STUDY AND VACATION IN SALENTO

June, July and September


ITALIAN IN MAGNA GRAECIA ARCHEOLOGY AND ART

1 week

 

Language 20 hours (individual or for small groups).

Lessons will be tailored to your level and needs. You can practise grammar and writing, use of the language and vocabulary, comprehension and speaking in different communicative contexts. In addition you will have the chance to learn about other topics, such as ancient civilizations in Southern Italy, and the Byzantine, Arab, Norman and baroque influences in the art of this region. You will stay in Li Messapi B&B in Alezio, a small but important archaeological site, center of the ancient Messapi civilization and only 4 km from the enchanting beaches of Baia Verde in Gallipoli (www.limessapi.it), not far from Lecce, Otranto, and S. Maria di Leuca.

 

Program

Day 1:

Morning: arrival and welcome, seaside and rest. Afternoon: 2 hours lesson and tour of Alezio in the evening.

Day 2:

Morning. Seaside. Afternoon: 3 hours lesson. Evening: tour of Gallipoli, charming fishermen's village, with possibility to dine.

Day 3:

Morning: 3 hours lesson. Afternoon: visit to Galatina and Soleto, villages of Grecìa Salentina, where medieval Greek is still spoken, as well as Italian and a local dialect.

Day 4:

Morning: 3 hours lesson. Afternoon: Lecce, known as the Florence of the South for the richness of its art.

Day 5:

Morning: 3 hours lesson. Free time in the afternoon

Day 6:

Free time in the morning. Afternoon: 3 hours lesson. Evening: happy hour in Li messapi garden

Day 7:

Morning : 3 hours lesson (final sharing of experiences and evaluation). Departure

 

PRICE-LIST (INCLUDING TAX)

1 student = € 910,00 (deposit € 150,00)

2 students = € 1100,00 (deposit € 175,00)

3 students = € € 1400,00 (deposit € 200,00)

 

Prices include: course and accomodation with breakfast

Additional cost (visits and transfers) € 290,00

 

 

ITALIAN IN THE KITCHEN

1 week

 

Language 10 hours

Lessons will be tailored to your level and needs. You can practise grammar and writing, use of the language and vocabulary, comprehension and speaking in different communicative contexts, and you can also learn specific culinary vocabulary, as well as something more about the history and culture of this region through its cuisine and ancient recipes. You will stay in Li Messapi B&B in Alezio, a small but important archaeological site, center of the ancient Messapi civilization and only 4 km from the enchanting beaches of Baia Verde in Gallipoli (www.limessapi.it), not far from Lecce, Otranto, and S. Maria di Leuca.

 

Cooking workshop 10 hours

Under the supervision of a local chef, you will personally prepare some traditional dishes such as home made pasta (sagne ricce o 'ncannulate, minchiarieddhi) with meat sauce and ricotta forte, or other very popular local dishes such as ciceri e tria and pitta di patate.

You will also visit some farms or local producer's firms and have the chance to taste some local dishes.

Day 1:

Morning: arrival, welcome, seaside, rest. Afternoon: 2 hours language lesson and visit to Alezio in the evening. Dinner with local products tasting.

Day 2:

Morning: seaside. Afternoon: 3 hours language lesson . Evening: visit to Gallipoli and the fish market with possibility to dine.

Day 3:

Morning: 3 hours cooking workshop. Afternoon: Visit to Tuglie and the Museum of Farmers Art and to the Mottura wineries. Dinner with local products tasting.

Day 4:

Morning: 3 hours of language lessons. Afternoon: Visit to Muro Leccese, an ancient messapic archaeological site and visit to a firm which produces 150 different kinds of chilli pepper. Dinner with local products tasting

Day 5:

Morning: 4 hours cooking workshop. Free time in the afternoon

Day 6:

Free time in the morning. Afternoon: 3 hours cooking workshop. Evening: tasting and dinner in the garden of B&B Li Messapi

Day 7:

Morning : 2 hours language lessons (final sharing of experiences and evaluation). Departure.

 

PRICE-LIST (INCLUDING TAX)

1 student = € 910,00 (deposit € 150,00)

2 students = € 1100,00 (deposit € 175,00)

3 students = € € 1400,00 (deposit € 200,00)

 

Prices include: course and accomodation with breakfast

Additional cost (visits, aperitives and transfers) € 340,00

 

 

Special Courses in Salento can be booked in other periods throughout the year!

Walks by the seaside and in the countryside can be organized to explore the natural environment in the different seasons.

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