Study and live this summer in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Florence, Italy. Filled with amazing art, world class restaurants and breathtaking scenery, Florence is known as the birthplace of the Renaissance. During your Major course, choose to learn Italian, create a digital photo portfolio, cook like an Italian chef or become next season’s Versace. Our afternoon Florence activity highlights enable you to discover the workplaces of famous artisans, visit the workshop of a leather designer and appreciate the role of food in Italian culture. Florence has changed very little from its inception; it is a small, largely pedestrian city, overflowing with culture, making it one of the preeminent destinations for study abroad. This program prepares you for the academic and personal challenges that come with entering college. When the two weeks are over, we promise that you will never want to leave!
Improve your Italian while living in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Florence, Italy. Develop conversation, reading and writing skills. Equal focus will be given to grammatical structures, vocabulary and conversation skills. Students will develop a vocabulary that will enable them to engage in simple, but useful, everyday conversations, thus enhancing and supporting their Italian experience. Our Cultural Workshops enable you to discover the workplaces of famous artisans, learn about designers in the Italian fashion industry and appreciate the role of food in Italian culture. Live like a Medici in our private residence, located steps away from the Duomo. The city of Florence itself has changed very little from its inception; it is a small, largely pedestrian city, overflowing with culture, making it one of the preeminent destinations for students to study abroad. When the two-week program is over, we promise that you will never want to leave!
Travel through Italy with a small group of fellow adventurers! Rail pass and maps in hand, this trip allows you to really experience the masterpieces and monuments, discover that perfect gelato, browse the smaller galleries and eat great local dishes at authentic restaurants. This small group experience allows for flexibility and spontaneity within your well-planned Italian adventure!
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Cinque Terre, Venice, Florence, Sorrento, Capri, Positano, Pompeii, Rome.
Incredible scenery, ancient ruins, crystal blue waters and one unforgettable experience! Browse the local galleries, sample the best espresso, dine in the most amazing restaurants and travel like a local through Italy and mainland Greece on this small group adventure. Whether marveling at the Olympic sites, whitewater rafting or river tubing, your journey will be full of memories and once in a lifetime thrills.
ON TOUR trips are specifically for older students completing 11th and 12th grades.
Are you ready for incredible scenery? Ancient ruins? Crystal blue waters? How about an experience that you will never forget? This small group adventure enables you to browse the local galleries, eat the best local dishes and experience off the beaten path towns and cities of Italy and mainland Greece. Be amazed standing in front of the Acropolis, watching the sun set over the Ionian Sea and water skiing or tubing over crystal blue water. Your summer travel will be full of exciting places and unforgettable memories.