During your stay in Florence you will have the possibility to experience the social and cultural life through a programme of cultural and leisure activities organized by Linguaviva.
These usually include guided visits to the most important museums and galleries, lectures on various aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society, a selection of famous Italian movies shown regularly at school, evenings out for aperitivo in trendy Florentine cafés, walks in typical and interesting areas of Florence.
The programme allows you to practise your Italian, to broaden your knowledge of Italian culture and to enjoy yourself with your new friends.
It is run with a team of teachers who will always be with you to help you improve your Italian and better understand the Italian way of life.
At the beginning of every course you will be presented with the final programme, including detailed information about each activity.
We are sure that we will spend a memorable time together!
Full day excursions to famous Italian cities and to most renowned sites are organized during the weekends, usually on Saturday. Half day excursions to places of interest close to Florence and to wine producing farm are organized during the week in the afternoon.
Siena and San Gimignano, Pisa, Roma, Venice, Verona, 5 Terre (seaside), Chianti (visit to a winery).
ART HISTORY VISITS
These are guided visits to the most important museums and galleries: Duomo, Accademia Gallery, Uffizi Gallery, Bargello, Santa Croce, Santa Maria Novella, The Medici Villas.
There will be always a member of Linguaviva staff with you.
Various aspects of contemporary Italian culture and society are presented: Italian Songs, Italian Fashion, Italian Cuisine, Italian Wines, Italian Gestures, Italian Art, Italian Opera.
A selection of famous Italian films is shown regularly at school.
FLORENCE BY NIGHT
Welcome and farewell dinners, musical events, disco and typical bars.