips 2011
• Italy Experience (9 days)
• Italy in Style (9 days)
• Magical Tuscany & Portofino Peninsula (10 days)
• Tuscan Delights (8 days)
• Splendors of Italy & Southern France (16 days)
Despite the relatively traffic-free historic center, biking has not really caught on in Florence, but local authorities are trying to change that with cheap rental bikes. Rates are a mere €1.50 per hour, €4 for five hours, or €8 per day.

Map of bike paths and rental locations: www.comune.firenze.it

These cheap city bikes (tel. +39-055-650-5295) are available from stands scattered around town. They keep moving the locations, but by 2009 here's where they seem to have settled:

Private bike rentals in Florence

Useful Italian
bike - bicicletta or bici
bike rental - noleggio bici
two hours - due ore
one day - un giorno
helmet - casco
Full story
If no cheap city bikes are left, you'll have to pay a bit more for them at a noleggio bici shop like:

Related pages

Guided tour of Tuscany


  

Intrepid Travel Generic 468x90

Search ReidsItaly.com

This article was written by Reid Bramblett and was last updated in January 2009. All information was accurate at the time.

about | contact | faq

» THE REIDSITALY.COM DIFFERENCE «

Copyright © 2008–2013 by Reid Bramblett. Author: Reid Bramblett