Tuscany

Hisham Matar: a month in Siena

Hisham Matar: a month in Siena

Hisham Matar’s A month in Siena is not a travel book, not an art essay, nor a biography. The 2017 Pulitzer prize winner’s latest work is a journey taking place at once in the narrow alleys of Siena, in the contemplation of frescoes and paintings from the XIII – XV centuries, and in the bitter-sweet recollection of past moments and thoughts.

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany

The history of wine in Tuscany dates back to the Etruscan times around the VII century B.C., when they learned the process for wine making from the Greeks who had colonized southern Italy.

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner’s holiday in Siena

Richard Wagner is perhaps the most representative character of the second phase of German Romanticism. As a reformer of modern musical theater he revolutionized the way of thinking about music with his concept of the Gesamtkunstwerk (total work of art), by which he arrived to a synthesis of the poetic, visual, and dramatic arts with music.

Exhibit: Modern Art Collection

Exhibit: Modern Art Collection

Lady Florence’s collection of over 60 masterpieces coming from the Johannesburg Art Gallery: Van Gogh, Degas, Monet, Cézanne, Matisse, Modigliani, Turner, Rodin, Moore, Lichtenstein, Derain, Pissarro, Corot, Sargent, Sisley, Bacon, Rossetti, Warhol, Signac, Picasso and many others.

Exhibit: “I wonder if you can”

Exhibit: “I wonder if you can”

“I wonder if you can”: from July 10th to September 6th in Siena’s Fortezza Medicea the exhibition that collects the most beautiful pictures of 2020 Creative Photo Awards.

Your Italian language tool online

Your Italian language tool online

If you were thinking to come to improve your Italian but you had to postpone your language study-trip, or you want to maintain your level while waiting for your next travel to Italy, you can take lessons with our specialized teachers from home!

Italian lessons online

Italian lessons online

If you cannot go to Italy right now we can bring Learning Italy in your home! After one free trial introduction our teachers specialized in online learning will outline the objectives and the program of the classes basing on your linguistic needs and interests.

How is breakfast in Italy like?

How is breakfast in Italy like?

The real Italian breakfast is hard to be strictly defined. As everything about Italian cuisine, it has different nuances that vary with the habits and customs of the region.