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A course of Italian language with a cultural program of activities on art, spanning several centuries of Italian history to get to know some aspects of painting, sculpture and architecture of the major artistic movements in Tuscany.

Duration: 1 week.

Starting dates in 2023: 13 March, 17 April, 12 June, 9 October.

Linguistic level: participation is possible for students with a knowledge of Italian at least of intermediate level.
A basic glossary of architecture, sculpture and painting will be given to all participants.

Minimum number of participants: 2

An example of the week program*: Saturday or Sunday: arrival at the chosen accomodation. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: Italian language classes in small groups of maximum 10 students, divided according to their levels, from 9:15 am to 1:00 pm. --After class activities: Monday: Welcome lunch with the teacher. In the afternoon, presentation of the course and journey through the history and art of Lucca from Roman times to the early Renaissance. Tuesday: afternoon in Pisa: painting, sculpture and architecture in Piazza dei Miracoli. Thursday: Full-day trip to Volterra, including a visit to the Guarnacci Etruscan Museum with a rich display of funerary urns, and the Pinacoteca, which houses works by Tuscan artists from the 14th to the 17th century, including Rosso Fiorentino's Deposition. Saturday: Departure.

*The schedule of activities can be modified due to organisational reason.

Course price: 630 €.


Florence, Santa Croce BasilicaFlorence, Accademia GalleryThe Renaissance Walls of Lucca The Deposition by Rosso Fiorentino (1521) in the Civic Art Gallery of VolterraPiazza dei Miracoli and the Leaning Tower of PisaLucca, San Martino CathedralLucca, Amphiteather Piazza Panorama of Volterra