The Secret Venice

Discover the Hidden Gems on the Streets of Venice Sunday, May 9, 2021 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   Every visitor to Venice visits the Rialto Bridge and Piazza San Marco. But the city is also home to numerous hidden gems. On this tour, we’ll… Continue reading

Friday Evening Fun

ZOOM WINE WEBINAR …. Wine Tasting 101 — Italian Style Virtual Wine Tasting Experience with an Italian-trained Sommelier Friday, April 23, 2021 5:00–6:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   • Learn the basics of how to taste and talk about wine • Taste an Italian Red (Primitivo),… Continue reading

Genova con Laura

In diretta da Genova …. I Segreti di Genova Domenica, 2 Maggio 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (C.D.S.T.) Presentato in italiano con Laura   Genova è una città speciale — chi impara a conoscerla se ne innamora. Faremo insieme un tour virtuale per scoprire gli aspetti nascosti e pittoreschi che la caratterizzano.… Continue reading

The Navigli Neighborhood of Milan

ZOOMING LIVE FROM MILAN…. Milan: City of Water — I Navigli Sunday, April 25, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   Milan is a city that developed around its canals and waterways. During this tour, we’ll visit the neighborhood that still preserves the ancient watery… Continue reading

Explore Central Rome with Sentieri & Italiaidea-Rome

LIVE FROM ROME…. A Virtual Walking Tour of Campo de Fiori and the Jewish Neighborhood Saturday, May 15, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English   This Zoom event is an introduction to Rome’s central zone, found between the Campo de Fiori and the Jewish quarter.… Continue reading

Take a Grand Tour of the Grand Canal with Sentieri & Alvise!

Sorry, You Missed It! Cruise Venice by Boat and Discover the Grand Canal (and some little hidden canals, too) Sunday, April 11, 2021 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English On this private, guided boat tour along the Grand Canal, you’ll discover “the most beautiful street in… Continue reading

The Milan of Alessandro Manzoni and The Betrothed

SORRY, YOU MISSED THIS ONE! A Virtual Walking Tour of Alessandro Manzoni’s Milan Sunday, March 28, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. C.D.S.T. Presented in English In Milan, Alessandro Manzoni wrote the novel that is the symbol of post-unification Italian literature: The Betrothed. This tour took us to see his traditional Lombardian… Continue reading

Umbria: The Home of Chocolate

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. The History of Chocolate in Italy and A Virtual Tour of the Perugina Chocolate Factory Saturday, March 13, 2021, with Stefania Belli We learned about the history of chocolate, starting from its homeland in Mexico and tracing the path of its export, first to Europe, thanks… Continue reading

Milan: Fascism and the Second World War

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. A Virtual Walking Tour of Milan During Fascism Saturday, February 27, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Standard Time Presented in English   Milan was a very important city in the history of Fascism. Many events bearing on Facisms’s history took place there, from its foundation to… Continue reading

Risotto alla Milanese & How to Make It!

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT! Risotto alla Milanese Cooking Class Saturday, March 6, 2021 Italy produces more rice than any other country in Europe — in fact, rice is more popular than pasta in some of Italy’s northern regions. Perhaps the most traditional preparation of Italian rice is the classic dish… Continue reading