July 2020 – Alone, as a couple, with friends, in small groups (physically distanced and happy), travelling unhurriedly and in complete freedom, with style, cultivating a taste for the discovery of beautiful places and good specialities of the territories. Vespa holidays offer all this and more for short tours, for a weekend or more, depending on your needs. From the northern regions to the central regions, here are a few proposals from young entrepreneurs working with new businesses, skilled at combining mobility and tourism, promoting Italian excellence.
VACANZE PAVESI (PAVESI HOLIDAYS). “A thrill on a Vespa, support for Italy, the most beautiful place in the world! We’re ready to start back up in complete safety. By choosing Vacanze Pavesi, you’ll be helping support tourism at home. Graduations, birthdays and anniversaries: the Vacanze Pavesi Gift Cards and boxes are also a perfect gift idea!” This is the proposal from Vacanze Pavesi (from an idea of I Viaggi di Tels, Pavia, Lombardy, Northen Italy) that invites you “to discover Pavia and its wonders: Oltrepò, Lomellina, Pavese, immersed in culture, nature, beauty, and wine and cuisine excellence to leave you with unforgettable carefree moments of complete freedom. With wings beneath your feet.
Source of images: www.instagram.com/vacanzepavesi
Vacanze Pavesi is a slow and responsible tourism project. For one or more days, it welcomes tourists, couples, groups and company teams who want to explore a magical place just a few kilometres from Milan astride a Vespa, entirely independent or guided by recommended itineraries.” Through the narrow streets of Pavia and its historic centre, the wine and hills of Oltrepò, the rivers, the rice beds, the castles: surprises and beauty around every curve, making stops as you please to admire them.
2020 marks the fourth season of operations for Vacanze Pavesi: it has a fleet of 5 Vespa Primavera 125 units in an elegant blue livery (Vespa was a targeted decision, they explain, to offer a true, high quality, entirely ‘Made in Italy’ experience; and you only need a B class driver’s license to ride it). There are lots of proposals, varied and personalised (developed with a series of local partners), like the one that includes the delightful wicker picnic basket (with various, high quality menus and with local food products). And, to dive straight into the romantic Dolce Vita style, they even offer tips for the perfect nineteen-fifties outfit.
INFO AND BOOKING: vacanzepavesi.it/it
VESPA TOUR MARCHE. An “Emotional Experience” is what the Vespa Tour Marche team promises with the choice of three suggested itineraries in this beautiful region of centre of Italy): “Borghi Antichi” (Ancient Villages), “Sapori delle Marche” (Flavours of The Marche), “Monti Sibillini” (Sibillini Mountains) (and there are those who have done all of them), or self-guided tours.
They explain: “Our tours are conceived to satisfy any type of taste and meet any need. All you have to do is choose from the various recommended itineraries the one that suits you. The itineraries were conceived to cover the entire day. There is no need to hurry or keep an eye on the time. All you need to do is take care not to fall too deeply in love with the secret wonders of the Marche.” Just choose your favourite “package”, done the helmet and enjoy all the beauty and bounty of this stupendous Italian region.
In addition to a Vespa Primavera 125cc (a B class driver’s license will suffice), liability insurance and helmets, other services offered are rain gear kits, road books with maps and even a personal coach, family and convention discounts, shuttle service to and from hotels and camp grounds, and other personalised services. Vespa Tour Marche boasts a series of institutional partnerships, as well as partnerships with local associations and entrepreneurs.
INFO AND BOOKING: vespatourmarche.it/en/home-en
TOURS IN VENETO, TUSCANY, LIGURIA.
Vespa Rent Dolomiti, of Vittorio Veneto (Treviso, Veneto region) to explore the hillsides of renowned Prosecco, the Prealps and the Dolomites on a Vespa.
IMAGE SOURCE AND INFO: www.vesparentdolomiti.it/en
Vintage Tours of Pienza (Siena, Tuscany region), a rental and tour organisation company on vintage and modern Vespas.
IMAGE SOURCE AND INFO: www.vintagetours.it/web/eng/welcome
CIVITATIS: tour of the Chianti hillsides on a Vespa, departing from Florence (Tuscany).
IMAGE SOURCE AND INFO: www.civitatis.com/en/florence/chianti-region-full-day-vespa-tour