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If you’ve ever dreamt of immersing yourself in the rich tapestry of Italian language and culture, Genoa is the place to be. Nestled along the enchanting coast of Liguria, this city boasts a fascinating history, vibrant traditions, and a sensory experience like no other. Genoa impressed even Charles Dickens, who wrote the following when he […]

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Italy is home to many lovely Christmas markets that are much more varied and original than one might commonly think. When you visit Italian Christmas markets, you will always find delicious seasonal food, Italian Christmas decorations, handmade crafts and gifts, and a unique atmosphere that reflects the spirit of those living there. Visiting the Mercatini

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The new year is here, and it promises many unique art events all around Italy! What are the top 2023 art and culture events in Italy? Let’s find out together, from north to south. Bergamo Brescia Italian Capital of Culture 2023 The neighbouring cities of Bergamo and Brescia unite as a single entity to promote

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study italian in florence italy

With some of the best Italian schools, a vibrant historical centre and excellent art galleries, it’s no wonder many international students wish to study Italian in Florence. But what makes Tuscany’s capital such an attractive place for Italian language lovers?In this article, we’ll explore some of the top reasons to study Italian in Florence, a

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When thinking of Venice, the first images that pop into our minds are the charming canals overlooked by elegant buildings and the colorful houses of Murano, where glassblowers do their lampworking magic. Murano is a stone’s throw from Venice. Its glass is famous worldwide for high-quality craftsmanship with an ancient tradition. Entering one of its

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cultural food trip in Italy

Imagine yourself on holiday in a beautiful Italian region off the beaten path, enjoying a fun and mouth-watering tour that mixes cultural and culinary delights. Sounds intriguing? At Studiainitalia, we are happy to propose a wonderful and interactive cultural food trip to Abruzzo, a little-known region in Italy full of surprises.The Abruzzo region extends from

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italian course in sorrento tips

Adapting to life in Italy may seem overwhelming. But in Sorrento, the locals will make you feel right at home, and we have some insider tips to make your study experience as genuine as possible! Firstly, we recommend signing up for an Italian course in Sorrento for at least two weeks. This will allow you

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The Grand Tour was a long journey undertaken by the European aristocracy starting from the 17th century. It had an undefined duration and usually had Italy as its destination, although other cities of continental Europe were sometimes visited too. Let’s find out 4 reasons why it’s a great idea to study art history in Italy‘s

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Are you getting ready for your Italian course in Bologna or thinking about a study holiday in this beautiful city? We have 6 tips for you to get to know Bologna differently from a tourist, to enjoy “Slow Travel” and to make your study abroad experience as genuine as possible! A foodie paradise Bologna is

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If you appreciate impressive architecture, art, fashion and a cosmopolitan vibe, then Milan is the perfect city for your Italian course in Italy. Brazilian designer Francisco Costa described it briefly, but brilliantly: Milan, for me, is a city of discovery. You can find some amazing gardens behind some great houses; I also love finding beautiful

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Would you like to experience Italy’s artisanal history and know-how in an innovative and unforgettable way? We propose the ideal, safe retreat for you to enjoy the creative energy and knowledge of local artisans during your next holiday in Italy. “Retreat with the Artisan” is the name of the experience by Creative Italy, the platform

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Scents evoke memories: as science tells us, the sense of smell is the one that lingers in the brain the longest, and it can trigger powerful recollections, especially emotional ones. The smells of a destination are often all that remain of a trip. Today, we want to embark on a virtual journey across the unique

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Italy will mark the 700th anniversary of the death of the mediaeval poet and philosopher Dante Alighieri, known as the Father of the Italian language, with a series of events in 2021. One of the most interesting and innovative initiatives is the creation of the Museum of Italian Language in Florence, specifically in a wing

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italy safe study destination

Towards the end of September 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) congratulated Italy for its effective and science-based response to the coronavirus pandemic. The WHO shared a video tracing the development of the epidemic and explaining how the Italian government and the community, at all levels, reacted strongly and reversed its trajectory.While some countries like

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modena study abroad italy 2020

If you are looking for a great city where to learn Italian during autumn or winter 2020, one of our top picks is Modena, in the region of Emilia Romagna. Its Italian language school reopened in July 2020, following Italy’s lockdown. It offers spacious classrooms and quality accommodation, and has prepared to welcome students who

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language holiday sardinia cagliari

Are you looking for a great destination for a language holiday? What about learning Italian on a wonderful island full of ancient history, mystery, wild nature and delicious food? If this all sounds good, then Sardinia is perfect for you. In particular, its capital offers a unique setting that every student should experience. Let’s discover

