MONTE DELL'ARNO ITINERARY #slowflorence

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

What you will find

THE TERRITORY
This path, of environmental and landscape interest, takes place to the east, on the left and right bank of the Arno, between the Ponte San Niccolò - at the foot of Viale dei Colli - and beyond the Ponte di Varlungo (first of the bridges upstream of Florence ) up to Sant'Andrea a Rovezzano, on the right bank, through gardens and parks on the two banks of the river. This short and suggestive stretch of plain, between the river and the hills, is framed to the north-east by the nearby hills of Fiesole (295 m asl) and Settignano (175 m asl) and to the north by the Incontro (557 m asl ) and of Monte Pilli (360 meters above sea level) offers, upstream, wonderful views of the hills dotted with villas and, downstream, remarkable views of the historical-monumental part of the center of Florence ...

VISITABLE PLACES
  1. Villa Favard Park Free admission.
  2. Pazzagli Park Admission fee
  3. Church of S. Andrea a Rovezzano

  • SUITABLETo all walkers, to families with children, to all runners


  • BASIC PATH: Ponte San Niccolò - Giardini del Lungarno del Tempio, del Lungarno Cristoforo Colombo e del Lungarno Aldo Moro - Ponte di Varlungo - Parco dell’Albereta - Lungarno Francesco Ferrucci - Ponte San Niccolò
  • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUE: The route, entirely flat (except for the slope variations at the Arno crossing bridges) takes place mainly inside pedestrian areas or cycle paths on a regular road surface (clay and, at times, asphalt). Excellent for the development of resistance, it is also suitable for the development of aerobic power.
  • TRAINING TYPEThis type of track allows you to train more capacity based on your level. Excellent for resistance development. It also lends itself well to training on repeated tests for the development of aerobic power.


  • CONNECTED PATH: Ponte di Varlungo - Via della Funga - Via delle Mulina di S. Andrea - Via di S. Andrea a Rovezzano - Via Aretina - Via Rocca Tedalda - Parco di Villa Favard - Via Generale Dalla Chiesa - Via della Nave di Rovezzano - Via della Funga - Ponte di Varlungo
  • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUEThe path, entirely flat (except for the slope at the bridge crossing the Arno) takes place mainly inside pedestrian areas, except for the part linking to Villa Favard, provided however (except for a short stretch) of pavement.
  • TRAINING TYPEThis type of track allows you to train more capacity based on your level. Excellent for resistance development. It also lends itself well to training on repeated tests for the development of aerobic power.


  • 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

Ponte San Niccolò - 50122 Firenze (FI)

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