PIAZZALE MICHELANGELO ITINERARY #slowflorence

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

What you will find

THE TERRITORY

This path has absolutely extraordinary characteristics due to the variety and density of the historical, landscape and architectural features of the territory crossed, a vast territory because it embraces the entire hillside from the Oltrarno to San Niccolò, having as its backbone the Viale dei Colli, the long, romantic and panoramic walk designed by Poggi as part of the Florence Capital works. Upstream and downstream of this magnificent route, the foothill area and the hills in a succession of villas, parks, gardens, churches, walls and ramparts, fortresses, towers, small villages, country farms still alive and worked ...

    VISITABLE PLACES:

    1. Iris Garden Free admission.
    2. Rose Garden Free admission.
    3. Church of S. Miniato Free admission.
    4. Church of San Salvatore al Monte Free admission.
    5. Pagliere di Boboli Only for exhibitions and shows.
    6. Bobolino Garden Free admission.
    7. Villa of Poggio Imperiale Visitable Chinese areas (on payment) only on Saturdays and by appointment.
    8. Inaf - Arcetri Astrophysical Observatory for visits and observations of the sky (night),
    9. Church of San Leonardo in Arcetri Free admission.

    • SUITABLETo all types of walkers, to families with children, given the width of the sidewalks of Viale dei Colli (except in Via del Monte alle Croci and in Via di San Miniato al Monte, where care must be taken for the lack of a protected pedestrian area) . To advanced runners, who can run the entire course. Beginners can alternate running by entering stretches of walk in the more challenging parts.

    • BASIC ROUTE: P.za Ferrucci - V.le Michelangelo - P.le Michelangelo - V.le Galilei - P.le Galileo - V.le Machiavelli - P.le di Porta Romana - V.le Machiavelli - P.le Galileo - V.le Galilei - Via delle Porte Sante - Via del Monte alle Croci - Via di S. Miniato al Monte - V.le Michelangelo - P.za Ferrucci
    • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUE: The path is provided with a wide pavement and / or cycle path on Viale dei Colli. In the stretch of Viale Machiavelli the bottom is in stone, very uneven. The rest of the route is entirely in asphalt. In Via del Monte alle Croci and Via San Miniato (especially the second, with not wide carriageways) the road is devoid of pavement. The highest slopes are recorded in the last stretch of Viale Michelangelo and in the central part of Viale Machiavelli.
    • TRAINING TYPEDue to its characteristics, this type of track allows you to train the body to sustain a prolonged effort over time, or resistance.


    • CONNECTED ROUTE: Piazzale di Porta Romana - Viale del Poggio Imperiale - Largo Fermi - Via San Leonardo - Viale Galileo Galilei
    • ROUTE AND ROAD VENUEThe whole route is on asphalt. The stretch of Via San Leonardo has no sidewalk. The first section (Viale del Poggio Imperiale) is uphill (maximum gradient 19%)
    • TRAINING TYPETrain the body to manage the feeling of fatigue

    • FOOTWEAR: walking or 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

    Piazzale Michelangelo - 50125 Firenze (FI)

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