Travel to Italy with Sentieri in Summer 2018

HURRY! Registration Deadline Is December 8, 2017 Travel to Central Italy with Sentieri Tours — Next Summer • June 24 – July 8, 2018 Join Sentieri Tours next summer when we journey to central Italy where there’s something for everyone: medieval hill towns and country roads, museums with iconic works of art, cosmopolitan … Continue reading

Celebrate Carnevale …

… IN TUTTA ITALIA! BY JACK PILIPONIS   Like many countries with strong Catholic/Christian culture and traditions, Italy marks the weeks leading up to Lent with colorful, sensual, food- and drink-filled celebrations. In Italy, it’s called “Carnevale,” derived from Latin “carnem levare” — take the meats; in ancient times that … Continue reading

Carnevale di Venezia!

Put on your masks because today begins the world-famous festival Carnevale! But just what is Carnevale, exactly? Like Mardi Gras, Carnevale is an annual festa that takes place during the two weeks before Lent and is one last chance for a sensory blowout before the Lenten fast begins. Not to be confused with … Continue reading

Speak Italian on the Amalfi Coast

As you may have read from many previous posts, Sentieri Tours is hosting a 12 day trip to the beautiful Amalfi Coast in the summer of 2016.  That means 12 days of non-stop adventures, tour guides, breathtaking views, and delicious regional food. In addition to all of this, Sentieri is offering … Continue reading

Want to practice your Italian beyond the classroom?

La pratica vale più della grammatica. English translation: Experience is the best teacher. As much as we love our classes here at Sentieri, the best way to practice and perfect your Italian is with real hands-on experience.  Whether it be conversing with Italians in your daily life, watching Italian news’ … Continue reading

Food & Wine Tour of Piedmont: A Review

Susan Croce Kelly, author and former editor and publisher of  Ozarks Magazine, writes about her amazing traveling experiences in northern Italy. Travelling with her husband and several cousins on a Sentieri tour to Italy’s Piedmont region, Susan is on a journey to reconnect with her family roots and to taste traditional Piedmontese cuisine. … Continue reading