The Gym


Founded on June 1st 1953 by the body building champion Tullio Ricciardi, Palestra Ricciardi is currently the largest fitness and body building gym in the historic town center of Florence.

You can improve your physique in a pleasant and dynamic environment which is spread over a surface of 1600 sqm surround at typical Florentine internal garden.

In a historical building, the space devoted to your training consists of several areas which include the cardio-fitness zone, provided with the best Technogym equipment, the body building area, equipped with Technogym’s Pure Strength line, some rooms for isotonic equipment, Technogym and Panatta. To have fun together and stay fit, join us in one of the two rooms for classes.

Our Strength

More than 50 years of experience
The best equipment
Qualified instructors for personalized training program

Our Values

67 hours of classes per week
No frequency and time band limits
Fitness fanatics, american students and florentine of all ages