Ultimate Italian Immersion Experience

So you've been studying italian for a while, but you want to really make some improvements. Studying IN Italy for a week long immersion course is exactly what you need.

Ultimate Italian Immersion Highlights

An unique opportunity to visit Tuscany, experiencing the cultural life, the food, the wine, the tradition and obviously the history... 2,400 years old historical sites all while learning Italian!

***** Please Note*****

Each day we will start with a language lesson and then head out on our daily excursions (listed below) using our new language skills. 

Day 1: Arrive at Bellavista Hotel

Begin your week at the charming Bellavista Hotel in the quaint village of Impruneta. Take some time to get settled in, then in the evening, we will take a short drive to Piazzale Michelangelo to see the sun setting over Florence and have Dinner. After Dinner we will return to Bellavista for some much needed rest.​

Day 2: Chianti and Siena

After enjoying your breakfast at Bellavista and your language class, we will drive through the Chianti, home to the most well-known Italian red wine in the world. Extending over the provinces of Florence and Siena and covering all of the area between. Continuing on to Siena, visiting the cathedral and Piazza del Campo, one of the most beautiful piazzas in all of Italy.

 

Day 3: Old Artisan pasta factory, Winery tour, Terracotta workshop

It’s time to explore Montefiorale, rated one of the most beautiful villages in Italy! Birthplace of Amerigo Vespucci, this enclosed castle village is one of the most ancient in the Chianti region. Then we will visit a winery with an astonishing view. Back to Impruneta for our tour of Terracotta Kiln. You will never see terracotta the same as you discover what an amazing art it really is.

Day 4: Parmigiano Reggiano

Get ready for a long and amazing day today. We are heading to the region around Bologna. It's called Emilia-Romagna and it is famous for a cheese you probably know well: Parmigiano Reggiano. We will also be doing a wine tasting and taking a beautiful drive through the countryside.

Day 5: Pisa and Lucca

Today we will then see the famous Tower of Pisa and finish off the day in Lucca. Lucca is one of Tuscany’s real gems. A wonderful place to walk around and experience the culture and atmosphere of being in Italy.​ Climb the Torre delle Ore clock tower or the Guinigi Tower. With its hanging garden on the top, it offers an outstanding panorama of the city.​

Day 6: San Gimignano and San Galgano

We will drive through the countryside to see the beautiful tower village of San Gimignano. This charming town became what you see now during the 10th century. Climb the bell tower for the most spectacular view of the Tuscan Countryside! Next, we will visit San Galgano and it’s breathtaking abbey, completed in 1185. We will close the day with beautiful evening visit to Monteriggioni.

Day 7: Free Day in Florence

We head into Florence today. We will enjoy having a guided tour of the Uffizi Gallery and the Gallery where the David is located! The remainder of the day is yours to explore. This is a perfect chance to get all of that last minute shopping done. Florence has everything!

Day 8: Depart Italy

This is the day you will depart from Bellavista-Impruneta Hotel to return home. You are more than welcome to come sooner or stay longer!

What's Included

Group Size

We are committed to keeping our groups to no more than 12 tour participants. This makes it perfect for immersing into the countryside learning Italian language and culture. 

Guides

During your tour you will have a full-time Ultimate Italy Tour Guide as well as Martina your Italian teacher for the entire duration of your experience.

Meals

Because meal time is so important in Italian culture, we include most meals during your trip. The only meals not included are those you have during your free time. 

Transportation

To truly appreciate Tuscany, you must discover it by van. We will be driving you through the region for the entire tour. We may even learn an Italian Song or two. Also included RT airport transfers.

Accommodations

Enjoy your 7 nights at our the wonderful Bellavista hotel in Impruneta. This family run hotel will make you feel welcome the moment you step in the front door. 

VIP Treatment

On this tour you will visit amazing places. Some everyone goes to, but many others are secrets we try to keep to just a few special people who travel with us. 

Language Class

We will start every day with a language class where we will be learning about the language we need for the upcoming excursion for the day. 

Join The Ultimate Italian Immersion Experience

All tours take a maximum of 12 people and will depart with a minimum of 6 people. 

Upcoming Dates

 

2020 Dates

 

$3497 per person*

**Questions before you book? Call Us at (800) 380-8350 or email [email protected]

 *Flight NOT included

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