15D/14N - 2019 Learn Italian in Taormina with Club 50

    Language school - Club 50

    Language and Cultural Experience of Taormina

    15 days/ 14 nights  Taormina

    Study Italian, discover the amazing history, traditions, it all happens in a unique and characteristic setting.  You will explore amazing surroundings, have fun cooking, tasting local products and the excellent wines, as you immerse yourself in this School’s outstanding programme and meet new friends

    ** Please contact us for 2019 dates & prices

    Departure dates on request 

    Choose your style of accommodation 
    Independent Apartment: 
    Shared Apartment:         
    Sharing with other school students (common kitchen and bathroom)
    Home-stay B&B:               
    Choice of Hotels              

Club 50 is specifically geared to travellers over 50 who want to study Italian and include the history, culture, traditions, appreciation of food and wines of Sicily and cooking! It's the perfect way to leisurely enjoy a full cultural experience, as you socialise with new friends.
Language classes take place in the morning, with a whole range of cultural activities and excursions in the afternoon and evenings.

Language classes
All levels catered for: Absolute beginners, Beginner, Elementary and Intermediate

2 lessons a day – 10 lessons per week (Semi Standard course)
or
4 lessons a day – 20 lessons per week (Standard Course)

day 01 sat/sun Arrival day
day 02 mon Orientation and information over Lunch
Open air Art History lesson Guided tour of Taormina
day 03 tue Lecture on the “History of Sicily·
day 04 wed Half-day excursion to Mt Etna
day 05 thu Creative afternoon: hands-on ceramic decoration
day 06 fri Cooking lesson (presentation, cooking & tasting)
day 07 sat Free day
day 08 sun Full day excursion to Agrigento (Greek Temples) and Piazza Armerina to visit
Villa Romana del Casale
day 09 mon Conversation Club: “Italy Today”, the current news.
Optional: Dinner with all other school students
day 10 tue Lecture: “The Sicilian Writers in Italian Literature”
day 11 wed Half-day excursion to Siracusa archaeological site and the Baroque Island of Ortigia
day 12 thu Cheese & Wines of Sicily (presentation & tasting)
day 13 fri Free day
day 14 sat/sun Departure day

Inclusions: 2 week semi-standard language course or 2 week standard language course. 1 lunch, 1 art history lesson, 1 Cooking lesson, hands on ceramic lesson, lecture on Italian writers, cheese & wine tasting. Sightseeing: half day to Mt Etna, full day to Agrigento & Piazza Armerina, half day to Siracusa

Why not join a language course in Tuscany and absorb a differnt culture!

Notes: The social, cultural, leisure programmes will be run mostly in Italian, some English may be used to summarise the content of the activities or guided tours.

Optional: arrival and departure transfers

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