GALLUZZO ITINERARY #slowflorence

  • Comply with health safety regulations for the covid-19 emergency

What you will find

THE TERRITORY
A border and connection territory, an extension of Florence towards the south, an extraordinary crossroads of different communities and municipalities: Florence, Scandicci, Bagno a Ripoli and Impruneta. Territory of two rivers: the Ema and the Greve and of three important and historic road axes: the Vie Senese and Cassia (for Siena and, therefore, for Rome) and the Via Volterrana (for Volterra). At the confluence of different lithological territories: from the "pietra forte" of Monteripaldi (the sandstone rich in lime, a fundamental time to realize the "paving" roads, because it is more resistant to the weathering of the Fiesole and Settignano stone) galestrino (or gabbreto or focajolo soil, good for terracotta and good, if well fertilized, for agriculture) of the Impruneta hills. In short, a beautiful area stretching out between Florence and the admirable southern area, embellished with "mansions", villas, gardens and farms scattered over the hills ...

VISITABLE PLACES
Certosa del Galluzzo - admission fee

  • SUITABLE: To all walkers, to all runners


  • BASIC PATH: Piazza Don Puliti - Gardens of Viale dei Tanini - Park of Via Vecchia di Pozzolatico (La Pioppeta) - Via dei Campi Lunghi - Via Gherardo Silvani - Via di San Felice a Ema - Viuzzo di San Felice a Ema - Via Ciolini - Via Orsini - Via Poccetti - Via della Campora - Via delle Romite - Via Santa Chiara - Via de 'Giandonati - Piazza Acciaiuoli
  • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUE: Pay attention in the narrow streets that are not protected for pedestrians (from Via di S. Felice a Ema to Via delle Romite). A first ascent of 300 meters characterizes the stretch between the Viuzzo di S. Felice a Ema and Via Ciolini. From here the descent to the satin crossing with Via Senese and a second climb on Via Poccetti. In Via delle Campora a slight up and down. Last stretch of the downhill route to the center of Galluzzo.
  • TRAINING TYPE: Due to its characteristics, this type of track allows you to train specific strength thanks to the continuous alternation of ascents and descents.


  • CONNECTED PATH: Via Vecchia di Pozzolatico - Via della Luigiana - Via Senese - Via Biagini - Piazza Niccolò Acciaiuoli
  • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUE: The first stretch of the route for less than 1 km is uphill, follows a slight up and down up to Via Luigiana, the next stretch is characterized by a descent and a subsequent challenging climb of about 250 meters up to the Paris Corbinelli. Continue downhill to Piazza Puliti. Pay attention in narrow streets that are not protected for pedestrians (Via Vecchia di Pozzolatico and Via Luigiana)
  • TRAINING TYPE: Thanks to its characteristics, this type of track allows you to train the lactic acid power, or produce a large percentage of lactic acid and dispose of it at the same time
  • SUITABLE: To all walkers with a good level of training, to all runners with a good level of training. Beginners can alternate running with walking (in the most challenging sections)


  • FOOTWEAR: walking or especially running

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PLEASE NOTE: THE FACILITIES HAVE BEEN ENTIRELY SANITIZED AND THE VISITS WILL BE CARRIED OUT IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REGULATIONS STATED BY THE HEALTH EMERGENCY.
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Where / Meeting point

Via Senese - 50124 Firenze (FI)

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