From March 28 to 30 , the city of Florence will host the second edition of the International Festival of Cycling, three days in the name of environmental awareness and the rediscovery of the most beautiful places of the city and symbol of the Florentine tradition .
A festival that seems to recall , not for the manner of performing but for the purposes, the international event critical mass organized, spontaneous, every last Friday of the month, by cyclists for over 500 cities around the world who gather together to invade the streets , thus blocking the traffic.
Parco delle Cascine is the location chosen for the cycling event - already the scene , with its beautiful tree-lined streets and its monuments , cultural events and sports competitions - which , on the day of Sunday March 30 , will kick off the second edition of the Florence Marathon De Rosa.
There are many initiatives for lovers of two wheels, and not only: photographic exhibitions in memory of cyclist Gastone Nencini, vintage markets , food stands , exhibition area that will welcome industry news , cycling tours , all enlivened by performances of acrobatic bicycle and performances by some cycling disciplines such as BMX and Bike Trial . In addition, there will be opportunities to become protagonists of the event , participating in a relay team , the lessons of Fitness Tube and the many laboratories will be set up for children and adults .
Admission is free , one more reason to enjoy a weekend in sports, culture and lots of healthy fun it will be the masters.
Tuscany Region, Province and Municipality of Florence are the main promoters of the event , realized thanks to the contribution of the major companies in the sector, of sports associations , the Cooperative Xenia and staff of L' Eroica - cycling classic in favor of revival of cycling and the preservation of the last dirt roads.