Florence Urban Trekking La Certosa

Florence Urban Trekking La Certosa

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Porta Romana

Piazzale di Porta Romana

50125 Firenze


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Discover the majestic Florence Charterhouse on a guided tour and enjoy a scenic walk through beautiful hills.

About this event

Visit the Charterhouse, see S. Felice ad Ema, and walk through Costa S. Giorgio.

Starting from Porta Romana will take public transportation to Galluzzo area, a short walk will introduce to the famous Florence Charterhouse, founded in the 14th Century on the top of Monte Acuto.

A guided 1-hour tour inside the Charterhouse will introduce the various buildings of the complex, Church, Chapter House, Cloister and Cells.

A short panoramic rest after the visit will be a recharger for the guided walk through the hills towards City Center.

S.Felice ad Ema Church will be an off the beaten path discovery before walking uphill to Poggio Imperiale.

The walk will continue through small ancient hill roads with plenty of sights and historical Villas in S.Leonardo in Arcetri.

Massive architectures of Forte Belvedere will introduce a beautiful downhill walk through Costa S.Giorgio, where famous buildings such as Villa Bardini and Galileo Galilei house are located.

Santa Felicita church will introduce the typical and characteristic Oltrarno district, ending point of the guided walk. We will descend towards Galluzzo along the Ema River to arrive in front of the Certosa del Galluzzo at 11:00 am, where there will be a guided tour lasting 1 hour.

At the end of the visit return by public bus.

When: Every Friday except public holidays 09:00 - 13:00

Length: 7,5 km

Difficulty: Tourist

Difference in height: +150

Route type: Ring, landscape and cultural interests


The price includes: Organization and Assistance of Environmental Hiking Guide legally qualified according to L.R. 86/2016 with RCT Policy.

Entrance ticket and guided tour to the Charterhouse

What to bring: Snacks, Water 1,5 lt each, Walking shoes, layered clothing (microfleece, windproof, shell or k-way) cap, power bank, camera, backpack, mask, hand sanitizer.

Note: The Guide reserves the right to make changes to the excursion to ensure the safety of the group or cancel the excursion in case of bad weather and /or alert.

The tour will take place with a minimum of two participants or equivalent quota.

Dogs allowed: NO

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