Package prices are per person, double occupancy. These prices do not include airfare.
The reason for this is to offer you maximum flexibility. Run Italy, Ltd. is not a travel agency, but a Tour Operator specializing in the Marathon & Tours in Italy.
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We offer “You”:
Six (6) days Five (5) nights accommodation.
4-Star Hotel Stay
Guaranteed race entry for runners
Walking distance from many nearby attractions
Meet & Greet at your arrivals
Transportation to and from FLORENCE Peretola Airport (FLR)
formerly Amerigo Vespucci Airport
Most meals included
No hassle race registration
Guided assistance to and from the Race
Professional licensed guides
Clinics and runs with world-famous running Author & Coach, Olympian Jeff Galloway
Hotel-Buffet Breakfast each day
Private Pasta Dinner
Private Awards Dinner
Sight-seeing entrance fees covered
Hotel Taxes covered
All of the above are included with your Florence Tour Package.
Run Italy Package can and does make all necessary arrangements for runners, as well as, non-runners. All runs and workouts are optional. These include hotel arrangements, transportation to and from the FlorenceAirport (FLR), sight-seeing in Florence (specific details TBD), etc. to enjoy your stay with great memorable times that will last a lifetime!
Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany and of the province of Florence where the city lies on the River Arno. It is known for its history and its importance in renaissance and in the middle ages, especially for its art and architecture.
As Florence has also been called the Athens of the Middle Ages, it is known as the "Jewel of the Renaissance" and considered the birthplace of the Renaissance.
What is Florence also well-known for...
Florence is regarded as one of the most beautiful cities in the world which has a legendary artistic heritage with Great monuments that are the landmarks of Florentine artistic culture; such as its mosaics everywhere; the Cathedral with its sculptures, and the medieval churches. This is another reason why compared to it’s proportion to its size; Florence is believed to have the greatest concentration of art in the world.
Florence is also the most important city in Tuscany, as this area is one of the great wine-growing regions in the world.
Among many notable residents, Florence was the chosen home of
Leonardo da Vinci, polymath, famous for paintings, inventions, and scientific experiments.
Filippo Brunelleschi, architect.
Galileo Galilei, Italian physicist, astronomer, and philosopher.
Michelangelo Buonarroti, sculptor, painter, also famous for the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel and David.
Florenceis also an important city in Italian fashion, being ranked within the top fifty fashion capitals of the world.
This fantastic city has served as the home of the Italian fashion company Salvatore Ferragamo since 1928. Gucci, Roberto Cavalli, and Emilio Pucci are also headquartered in Florence. Also, major luxury fashion houses and jewelry labels, such as Armani and Bulgari have their elegant boutiques in this beautiful city. Other major players in the fashion industry such as Prada and Chanel have large offices and stores inFlorence or its outskirts.
Renaissance Run through Arts & History
FLORENCE MARATHON 2013
6 Days / 5 Nights November 21st-26th, 2013
Depart USA Nov 20th, 2013 Arrive in Florence (FLR- Airport) Nov 21th Depart from Florence, Italy (FLR- Airport) Nov 26th, 2013
Discover the BEST of FLORENCE with RUNITALY including...
The beautiful Santa Croce Church
The elegant Signoria Square
Accademia Gallery with Michelangelos’ David
The imposing Cathedral known as Duomo; a magnificent dome dominates the skyline of Florence and never ceases to impress.
Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the 'Athens of the Middle Ages'.
We will stroll along the streets with Middle-Ages Churches and the Renaissance Palaces; enjoy wine-tasting in this Tuscany region and admire the city in its beauty.
It is regarded & been ranked by Forbes as one of the most beautiful cities in the world with Great monument & landmarks of Florentine Artistic Culture.
We will visit the Uffizi Gallery which is one of the oldest, most famous museums and first Art Gallery in the world! Uffizi Gallery has preserved a world renowned collection of paintings & sculptures for centuries. We will visit this fascinating gallery and admire works by Giotto, the famous Birth of Venus, and the Spring of Botticelli, beautiful paintings by Filippo Lippi, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian & Caravaggio
and much, much more…
Run and Enjoy Florence! Optional Early morning run with your Coach, Olympian ’Jeff Galloway’. (*Itinerary specific details & times TBD & to be announced accordingly).
The Florence Marathon (Italian: Maratona di Firenze) was established 1984, and is an annual full-length marathon race which takes place in late November in Florence, Italy.
As a main event in Tuscany and being the first 20 marathons in the world as far as quality and number of participants; Florence Marathon together with the Rome Marathon are now considered one of the most important marathons in Italy.
The flowing paths of this particular Florentine route is appreciated by many athletes. The path is ramp-free with a slightly sloping stretch at the beginning and then becomes ramp-free. The route flows through remarkable landscape views and beautiful famous monuments. This path runs through some of the most fascinating places in Florence; such as piazza del Duomo, piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio and many other paths that are rich in history and culture, and then ending in the piazza Santa Croce.
The time limit to finish the race (42,194 km) is 6 hours. The time limit to pass the half-marathon point (km 21,097 km) is 3 hours. The time limit at the 30 km signpost is 4h.15. Athletes running at more than 8'30 minutes per km must observe the highway code.
The Florence Marathon is included in the official calendar of international marathons; it has achieved the AIMS’s certification and is acknowledged by IAAF. In the year 2007 it has been listed among those events valid for the achievement of the minimum results necessary to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games of Beijing.
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