EXPERIENCE

THE BEAUTY OF ITALY

TASTING AND SMELLING

PERFUMES OF SALENTO

1 DAY from 70 $

3 DAYS from 500 $

7 DAYS from 900 $

LEARN ITALY SALENTO

 

Our tours give you the possibility to enjoy, discover and Learn (the best of) Italy!

 

Salento, the heel of Italy, allows to enjoy a vacation filled with sun, relaxation and fun.

Harmonious landscapes, gentle hills, bays and natural caves draw the beautiful coastline.

Experience Salento will give you the possibility to attend Italian language classes while making bread or painting breathtaking views.

Arrive:

Leaving:

HOW LONG WILL YOU STAY?

1 DAY EXPERIENCE

OPTION A

Perfumes and flavours of Salento

 

Morning  9.00 am – 1.00 pm

  • “Benvenuti in Italia!” – Greetings and presentations of the school and typical Welcome Italian Aperitivo.
  • Italian lesson “Fare la spesa” – Let’s meet the ethical purchasing groups (GAE) to discover more about Italian quality and seasonal products.
  • Cooking class in a typical “Osteria”. Learn Italian with pleasure.
 

Lunch 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm Taste what you prepared in the cooking class

 
 

Afternoon 3.00 pm – 6.00 pm Walking tour in the city centre. Let yourself be charmed by architectural and ornamental details of Salento and enjoy an Italian speaking class about your experience.

OPTION B

Enjoy an Italian “Masseria” in Salento

 

Morning  9.00 am – 1.00 pm

  • “Benvenuti in Italia!” – Greetings and presentations of the school and typical Welcome Italian Aperitivo.
  • Move to a typical Italian “Masseria” and discover the origins of Pizzica, a popular Italian folk dance. Let’s move your first steps in dancing. Even less experienced dancers will be involved by the music.
 
 

Lunch 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm During lunch, take a “Flash Italian Lesson” during which you will taste some typical Italian dishes, cheese made by the Masseria’s owners and wine.

 
 

Afternoon 2.30 pm – 7.00 pm Back to dancing. Now music grow in rhythm and you will be involved in dancing and playing famous typical instruments. Follows a typical dinner: music, passion and energy will accompany the meal.

3 DAYS EXPERIENCE

DAY 1

 

Morning “Benvenuti in Italia!” – Greetings and presentation of the school. Visit to the eighteenth-century wine cellar “Cantina del Settecento”.

 
 

Afternoon Taste some cheese and wine at the cellar.

 
 

Dinner Move to Putignano and walk around to discover some paper mache artisans.

 
 

DAY 2

 

Morning Italian language class to start the day. Move to the protected area of Barsento to discover centuries-old olive trees and some other botanical specie of the Mediterranean area.

 
 

Lunch Cooking class mastered by an Italian chef to prepare traditional “orecchiette”. At the end you will taste what you prepared.

 
 

Afternoon Move to Alberobello. Discover the story of the famous “Trulli” and their unique art.

 
 

DAY 3

 

Morning Visit to Cisternino and the enchanting Eden Garden.

 
 

Lunch Lunch in Ceglie Messapica, near Alberobello, to taste some local cheese, wine and spices

 
 

Afternoon Visit to a local bakery where the famous “cegliese” biscuit is produced. Follows a typical Italian dinner to speak Italian about your experience in Salento. 

7 DAYS EXPERIENCE

Live a cultural experience in the heart of Salento and enjoy the enchanting Southern Italy.

 

Moreover, thanks to our language classes you will end your holiday speaking the beautiful language of Dante!

 

Here is how we have structured the week for you. All activities are thought to be suitable for all preferences and to give everyone our perspective on Italian tradition and language learning.

 
 

DAY 1

 

Morning “Benvenuti in Italia!” – Greetings and presentation of the school. Visit to the eighteenth-century wine cellar “Cantina del Settecento”.

 

Lunch Taste some cheese and wine at the cellar

 

Afternoon Move to Putignano and walk around to discover some paper mache artisans.

 
 

DAY 2

 

Morning Visit to Cisternino and the enchanting Eden Garden.

 
 

Lunch Lunch in Ceglie Messapica, near Alberobello, to taste some local cheese, wine and spices.

 
 

Afternoon Visit to a local bakery where the famous “cegliese” biscuit is produced.

 
 

DAY 3

 

Morning Italian language class to start the day. Move to the protected area of Barsento to discover centuries-old olive trees and some other botanical species of the Mediterranean area.

 
 

Lunch Cooking class mastered by an Italian chef to prepare traditional “orecchiette”. At the end you will taste what you prepared.

 
 

Afternoon Move to Alberobello. Discover the story of the famous “Trulli” and their unique art.

 
 

DAY 4

 

Morning Move to Ostuni, called the “White Town”. Visit to the Cathedral, Palazzo Vescovile and the Coloum of Sant’Oronzo.

 
 

Afternoon Visit to the surrounding wall of Ostuni and to the Sanctuary of Sant’Oronzo.

 
 

Dinner Typical Italian “Masseria”

 
 

DAY 5

 

Morning Move to Taranto. Walking tour in the city centre.

 
 

Lunch Lunch in a “Trattoria di pesce” (fish restaurant) by the seaside.

 
 

Afternoon Visit to the National Archaeology Museum. Free time for a walk on the seaside or for shopping.

 
 

DAY 6

 

Morning Move to Manduria. Walking tour in the city centre.

 
 

Afternoon Visit to the archaeological Park of San Pietro in Bevagna where we will meet a guide and a marine biologist to have a snorkelling session. Discover 23 Roman marble sarcophagus only 5/6 metres deep. Move to the Chidro river mouth and enjoy the area of Pink Flamingos.

 
 

Dinner Local “agriturismo” to have a typical Italian dinner and taste some traditional products.

 
 

DAY 7

 

Morning Board trip on the catamaran “Jonian Dolphin Conservation” to have the chance to admire dolphins.

 
 

Lunch On board

 

Afternoon Goodbye Italian aperitivo to celebrate your week of Lingua e Cultura Italiana!

INCLUDED AND NOT

  • LESSONS TIME YES
     

    We believe there is no better way of learning Italian then seeing, walking, tasting, smelling and sharing during the activities.

     
  •  
    ACCOMMODATION & OTHER SERVICES YES
     

    You can choose among our list of partners who will surely exceed your expectations for a truly worth it cultural experience in Salento.

     
  •  
    EASY FORMULA – BED & BREAKFASTYES
     

    Enjoy the privilege of a quiet and familiar stay in one of our Bed & Breakfast

     
  •  
    COMFORT FORMULA – HOTEL ***YES
     

    Enjoy your stay in the heart of the city in one of our three-stars Hotel

     
  •  
    LUXURY FORMULA – HOTEL ****YES
     

    Enjoy unforgettable moments thanks to excellent quality services and cares in one selected four-stars Hotel

     

Wonderful holiday and top quality hotel! Me and my family spent a fantastic time in Salento. GRAZIE!!!

James

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