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

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

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

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

New Wine in Old Jars —

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. Bottling Roman Vintages at Oplontis B Near Pompeii Presented by Archeologist Jenny Muslin Sunday, February 7, 2021  •  4:00–5:00 p.m. (Central Standard Time) $5 with your Sentieri Membership  •  $10 for Non-Members   Like their modern Italian counterparts, the ancient Romans loved wine and believed that… Continue reading

Todi and Its Castles

SORRY, YOU MISSED IT…. La Lingua La Vita, in partnership with Sentieri Italiani, Presents a Special Seminar: Todi and Its Castles Saturday, January 30, 2021 1:00–3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time   The city of Todi, situated in Umbria — the green heart of Italy, has Umbro-Etruscan roots, which then developed… Continue reading

Exploring Cinematic Rome

Sentieri, in partnership with Italiaidea – Rome, presents Cinematic Rome Sunday, January 24, 2021 @ 12:00–1:30 p.m. Since the era of silent films, Rome has provided filmmakers with spectacular sets as well as beautiful scenery. As cinema became more and more popular, the image of Rome — with its famous… Continue reading