Veneto, Italian language course amidst prosecco hills

A week where you will have the opportunity to learn Italian with a small group and admire the cultural and gastronomic heritage, surrounded by the Prosecco hills.

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Passion cannot be understood by those who have not experienced it” 

Dante Alighieri

From 5th to 12th June let’s discover the charm of Italian language and culture within a small group, joining Italian classes while admiring the cultural and gastronomic heritage of the Veneto region surrounded by the Prosecco hills.

All teachers are experienced native speakers or bilinguals. On www.lsenior.com you will find short biographies of all the teachers and the CV of the course director.

Experiences

Exclusive accomodation
Among the green hills

Welcome in a true paradise amidst the green Prosecco hills – a Unesco World Heritage Site – where elegance and beauty harmonise with the authentic simplicity of the territory. A place designed to offer a warm and elegant welcome with its delicious gourmet cuisine, and to give guests the opportunity to try out various sporting activities and excursions or treat themselves to relaxing moments in the beauty centre.

In addition, the best wines can be tasted in the wine cellar, accompanied by inviting snacks and refined gastronomic specialities.

Cooking class
A rural environment

A day dedicated to a cookery course in a rural setting, where a chef will be waiting to offer you an original gastronomic experience. You will be surrounded by nature and spoilt with a docg prosecco. Classes are hands-on in the kitchen and, weather permitting, lunch takes place outdoors. All ingredients are organic, seasonal and locally sourced.

On your return, during the evening aperitif, the teacher will introduce you to the Italian course.

Italian language course
It's time for class

The Italian class offered every morning for about an hour and a half. Communicative teaching: real-life situations, some reading, dialogues, short videos and songs. You’ll participate in role-plays, pair or group work, story-telling and simple debates.

We will have short and easy conversations about travel, music, gastronomy, famous Italians, cinema, fashion, architecture, sports and more.

L'Antica Quercia
Wine tasting

After the course, a fascinating visit to “L’Antica Quercia”, a local farm in Conegliano, awaits you: a walk through the vineyard, a visit to the winery, with a presentation on the Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG area, and a description of the various types of Prosecco. Tasting of three wines, and olive oil (produced on the farm) with bread, accompanied by a platter of local cheeses, cold cuts and breadsticks.

The Prosecco hills of Conegliano
Bike tour

At the end of class your bike will be waiting for you for a day of adventure and tastings. You can choose an electric or traditional bike depending on your needs.The Prosecco Hills of Conegliano and Valdobbiadene, a Unesco Natural Heritage Site and one of the most famous and important areas for world oenology, are characterised by slopes and terraces with vineyards, forests and villages.

By bike, you will ride through the Cartizze hills, the true heart of wine culture, where “everything” is a vineyard. Its 65 kilometres are a succession of different landscapes, distant horizons, vineyards, history, art and emotions that will leave you stunned at every turn. You will drive along secondary roads, passing by the small villages part of the “Borghi più belli d’Italia” (Italy’s most beautiful villages): Follina with its fascinating Abbey, Cison di Valmarino with its majestic Brandolini Castle, Rolle, a stop at the ancient Molinetto della Croda and then on to Col San Martino, and up to Valdobbiadene, the city of wine par excellence. You will stop at the famous “Osteria Senz’Oste” for a private tasting of typical local products and prosecco.

Note: The tour can be customized based on your needs and all the services are subject to availability at the moment of booking. The estimated rates must be confirmed at the moment of booking

Tour: what is included or excluded

Included in the price

  • Accommodation 7 nights with half board
  • Welcome drink
  • Cooking class with lunch (return transfer included)
  • Italian course + 6 language aperitifs
  • Tasting and visit to local farm (return transfer included)
  • Bike rental with helmet and insurance + excursion and lunch with tasting of typical products

 

Excluded from the price

  • Flights/Trains
  • Transfers where not included
  • Tourist taxes
  • Everything not expressly stated under “included”

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    Veneto, Italian language course amidst prosecco hillsIt's time to learn Italian
    Duration - 8 Days
    Advised period - from 5th to 12th June
    The tour starts from - Vittorio Veneto
    The tour ends in - Vittorio Veneto
    Num. of travelers - Min. 4 Max 12
    Estimated rate (per person) - € 1500
    The rate is based on 12 people
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