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At De Russie Spa


Our gym is equipped with the latest gym gadgets, free weights and Technogym weight machines, along with a full range of Technogym cardiovascular equipment.

The gym is open from 8:00am until 8:00pm. It is necessary to book your one hour slot in advance.


Born in Rome, Danilo Palmucci is an Italian Ironman and Triathlon legend, having completed 300 races, with 185 wins and podiums in world-class events all over the world. He is a technical triathlon coordinator, coaching world-class athletes.

He has been in charge of the fitness side at Hotel De Russie for over a decade, tailoring training to each individual with his own personal style, using a mix of cardio intervals, dynamic toning and passive stretching.

Given his Roman origins and sports background, Danilo has created an innovative early morning run or bike ride through the Eternal City for guests. Participants can take in historical venues, enjoy the fresh air, and even have a quick Italian espresso in an authentic bar.


Whether you’re staying at our hotel or you’re one of our members, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals. Our personal trainer uses an array of training techniques from endurance and strength to weight loss and flexibility in order to help clients and guests get the most out of their sessions.

We have the following Personal Training packages available:

  • 1 Hour Lesson- €75
  • 10 Personal Training Sessions with Spa Access- €700
  • 30 Personal Training Sessions with Spa Access- €1900
  • 40 Personal Training Sessions with Spa Access- €2200
  • 50 Personal Training Sessions with Spa Access- €3000
  • 10 Personal Double Training Sessions- €550 Per Person

Danilo Palmucci is available at the gym from Monday to Friday, 10.00am to 11.00am, as well as on Mondays and Fridays, from 6.00pm to 7.00pm. For further information or to book an appointment, please contact the De Russie Spa Reception.


Get fit with a unique jogging experience through the Eternal City. Our Personal Trainer, Danilo Palmucci, will whip you into shape whilst showing you some of Rome's secret corners.

1 Hour Individual Run- €120
1 Hour Group Run (a minimum two people and a maximum six people)- €90 Per Person

For more information or to book, please contact the De Russie Spa Reception.


Start this 2-hour bicycle tour from the hotel and cycle past historic sites. Choose between the green (through Villa Borghese Park) and the monumental route (through Rome’s artistic monuments).

2 Hour Individual Cycle (bike rental included) - €180
2 Hour Group Cycle (a minimum of two people and a maximum of six people, bike rental included) - €80 Per Person


Get into shape with our private pilates sessions in the comfort of your room or suite. Our instructor will teach you a combination of strength, posture and movement exercises to stretch and tone the body.

60 Minutes - €125


Our qualified yoga instructor will help you gain inner balance, strength and flexibility, in the comfort of your room or suite.

60 Minutes - €75