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best cities learn italian

The new year is here and many language lovers are asking us “What are the best cities where to learn Italian in Italy?”. In the past we have shared tips on the top Cities and Seasons for your Italian study abroad experience, as well as hidden gems where to study Italian. Although those articles are

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History of Art Courses in Italy

When thinking about where to study art history in Italy, there are two cities that immediately come up to mind thanks to their amazing buildings, statues, museums, and all the artists that were born or worked there. We are talking about taking art history courses in Florence and in Venice, which became UNESCO World Heritage

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With the way it sounds and its important history, there is an undeniable romance and beauty to the Italian language. The same can be said of the sea with its soothing yet powerful waves. Today, we are going to give you a brief description of the different coastal towns where you can learn Italian if

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If you are looking for some last-minute summer deals to learn Italian, Studiainitalia has some special promotions in two beautiful cities. Summer Discounts in Florence Why Florence? Firenze is the birthplace of modern Italian language, a symbol of Italian culture and fashion, a cosmopolitan city where you can find amazing works of art and beautiful

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Studiainitalia is delighted to offer all its customers and blog followers a special discount! If you are looking for mid- to long-term accommodation in Italy, you can choose the easiest and safest way to find and book your ideal apartment with Spotahome!Spotahome is an online accommodation platform for students and professionals looking forward to an

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family language holiday tuscany

Long work days, endless responsibilities and the routine often prevent us from sharing more precious moments with our family. A family trip is an excellent opportunity to explore the exciting world around us while enjoying quality time and learning experiences for all. Tuscany is the ideal location for making holidays a learning experience, especially for

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florence perfumery course italy

There is a misconception regarding the origins of perfume. Most people think that it originated in France, but the person who brought perfume to Paris and gave it notoriety was a citizen of Florence. The first perfume shop was opened in Paris by Renato Bianco, a man who became a specialist in the creation of

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christmas desserts italy

Every region in Italy has its own typical cuisine and food traditions, even during the Holiday Season. Some regions have more than one dolce di Natale and the best way to discover them all is to visit Italy and taste these delicious homemade sweets as you travel. To give you just an idea of how

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Unique Cities to Study Abroad in Italy

Do you want to study in Italy somewhere off the beaten path? If the idea of “classic” study abroad destinations is not for you, we have a selection of 10 unusual Italian cities where you can learn the language and enjoy your free time between art, culture, nature and food.In the region of Emilia-Romagna, there

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Autumn arrives in Italy with all its glory: intense blue skies and crisp fresh air, picturesque foliage and landscapes, and delicious seasonal food. If you want to book a creative fall break in Italy, you can make the most out of this season by combining sightseeing, local events and an Italian course to become a

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Have you ever dreamed about learning the Italian Language? Romanticised about studying art in the birthplace of the Renaissance? Enchanted by century-old craft techniques steep in Italian tradition, or simply wish to ‘get lost’ in the beauty, history, and cruise of Italian life? Then an Italian learning vacation is exactly what you need.At Studiainitalia we

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italy summer events courses

Are you planning a last-minute summer trip to Italy? Or are you currently in the Bel Paese and looking for inspiration on how to make the most out of this beautiful season? There are thousands of great events for you to attend; delicious dishes for you to taste at a restaurant or to cook at

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homestay italy

If you want to study in Italy and are looking into accommodation options, a homestay is definitely worth thinking about. Whether you are traveling to learn Italian or to attend a course of a different kind (art, craft, cooking, restoration), living in the home of an Italian family teaches you so much more than the

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tuscany summer camp italy

Are you looking to experience a Summer Camp in Tuscany to learn Italian while having fun and expanding your cultural horizons? Whether you are a teenager searching for the perfect summer school or a parent looking for the best language camp for your kids, this article is for you. After a careful selection of schools

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Onde estudar na Itália? Melhores cidades para teus interesses

Have you made any New Year’s resolutions? If one of them is to study abroad to expand your cultural horizons and to nurture a passion of yours, you might be looking for ideas on where to find the ideal destination. At Studiainitalia, we offer a variety of courses for foreigners all around Italy. If you

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It is easy to see why Venice is one of the most visited and loved cities in the world, thanks to its beautiful ancient buildings, museums and charming canals. And away from the itineraries of mass tourism, you can find more surprising wonders. If you have decided to learn Italian in Venice, we have 5

