Renting a bike in Florence

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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:

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
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If no cheap city bikes are left, you'll have to pay a bit more for them at a noleggio bici shop like:

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

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