Our social programme gives students the opportunity to fully experience Viareggio and its surrounding areas, and practice Italian outside the classrooms in everyday situations.
Our activities include various excursions to the most beautiful and interesting cities of Tuscany,
visits to museums and workshops.
EXCURSION TO FLORENCE
City sightseeing to admire some of the most important works of art of the Renaissance, sculptures and paintings, the Ponte Vecchio and San Lorenzo market.
EXCURSION TO PISA
City sightseeing of the city, known worldwide for being an important cultural center thanks to its ancient University (founded in 1343), “Piazza dei Miracoli” and the Leaning Tower. Pisa is a lively city with many young students, bicycles and shops with local specialties to taste.
EXCURSION TO LUCCA
Sightseeing of the Italian fortified medieval town with its churches, historical buildings and elegant shops. A walk or a bike ride along the walls, which completely surround the town, is recommended.
EXCURSION TO CARRARA
Famous worldwide for its rich mountains, we can organize visits to marble quarries to explore and discover the places where Michelangelo used to come to choose the white marble for his statues.
EXCURSION TO TORRE DEL LAGO
Small village on the shores of the largest lake in Tuscany (Massaciuccoli – Natural Reserve), where the famous composer Puccini lived and composed his music. Visit to the open-air theatre, famous for the Puccini Festival and his villa museum. Boat trip on the lake where rare species of plants and fauna can be seen.
EXCURSION TO PIETRASANTA
Little Medieval town, visit to the historical city center and walk to the remains of the castle, breathtaking view of the coast. In Pietrasanta you will be taken by its fascinating artistic atmosphere, with its numerous art galleries, and art exhibitions. Visit to sculpture and marble workshops.
EXCURSION TO VINCI
Small village become famous for being Leonardo’s birthplace, it hosts “The machines of Leonardo “, the museum with over 30 models of mechanical inventions: flying and war machines, exactly reproduced from Leonardo’s codes drawings.
VISIT TO PIAGGIO MUSEUM
To lovers of the authentic made in Italy , we give the possibility of visiting the museum of the famous Italian motorcycle company, with its Vespa and Gilera collections.
FOR THE FASHION ADDICTED
For those who want to discover the original Italian Taste, FLORENCE offers a unique variety of museums dedicated to the history of Italian fashion and its brands. Possibility of visiting PRATO the town which became famous for its textile industry with a visit to the Textile Museum.
Excursion to the trendy Fashion Market of FORTE DEI MARMI elegant and stylish seaside resort where many famous stylists have taken inspiration for their collections.
FULL IMMERSION IN THE NATURE
Discover the three Natural Parks of Tuscany: The Apuan Alps National Reserve (with its mountains, caves, eagles and mouflons), The Migliarino Reserve (with its lake, pinewoods, marshland and deers) and The Cetacean Sanctuary (with dolphins and whale-watching in the Mediterranean Sea). Boat trip of the largest lake in Tuscany (The Massaciuccoli – Natural Reserve where rare species of plants and fauna can be seen.
Our staff is available to book excursions, buy tickets and help students with any other enquiries.
We look forward to welcoming you in Viareggio!