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CLUB 50+

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Program Description

Cultural vacations, cultural holidays. Club 50 plus: Young at Heart !
Are you young at heart? This course is specifically geared to travellers over 50 who want to study a language and at the same time learn more about the history of Sicily, the culture and the society of Sicily and cooking, food and wine of Sicily!! It’s the perfect way to enjoy your leisure time while socializing with new friends. Language classes take place in the morning, with a whole range of cultural activities and excursions following in the afternoons and evenings.
Program details:
Saturday / Sunday Arrival day
Monday Lunch together at school & Orientation and information
Taormina: an open air Art History lesson! (guided walking tour)
Tuesday History of Sicily (lecture at school)
Wednesday Trip to Etna (half-day hiking excursion)
Thursday The Pupi Experience at Museum of Castello di Mola
Friday Sicilia in bocca! (cooking lesson: presentation, cooking & tasting)
Saturday Free day
Sunday Trip to Agrigento, visiting the Greek temples valley & Piazza Armerina, the Roman Villa del Casale (full day guided excursion)
Monday The Sicilian Writers in the Italian Literature (lecture at school)
Tuesday A Cup of Tea at Casa Cuseni Museum
Wednesday Trip to Syracuse, visiting the archeological site and Ortigia
Thursday Cheese & Wines of Sicily (lecture & testing)
Saturday / Sunday Departure day

Starting dates (Mondays) in 2018: March 19th, April 9th, May 7th, September 17th, October, 15th

Highlights

This program is specifically geared to travellers over 50 who want to study Italian and, at the same time, learn more about the history, the culture, the traditions and the society of Sicily including cooking, food and wines of Sicily!!! It's the perfect way to enjoy a full cultural experience in a leisure time while socializing with new friends. Language classes take place in the morning, with a whole range of cultural activities and excursions following in the afternoons and evenings.

What`s Included

Language course and accomodation is NOT included.
The package MUST be booked with a semi-standard (2 lessons a day)
or with a standard course (4 lessons a day):
Price for a 2 week semi-standard course = 350 euro + 75 euro (enrollment fee) = 425 euro
Price for a 2 week standard course = 500 euro + 75 euro (enrollment fee) = 575 euro

The Italian course price includes:
free internet access (DSL & wireless area)
student card for discounts
free extra curricular activities
student insurance
educational material
oral and written entrance test
final certificate

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Program Locations

Taormina, Italy

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Program Details

Provider:
Babilonia Italian Language School
Location
  • Italy: Taormina
Duration:
1-2 weeks
School Term:
Throughout the year
Language:
Italian
Participants:
WorldWide
Cost:
595 euro
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