• Centro Linguistico Dante Alighieri

Physical activity in Florence

If you are active and do not want to skip your daily workouts, you can become a member at one of the many gyms in Florence. The larger gyms can be found in the outskirts of the city center, but you can also find smaller gym studios close to the Linguistic Center Dante Aligheri.

If you love the outdoors, you will want to head to the Cascine Park, a lovely place to run, ride a bike or just go for a walk. In the park, you will also find the Pavoniere, a secluded and romantic outdoor pool surrounded by greenery, perfect for hot summer afternoons. 

You can also hike in the surrounding hills, following the many marked trails. The natural park of Monte Morello, just 10 km from the city center is one in particular.

Around the station of Santa Maria Novella, you can rent a bike and cycle around the city along the many cycle paths. There are beautiful trails for walking, running or biking along the Arno river.

If Yoga is your passion, you will be able to find the Center of Yoga close to the station. Throughout the city are many schools where you can learn and practice many types of dance.