Destinazione ITALIA! • Summer 2021

Are you hoping to visit Italy sometime in the future? Want to know a bit more about the language and culture than most visitors? Destinazione ITALIA offered by Sentieri Italiani might be just the ticket! Next Five-Week Course Starts Tuesday, July 20, 2021! We look forward to welcoming you to… 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

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

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

Naples: From the Studio to the Street

Artists Jed Fielding and Ginny Sykes talk about their work in the City of Secrets Sunday, February 21, 2021 4:00–5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time Presented in English   Photographer Jed Fielding and multi-disciplinary artist Ginny Sykes have each spent many years working in Italy. These good friends will share with… Continue reading

Canta che ti passa with Natalja Aicardi • 12.20.20

Our Musical Holiday Happy Hour Several friends of Sentieri got together virtually to sing-along with the songstress Natalja Aicardi on the evening of December 20th. Natalja warmed us up with chakra opening so that our voices would be in peak condition. We sang together some songs of the holiday and… Continue reading

Special 5-Week Courses via Zoom • Fall 2020

Join Sentieri Italiani this Fall for Some Extra-Special Offerings! This Fall, take advantage of the opportunity to improve your grammar, write to/for an Italian in a variety of situations, make fresh pasta with a “pastaia” in Italy and prepare for that trip to Italy that you’ll be taking someday by… Continue reading

August 15: Celebrate summer Italian-style with Ferragosto

By Sentieri Contributor Jack Piliponis If you have been to Europe you’re likely to be aware that Europeans DO take their vacations and often take them in August. Italians carry it a step further, with a cherished full-scale national holiday every August 15, “Ferragosto.” While Italians celebrate Ferragosto in many… Continue reading