Learn how to paddle in a cool spot in the calm water of Bilancino Lake. In the beautiful valley of Mugello, just 25  minutes from Florence. The lake is the perfect place for learning SUP. Meeting Point is at Bahia Cafe (Via Gastone Nencini, 50031), the beach bar on the lake. There is lots of free parking, and a free pebbly beach with changing rooms, bathrooms, a bar area featuring live music on occasion, umbrellas and sun loungers (the last two are for a small fee). We will find other beaches along the lake, but wilder beaches not organized as the Bahia Cafè. The excursion will bring the participants to the north bank of the lake, at the famous natural oasis of Gabbianello, an important place for birdwatching and recognised as a Protected Natural Area of Local Interest and is part of the WWF Oasis System.

    What To Bring:

  • Swimming gear

  • Sunscreen

  • Dry clothes

  • Towel

  What’s Included:

  • Use of top-class gear

  • Board, paddle, lifejacket, leash

  • ​Professional SUP coach

  • Drinking water and snacks

  • Insurance

  • Dry bag

Our tour Bilancino Lake Cruising, in Mugello area, is simply perfect to spend some hour in the peaceful of nature, swimming in the lake, enjoy typical food, and visit the beautiful tuscan countryside. The activity is perfect for everyone, groups of friends, couples, families with kids, you'll have the opportunity to learn SUP in flat waters, take a swim in the lake and get a typical lunch at Bahia Café and visit of the place, just few minutes from the famous  fashion outlet in Barberino di Mugello, or visit historic and cultural places like the famous Medicean Castle of Cafaggiolo, or the old villages in the are of Mugello, like Borgo San Lorenzo or Vicchio, with the house of Giotto , now a museum. To combine with our beautiful excursion on the lake here  a guide of points of interest in Mugello.

Prices per person:private tour 150 euro , up to 4 persons, 69 each, + 4 persons,  59  each 

ALL ACTIVITIES CAN BE CUSTOMIZED to fit your schedule, group size, and confidence level. We operate in the whole region in rivers, lakes and coastal areas.  All tours and excursions are fair-weather and water only. We will not take you into rainy, windy, choppy, or otherwise sketchy weather or water conditions. Our SUP tours are an easy, exciting and rewarding activity for everyone on your vacation! We provide equipment (inflatable boards and wetsuit, instruction and guidance to show you the beauty of Tuscany like you’ve never seen it before -- from the unique perspective only stand up paddling can bring. Participants must be able to swim, wear a sunscreen and a hat to protect yourself from sun. The activities will be organized according to the level and ability of the participants, in order to find the climatic and environmental conditions that will ensure safe fun and encourage learning easy and fast.  

Meeting Point: 

Bahia Cafe (Via Gastone Nencini, 50031),

Barberino di Mugello


Toscanasup is a SUP organization based in Florence, we operate since 2012 in the whole region in sea, rivers, lakes, in waves, flat waters and wildwaters. Toscanasup is a SUP school registered to the ISA (International Surfing Association).


INFO@TOSCANASUP.ORG  +393334468648

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About our staff:  makes use of skilled professionals with multidisciplinary skills also to ensure the safe practice of SUP. All our guides are professional SUP coaches with lifeguard and sup coach license.