LINGUA IT organises regular extra-curricular guided tours with the aim of revealing to students the many wonders and treasures of Italy.
LINGUA IT, organises guided tours of the cities and regions of the Veneto with the aim of revealing to students the infinite wonders and treasures of northern Italy. These full-day excursions, held on Saturdays or Sundays, offer participants the opportunity to explore in-depth some of the world's most famous artistic and cultural sites. Accompanied by a professor of Italian History and Fine Arts, students are guided through cities such as Venice, Padova, Vicenza, Mantova, Parma, Modena, Bologna, Treviso, Trento, Bergamo, Brescia, Ferrara and the towns of Lake Garda and are exposed to such magnificent artworks as Giotto's famous frescoes in Padova, Palladio's architectural achievements in Vicenza, the beautiful Castles of Ferrara and Soave, the Ducal Palace in Mantova and, of course, Venice's myriad masterpieces of art and architecture... just to name a few!
LINGUA IT also organises weekend excursions to towns further afield (including an overnight stay in a hotel). The itineraries include: Venice and Islands of the Venetian Lagoon; the hidden treasures of Tuscany and the model Renaissance city of Pienza; the coastal jewels of Liguria including Portonovere, le Cinque Terre and the Ducal Palace of Genova; Ravenna's Byzantine Basilicas and Federico Fellini's hometown of Rimini, the castles of Trentino and the Renaissance villas of the Veneto.