LEARN ITALIAN - MADONIE AND NATURE

The purpose of this trip is to take suggestions and topics from the guided tours and to deepen them during the Italian lessons.

A different topic every day will let you know the area and the language.
It is a kind of cultural tandem with a modern and dynamic didactic approach. This guarantees you a unique journey.

Day 1
Arrival in Palermo! Welcome and transfer to the CEA Serra Guarneri – Cefalù.
Benvenuto! Benvenuta!

In the Madonie Park you live like a resident of the small village of Serra Guarneri, an environmentally friendly structure in the middle of the forest (1 km from the sea and about 6 km from the tourist center of Cefalù) far from the chaos of the city.
It is an authentic experience in a relaxed atmosphere and in a familiar environment, with shared rooms and times.
You are the protagonist of daily activities such as caring for the vegetable garden and the chickens.

Day 2
IL BOSCO – THE FOREST
During a guided walk in the forest you learn more about its ecosystem and the vocabulary of natural elements.
A wonderful view of the sea will not be missing.

Day 3
IN CUCINA – IN THE KITCHEN
The morning is reserved for a free tour of the medieval city of Cefalù.
In the afternoon you are expected in the kitchen. During a cooking class you discover the ancient Sicilian grains and their modern uses. You experiment and practice terminology related to baking pizza as well as other baked goods.

Day 4
VITA RURALE – RURAL LIFE
Today you are going for a walk with donkeys in the high Madonie. You discover an ancient and magical world through paths, landscapes, forests, cultures, customs and visit beautiful villages of the Madonie.

Day 5
ANTICHI MESTIERI – OLD CRAFT
Farmers for a day? You spend a morning with a guardian of the ancient crafts and discover the production or harvest techniques: ricotta, fish, manna and agriculture, depending on the season.

Day 6
TRADIZIONI – TRADITIONS
You visit an old family oil mill where you learn the techniques of oil production, as well as their stories and traditions.
You start a sensory and tasting tour to learn about some Sicilian oils that are produced in different areas of the island.

Day 7
Enjoy and keep the tranquility and the extraordinary atmosphere of the Serra Guarneri as a gift of this trip .
Arrivederci! A presto!

+ 4 Italian lessons in the afternoon
Classes take place in the Serra Guarneri or in the forest.
Small groups of the same level with variable duration depending on the number of participants.

The offer is valid from March until November and includes:

– Accommodation for 6 nights (let us know what you prefer, hostel, b&b, apartment or hotel)
– 1 welcome dinner
– Activities listed in the description above
– Italian lessons (8 modules)
– Organizational secretariat
– Administrative expenses

Not included:

– Round trip
– meals
– transportation
– additional activities
– what is not listed in “the offer includes”

Important:

Are you alone, a couple, a group?
Would you like changes or adjustments to the program?

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