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500 Touring Club

Via Gherardo Silvani, 50125 Florence, Italy
+39 346 8262324
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Ranked #5 of 257 activities in Florence
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Owner description: Take the wheel of a vintage Italian 1960's FIAT, a car so stylish that you look cool even in the heat of August! Voted "sexiest car in the world" by... more » Owner description: Take the wheel of a vintage Italian 1960's FIAT, a car so stylish that you look cool even in the heat of August! Voted "sexiest car in the world" by Top Gear. Join one of our convoy tours for the most fun you've had in years!Itineraries include picnics, panoramic swimming pools, wine and olive oil tastings and more. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

Driving the Fiats around Tuscany while listening to 60's Italian music added to our experience on the tour. I had so much fun that day seeing the sights and sounds of the wine country that I would not only recommend but insist that anyone visiting Florence take this tour. Our experience with Beppe and Andrea was second to none. Thanks... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very enjoyable experience. Chris (our tour guide) was awesome and very knowledgable about Florence and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. Totally recommend this tour for all visitors to Florence.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Wow what an incredible experience. My wife and I were looking forward to this and I must say it surpassed all expectation. Our guide Beppe was most welcoming and accommodating. We drove through some amazing countryside, stopping at several points to take in the views and learn more about the region. I must say the 1960s soundtrack provided whilst we... More

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Redondo Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

if you're ever in Florence Italy - the COOLEST thing to do is see the Tuscany valley in these vintage Fiat 500 cars. There are driving tours, wine tasting tours, cooking tours and more. We found their site accidentally while surfing on Trip Advisor - tried it - and it was the best thing we did on our 2 month... More

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BeppePersico, Owner at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Dear Bill, thank you for taking the time for writing such a nice and detailed review, it is greatly appreciated! I'm glad you guys had as much fun as I had driving around the hills of Florence :) the BEST thing you did in your 2 months trip is a fantastic "award" for us ... hope to see you guys... More

Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014 via mobile

There is a reason for all of the 5 star reviews. The wine tasting tour far exceeded our expectations. Beppe, his lovely wife and staff have something special here and you owe it to yourself to experience the 500 Touring Club.

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BeppePersico, Owner at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Wow ! what a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. I'm very happy that you decided to come on tour with us and that it was a lovely experience. It was fun spending time with you guys, until next time, all the best ! Beppe More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

On my very first trip to Italy (my wife's second), I had grandiose visions of renting a car and driving through the Tuscan countryside. Prior to arrival, I got my international driver's license, booked the rental and then – story after story of tickets, complications and not to mention, I had no idea of where I was going to drive... More

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BeppePersico, Owner at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Dear Purefuel, thank you so much for such a lovely and hearfelt review! I'm glad the early morning/late night texting and emailing worked out nicely and you finally got the chance to come on tour with us. It's been a pleasure having you guys with us and spending time with you. Lovely memories for us as well ! take care,... More

Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My husband I drove "Fernando" through the Tuscan countryside, which was a 1968 Fiat 500. We saw the vineyards, the olive groves, maneuvered curving and narrow streets, and finished the morning and early afternoon with a private lunch in the cellar with meats, cheeses, mousse and four flights of wine. The double-clutching and the soft brakes were a little tricky... More

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BeppePersico, Manager at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Hi Donna, it's been lovely to have you and to spend the day with you guys. Thank you so much for this beautiful beautiful review and for all the compliments ! I'm glad Fernando treated you right and that you had a lovely day and will be having awesome memories of this. Thanks for all the fun guys, and you... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Absolutely loved this. Andrea and her team were lovely, the tour was great and the wine tasting was even better. The drive around Tuscany and the villa itself were breathtaking. Totally recommend.

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BeppePersico, Owner at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Dear Kate It is always a pleasure to know that we are able to share our passion for our job with nice people such as you guys. Thank you for taking the time to review the time we shared together with such kind words and I can assure it was as much a pleasure for us as it was for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

Wanting to find something a little different to do with my teenage son this seemed a fun idea. We had a great time! Our lovely tour guide David drove us around in 'topsie' giving us plenty of photo opportunities and telling us about the local sights before heading to the cellar. Our group spent the next couple of hours sampling... More

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BeppePersico, Manager at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Dear Wendi, Thank you for this amazing review ! It was delightful to spend the afternoon with you guys and I'm so happy that you chose us for your 'off the beaten track' experience ! You are welcome to partake in the "bella vita" with us any other time, next time let your son drive ! best of luck David More

Plano, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

We had the BEST time on this tour. We drove Fernando who is a super cute turquoise Fiat and had so much fun. The Tuscan countryside really is a must-see and what better way to do it than in a classic Italian car? The wine tasting at the Italian villa was also great and a perfect way to end the... More

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BeppePersico, Owner at 500 Touring Club, responded to this review

Dear Sperry1976 My biggest thanks for such a beautiful review!! You have really made me see my job under such a great and gratifying light. I am very glad that you had a unique experience and that you enjoyed Fernando as much as the food and the wine! Keep sharing the love for vintage cars all the best Beppe More

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