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It is easy to see why Rome is one of the most visited and loved cities in the world, thanks to its beautiful ancient buildings, museums and lush gardens. And away from the itineraries of mass tourism, you can find more surprising cultural and natural wonders. If you have decided to learn Italian in Rome,

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fashion design course italy

If you love Fashion and Design and want to sign up for related courses abroad, we have 3 good reasons why you should study Fashion and Design in Italy. 1) Historic Leader and Current Trendsetter Italy is home to the most famous fashion and design brands. It has been a leader for centuries, from ancient

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The new year offers new opportunities to enjoy art in Italy. 2017 features some exciting appointments: here are some of the best art exhibitions so that you can plan your trips to visit museums and art galleries all around the boot!  ROME   Anish Kapoor WHEN: From 16 December 2016 to 17 April 2017WHERE: Macro,

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Enchanted Garden

Every year, Salerno hosts one of the most spectacular and impressive exhibition of light artworks, called Luci d’Artista. These are installed along the streets, squares and parks of the pretty town in Campania. The old town center is full of giant figures and themed settings: elegant light cascades and globes illuminate Corso Vittorio Emanuele; a

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Bologna is one of the coolest cities in Italy. The capital of Emilia Romagna is an important cultural and artistic hub, famous for its beautiful towers, lengthy porticoes, and well-preserved historical centre. Home to the oldest university in the world – the University of Bologna founded in 1088 – this city hosts thousands of students

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Ron Howard’s latest movie, Inferno, has just premiered around the world, days after a one-of-a-kind trailer projection on a “water screen” over the Arno River in Florence, where parts of the movie were filmed. What other movies were filmed in Florence? Here are some of the most famous flicks that feature this historic Tuscan city,

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Autumn is the season of intense flavors in Italy. And for those with a sweet tooth, the festival of festivals take place in Umbria, specifically in Perugia. It’s Eurochocolate, the largest chocolate festival in Europe! Eurochocolate Festival Held since 1993, Eurochocolate is an annual chocolate festival that takes place in the historic center of Perugia,

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Turin is a vibrant and beautiful city with a lot to offer, even during summer. Turin is one of the more prominent cities of Italy but is relatively undiscovered by tourists. It possesses classical elegance as the first capital of the republic of Italy, yet it also embodies the progressive and modern aspects of Italian

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Florence is perfect for fashion & shopping lovers. Let’s learn about the history of Italian fashion, shopping itineraries in Tuscany, and dressmaking workshops in this beautiful land.  A brief history of Italian fashion Italian fashion started to become the most fashionable in Europe in the 11th century, and reached its peak during the Renaissance. Florence

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An ever-increasing number of holidaymakers look for a destination that allows them to relax and have fun while also learning through cultural experiences. There are infinite combinations for educational sailing holidays that mix language, arts, and cookery lessons in a relaxing and beautiful destination. Today’s post proposes one idea: sailing and Italian lessons in Sardinia,

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language vacations in italy

 Study holidays allow you to add a deeper level of cultural immersion to your travel experience in Italy. Just imagine what your typical day could be like: you dedicate the morning to learning the beautiful Italian language, followed by fun activities that can vary from visiting museums to cooking courses, from artistic workshops to scuba

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Sardinia is a striking island with ancient history and pristine nature. Today we will be exploring these features in three of its beautiful historic cities: Alghero, Cagliari and Olbia.  Are you in Catalunya? No, it’s Alghero! Alghero is the only place in Italy where the Catalan language is co-official. It was introduced in 1353 when

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Tropea is a small town in the province of Vibo Valentia in Calabria, the region that looks like Italy’s “toe”. Why is Tropea a great destination where to learn Italian while on holiday? Let’s find out! This enchanting seaside resort boasts impressive beaches and a turquoise coastline known as Costa degli Dei (Coast of the Gods). The

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Exploring Todi The lovely town of Todi is nestled in Umbria’s gentle countryside, a short drive away from the region’s most important cities – such as Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Orvieto and Gubbio. According to an ancient local legend, Todi was founded by the Veii-Umbri tribe in a place indicated by an eagle: the bird stole

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A week with fashion artisans in Florence An authentic experience in the city of Gucci and Ferragamo Studiainitalia and its partner , Italian Special Occasions both specialized in creating authentic travel experiences in Italy, are offering a unique 7-day fashion tour through historic Tuscan labels that are current trend-setting leaders worldwide, complemented by a range

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 Together we share over 25 years of experience in the travel and events industry. Our expert knowledge in Italy coupled with our passion for travel means we can provide an authentic and unique experience. We want to share an Italy with you which is less frequented, unique, and truly breathtaking. If you need help finding


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