The Hotel Rivoli is pleased to offer its customers a fitness service completely free. The fitness center is only 150 meters away and offers various activities: weight room, aerobics, stretching and much more. All designed to ensure a pleasant stay of high quality not only from the cultural point of view but also body care. The fitness center is a modern gym with trained personnel available for your every need. Everything that the costumer will have to do is pick a card at the reception of the Hotel Rivoli that provide access to all of service for free.
Hotel Rivoli, due to its location, offers a good starting point for all the joggers. The hotel, great central 4 star, is, in fact, close to the Arno river where you can access past the magnificent Basilica of Santa Maria Novella and its Piazza. From here you can reach just in a few minutes Lungarno Corsini, which is only one road along the beautiful river. This first section will take you to Ponte alle Grazie passing some of the finest Florentine palaces and the famous Ponte Vecchio. This path along the river is very impressive and for a break and a bit of stretching you can stop along the river and admire a spectacular view of Florence. Once reach the Ponte delle Grazie cross it and you pass on the other part of the city coming on the district of Oltrarno. This area was very dear to Eleonora di Toledo, wife of Cosimo I de’ Medici, who held that the district was more salubrious than the crowded city center on the north shore and is still considered the heart of Florence. This second section will guide you to the Ponte Amerigo Vespucci, our link back on the other side of the Arno and the Hotel Rivoli. The walk along the river through majestic buildings and bridges, it is advisable to carry the day for those interested in art and history, but at night for those who want to enjoy a beautiful view that Florence has to offer. Actually see the Arno illuminated by thousands of flares is very exciting for those who do not like jogging. This is not a long and tiring walk, but there are a series of wonderful sensations that one of the most famous cities in the world offers to all its visitors.