Lucca Italian Language Week
29th August - 4th September 2021
A week’s immersion in Italian language, culture, history and gastronomy in the perfect Tuscan city, Lucca.
In conjunction with The Italian Experience Cotswold and 360 Private Italy
We stay in the four star Hotel Ilaria in Lucca, one of the most charming Tuscan cities in this luxury language week.
The Italian language week is aimed at Upper Intermediate and Advanced level participants and combines language learning with the exquisite charm and hospitality of Lucca.
Relax, walk in the footsteps of Puccini, indulge in fine cuisine and stroll the city of art and sculptures. There is free time to wander and soak in the beautiful atmosphere of this beautiful city – stroll, shop or explore!
The Italian tuition is dynamic and friendly and filled with humour, culture, grammar and tips to fine tune your Italian. There are Italian reading, speaking and listening opportunities every day and they are held in a converted 14th century chapel with original frescoes still visible.
The holiday includes:
Five morning sessions (3 hours per session) of specially tailored Italian tuition with cultural themed topics presented by renowned and popular Chartered Linguist Dr Alessandra Murgia MCIL CL. Topics include Puccini, Anna Magnani, changes in the Italian language, DH. Lawrence in Italy and more.
Six night accommodation and breakfast in the renowned Hotel Ilaria.
Two evening dinners in highly recommended local restaurants.
Two local expert guided walks through Lucca ‘centro storico’, the cathedral and churches.
A visit and tasting to an organic vineyard and olive orchard followed by an onward trip to a sumptuous villa- once residence of Napoleon’s sister Princess Elisa.
Airport transfers and transport to the villa excursion.
Services of an on-site tour manager provided by 360 Private Italy
There is even an optional lunchtime cooking class in the style of the Lucchesi!