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… THREE SPECIAL CLASSES (taught in English via Zoom) Sounds in Italian Language This course is structured into five (2-hour) lessons during which students will focus on listening to and producing the main sounds of the Italian language. Additionally, students will practice the phonosyntactic combination of selected words as well… Continue reading

Simply Magical …

… CARNIVAL IN VENICE!  with Sentieri Italiani of Chicago Join us for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure in the city of masks and mystery. You’ll explore the history, culture and traditions of the Venice Carnival, one of the world’s most famous and colorful festivals. The Carnevale di Venezia dates back to the… Continue reading

Matera & Puglia • Summer 2025

Visit the South of Italy with Sentieri June 14–24, 2025 • Matera • Lecce • Ostuni • Locorotondo • Monopoli • Alberobello • Otranto • Bari Puglia and Basilicata are less frequented than the more touristy regions of Italy. Both offer serene landscapes adorned with olive groves on rolling hills… Continue reading

Thinking About a Language School in Italy?

Scuole di Lingua in Italia Soci — A.S.I.L.S. (Association of Schools of Italian as a Second Language) Is it your dream to study Italian in Italy? Learning experiences in Italy can provide an opportunity to live like a local while improving your language skills! Below is a list of a… Continue reading

Sentieri Scholarships | 2025

Scholarship Opportunities for 2025 Sentieri Italiani currently has four scholarships that are available annually. To apply for any one of them, you must submit a short essay of 100 words or less on the subjects indicated below. All applications must be received for review by December 31, 2024. All scholarships… Continue reading

Come Play Briscola with Us!

Sorry, You Missed It — Watch for future fun events on our website! Briscola, along with Scopa, is one of those card games that almost everyone in Italy knows — it is also known in most other Mediterranean countries. Briscola is easy to learn but becoming good is not an… Continue reading

Explore Como with Us!

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Live Virtual Tour from Italy via ZOOM! The City of Como New Date & Time: Sunday, April 16, 2023 10:00–11:30 a.m. (Central Daylight Time) Presented in English   Discover the beautiful town of Como, overlooking one… Continue reading

Cinematic Venice

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Since its origins at the beginning of the last century, Italian cinema has developed a strong link between the representation of its national territory and the definition of its national identity. From the end of World… Continue reading

What are “Cicchetti”? A Venetian Explains!

Sorry, you missed this one! Watch this website for more fun and informative virtual tours of Italy! Cicchetti, Vino & More — Visit the “Buzzing” Rialto District of Venice with Sentieri and  Check Out Some Varieties of Venetian Finger Foods Sunday, January 22, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. (c.t.) We’ll… Continue reading

Exploring Italy Through Cinema • Milan

Sorry, you missed it! Watch for more in-person and online Sentieri events coming soon! Since its origins at the beginning of the last century, Italian cinema has developed a strong link between the representation of its national territory and the definition of its national identity. From the end of World… Continue reading