Florence Eye Celebrates the World of Cycling With “Good Bike! Gente di Bici”

Good Bike Florence

From May 17 to 19, Florence Eye celebrates the start of the Tour de France from Florence with an event dedicated to all cycling enthusiasts.

Florence turns yellow for the start of the Tour de France from the Tuscan capital. To mark this grand occasion, Florence Eye will host one of the six stops of Good Bike! Gente di bici.

Good Bike! is a traveling event for all bicycle lovers that will stop at six Italian cities from May 10 to June 23: Bologna, Florence, Rimini, Piacenza, Cesenatico, and Turin. From May 17 to 19 it will stop at the ferris wheel village in Florence, ahead of the Tour the France’s arrival.

Good Bike Florence

Florence Eye is Italy’s tallest Ferris wheel: standing 55 meters tall, Florence Eye shapes Florence’s skyline, offering breathtaking views of both the historic center and Parco delle Cascine. Florence Eye is powered by wind and solar energy, demonstrating a commitment to environmental sustainability.

The bicycle will of course be the star of the festivities, with a packed program of activities and meetings. The event promotes the culture of cycling in all its forms, featuring talks on road safety and the exploration of new sports related to the cycling world.

Alongside the educational aspects, there will be entertainment and fun with performances by professionals showcasing BMX, bike trial, and bike polo acrobatics. Music will also accompany this event dedicated to bike lovers: Lovesick will perform at all Good Bike! stops, bringing their acclaimed multi-instrumentalist combo with influences deeply rooted in American country, rock’n’roll, western, and 1940s and 1950s swing music.

There will also be a food court curated by Streeat Food Truck Festival, Italy’s first traveling street food festival, which has been offering delicious food across the country for ten years.

Florence Eye

Piazzale Vittorio Veneto, Parco delle Cascine

Opening times:
10am – 12am

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