Language, Art & Archaeology offers a special insight into the artistic and archaeological aspects of Italian culture. The two-week course integrates visits to artistic sites and monuments, historical centers and archaeological sites with language lessons. Students learn to express cultural contents, aesthetic forms, social functions and symbolic representation found in art in the most appropriate language. Learn Italian while enjoying the Italian way of life, perfectly integrating culture, tradition and natural environment.
The course consists of language lessons in the morning 4 hours per day for a total of 40 hours (2 weeks) plus afternoon activities and excursions of 3 - 5 hours each, which include visits to archaeological sites, museums and workshops.
- Monday: morning language lesson; afternoon lesson on art and archaeology in Orbetello and environment.
- Tuesday: morning language lesson; afternoon bike visit of the Roman ruins of Cosa, founded in 273 B.C.
- Wednesday: morning language lesson; afternoon visit of the museum of Etruscan art and archaeology and the Etruscan tombs in Tarquinia
- Thursday: all-day excursion to the Isola del Giglio and visit of the medieval town; possibility of trekking and swimming on the coast
- Friday: morning language lesson; afternoon practical pottery workshop
- Monday: morning language lesson; afternoon exploration of the Maremma inland, its medieval hilltop towns and Etruscan necropolis; stop at Saturnia spa; dinner in a local restaurant
- Tuesday: morning language lesson; afternoon visit of the medieval town of Capalbio, the Chiesa di San Nicola, and frescos from the schools of Umbria and Siena
- Wednesday: morning language lesson; afternoon excursion to the Natural Park of Maremma and the medieval coastal town of Talamone
- Thursday: morning language lesson; afternoon practical pottery workshop and ceramics painting
- Friday: morning language lesson; afternoon free