Rome is one of world's most photogenic cities, just think about the famous Colosseo, the Fontana di Trevi and the work of the renaissance master Michelangelo in the Church of San Pietro. Through the narrow streets of the historical centre of Rome drive from one tourist attraction to the other and marvel at the rich cultural heritage and history of Italy.
Florence is one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. At least once in a life time, you’d take a close look at the David of Michelangelo, or the Venere of Botticelli, or visit the Uffizi Gallery, the Pitti Palace, the Boboli Gardens and the Brunelleschi’s Dome.
Admired by visitors for centuries, Bologna, unique example of architectural harmony, has recently been submitted for nomination as a World Heritage Site. An important centre in medieval times, Bologna is mainly famous for being the site of the oldest university in the world, founded in 1088.
Cagliari has recently become one of the most important tourist attractions of the Mediterranean area where you can find the signs of different times, from the Roman Age, Age of Liberty and modernity.
Milan is the second biggest town in Italy, the most economically developed and the capital of business (there’s the Italian Stock Exchange) fashion and design. Here you can meet people from all around the world that crowd restaurants, discotheques, cinemas, bars and cafes.
Otranto is one of the 15 most beautiful small villages in Italy, officially recognized by ANCI (Association of Italian Villages). This town, during the summer is a lively epicentre for Italians, who visit in droves and fill the sandy beaches around the city. The nightlife is lively and there are several modern and very busy Italian fashion stores.
Pisa is one of the most beautiful places in Tuscany and Italy. The artistic beauty, lively culture and warm climate all year round make it the ideal place to spend studying while on holiday.
Salerno is situated in the gulf of Salerno which also has as a neighbour the wonderful Amalfi coast. Its fortunate geographical position in one of the most beautiful coasts of the world allows one to enjoy a healthy mild climate and a clear blue sea all year round, favouring relaxing life at the open air.
Siena is a city of contrasts, from medieval treasures found within its historic walls to modern shops and facilities located around the city. Enjoy the quite streets or experience Palio preparations, races and celebrations which go on in the main squares for over half a year.
The origins of Sorrento are based upon historical reality and mythical legends. The Greeks founded the town in the 8th century BC, in fact the word Sorrento is from the Greek ‘Syrrenton’ which means siren. Later the Greeks were conquered by the Romans who enjoyed the mild climate, beautiful landscapes and its strategic communications position.
Taormina is famous for its beauty, its incredible heritage in history, archaeology and architecture. It is perfectly situated to offer students easy access to the beautiful and historically important treasures of Sicily. Taormina has been built atop Mount Tauro, just above the Bay of Naxos, the first Greek colony in Sicily, founded in 735 B.C.
Todi is a city of antique origins, founded by the Umbrian people around 2700 B.C.. Todi name derives from the word “tutere" (border), perhaps to indicate a frontier delineated with respect to the Etruscans.
Verona, "World Heritage Site", has delighted painters, poets, travellers and celebrities for centuries. Verona is a work of art in itself: a fascinating cross-roads of historical periods and cultures (both classical and Germanic), a blend of both Nordic and "Mediterranean" influences; the city is at the same time both ancient and modern.
Viareggio is one of the most famous and traditional seaside resorts in Tuscany. The wide, endless beaches, the excellent cuisine and the exciting night-life with its well-known "Versilian" discos all contribute to make it your favourite holiday resort. A visit to Viareggio means meeting young Italians and enjoying the seafood specialities of Tuscany.
The Italian language school Terramare located in Orbetello, Tuscany, offers language and cultural courses with an intensive outdoor program with many cultural activities, as the courses that are held in small groups (not more than 2-6 students) do not only take place in the classroom but all around this lovely city and region: the participants learn the Italian language getting to know the Italian society, taking part in various cultural events and exploring the natural paradise as well as the artistic and cultural treasures of the surrounding area. At Terramare students experience an intensive and unforgettable Italian language holiday.
More info: www.linguaterramare.com
Reggio Emilia is a small “people-oriented” city located in a strategic position for visiting North Italy. It is located in the hearth of Emilia , which is the birthplace of Italian chant and gastronomy. It is ideal for studying Italian at peace, coming up to Opera and going into the Heaven of “Parmigiano”, “Balsamico” and “Prosciutto”.
More info: www.reggiolingua.it
Kappa Language School is a newly founded Italian Language School based in the Colosseum area and a member of the Dante Alighieri Society network. Kappa offers a variety of courses: standard courses for all levels to attain PLIDA Italian Language certification, intensive courses and specialized language courses. All the courses, held by young and qualified teachers, are tailored for small group of students in order to encourage the communication and the practice of oral skills.
For further information: www.kappalanguageschool.com
The Italian language school Il Sasso is located in Montepulciano, a welcoming Renaissance town in Tuscany. Our school has been offering Italian courses since 1983. People of all ages and from all over the world come to learn in an informal atmosphere where the relationship between students and teachers is one of friendship. The carefully chosen accommodation, the varied cultural programme and the hospitality of the townsfolk, all come together to make a stay at Il Sasso more than a study holiday.
For further information: www.ilsasso.com
A Door to Italy, the Italian language school for foreigners located in the centre of Genoa, is open all year round and it offers a wide range of courses for all levels from beginner to advanced.
It is successfully specialized in the organization of study holidays, providing all the related services: different kind of courses in Italian language and culture, accommodation (families, hotels, private apartments or Bed and Breakfast), free time activities and trips in the surroundings.
For further information: www.adoortoitaly.com
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