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Florence Sabbatical

  • Please note that our 2020 departure has been canceled.

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April 3 to May 2, 2020

Ever dreamt about spending an entire month in Florence, heart and soul of the Renaissance? Now’s the time! Dive headlong into Florentine life, language and culture during this four-week stay in beautiful Firenze.

Parla Italiano? Attend Italian language classes on weekday mornings, then practice using those new skills while exploring Florence and Tuscany  on group excursions and during ample free time. Buon appetito! Expand the coursework with optional cooking lessons to learn all about Tuscan cuisine and master iconic dishes such as bistecca alla Fiorentina, ribollita and frittata di carciofi. Miei amici. Enjoy the camaraderie of fellow travelers and faculty leader Ed Steidle when joining them for included lunches and dinners and socializing during pre-arranged get-togethers at charming local trattorias. Andiamo!


from $11,895


Ed Steidle
Continuing Studies

Dr. Steidle's background is in comparative literature and medieval literature, and he teaches on the arts and literatures of Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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