Il Sillabo - Cultural Immersion in Tuscany, Italy Study the Super Tuscans with us !

April 04, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Education News
LEARN the Language- the world’s most beautiful, of course: Italian !

EAT and DRINK like a King – learn to cook it as well if you prefer – So much more than just pasta …

STUDY the Culture– Food and Wine Courses, Ceramics, Renaissance Art History, Drawing and Painting

SHOP the Designers– We have a secret the major clothes designer’s don’t want you to know – their outlet stores (huge warehouses full of great priced clothes) are hidden in the Tuscan hills near our school – we can take you there…

RELAX and live “La Dolce Vita “ at
Il Sillabo !

Il Sillabo is a small family school, specialized in language courses, exclusive cultural programs for individuals or small groups, tailor-made travel packages for independent travellers and private groups all looking for off-the beaten path travels away from the tourists of Italy’s main cities.

Il Sillabo’s courses are officially recognised by the Italian Ministry of Education and academic and semester courses are offered in association with the GCT faculty of the nearby University of Sienna.

Spend one or two weeks with Sillabo and live Tuscany: the language, culture, cuisine and the people. Think of your touring area as a series of concentric circles around your base where you live and have one unique experience. See what is closer to you instead of dashing about on long day trips to see the "highlights" or

Il Sillabo is a great opportunity for an alternative way of travelling and living Tuscany as a very personal experience. Sillabo encourage you to discover the unique flavour and atmosphere of this unique destination and understand its historical roots and cultural identity

An approach to the techniques for dressing shop windows, focusing on light, equipment, colours, materials and on special occasions. Lectures on visual merchandising and visit retail outlets such as Prada, Gucci, Armani and Bottega Veneta.

Sample Tuscan wine and food at a typical farm in the Chianti region, uncover the wealth of history in San Giovanni Valdarno, visit the outlet retailers that carry Italy’s cutting-edge fashion lines, pamper yourself with the Well-Being Program at the Centro B Space, prepare and enjoy a wholesome, vegetarian Italian dinner, mingle with all the people who flock to San Giovanni from surrounding towns to for the colourful and characteristic street market.

In just one week, discover some of the many little secrets that make up the great reputation of Tuscany and its cuisine,a fusion of the region's gastronomic traditions.

Sillabo’s famous Italian and Cooking lessons give a full immersion in these ancient and enjoyable rituals; Learn the importance of Olive Oil, go out to eat in the finest local restaurants that you could never find abroad, visit the markets, vineyards and farms across the region and taste the produce of the real Tuscany. Learn about the "Super Tuscan" red wines of the region; taste them – again and again..

Sillabo will guide you into the heart of Tuscan culture with excursions that bring alive Italy's history, art, architecture and food.

Learn the Italian Language with lessons based on communication, interaction, role-playing and, in your spare time, enjoy a guided walking tour of Florence or, wander through the medieval streets of Arezzo, where “La Vita è Bella” was filmed. Visit the astonishing frescoes of Piero della Francesca and learn about the churches that crowd the city squares.

IL SILLABO - School of Italian Language and Culture
TEL. + 390559123238 FAX + 39 055942439

Anna Paola and Alessio and their family look forward to welcoming you !