Would you like to do an Italian full immersion course on your own or with a friend at a time that is suitable with your busy schedule?
Maybe you would like to go for a short break and combine language course & experiences, in SIENA and vicinities, to have a REAL Italian experience?
A long weekend ( Fri – Mon) to unplug and enjoy some me-time!
You don’t speak Italian, and all you want is to visit SIENA and its beautiful Chianti shire with expert locals who can take you around unusual itineraries, generally inaccessible to tourists?
Day-trips and Workshops in Tuscany available any time of the year: you decide when and where.
Join us for a unique experience!
Who is behind PICCOLE PAUSE in TOSCANA?
CHIARA who lived in England for 20 years, is a Language Tutor and has been teaching Italian to English people at all levels as well as working as Translator and Organizer of cultural trips and Tuscan experiences. She is the mind behind this blog and the “green project” in collaboration with the Team Essere-per-Te about Olfactory Experiences and Botanical Workshops.
SERENA lives in Siena and she is a well established Italian tutor who worked for “Dante Alighieri” and “Leonardo da Vinci” language schools. Being a Professor of History of Medieval Art, she has a deep knowledge of Siena’s art and history.
Chiara’s and Serena’s aim is to show you the “Real Thing”, allow you to experience authentic Tuscan life while learning the language or just visiting the area. Experiential Learning & Traveling. They will suggest itineraries and courses you can choose from (see the list) and they will always be happy to discuss with you any requirement/interest you might have to modify the programme in order to make your visit to Siena a “TAILOR-MADE” experience to see Siena and Tuscany “with the eyes of a true Senese”.
Please find below the list of trips Piccole Pause in Toscana we suggest, bearing in mind that you can always create your own personalised modular Course.
PICCOLE PAUSE IN TOSCANA – AmicaSiena & ChiarasTuscany
FULL IMMERSION COURSES – EXPERIENTIAL LEARNING 2020
FEBRUARY /FEBBRAIO 14 – 17 – SIENA MEDIEVALE (finished)
Il fascino di una città medievale”: You’ll have the chance to visit a vibrant medieval city outside the tourist season and discover aspects that only “locals” are allowed to experience.
MARCH/MARZO 27 – 30 – ITALIANO IN CUCINA (sold out)
A course of Italian language and Tuscan traditional cooking. Professional chefs will open their precious kitchen only for us. You will cook and eat the products of your own Tuscan food!
MAY/MAGGIO 29 – JUNE/GIUGNO 2 – SIENA E LE SUE BASILICHE
A course of Italian language and culture with guided tours of the three great Basilicas of the city and exclusive private tours.
GIUGNO 12 – 15 – SAPORI & COLORI IN TERRA DI TOSCANA: A Sensory Experience
Come to our language course and experience with us the real flavours, aromas, scents of the region in a unique aroma-food-and-wine tour “under the Tuscan sun”.
Autumn: “WELLNESS TUSCAN STYLE”
An Italian Language, Wellness & Culture course with daily visits to the most exclusive Spas and Thermal centers in the beautiful Val d’Orcia. Programs also include Yoga & Meditation sessions and Workshops on Aromatherapy and Natural remedies& beauty tips inspired to nature and the territory.
Always available– “ ARTISAN WORKSHOP & SHOPPING TOUR “
Meet Tuscan Artisans in their studio and laboratory. Take part to creative workshops to understand the creative work behind the final product. Follow us in a relaxed stroll in search of disappearing independents shops, looking for the perfect gift while sipping an aperitif.
Detailed Programs with cost available on request .
If interested, for further info and details about each single course do not hesitate to contact us at:
firstname.lastname@example.org (Chiara) or email@example.com (Serena)
Max Number participants 8 – Quote for single participant and further info for each specific Course available by email.