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Running a Half Marathon in Firenze

Firenze is home to several running events including the "Vivicittą, Firenze Half Marathon" in April.

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our half marathons' running calendar.

Other half marathons in Italy:

  • Vivicittą, Firenze Half Marathon, Firenze (Italy)
  • Mezza maratona Cittą di Scandicci, Scandicci (Italy)
  • Mezza maratona Cittą di Fucecchio, Fucecchio (Italy)
  • Maratonina delle quattro pievi, Reggello (Italy)

Firenze is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. Located on the banks of the river Arno, Firenze (Florence) is the most populous city in Tuscany and is famous for its history and especially its importance in the Middle Ages and during the Renaissance, its art and architecture and, more generally, for its cultural heritage.

A center of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Firenze is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. From 1865 to 1870 the city was also the capital of the recently established Kingdom of Italy.

The historic center of Firenze attracts millions of tourists each year. It was declared a Unesco World Heritage Site in 1982. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries, such as the Uffizi Gallery and the Pitti Palace, amongst others, and still exerts an influence in the fields of art, culture and politics.


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