Sports and Fitness in Florence

Are you completely in love with Italian food and wine? Can’t stop eating and drinking? Don’t panic! Your health is not in danger we found for you the best Florence Sport spots!
Florentines (and Italians) take really care of their image and, for this reason, there is a wide variety of Florence Sport gyms and pools in town!

You won’t absolutely have difficulty finding the sport and fitness gym right that is right for you…

When you arrive in Florence don’t waste your time… Find your gym, sign yourself to the coolest aerobics sport Florence situated or Tai-Chi-Chuan courses and run suddenly to taste the best delices of Italian food…
We can help you also fine the palestra Ricciardi prices one of the most renovated gyms in the center.
Just remember that some gyms ask for medical certificate fitness competitive sports depending from the sport you want to practice.

florence sport


Via Vittorio della Rovere – Ph. 055 450 244 – 055 451 789
Open: Mondays to Fridays, 9am-1pm and 3pm-6 pm.

As members of the University of Florence students are entitled to take part in its sports activities (basketball, athletics, volleyball, etc.). Some activities are free while others cost a small enrolment fee, which varies according to the activity chosen.

The sporting facilities are:

  • Palazzetto dello Sport Universitario
    Via Vittorio della Rovere, 40 – Florence
  • Impianto Polivalente Padovani
    Via Paoli, 21 – Florence

To join in any activity the CUS card is needed and can be obtained submitting:

  1. a document proving enrollment at the University of Florence.
  2. a medical certificate, not older than 1 year, stating the student’s fitness to take part in non-competitive sport activities;
  3. two passport photographs;

Gyms in Florence

It’s time to choose a good gym!…
“I’ve gained a few pounds around the middle. The only lower-body garments I own that still fit me comfortably are towels.”
Dave Barry

If you are staying in Florence but you don’t want to put your training aside, Studentsville has selected the best gyms in Florence, Italy from which some offer also the option of day passes. Even if you are picky about gyms and workouts, here you will find the best solutions for you and your healthy lifestyle.

In this section you will find the best choice for you form the list of the excellent gyms in Florence Italy, equipped with modern machines and you can select the perfect workout programs for your needs. Studentsville was searching for the best gyms in Florence Italy, for you, so you can enjoy to the fullest while you are in vacation and we came across with the list below.

For example at the Florence Fitness gym you can find all inclusive memberships and in the city center you can find the really nice well equipped Ricciardi fitness center. The palestra Ricciardi Firenze, is one of the biggest gyms of the center of Florence and the palestra ricciardi prices are very cost effective.

An exclusive and very well equipped gym is the Klab gym Florence center situated. This is one of the most exclusive and best Florence fitness center located gyms. The Klab gym Florence has three Florence fitness center situated in three strategic positions that offer a unique experience in the world of fitness Florence wellness and social life. Here you can focus on your health at the gym, at the fitness Firenze center, or at the Klab-Marignolle and Klab-Conti, where you can also find gyms, pools, relaxing zones and beauty facilities all forming part of the  Klab Florence wellness centers.

But if you prefer different sports in Florence, you can find a lot of boxing club Firenze  situated all around the city. Florence is also a very gay friendly city, here you can also find a gay sauna Florence, Italy located in the center of Florence in Via Guelfa 93/r called Florence Baths.

We have selected a variety of options for those who live both into and out of the center, you can find some Florence working mens club if you decide to make working out a priority. If you want a different timeout Florence gyms and you want to try something different you can visit the Savasana Firenze fight club. Here you can find all kind of courses, from boxing to MMA, Capoeira and self defense courses.

Football in Florence (Soccer)

Did You Know That…Florentine Football (Soccer), or Football in ‘livery,’ (a special uniform) was played in Florence for the first time in 1530 when the city was besieged by the imperial troops of Charles V to provoke the enemy, who believed Florence was already exhausted and yielding.

Pools in Florence

Did You Know That
… Florence has over 40 swimming pools? Here are some of our favorites.

Tennis in Florence

On this page, studentsVille serves you up some tennis love, Florence style!

Yoga centers in Florence

Want to find or maintain your peace of mind abroad? We’ve chosen the best Yoga centers in Florence where you can relax and welcome the different energies from the Sun and Sky

Other sports

Even if you don’t eat, drink and breathe soccer, you’ll find plenty of other sports to keep you active in Florence, from basketball to rowing, martial arts to car/motorbike racing, rock climbing to golf!


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