Milan’s Brera District

ZOOMING LIVE FROM MILAN…. Brera and the Boom Sunday, May 30, 2021 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Central Daylight Savings Time Presented in English Today, the village of Brera, with its cobblestone lanes, its wrought-iron balconies and its fashionable restaurants, is a tiny jewel. But its history is complex and fascinating. At… Continue reading

The Navigli Neighborhood of Milan

SORRY — YOU MISSED IT! 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… 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

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

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

Sentieri’s Virtual Tour of Trastevere

Our Stroll Around Trastevere with Paolo from Italiaidea — Rome Sabato 12 dicembre, Paolo Bultrini (Italiaidea – Roma) ha portato insegnanti e studenti di Sentieri virtualmente in giro per Trastevere, accompagnati dai suoi celebri abitanti: artisti, nobili ma anche gente del popolo. Attraverso le parole della poesia, abbiamo girato per… 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