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Lucca Bikes and Bites Food Adventure

  • 3-hour bike and food tour of Lucca
  • Explore the city's landmarks and culinary scene on two wheels
  • Take your pick of seasonal gelato flavors
Lucca Bikes and Bites Food Adventure
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Lucca Bikes and Bites Food Adventure
Treat your taste buds while exploring Lucca’s flat, cycling-friendly streets the way locals do on this afternoon bike and food tour. Pedal along leafy boulevards and through charming squares on a relaxed ride, stopping to sample the city’s best bites, from artisan gelato and balsamic vinegar to farro soup and pecorino cheese. Tidbits of local history are served up alongside generous food and drink tastings.
What to Expect
Meet your foodie guide in front of Lucca’s train station in the early afternoon, and hop on a provided bike for your two-wheeled tour around town. Join the many locals who get around by bike, as it's the ideal way to navigate the city’s flat but narrow medieval streets. Follow your guide on a leisurely sightseeing route that passes many local landmarks including the San Frediano church, Guinigi Tower, and plenty of other photo-worthy stops.

Start things off on a sweet note with a scoop of artisan gelato in your choice of decadent, seasonal flavors. Continue on to visit several of Lucca’s best delicatessens, where you can meet passionate purveyors and taste fine Tuscan products sourced from the surrounding countryside. Try nutty pecorino cheese from the Garfagnana Mountains, perfectly paired with mondiola salami and bruschetta. Learn about the raw ingredients used to make farro soup, a Luccan specialty, and try different varieties of extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar.

Finally, pop into one of the bars built into the historic city walls for a glass of Sangiovese wine or a classic Italian cocktail, served with more typical snacks. Chat with your guide about the region’s culinary culture and get recommendations for authentic dinner spots before cycling back to the train station to finish the 3-hour tour.
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1 - 5 of 9 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Excellent adventure!

Chiana met us at the train station promptly at 2pm for our tour, got us set up with our bikes, and away we went. She gave us a thorough and very interesting history of Lucca and surrounding areas first, so we would know what we...More

Thank Senja D
Chiara D, Proprietario at Lucca - Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Senja, thank you for this wonderfu review, you made my day!!! We are so happy that you have enjoyed our "Lucca bike and bite" and also our food stops. We hope to see you back in our city again or in another Urban Adventures...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Excellent Tour - Highly Recommend

Absolutely one of the best ways to see and get a taste of Lucca - while feeling pleased with your-self that you are getting some exercise (albeit very easy exercise on the well maintained bikes). Our guide was Diletta Barbieri, who was fabulous and ‘knew...More

Thank geoffreym453
Chiara D, Proprietario at Lucca - Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Geoffrey, your review have made my day!!!! Thank you very much for taking time to write a feedback about us and for choosing Lucca and our "Bikes and bites"tour. We are also happy that you had a good time with our guide Diletta, we...More

Reviewed 9 August 2018

We loved Borana! She was smart, funny and easy. We saw just enough of Lucca to understand how special it is while biking (lightly) through the city. The stops for food and drink were yummy and educational. MUST DO!More

Thank klenzihammel
Chiara D, Proprietario at Lucca - Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2018

Hi dears, great to hear from you and find this awesome review! Thank you very much for choosing our "Bike and Bite tour" and we are also really happy that you had a good time with our guide Borana we know that she is a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile
Wonderful tour

I did this tour with Borana, who was an excellent guide. I was the only one in the group which meant we could go at my pace and I got very personalised attention. The gelati was amazing, the food and wine was delicious. We cycled...More

Thank emma39
Chiara D, Proprietario at Lucca - Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 9 July 2018

Dear Emma, Thanks a lot for your positive feedback! I am so glad that you have enjoyed our Lucca Bikes and Bites and our food stops. We are also really happy that you had a great time with our "super" guide Borana, we know that...More

Reviewed 5 June 2018
Fun & Food

We did this bike ride in May & our guide Borana was great. She gave us a real taste of Italy, through the wine, cheeses & gelato. We biked through the beautiful town of Lucca & learned a lot of it's history. The bikes were...More

Thank Karen B
Chiara D, Proprietario at Lucca - Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2018

Dear Karen, thank you for taking the time to write a review about our "Bikes and Bites tour". We are really happy to hear that you loved our food stops, our city and our wonderful guide Borana. If you are back to Lucca please don'...More

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