Cultura Italiana Arezzo
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Orvieto

Già da lontano è possibile vedere la bellezza di un altopiano naturale di tufo, su cui sorge la città etrusca e medievale di Orvieto, con antiche abitazioni, torri, palazzi, chiese e conventi. Orvieto è famosa per il suo Duomo, capolavoro dell’architettura gotica italiana, con la facciata decorata da una grande serie di bassorilievi, sculture e mosaici e una parte dell’interno che ricorda molto la Cappella Sistina in Vaticano. Un altro luogo di interesse è il Pozzo di San Patrizio, struttura rinascimentale e capolavoro di ingegneria, con due rampe elicoidali a senso unico note in tutto il mondo. Inoltre, il quartiere medievale, un luogo suggestivo che riesce con la sua atmosfera antica a riportare il visitatore indietro di centinaia di anni.


PROGRAMMA

Partenza da Arezzo (parcheggio davanti alla stazione del treno) ore 9:00

MATTINA
Corso Cavour, Piazza della Repubblica
Quartiere medievale di Via della Cava (visita delle grotte e del pozzo)
Chiesa di San Giovenale
Duomo e Cappella di San Brizio con gli affreschi di Luca Signorelli

pranzo libero


POMERIGGIO
Pozzo di San Patrizio
Tempio etrusco del Belvedere
Fortezza Albornoz


Rientro ad Arezzo alle 17:30 circa (davanti alla stazione del treno)

Minimo 2 partecipanti

Costo

2 persone: 60,00 euro a persona
da 3 persone in su: 50,00 euro a persona

Il costo comprende

- i costi di trasporto privato,
- il biglietto di ingresso al Duomo di Orvieto (3€),
- il biglietto di ingresso al Pozzo della Cava (3€),
- il biglietto di ingresso al Pozzo di San Patrizio (3,50€)
- visita guidata per l’intera giornata (8 ore e 30 minuti circa).

                                       

I should explain that my main motive for going to language school is to structure my vacation in a pleasant way, make friends, be in a pleasant location in Italy. I also hope to improve my Italian of course, and slowly I am doing so, but I don't have an urgency about it.
I would rate everything at the school itself as being Excellent.
I am VERY HAPPY with Monica, my teacher. She did a good job of running the class, was very pleasant, and VERY patient. I have been to some schools like this before, and in those schools there seemed to be an unspoken understanding that the students didn't have to work too hard, and the teachers didn't have to work too hard either. Not so here! Monica really seems to care, and it certainly caused me to try harder also. I spent a lot of time on homework, and was happy to do so. I wish had been able to learn more quickly; at my age, 75, I find that it is difficult to learn a language.
As a single traveler an important thing for me is to find other students at a school who are interested in meeting outside of class to do other things like dining, exploring. I am very satisfied with the school in this respect. I have met several wonderful people over the last two weeks and have had many good times.
I also participated in some of the programs that the school organized, and overall they were very good. I especially enjoyed cooking with Lalla and the trips to Lucignano and Poppi. I also independently went to San Supulcro with my new Australian friends and enjoyed it very much.
I liked the city of Arezzo. It is big enough to be interesting but not completely flooded by tourists. There are many excellent and reasonably priced dining choices and there always seemed to be plenty to see and do.
Overall I have had an excellent experience at the school and would recommended it to anyone. I think it is the best of the 4 or 5 schools that I have gone to. In fact, if I come to Italy again next year I will choose to come here again

Jim Wick - 76 years old    (  USA)